Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Most Businesses Follow Law, Retrofit Toilets.(Journal North)

Byline: John T. Huddy Journal Staff Writer

Inspection Results Satisfy Official

The majority of Santa Fe businesses checked for low-flow toilet retrofits so far this year are in compliance, a city water conservation specialist said Monday.

Dan Ransom of the city water company told city councilors that of 136 businesses inspected for low-flow toilets as of May, only 13 were not in compliance.

Since May, two more businesses have installed low-flow toilets, Ransom said, showing that so far the program is working.

In all, 3,200 businesses draw from the city water system.

"We've done both random checks and checks of our high-water users," Ransom said during Monday's Public Works Committee meeting. …

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