Des Moines utility asks customers to cut water use due to nitrates

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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES — Des Moines Water Works has asked customers to reduce water use because of persistently high nitrate concentrations in nearby rivers.

The utility announced Thursday that customers have been told to reduce the time sprinklers are on because of highly polluted water in the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers. They've also been asked to water their lawns on odd or even days.

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