Arizona town near Grand Canyon imposes severe water restrictions amid drought

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 7:40 AM

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In the northern Arizona city of Williams, restaurant patrons don't automatically get a glass of water anymore. Residents caught watering lawns or washing cars with potable water can be fined. Businesses are hauling water from outside town to fill swimming pools, and building permits have been put on hold because there isn't enough water to accommodate development.

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