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Ashland Mayor Asking For Citizens to Conserve Water

Ashland Mayor Debra Lewis is asking citizens to conserve their water use to Ashland Mayor Debra Lewis is asking citizens to conserve their water use to "ease the burden on water treatment plants" with heavy rain expected in the area this weekend. |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Ryan Juntti
Updated: May 18, 2019 04:12 PM

Ashland Mayor Debra Lewis is asking citizens to conserve their water use to "help lessen the burden on our water treatment plant" with heavy rain expected in the area this weekend.

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"I invite those of you willing to help lessen the burden on our water treatment plant to consider holding off washing clothes, running the dishwasher or other unnecessary water use until the storms pass," Mayor Lewis wrote in a Facebook post.

Mayor Lewis mentions in the post that the city is "finding and fixing defects in the City's wastewater system."

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