PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The city of Painesville is under a sprinkling restriction until further notice because of high temperatures and lack of rain, according to Water Superintendent George Ginnis.
Customers of Painesville Municipal Water are asked to limit lawn watering to only Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Ginnis said the reserve water supplies are needed in case a large draw, like fighting a fire, is needed. Customers will be notified when the ban is lifted.
Painesville Municipal Water serves customers in the city of Painesville, Grand River Village and portions of Painesville Township and Concord Township.
Most of northern Ohio has been in a drought since June 9. Power of 5 meteorologist Mark Johnson said extended forecasts predict the dry weather will continue into July.
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