Recent Rains Ease Drought Concerns, But Water Works Encourages Continued Conservation

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With the recent rains, the relief felt at the May 9th Osceola Water Works Board of Trustees meeting was palpable. With a jump in lake levels of more than 3.75 feet, the board unanimously decided to exit Section 3 – Water Emergency of the Osceola Water Works Conservation Ordinance and enter into Section 2 – Water Warning. 

Click through to the latest update from the Osceola Water Works team and learn more about what Section 2 – Water Warning means to you and your water use…

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State of Osceola’s Water – Town Hall Follow-up

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The team at Osceola Water Works would to thank everyone who participated in the State of Osceola’s Water Town Hall meeting on the 26th. There were a lot of great discussions and action items developed or reinforced from the event. Overall, it was a success and shows how the community can come together to discuss these issues.

In the most recent post, the Osceola Water Works team put together a summary of the meeting and the top action items taken from the evening’s conversations. They’ve also included the full, 2-hour video of the meeting for anyone who has missed it or would like to watch it again.

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Special Event – Town Hall Discussion – State of Osceola’s Water

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The Osceola Water Works Team is bringing city officials and those who know the most current conditions of Osceola’s water supply together to have an open “Town Hall Discussion ” on the state of Osceola’s water. The special event information – Location, time, topic details, etc. – is in the recent post…

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Dry Spring Raises Osceola Water Concerns

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With less-than-expected rainfall through this Spring and forecasts of a dry Summer ahead, the Osceola Water Works Board is concerned about the available water supply in West Lake. In their July meeting the board will be discussing the Water Conservation Plan and what will need to be done to assure safe and abundant water for the customers.

Click through to read the latest updates for Osceola water conservation…

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