MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Water restrictions have been lifted in the city of Lakes.
City officials in Minneapolis say residents are okay with using sprinklers in gardens and lawns as drought conditions improve.
Although water levels for the Mississippi River are still below normal, the river’s flow is steadily improving. This is partly because city dwellers used less water, according to officials.
The spreading restrictions have been in effect since July 21.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Minneapolis is currently experiencing moderately dry conditions. This is a big improvement from two months ago when the city was under severe drought conditions.