City Council July 19, 2011 Water Conservation Drought Contingency Program

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City Council July 19, 2011 Water Conservation Drought Contingency Program

  1. 1. Water Conservation and<br />Drought Contingency<br />San Angelo City Council<br />July 19, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Program Scope<br />Water Conservation – Practices that facilitate the efficient use of water<br />Drought Management – Procedures that are implemented to address a water supply shortfall<br />
  3. 3. Measuring Conservation Effectiveness<br />GPCD – Gallons per Capita Day<br />Total water usage divided by population<br />Targets & Goals<br />
  4. 4. Water Consumption Goals<br />
  5. 5. Water Consumption Goals<br />
  6. 6. Best Management Practices (BMPs)<br />System Water Audit / Water Loss<br />Metering – Meter Replacements, AMR<br />Conservation Pricing<br />Prohibition of Wasting Water<br />Conservation Specialist<br />Public Information<br />Public Education<br />Showerhead Retrofit<br />
  7. 7. Future BMPs<br />Toilet Replacements<br />Clothes Washer Incentives<br />Landscape Irrigation Surveys<br />Landscape Conversion<br />Rain Water Harvesting<br />
  8. 8. Water Conservation Provisions<br />Waste of Water – Running off 150 feet or more<br />Prohibit Water Hours – Noon to 6:00 p.m.<br />Allowable Watering Days – Twice every 7 days<br />Application Rate – Limited to 1 inch per week<br />Greens & Tees – Daily watering allowed<br />New Landscape – Daily watering for first 28 days<br />
  9. 9. Drought Management<br />Measures to address a water supply shortfall<br />
  10. 10. Drought Action Stages<br />Water Supply<br />Drought Stage<br />
  11. 11. Drought Level IReduce Landscape Watering<br />Landscape watering limited to once every 7 days <br />Greens and tees may be watered daily<br />New Landscape watering allowed<br />Surcharges applied to residential and some landscape meters for excessive usage<br />Schools, colleges, parks, cemeteries, golf courses, and athletic facilities landscape meters are exempt from surcharges<br />
  12. 12. Drought Level IIReduce Landscape Watering<br />Landscape watering limited to once every 10 days <br />Greens and tees may be watered daily<br />New Landscape watering allowed<br />Surcharges are applied to residential and some landscape meters for excessive usage<br />Schools, colleges, parks, cemeteries, golf courses and athletic facilities landscape meters are exempt form surcharges<br />
  13. 13. Drought Level IIIReduce Water Usage to Absolute Minimum<br />All Landscape Watering is prohibited<br />Refilling swimming pools is prohibited<br />Car washing is prohibited except for emergency service vehicles<br />Surcharges are applied to all water accounts<br />
  14. 14. Summary Table<br />
  15. 15. Summary Table<br />
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  17. 17. Summary Table<br />
  18. 18. Summary Table<br />
  19. 19. Summary Table<br />
  20. 20. Surcharge TableSingle Family Residential<br />
  21. 21. Surcharge TableResidential Landscape Meter (Sprinkler)<br />
  22. 22. Surcharge TableAll Other Landscape Meters<br />
  23. 23. Surcharge Table<br />Apartment Unit Accounts at Drought Level III<br /><ul><li> $5.00 per 1,000 gallons for usage over the number of apartment units x 3,000 gallons. </li></ul>All Other Users at Drought Level III<br /><ul><li> $2.50 per 1,000 gallons for all.</li></li></ul><li>Water Conservation and Drought Contingencies<br />Questions<br />

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