Cedar Park residents will join the other Central Texas communities moving to once-a-week watering restrictions — though they shouldn’t expect much of a break on their water bill.
The City Council voted Thursday evening to enact Stage 3 watering restrictions on Aug. 1, a historic move in a community that had long allowed watering at least twice a week. The move comes in response to plummeting levels in Lake Travis, where the city gets most of its water. Levels are approaching the 618-foot mark, which would trigger mandatory Stage 3 restrictions from the Lower Colorado River Authority.
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Effective Aug. 1, Cedar Park will move to a once-a-week watering schedule. Customers may water their lawns before 10 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on their designated day:
Residents east of Lakeline Boulevard: Odd addresses on Saturday; even addresses on Sunday.
Residents west of Lakeline Boulevard and in the Blockhouse subdivision: Odd addresses on Wednesday; even addresses on Thursday.
Businesses east of Lakeline Boulevard: Friday.
Businesses west of Lakeline Boulevard: Tuesday.
For other details visit www.cedarparktexas.gov.