Increasing drought across the Ozarks
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — While drought is hitting the area, a carwash operator is doing his part to get the word out that at-home washing is not the way to conserve water, according to station KSPR.
Todd Twilbeck, a Springfield wash operator said his wash conserves about 80 percent of water used to clean vehicles. Twilbeck said at-home washing can use three to four times the water a professional wash does.
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The current rainfall deficit is 6.5 inches. The water storage levels are currently at 85 percent, with 90 percent being normal for this time of year, notes the article.
Water watches may be issued if conditions worsen, according to the article.
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