Staff ReportNewsWest 9
EUNICE, N.M. - The City of Eunice is asking their residents to reduce water usage.
They are needing help until December.
Recent high water usage is putting strain on drinking water wells to produce water at a high rate.
The city is saying the oilfield is using a lot of water but they say the real problem is acreage of water rights.
City officials say this is only a level one restriction and should be temporary.