Drought drives water conservation efforts in Southeast

Drought drives water conservation efforts in Southeast

ATLANTA —The severe drought gripping much of the Southeast is prompting many Atlanta restaurateurs to make substantial changes in the way they use and serve water.

In late October, municipal officials were predicting that the city’s water supply was less than 90 days from drying up. Atlanta’s total rainfall this year through mid-October was more than 16 inches below normal, causing water levels to drop sharply at two lakes

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