NPR Story
6:52 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Drought May Force Tougher Water Restrictions

Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 7:03 am

As drought continues throughout the country, municipalities are doing their part to maintain water sources like lakes. In some cities, officials are using law enforcement to regulate the water usage of businesses and residents. Rachel Otwell of member station WUIS in Springfield, Illinois, reports much tighter restrictions could be coming soon.