STAGE 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2012 The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board of Directors voted today to return to Stage 2 of the NTMWD Water Conservation and Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Response Plan, March 2008, (Plan). Beginning June 1, 2012, and continuing through the months of June, July, August, and September, consumers with sprinkler or irrigation systems may water their lawns and landscapes no more than two days per week, as needed.
Read the News Release from NTMWD dated May 24, 2012:
News Release NTMWD 20120524
What Day Can I Water? Check the map to see what day you can water in your neighborhood. Stage 2 Water Restriction Map 20120601
Winter Season Algal Bloom
Responsible for Taste and Odor Changes in Our Water Supply
Rain Freeze Sensors
As a reminder, the City of Lucas residents should be aware that Rain Freeze Sensors are required on all sprinkler systems.
These devices help ensure that sprinkler systems do not activate during freezing conditions or during rainfall events. These devices contribute to water conservation and can prevent unsafe ice conditions from occuring.
Water Rate Increase
The City of Lucas' City Council passed Ordinance # 2008-12-00635 on December 18, 2008 concerning an increase to the in-city and out-of-city water customers to be effective with consumption use beginning February 15, 2009.
Water Management Program
The City of Lucas is required by federal and state guidelines to develop, establish, and advertise a storm water reporting line to solicit information related to illicit discharges and illegal dumping; complaints, and general comments regarding Lucas storm water management program. If you have an opportunity, please read the enclosed flyer with the monthly newsletter it gives more detailed information on what the community can do to help improve water quality through very minor changes in general daily activities. The Number for the hot line is 214-644-0779.
Water Quality Reports