DROUGHT RESPONSE STAGE 1

The City has been on the drought Stage 1 contingency plan since March 2022.  As of August 3rd, Stage 1 remains intact.

DROUGHT RESPONSE STAGE 1

Stage 1 - Mild Water Shortage Conditions, Voluntary Conservation.
Raise public and customer awareness of water demand conditions.
Encourage voluntary water conservation by avoiding non-essential water uses.
 
Achieve a target reduction of 5% of the city's total water demand.
(1) Irrigation of landscaped areas with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems should be limited to any two days of the week between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
(2) Outdoor water use is discouraged between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. except with hand-held hoses equipped with a positive pistol grip nozzle or other device that automatically shuts off water flow when the hose is not being used, or hand-held buckets.
(3) All operations of the city shall minimize non-essential water uses.
 
More information on Stages 2 – 4 can be found by visiting https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/harkerhts/latest/harker_tx/0-0-0-1214

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