Seattle-area residents asked to cut water use by 10 percent

As the risk of a water shortage in Seattle, Tacoma and Everett continues to grow, officials are asking people to cut their water use by 10 percent.

The potential for a water shortage is related to record-setting hot summer weather, the region’s unusually dry May-through-July period, higher than normal water use by customers, and what’s expected to be a dry fall, officials said.

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