St. Louis County, MO (KTRS) Missouri American Water Company customers in south are asked to conserve water over the next few days.
Officials with the water company say customers may experience lower than normal water pressure as a result of flooding along the Meramec River. The quality of drinking water is still good, meeting or surpassing all state and federal regulations, according to Missouri American Water.
The affected area includes the following South St. Louis County cities, which are served by the South County Water Treatment Plant: Fenton, Mehlville, Oakland, Lemay, Marlborough, Webster Groves, Crestwood, Shrewsbury, Grantwood Village, MacKenzie, Affton, Sunset Hills, Wilbur Park, Sappington, Green Park, Lakeshire, and Valley Park.
Water conservation tips include:
Check your home for faucet and toilet leaks and repair them.
Make sure that your dishwasher is full before running it.
When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the laundry load.
Consider taking shorter showers