Water shortage brings summer restrictions in Lehi
The Lehi City Water Division is calling it a "moderate" shortage, but the Utah County town nonetheless has decided to order restrictions ahead of a hot, dry summer.
Robert Ranc, assistant to the city administrator, said the community of about 50,000 will face Phase II, or "yellow" level water-use limitations during the June-September irrigation season.
Phase II guidelines ban sprinkler irrigation between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and additionally limit irrigation watering to three days a week. Odd-numbered addresses water on Monday, Wednesday, Friday; even-numbered addresses water on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; and all Lehi residents are allowed "spot watering" on Sundays.