Limited outdoor watering can resume in Cedar Park, Leander after pipeline repair

Cedar Park, Texas (KXAN) — Residents of some Austin-area cities can resume outside watering for a restricted time Monday after being fully restricted as a result of plumbing repairs.

At Cedar Park, patrons can return to water outdoor on designated two days per week. Restrictions banning irrigation techniques and hose-end sprinklers have been lifted, in line with town.

Under is a breakdown of the designated watering days for Cedar Park:

  • Odd-numbered residential addresses (ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9): Wednesday and Saturday
  • Even residential addresses (ending in 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0): Thursday and Sunday
  • Business addresses (together with HOA widespread areas and house complexes): Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Irrigation time: earlier than 10am and after 7pm

Strict restrictions have been imposed in early September as a result of a leak in an underwater pipeline in Lake Travis. The road is a part of the Brushy Creek Regional Utilities Authority water remedy plant, which provides about 20 % of Cedar Park’s handled water, in line with town. The plant is town’s secondary water remedy plant.

The remedy plant needed to be taken offline as a result of line upkeep, so Cedar Park is totally dependent by itself water remedy plant. That’s why restrictions and water conservation measures are in impact, particularly for the reason that metropolis says garden irrigation is Cedar Park’s largest supply of water.

Town stated crews have been on schedule to restore the BCRUA line by Tuesday.

Leander Watering Schedule

Clients in Leander will now resume their weekly watering schedule beginning Monday, in line with a metropolis launch. Not like Cedar Park, the BCRUA water remedy plant is Leander’s main supply of consuming water.

One other supply of water for Leander is the Sandy Creek Water Therapy Plant, which has a processing capability of solely 9 million gallons per day. Town’s common summer time water consumption is twice as excessive as earlier than.

Nevertheless, the Metropolis of Leander highlighted the conservation efforts of its residents, saying clients have been consuming a mean of seven.2 million gallons per day earlier than and through plumbing repairs.

Under is a breakdown of Leander’s present irrigation program as a part of its second section of water conservation efforts. Irrigation might solely happen earlier than 10 am or after 7 pm on designated watering days.

Residential deal with (primarily based on ending road deal with quantity)

  • 1, 5 or 9: Friday
  • 2, 4, 6 or 8: Wednesday
  • 0, 3 or 7: Sunday

Enterprise deal with (primarily based on ending road deal with quantity)

  • 1, 5 or 9: Tuesday
  • 2, 4, 6 or 8: Saturday
  • 0, 3 or 7: Thursday

Leander stated it would additionally restore water connections for building, new meter installations and pool allow approvals.

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