All homes and business in Hawthorne, Thornwood and Valhalla have been placed on a high water restriction, according to a notice on the town’s website.READ MORE: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Coming To End, Along With To-Go Alcohol
“Conservation is very important to maintain our water supply,” the alert says.READ MORE: Rescue Underway After Condo Partially Collapses In South Florida
It says the Commerce Street Pump station malfunctioned Monday evening. As a result, car washing and the use of lawn sprinklers are prohibited until further notice.MORE NEWS: Commuters Say Traffic In New York City Is An Accident Waiting To Happen
It’s unclear what caused the problem or when the water ban will be lifted.