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HONOLULU -- The Honolulu Board of Water Supply has lifted
voluntary restrictions it had asked Oahu residents to comply with to
The board in August cited low rainfall levels and high water
consumption in asking residents and businesses to reduce water use by
10 percent and limit irrigation and landscape watering to three days
Recent cooler temperatures and frequent rainfall this month have
contributed to a reduction of water use and the ongoing recovery of
water levels at key sources, the board said in a news release.
Board manager and chief engineer Clifford Jamile said all water
users should continue to monitor consumption and use water as
efficiently as possible.
During a recent week, the average water use on Oahu was 153.1
gallons per day, down from the average of 180 million gallons per day
during the month of July.
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