Friday, November 18, 2016

Water Contingency Plan Issued for Mahanoy City Area

On Friday, the Mahanoy Township Authority issued a Stage 1 Water Contingency Plan for residents of  Mahanoy City, Mahanoy Township, and Gilberton.

A Stage 1 contingency plan was issued on water restrictions until the emergency is lifted.

Non Essential Water Use is prohibited including
  • Watering Lawns
  • Washing vehicles
  • Serving Water in Restaurants Unless It is Specifically Asked For
  • Filling Swimming Pools

Click the link below to view the full plan.

DEP issued a Drought Watch for Schuylkill County weeks ago and due to the lack of rain, reservoir levels are low.