(Photos courtesy of Parker Live) The Buckskin Sanitary District is asking customers in the Parker area to conserve water possibly for up to two months after a part of its sewer treatment facility was damaged by fire.
PARKER, AZ (CBS5) -
The Buckskin Sanitary District is asking customers in the Parker area it serves to conserve water, possibly for up to two months, after a part of its sewer treatment facility was badly damaged by fire on Sept. 13.
The district has gone so far as to publicize its plight with some humorous messaging on digital signs around town.
"YELLOW LET MELLOW," and "BROWN FLUSH IT DOWN" were two of the messages in bright yellow lights, with a final sign reading, "THANKS, BUCKSKIN SEWER."
The district's website asks customers for their cooperation in conserving water for the next 30 to 60 days.
The district said the fire caused "extensive damage" to areas that need to be reconstructed.
Parker Live, a city website, said 12 trucks per day were carrying sewage to the Joint Venture near Parker.
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