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JWSC rescinds Stage 2 drought response measures

JWSC is rescinding Stage Two of its Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) and falling back to Stage One. The DCP can be found in its entirety at https://jonestownwsc.org/documents/1423/Drought_Contingency_Plan.pdf

  1. Requirements for termination - Stage 2 of the Plan may be rescinded when:


  1. Treatment Capacity:
    • The water treatment plant capacity condition listed above as a triggering event for Stage 2 has ceased to exist for five consecutive days; or
    • The groundwater pumpage amounts have fallen below the 85 percent threshold, and remained below that level for five consecutive days.


  1. Water Supply:
    • LCRA announces that voluntary compliance to implement a utility’s mandatory water restrictions are no longer needed in accordance with the LCRA DCP.

Upon termination of Stage 2, Stage 1 becomes operative.


Stage One

Triggering criteria

  1. Treatment Capacity:
  • 80 % of capacity for three consecutive days
  • 85 % on a single day
  1. Water Supply:
  • Combined storage of Lakes Travis and Buchanan reaches 1.4 million acre-feet in

Reduction measures

Voluntary Compliance with the following

1 st mandatory watering schedule

Jonestown WSC Water System Irrigate outdoors using an in-ground irrigation system or hose-end sprinkler no more than TWICE per week and only during scheduled days and times as indicated below:

Residential Odd number addresses: Wednesdays and Saturdays

Even number addresses: Thursdays and Sundays

Commercial (including large landscapes such as HOA common areas) Tuesdays and Fridays

Watering Hours: Midnight to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to midnight

Helpful links https://jonestownwsc.org/

LCRA WaterSmart Tools and Resources https://www.lcra.org/water/watersmart/tools-resources/

Water My Yard Sign https://watermyyard.org/#/Location