Electra is supplied water by pipeline from the Wichita Falls water plants.
Here are the rules to follow so you don't receive a fine:
-Odd-numbered addresses may water on Mondays only
-Even-numbered addresses can water only on Fridays
-In accordance with the above information, outdoor irrigation may occur between the hours of midnight to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to midnight.
-You can't wash vehicles, except in commercial car wash facilities
-You also can't wash down any structures, other than for immediate fire protection
-Golf courses will be allowed to water only greens.
-Irrigation of landscaped areas and parks will not be allowed. No waivers on new landscaping will be granted.
-No flushing gutters or permitting water to run or accumulate in any gutter or street
-Use of water in a fountain or pond for aesthetic or scenic purposes expect where necessary to support aquatic life
-Under an agreement with the Electra school administration, the athletic fields will be allowed to water according to the above address criteria; however, they will seek out alternative water sources.
-You can be fined for failure to repair controllable leaks within a reasonable period after having been given notice directing the repair
-You can also be fined for using water from outside fire hydrants for construction purposes or any other purposes other than firefighting and flushing of lines to maintain a potable water supply
Fines can range from $50 to $200 per incident, with each day of non-compliance to be considered an additional violation.
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