Here are more details about the program, slated to begin May 1st.

It's part of an effort to alleviate drought conditions in the Columbia Basin.  Benton-Franklin officials ask that you carefully read the instructions below to get a better idea of the program:

1)  Be sure inside of reservoir is clean (toilet)

2) Make sure only factory parts are being used in flushing mechanism to ensure proper operation.

3) Please make sure you read carefully, because you have been April Fooled by Newstalk 870.  Have a nice day!