Voluntary water restrictions have been lifted in the city of Tomball as of Aug. 31, the city announced in a release. The city also ended its Stage 1 drought status Aug. 31 that was implemented June 22.

City officials said the rainfall over the past week and water conservation measures contributed to the lifting of the water conservation restrictions.

“We are relieved and thankful for the recent rain in Tomball,” Public Works Director Drew Huffman said in the news release. “While our area may still be in a drought, we have received enough rainfall locally to remove our water restrictions. We want to thank the residents and businesses in Tomball that stepped up and made a meaningful effort to reduce their water consumption over the past two months.”

Residents can continue to monitor drought conditions in Tomball by visiting the city’s drought status page.