Tulsa's Record Water Usage Continues


Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 4:41 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsans are using a record amount of water to try and keep cool. Residents used more than 204 million gallons of water on Monday as well as on Saturday.

Customers used more than 202 million gallons on Sunday.  

On Tuesday, Tulsa residents used 191.4 million gallons. The previous record of million gallons per day was 190.0 set in July, 1999.

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We'd have to use 206 million gallons of water two days in a row before the city would ask folks to start conserving.

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Mayor Dewey Bartlett will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon to give an update on Tulsa's water usage.