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Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

As drought’s grip tightens, San Marcos prepares to impose water restrictions

Hays County corridor cities are preparing to enter Stage 1 drought restrictions as early as next week as the lack of rainfall triggers extreme drought conditions across the state.

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.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

San Marcos enters Stage 1 drought restrictions

San Marcos will enter Stage 1 drought restrictions effective Tuesday, April 28 at noon in response to the Edwards Aquifer Authority’s declaration of stage restrictions. The EAA entered Stage 1 on April 27 due to low springflows...

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Kyle to impose once-a-week watering

Kyle residents will be limited to watering their yards to once a week starting April 6 under water restrictions being tightened in response to drought that grows worse despite recent rain.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

San Marcos residents conserve water

Despite exceptionally low rainfall for the last year, San Marcos resident have been doing their part to protect precious water resources by limiting their per capita water use well below state averages.

Friday, June 20th, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: Kyle moves to Stage II water restrictions

Anticipating pumping restrictions from ground water providers, the City of Kyle is implementing Stage II water restrictions, effective June 21.

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

Kyle calls for ‘Stage 1’ water restrictions

As of May 1, Kyle is calling on its water customers to cease night time lawn watering in compliance with its annual Stage 1 water restrictions.