City of North Mankato Encourages Water Conservation Measures

Published On: August 10th, 20220.7 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

North Mankato, Minn. The City of North Mankato is encouraging water conservation  measures, following a letter received by the DNR notifying water suppliers and utilities the state  is in the drought watch phase. 

Based upon the request from the DNR to complete water reduction strategies, the City requests residents put into action an even/odd water and irrigation plan. The following procedures are  recommended: 

  • Residents in Lower North Mankato are encouraged to water lawns on even days. Residents in Upper North Mankato are encouraged to water lawns on odd days. Do not irrigate lawns between the hours of 10:00am and 6:00pm to reduce evaporation. Let lawns grow longer. 
  • Check and repair any leaks in irrigation lines, water softeners, water heaters, toilets, etc. Run full loads of laundry whenever possible. 

Run dishwashers only when full.

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