A leak at the Florence water plant lost thousands of gallons of water, Florence superintendent Phil Baldwin said.
The leak from a valve at the plant wet well was discovered Friday when water was seen bubbling out of the ground. It took Florence city workers four hours to stop the leak. Baldwin said the leak could have been active for two to three days up to a week while city workers fixed other leaks.
Florence city officials are asking residents to be judicious with outdoor water use but have not recommended any other water saving measures.