Maryville, Alcoa Once Again Asking for Water Restrictions

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Water supplies are again low in the Smoky Mountains foothills cities of Maryville and Alcoa.

The utilities issued a joint news release yesterday asking residents to voluntarily curb water use so mandatory restrictions don't have to be put into place.

The Little River is again running at historic low levels, despite rainfall on September 14th.

Among immediate conservation steps suggested are stopping irrigation, refraining from washing cars and running washing machines and dishwashers only when there a full loads.

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