Annual water conservation measures begin April 1st - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Annual water conservation measures begin April 1st

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Provided by City of Lubbock

The City would like to remind its water customers that Stage 1 drought restrictions are still in place. Restrictions associated with Stage 1 include...

· Landscape irrigation allowed during two assigned days per week

· Irrigation schedules are based on the last digit of the house address:

Addresses ending in 0, 3, 4, or 9 – Monday and Thursday

Addresses ending in 1, 5, or 6 - Tuesday and Friday

Addresses ending in 2, 7, or 8 – Wednesday & Saturday

· Soaker hoses, drip irrigation, and hand watering are allowed any day at any time

· City operations and wholesale customers must adhere to restrictions.

· Variance applications for irrigating new landscape material are available at water.ci.lubbock.tx.us/waterrestrictions.aspx.

In addition, on April 1st, the City's annual water conservation measures begin. These measures include:

· On your scheduled watering days, irrigation is allowed from midnight to 10 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to midnight.

· No irrigation is allowed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on any day from April 1 to September 30.

· Irrigation must be applied without significant runoff.

· Irrigate less than 1.5 inches of water per week.

· Do not irrigate during precipitation events.

For the past couple of years, the South Plains has experienced extreme drought conditions. State climatologists are predicting that 2013 will be another hot, dry year. Based on the continued drought forecast, the City will remain in Stage 1 drought restriction this summer.

The City of Lubbock asks that all residents and businesses continue to be considerate and efficient with their water usage in an effort to conserve water and reduce overall demand.

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