Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Tuesday
Low  18°
High 48°
Wednesday
Low  7°
High 26°
Thursday
Low  22°
High 43°
Friday
Low  27°
High 56°
Saturday
Low  28°
High 57°
Sunday
Low  30°
High 61°
Monday
Low  34°
High 66°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 37°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Water Well Goes Down In Guymon - Water Use Emergency Declared
07/10/2009

Guymon, Oklahoma - The City of Guymon has lost the use of one of their fresh water wells. According to Public Works Director, Ivan Clark, it could take up to 5-7 days to have it pulled and repaired.

Mayor Huckins has signed an emergency proclamation declaring a “Stage 3” water emergency. The goal at this stage is to reduce peak demand by 50% and overall weekly consumption by 25% in order to have adequate water supply to sustain life, health and property protection. Water wells in the City of Guymon are operating on less than 50%storage capacity due to the temporary loss of well #13.

The public is asked to please curtail ALL outdoor water use, including the watering of

lawns until Saturday at 6pm when a new press release will go out to notify the public of

current conditions.

In addition to the immediate emergency, the City of Guymon has imposed an emergency

odd/even watering of lawns that will go into effect on Monday, July 13th. Properties with

odd numbered addresses may water on odd numbered calendar days and properties with

even numbered addresses may water on even numbered calendar days. Watering of

lawns will be after 9:00PM and before 10:00AM. Water that is let to flow into the street

and gutters is prohibited whether by design, mal adjustment to sprinkler system, or usage

during high winds. The City of Guymon will follow the same watering conservation rules

as the public. Any and all water waste is discouraged and prohibited. Water waste is

defined as; any water used that is not necessary for life (human, animals and plants),

health, or to save property. Violation of this resolution is considered a misdemeanor and is punishable with fines up to $200 per violation. Anyone abusing the emergency water usage by overwatering or watering on the wrong days will be given a citation.

With temperatures surpassing 100 degrees and no rain in sight, it will be vital for our fire,

health and property safety that everyone adheres to the emergency proclamation. Please

encourage everyone to cut back as much as possible on ALL water usage until the water

well has been repaired. For more information, you can contact City Hall at 338-0137.

© Copyright City Of Guymon
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
LHS Freshman Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
Kansas Teacher Of the Year (KTOY) 2015 Team In Liberal
Liquor Bill Passes Committee
No School Friday at USD 210 Hugoton and 209 Moscow While Meade and Satanta School Run Two Hours Late
Sale of 7th and Western Properties Finalized
Borjas Wins State
Katelyn Draper Wins Booster Club Showdown
Rep. Francis Carries Bill To House Floor
Kansas-based motor carriers with an Apportioned or Intra-State Commercial Tags due March 1
City Begins Willow Tree Golf Course Improvements
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Women Specialist Of Liberal Receives State Recognition
KS Legislators Focus on Budget, Income Taxes
Poet Laureate of Kansas Coming To Liberal Memorial Library
Three LHS Bowlers Make State
Seventh Ranked Seward Explodes in Region 6 First Round
Saints Dominate in Independence
Friday's Scores
Katelyn Draper Wins Booster Club Showdown
Borjas Wins State
Kansas Tax Collections Up $22 Million
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group