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Dubach honored for conservation

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“We are very proud of the fact that we are doing a much better job conserving water,” Dubach Mayor Margaret Rogers said. “This actually saves the town money because it costs a lot of money to pump this water.”

Rogers said the LRWA comes around periodically and checks how much water the town has pumped and how much it can account for — whether it was sold to homeowners and businesses or hauled in a truck to well.

About four years ago, 67 percent of the water pumped could not be accounted for, due mostly to broken water lines and meters that did not work.

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