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The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 announces Lake Brownwood levels rise to activate Stage 1 drought conditions
The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared as of 9:30 am Wednesday, May 10th 2023, Lake Brownwood is at 7 feet and 6 tenths below the spillway. At this level, the Drought Contingency Plan puts us back in Stage 1 Voluntary Restrictions.
Drought Stage 1: Mild – Voluntary ComplianceOdd addresses are asked to voluntarily water Monday and Thursday from midnight to 9 a.m. and from 7 p.m. to midnight. Even addresses are asked to voluntarily water Tuesday and Friday from midnight to 9 a.m. and from 7 p.m. to midnight.
Customers are voluntarily asked to follow the City of Brownwood’s 2-day/week watering schedule. Water customers are requested to continue to practice water conservation and to minimize or discontinue water use for non-essential or discretionary purposes. Customers may water potted plants and landscapes at any time with a watering can or handheld hose with an automatic shutoff nozzle. The City of Brownwood watering schedule applies to all residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional accounts, including athletic fields.
Customers are encouraged to reduce their water usage as much as possible. Try following a few of the following tips: