DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan Utilities is now asking residents to reduce energy usage in the afternoon.

In a release, the city asked that customers help conserve energy Wednesday and Thursday between the hours of 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The city also asked customers with rooms or buildings that are not actively in use to be turned off.

Moving activities that require electricity or water outside of 1-6 p.m. will also help reduce our overall electric load.