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Winter Water Averaging – November 19, 2013 to February 18, 2014

SAVE MONEY ALL YEAR LONG BY BEING WATER CONSCIOUS DURING WASTEWATER AVERAGING PERIOD! STARTS NOVEMBER 19, 2013 The District’s Rate Order states that bills for sewer service shall be computed (1) on the basis of the average amount of water used by the customer during the winter season based upon the average of the monthly readings of the customer’s water meter for the preceding December, January and February billing periods OR (2) on the basis of the customer’s current monthly water bill, whichever is less. If a residential customer does not have a history of water usage during the preceding December, January and February billing periods, the customer’s monthly sewer bill shall be calculated based upon (1) the customer’s current monthly water usage or (2) on the basis of 8,000 gallons of water usage per month, whichever...

Mandatory Water Restrictions Effective October 2013

STAGE 1 – MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS
  • 2-Times per Week Landscape Irrigation
The Fern Bluff Municipal Utility has enacted Stage 1- Mandatory Water Restrictions effective October 14, 2013.  The district, as a wholesale customer of the City of Round Rock, has adopted and follows the city’s conservation/drought plan. The Brazos River Authority (BRA) issued a Stage 2 Drought Warning Declaration for Lake Georgetown on October 4, 2013.  The BRA has notified each of its Lake Georgetown customers that its Stage 2 declaration is required, despite recent rains and cooling temperatures, in order to make the water supply from the reservoir last longer in the continuing drought conditions. TWICE A WEEK MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS SCHEDULE:
  1. Single-family residences with odd-numbered ending addresses may irrigate on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays.
  2. Single-family residences with even-numbered ending addresses may irrigate on Thursdays and/or Sundays.
  3. Commercial/Multi-family Residential addresses may irrigate on...