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Water usage on Sunday breaks record by 40 million gallons
“Generally demand goes up, obviously,” Cerull said. “Usually the big change is people watering their yard more for fear of plants dying and things like that. A lot of the time the indoor usage doesn't change much at all.”
Cerull also says residents with swimming pools use more water during a heat wave because of increased evaporation.