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Stage 2 Drought Restrictions in Effect

STWA, the Ricardo Water Supply Corporation's wholesale water provider, and the City of Corpus Christi, the region's water supplier, recently entacted Stage 2 of their Drought Contingency Plans.

Stage 2 is implemented when the combined percentage of the combined lake system of Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon Reservoir falls below 30%. The following are restrictions that Corporation customers should adhere to:

  • Irrigation systems is allowed ONCE EVERY OTHER WEEK on residential trash pickup day.
  • No irrigation or sprinklers are allowed between 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Water with 5-gallon bucket or small, drip irrigation, or with a hand-held hose with a shut-off nozzle is allowed on any day at any time
  • Customers should practice efficient use of water by:
    • Preventing water run-off on streets or sidewalks
    • Checking for water leaks around your home, and
    • Washing full loads in the clothes washer and dishwasher

The RWSC Board and staff request your support to conserve water in order to have sufficient water supplies for the future.