The extended drought has caused the combined storage lake levels in Lake Buchanan and Lake Travis to drop below 1.1 million acre-feet. The lower combined storage lake level triggers Stage II of the District’s Drought Contingency Plan (DCP).
Under the Stage II DCP, District residents have a monthly* watering allocation. Single-family homes are allotted 30,000 gallons of water per month, while those in the condominiums are allotted 20,000 gallons per month. (Please see the chart below.) *Monthly is calculated based on monthly billing cycles, not calendar months.
Monthly usage at or below the monthly allowance will be billed at normal rates. However, if monthly usage exceeds the allowance, the excess water usage will be charged a penalty of 150% of normal rates, so be careful to avoid the higher rates.
A copy of the TC MUD 10 DCP can be found in the documents section of this site.