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Stage 1 Restrictions

Stage I Restrictions

Target: Achieve a 10% reduction in total water use and daily water demand based on historical average for previous 60 days daily pumpage.

Wimberley WSC Best Management Practices
The Corporation will notify customers of water use restriction in effect.

Customer Water Use Restrictions for Demand Reduction


   (1)  Alternate day, time of day or duration restrictions for irrigation with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems of gardens and landscaped areas. (Example: Customers with street addresses ending in an even number may water outside areas on Sundays and Thursdays between the hours of 6:00AM to 9:00AM and 8:00PM to 11:00PM. Customers with odd number street address may water outside areas on Saturdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 6:00AM and 9:00AM and 8:00PM and 11:00PM.) However, irrigation of landscaped areas is permitted any day between the hours of 6:00AM and 9:00AM and 8:00PM and 11:00PM by means of a hand-held hose, a faucet filled bucket or watering can of five (5) gallons or less or drip irrigation system.


  (2)  Use of water to wash any motor vehicle, motorbike, boat, trailer, airplane or other vehicle is prohibited except on designated water days between the hours of 6:00AM and 9:00AM and between 8:00PM and 11:00PM. Such washing when allowed shall be done with a hand-held hose equipped with a positive shutoff nozzle for quick rinses. Vehicle washing may be done at any time on the immediate premises of a commercial car wash or commercial service station. Further, such washing may be exempted from these regulations if the health, safety and welfare of the public are contingent upon frequent vehicle cleansing, such as garbage trucks and vehicles used to transport food and perishables.


  (3)  Use of water for pressure washing is permitted on designated day and time (Customers with street addresses ending in an even number may pressure wash areas on Sundays and Thursdays between the hours of 6:00AM to 9:00AM and 8:00PM to 11:00PM. Customers with odd number street address may pressure outside areas on Saturdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 6:00AM and 9:00AM and 8:00PM and 11:00PM even or odd address)


  (4)  Use of water to fill, refill or add to any indoor or outdoor swimming pools, wading pools, or Jacuzzi-type pools is prohibited except on designated watering days between the hours of 6:00AM and 9:00AM and 8:00PM and 11:00 PM. 25% of Swimming Pool water surface must be covered when pool is not in use to minimize evaporation.


  (5)  Wimberley Water Supply Corporation restricts the use of water from hydrants to firefighting, related activities or other activities necessary to maintain public health, safety and welfare.


  (6)  Use of water for car washes for fund raising purposes is prohibited.