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Stage 1 – Water Alert in Effect for Ballinger

Stage 1 – Water Alert in Effect

 

Stage 1 – Water Alert

a. Requirements for initiation: Water level in Lake Ballinger is below 1,666 feet above mean sea level or 7.5 feet below the spillway overflow.
 

b.

 

Target Water Use:

 

Target water use in Stage 1 is to maintain water use at less than 2.0 million gallons per day measured at the discharge of

treated water from the City’s potable water treatment plant.

 

c.

 

Requirements for Termination:

 

Water level in Lake Ballinger is at or above 1,666 feet above mean sea level or 7.5 feet below the spillway overflow.

 

Restrictions

Stage 1 – Water Alert

  1. Outside watering shall be prohibited between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Any other watering shall be on a voluntary basis but shall only be used on the customer’s designated water date as set out in Exhibit “B” herein.

2. The City Manager, or his/her designee, will contact wholesale water customers to discuss water supply and/or demand conditions and will request that wholesale water customers initiate voluntary measures to reduce water use (e.g., implement Stage 1 of the customer’s drought contingency plan).

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