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Aqua Indiana issues curbs on water use

Aqua Indiana wants its Aboite Township customers to stop watering their lawns and halt any other unnecessary uses of water until further notice.

An 8-inch water-main break in Aboite Meadows was followed by a pump failure over the weekend. Coupled with the current drought and high temperatures, the utility said it has received wide reports of low water pressure.

Demand for water topped 5.2 million gallons a day in the last week, the private utility said.