Water refill going slow
Cheney residents advised to contine conservation through rest of summer
The extended streak of hot weather and recent severe storm-induced power outages led the city of Cheney to issue mandatory outdoor watering restrictions on Monday, Aug. 4.
Water usage for lawn irrigation systems and sprinklers was restricted for at least 48 hours, scheduled to resume at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Public Works director Todd Ableman said the power outage created by the severe storm July 23 was not too bad, but the storm Aug. 2 left wells 6 and 7 located along SR 904 toward Tyler without power for over 15 hours. Well 3 is also down for rehabilitation work that hopefully will r...