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City of Midland Exceeds Water Allotment Four Times in the Past Week

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - The City of Midland needs your help in conserving our most precious resource, water.

According to the City, Midland exceeded the maximum amount of water available four times in the past week.

Here's a table of the past week's water usage:

Day

Amount of water used (gallons)

Monday, May 30, 2011

23,495,000

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

24,952,000

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

24,851,000

Thursday, June 2, 2011

24,639,000

Friday, June 3, 2011

24,631,000

Saturday, June 4, 2011

26,689,000

Sunday, June 5, 2011

27,348,000

The maximum delivery from the Colorado River Municipal Water District has been set at 24,710,000.

The City of Midland went on to say that if the city continues to exceed the maximum quantity, the City will be forced to implement stricter measures, including penalties and fines.

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