Stage 3 Water Restrictions in Effect


Stage 3 Water Restrictions in Effect

If you’ve seen any of the area lakes lately, it shouldn’t be a big surprise Rockwall County is now in Stage 3 Water Conservation effective Nov. 1, 2011. PLEASE CONSERVE WATER!!!! Here are the guidelines:

* Stage 3 in effect until March 31, 2011
* Limit landscape watering with sprinklers and irrigation systems to once every two weeks
* Eliminate watering between 10 am – 6 pm
* Foundations, new landscaping, new plantings (first year) of shrubs and trees may be watered for up to two hours by hand held hose, soaker hose, or a dedicated zone using drip irrigation.
* Wait until the current drought has passed before establishing new landscaping. No hydro-seeding, hydro-mulching or sprigging allowed.
* Do not drain or refill swimming pools except to replace normal water loss.
* Halt non-essential city government water use including street cleaning, vehicle washing, operation of ornamental fountains, etc.
* Accelerate public education efforts on ways to reduce water usage by 10%.

WATER SCHEDULE

Address:
Odd numbers water 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13, 12/27, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20
Even numbers water 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15, 12/29, 1/12, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/8, 3/22