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Monday, June 8th, 2009

Council adjusts rules to allow weekend watering

San Marcos residents will still be limited to watering their yards once a week under stage 1 and 2 water restrictions but now have the option to do so on the weekend.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

City of Buda Channel: Buda adopts BS/EACD watering schedule

Buda has implemented the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District's lawn watering schedule on a mandatory basis after the water district called an alarm stage drought earlier this week.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

BS/EACD declares alarm stage drought

The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District has declared an alarm stage drought, meaning all its permittees must reduce water use by 20 percent. The district cited dry conditions since last September.