High temperatures and not much rain the past two months put more of a demand on the City of West Point’s water and electrical distribution systems, but nothing that they haven’t been able to handle.
The demand for water, in fact, is welcomed by the city, which had seen a drop in water revenue the past couple of years.
City Administrator Tom Goulette said the city pumped more than 1 million gallons of water every day in July until Monday when rain finally arrived. There were days the last week of June when demand for water also surpassed 1 million gallons.
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