A news release from NBU states the 10-day average of the J-17 well within the Edwards Aquifer is 655.2-feet, which is only about five feet above the trigger for Stage 2 drought restrictions. New Braunfles has been in stage 1 restrictions since October 2020.
"As temperatures continue to rise, and if we do not receive significant rainfall, we anticipate Stage 2 drought restrictions could go into effect within the next few weeks," the release states.“New Braunfels Utilities encourages customers to conserve water year-round, especially lawn irrigation."
For more information on regulations related to stage 2 restrictions, click here.
While in Stage 2 water restrictions, the schedule for the use of a sprinkler or irrigation system is as follows:
-Addresses ending 0 or 1: Monday
-Addresses ending 2 or 3: Tuesday
-Addresses ending 4 or 5: Wednesday
-Addresses ending 6 or 7: Thursday
-Addresses ending 8 or 9: Friday