Yukon residents urged to conserve water, strain on supply reported

Residents urged to let faucets drip but not stream

Snowplows in Yukon work along Vandament Avenue Wednesday. (Photo by Conrad Dudderar)

A strain on the City of Yukon water supply has been reported Wednesday.

City officials urge residents to check to make sure faucets are dripping, and not streaming too much.

Streets were snowy in Yukon Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Photo by Conrad Dudderar)

The City of El Reno reported water problems after a rolling blackout on Tuesday. Water was being restored to people, but some El Reno residents reported outages continued.

A Yukon message to residents reads: “We are seeing record numbers of water usage. This is putting a strain on our supply system. Please consider letting your faucets drip instead of stream.”

City of Yukon officials also reported that trash trucks were stuck in the snow Wednesday, and collection would be moved to Saturday.

Oklahoma City officials reported low water pressure Wednesday. Rolling blackouts and extreme temperatures contributed to problems.

Manna Pantry reported being closed Wednesday due to the weather.

Snowplowing took manpower and machinery in Yukon Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Photo by Conrad Dudderar)

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