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New Braunfels Returns to Stage 1 Drought Restrictions

This is the second time this year New Braunfels Utilities has returned to Stage 1 restrictions.

New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) entered Stage 1 Drought Restrictions today after the Edwards Aquifer J-17 well hit 659.8 feet.

New Braunfels Water Conservation and Drought Management Plan allows NBU to enact water-conservation measures when aquifer readings meet specific trigger points.

“Customers can visit nbutexas.com to keep up with water stage and to access a variety of tools to help manage their utility bills,” said Melissa Krause, NBU’s chief communications and strategy officer.

This is the second time this year NBU has returned to Stage 1 restrictions.

Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC)/SJWTX customers remain under a year-round current drought stage.

Landscape watering using in-ground or above-ground sprinkler systems is limited to two days per week from 7 to 10 a.m. or 7 to 10 p.m. depending on the last digit of a street address.

NBU Stage 1

During Stage 1, the schedule for the use of a sprinkler or irrigation system is:

  • Addresses ending in 0 or 1: Monday
  • Addresses ending in 2 or 3: Tuesday
  • Addresses ending 4 or 5: Wednesday
  • Addresses ending 6 or 7: Thursday
  • Addresses ending 8 or 9: Friday

Use of a hand-held hose, bucket, soaker horse or drip-irrigation system is allowed on any day at any time during Stage 1. Use of a sprinkler or irrigation system is not permitted on the weekends during stages 1, 2 or 3.

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