Stage 5 is now in effect as lakes hit 25 percent Friday.
The new restrictions could burn a hole in your pocket as water surcharges are going up again.
Public Works Director Russel Schreiber has enacted Stage 5 Water Restriction, effective Saturday.
Lake levels hit 25.3% this week.
As the City of Wichita Falls gets closer to elevating to Stage 5 drought catastrophe, the chance of rain in the forecast has some taking steps to get their fill of rain water.
When Wichita Falls city councilors hear Stage 5 Drought Catastrophe recommendations next week they will include doubling the surcharges for residents who go over a designated amount of gallons per month, but not businesses.