Town council to consider emergency water ordinance at June 26 work session
By Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY — Keeping a close watch on ever-dwindling flows in the Blue River, Breckenridge officials may adopt Stage 1 water restrictions limiting outdoor irrigation to three days per week between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Details are on page 89 of the Town Council work session agenda, online at the town website.
The restrictions also apply to school fields, and the Stage 1 restrictions would also control how and where residents can wash their cars, while letting people water flowers as long as they use a hose with a shutoff valve or a hand watering can. Drip irrigation is also OK. Continue reading
Filed under: Breckenridge, climate and weather, Colorado, Drought, Environment, rivers, water | Tagged: Blue River, Breckenridge, Colorado, drought, Outdoor water-use restriction, water, water restrictions | Leave a comment »