NORTH UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Five cities across northern Utah County have teamed up to ask residents and businesses to help conserve water.
To do this, officials are asking residents and businesses to delay watering their lawns until May 1. The cities included in this effort are Lehi, Highland, American Fork, Cedar Hills, and Pleasant Grove.
For many of these cities, officials say pressurized irrigation is typically made available to the public on or around April 15 every year.
This request comes after Governor Cox’s Executive Order declaring all of Utah in a state of emergency due to drought conditions.
The order states that “100% of Utah is in the moderate drought category and 90% of the state is experiencing extreme drought.”
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