The city of Champlin has banned residents from watering lawns and washing cars following a drop in water pressure caused by a computer problem.
The Minnesota Department of Health has told the city that the water is safe to drink, although it may be discolored.
The city said in a statement released Friday that they'll lift the bans when water pressure is restored but didn't offer a timeline. The computer problem that was responsible for the drop in water pressure is currently being evaluated.
Champlin is also requesting that commercial car washes close during the ban and is warning residents that the water may discolor laundry.
Champlin had already imposed some restrictions on sprinklers earlier in the summer due to a "high demand on the city water supply" and "dry weather," according to a notice posted on Champlin's website.
The Champlin Police Department declined to make Chief David Kolb available for further comment. The city will update its website when more information is available.
UPDATE (4:28.p.m.): The city announced that Champlin's water system is back to normal and restrictions have been lifted.