ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, LA (WVUE) - St. John the Baptist Parish officials say the wastewater system is operating at maximum capacity because of heavy rainfall.
They're asking residents to limit activities that discharge into the collection system until further notice.
Officials want residents to limit washing clothes, running dishwashers and flushing toilets. They say taking showers and baths are not included in the conservation measures.
Officials also say the water system is not impacted and it's safe to drink.