Stage four water restrictions have been announced, moving the city from a drought emergency to a drought disaster.
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Take a look at what will cause the city of Wichita Falls to declare a stage 4 drought emergency.
The city's most severe water restrictions ever are expected to be enacted this week.
City leaders are preparing to get the information out next week on moving to the most severe drought restrictions ever.
Despite cooler temperatures and some recent rains, city officials say stage four is right around the corner.
Wichita Falls, TX. - Without rain soon, stage four water restrictions could go into affect this summer for Wichita Falls.
The city council is set to vote on the proposed new restrictions Tuesday.
Public Works Director Russell Schreiber said going into stage four does not mean we will run out of water, it's just the last part of a proactive plan the city hopes will preserve our water supply.
"The last little sliver of water that the customers could potentially give up," says Schreiber.
For the past couple months, the City of Wichita Falls Water Resource Commission has been surveying the city's water situation to make water restriction recommendations.