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Drought Contingency Plan


There are four stages to address drought and emergency conditions. Each stage has triggers for initiation, for restrictions on water use to assist in reaching water use reduction goals, and has provisions for rescinding the stage once the conditions that caused the drought or emergency have ceased to exist. The stages are defined as:



  • STAGE 1. MILD WATER SHORTAGE CONDITIONS

  • STAGE 2 – MODERATE WATER SHORTAGE CONDITIONS

  • STAGE 3 – SEVERE WATER SHORTAGE CONDITIONS

  • STAGE 4 – EMERGENCY WATER SHORTAGE CONDITIONS