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SALT LAKE CITY -- With Utah water supplies falling to
levels unseen for generations, Gov. Mike Leavitt recently announced
plans to launch a statewide water conservation campaign.
Utah has had drier-than-usual weather over the past three years.
At the same time, there have been increases in population and water
According to a news release issued by Leavitt's office, ``it is
vital that Utahns conserve water during the next two months to help
ensure an adequate supply next spring.''
Leavitt urged residents to avoid watering between peak hours of 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. and to adjust timers on sprinklers according to
seasons. His campaign will include television and radio spots that
include the tips.
Efforts also are planned to work with water providers,
communities, and large organizations to conserve water.
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