Jessica Bruno sits down with Mayor Glenn Barham to discuss the Stage 3 water restrictions.
The Wichita Falls city councilors voted on Tuesday to move from Stage 5 to Stage 3 water restrictions.
While we have received much needed rain lately, the city of Wichita Falls remains under Stage 5 drought catastrophe water restrictions.
The change will ban "all outdoor, non-essential, or discretionary uses of water."
A car wash business in Duncan will be given a reprieve from stage 5 water restrictions that ban outdoor water use.
The car wash for city vehicles has been shut down for about a year.
Stage three water restrictions are underway in Graham.
As of Sunday, Wichita Falls has been under some form of water restrictions for the past 1,001 days.
Directors started making drought-related changes to the ride a couple years ago. The fire hydrant shower at the end of the Hotter 'n Hell Hundred ride was always a favorite, but organizers did away with that two years ago as there was seemingly no end to the drought in sight.
Stage 4 water restrictions are now in effect for Burkburnett residents.
Starting December 2nd, Archer City will join Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Iowa Park, and Holliday in implementing the highest stage of drought restrictions.
Information for residents, car dealers, car washes, golf courses, restaurants, bars, clubs, school cafeterias, pools and water conservation surcharges.
Take a look at what will cause the city of Wichita Falls to declare a stage 4 drought emergency.
With lake levels at their all-time lows, Texoma homeowners continue to make changes to do their part to conserve. Homeowners are now installing synthetic grass.
Stage 3 drought restrictions are in place in Wichita falls, but plans are already in the works to get ready for Stage 4 restrictions, and determine just what they will be.
Stage 4 restrictions will trigger once the combined levels of Lake Arrowhead and Lake Kickapoo reach 30%.
As of today, they are at 38.5%, but what additional mandates will be imposed once Stage 4 is reached?
Mechell Dixon talked with city public works officials to find out.
The city is officially in stage three drought restrictions and city officials say they are ready to enforce the rules.
The need for Wichita Falls residents to conserve is crucial.
As we mentioned, the city depends on Lake Arrowhead water for drinking but before the water ever gets to Wichita Falls, its being pumped out by residents outside the city.
Mechell Dixon talked with officials to find out whether any restrictions apply to lake residents.
City officials have announced plans to begin stage three water restrictions.
Electra city officials announced Wednesday that the city is now under stage three water restrictions.
City officials estimate stage three emergency restrictions will hit in one to two weeks.