Kings Point Property Owners Association - Canyon Lake, Texas
DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLAN

DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLAN FOR KINGS POINT WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION

Address 650 Kings Point Drive

Canyon Lake, Texas 78133

CCN#: 12859

PWS#: 0460205 Revised plan date: April 27, 2016

 

SECTION 1: Declaration of Policy, Purpose and Intent.

In case of extreme drought, periods of abnormally high usage, system contamination, or equipment failure, temporary restrictions may be instituted to limit nonessential water usage. The Drought Contingency Plan encourages customer’s conservation in order to maintain adequate supply, storage, and pressure.

 

SECTION 2: Customer Education.

Kings Point Water Supply will periodically provide the customer base with information about the Plan, including information about the conditions under which each stage of the Plan is to be initiated or terminated and the drought response measures to be implemented in each stage. The normal mean sea level (MSL) of the water table at our well is 900’ MSL.

 

SECTION 3: Notification Requirements.

Email notice will be sent to each customer 72 hours prior to the start or ending of a water restriction level. The notice will contain:

1. The date that the restriction will begin.

2. The stage and explanation of the restriction to be implemented.

3. The consequences for violations.

 

SECTION 4: Violations.

1. First violation – customer notification in writing / email of the specific violation with confirmation of receipt. No fines.

2. Subsequent violations – If the violation persists over 72 hours after notification, the customer can be fined by the Water Supply Corporation, a $50.00 fine for the first week, a $100.00 fine for the second week, a $200.00 fine for the third week and beyond until the violation is corrected.

 

SECTION 5: Drought Contingency Measures.

The Kings Point Water Supply Corporation will take monthly measurements of the well water level, as well as actual usage to determine when to implement the appropriate stage. The following actions may be taken by Kings Point Water Supply Corporation when trigger conditions are reached:

 

STAGE 1. Customer Awareness:

Trigger: Annual customer awareness letter to be sent in April encouraging self- conservation of water. Lawn irrigation sprinklers are prohibited on any day of the year between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM. Hand held hose watering and drip irrigation is approved any time of any day. (A variance may be given by the Board of Directors for new lawn plantings.)

 

STAGE 2. Moderate Drought Conditions:

Trigger: Well level 894 feet (MSL). Customer email advising that conditions have progressed to moderate drought conditions and the following requirements are in effect: Maximum of 3 days per week lawn irrigation by sprinkler. (Even numbered street addresses, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Odd numbered street addresses Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.) Lawn irrigation by sprinkler is prohibited between 10:00 AM and 8:00pm. Hand held hose watering and drip irrigation is approved any time of any day. (A variance may be given by the Board of Directors for new lawn plantings.)

 

STAGE 3. Severe Drought Condition:

Trigger: Well level 885 feet (MSL). Customer emailed advising that conditions have progressed to severe drought conditions and the following requirements are in effect: Maximum of 2 days per week lawn irrigation sprinklers using odd and even street address number method. Lawn irrigation by sprinkler is prohibited between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM. Hand held hose watering and drip irrigation is approved any time of any day. (A variance may be given by the Board of Directors for new lawn plantings.)

 

STAGE 4. Extreme Drought Condition:

Trigger: Well level 875 feet (MSL). Customer email advising that conditions have progressed to extreme drought conditions and the following requirements are in effect: Maximum of 1 day per week lawn irrigation by sprinkler using odd and even street address number method. Hand held hose and bucket watering approved only before 10:00 AM and after 8:00 PM any day. Wash down of driveways and automobiles are discouraged. Customers encouraged limiting water use wherever possible on voluntary basis.

 

System Outage:

Customers will be notified by telephone and email. Water from elevated storage tank will be used for drinking / sanitary purposes only.

 

System Contamination (Not Suitable for Human Consumption)

Customers will be notified by phone regarding the outage / contamination at the phone number provided by the customer. All valves will be shut from the water storage / production facility until all corrective measures are taken and water quality is restored to TCEQ standards. TCEQ Regional office to be notified immediately.