Here is a list of the recent drought timeline for the city of Wichita Falls
Many apartments across Wichita Falls are able to reopen this year after figuring out plans to haul in water.
Stage 5 restrictions has Castaway Cove and other pools across Wichita Falls still hauling in water.
While we have received much needed rain lately, the city of Wichita Falls remains under Stage 5 drought catastrophe water restrictions.
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.