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Ann Arbor Lifts Nonessential Water Restrictions Following Power Restoration

Archived News Release: July 29, 2023 - ​The Ann Arbor Water nonessential water-use restrictions that began at 1 p.m. July  27 have been lifted. Power has been restored at water treatment facilities. The water remains safe for all uses.

“The water restrictions were implemented to conserve the city's water storage capacity following the widespread power outages due to the July 26 storms. With the community's support of limiting usage of nonessential water, the city was able to meet anticipated water demand while power was restored at water treatment facilities," said Molly Maciejewski, interim Ann Arbor Water Treatment Services unit manager. “Thank you to our customers who adhered to the restrictions, which ensured the reliability of the city's drinking water system during this emergency."

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Molly Maciejewski
Interim Manager, Water Treatment Services
[email protected]

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