Plano’s government is asking the residents to focus on conserving water due to the stoppage of production according to an NBC DFW news article from July 17. They say,
“The City of Plano is asking residents to conserve water immediately through Wednesday, the city announced in a press release Sunday.
The city would like for residents to focus specifically on conservating water efforts outdoors, treating foundations, shrubs and trees only. Starting Thursday, residents can resume watering their grass following the normal water schedule.
The request is due to water production at a North Texas Municipal Water District plant in Wylie that closed unexpectedly Saturday and is undergoing critical maintenance at this time.”
As for outdoor water use, residents are requested to focus on watering foundations, shrubs, and trees according to a WFAA article from July 17. They say,
“The Plano statement said that residents may continue watering their foundations, shrubs and trees, but asked that they refrain from watering their grass until NTMWD system is back at full strength.
According to a NTMWD water system map, the NTMWD provides water to most of Collin County, Rockwall County and Kaufman County, parts of North Dallas County, a significant portion of Hunt County and parts of Denton, Grayson, Rains, Hopkins and Van Zandt counties.”
Due to the increased demand, high temperatures, and bad weather conditions, residents of North Texas are requested to conserve water immediately.