UPDATE: 05/27/2015 10:09am  The boil water and conserve water advisories remain in effect today, May 27, 2015.

Original Story:

A tiny village in Central New York is under a "Conserve Water Order" today.

Residents of the village of Prospect, located in the Oneida County town of Trenton, are being advised by town officials to conserve water until further notice.

**NOTICE**NOTICE**NOTICE** TO PROSPECT WATER CONSUMERS: THE VILLAGE OF PROSPECT WATER SYSTEM IS UNDER A CONSERVE WATER ORDER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

A "conserve water order" may be issued by a municipality when the water supply or reserves are in question.  During the issuance of such an order water may not be used for any purposes that are not deemed essential.  Prohibited uses include the watering of lawns, filling of pools, washing of vehicles, and running of hydrants.

In addition all residents are under a boil water advisory as well.

Prospect remains under the conserve water order until further notice.