The City of Houston and the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority (CHCRWA) have both implemented Stage 1 of their respective Drought Contingency Plans. As a customer of the CHCRWA, Harris County MUD 150 is required to implement Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) immediately.
Voluntary Water Use Restrictions Applicable to Customers. Customers are requested to voluntarily limit the irrigation of landscaped and other areas, and to irrigate said areas only between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on the following days as follows:
- Customers with even numbered addresses and those responsible for watering common areas such as esplanades, parks and sports fields should limit irrigation to Even Numbered Dates
- Customers with odd numbered addresses should limit irrigation to Odd Numbered Dates
Additionally, customers are requested to practice water conservation and to minimize or discontinue non-essential water uses such as vehicle washing, power washing or spraying down surfaces (other than for fire protection), gutter flushing, and refilling swimming pools, hot tubs or aesthetic fountains (except those that support aquatic life). Customers are also encouraged to take action to repair any known water leaks.