Town Of Lyons

Water & Power Usage Skyrocket

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The recent combination of extremely high temperatures and little or no rain has meant an increase in the usage of both water and power by Lyons residents, according to Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen. At Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Simonsen explained to the Trustees that the Town has, in the last week, reached the daily cap levels for water usage put in place by the contract between the Town of Lyons and the City of Longmont (the water supplier). There are daily, weekly, and monthly averages in place that if exceeded, cause an increase in the water rate that the Town pays Longmont.

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