Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District imposed Stage 3 water restrictions Oct. 19 in parts of northern Bexar County.

The background

TGRGCD promotes water conservation and monitors Trinity Aquifer levels across north Bexar County.

District officials said aquifer well levels continue to drop while Bexar County remains in exceptional drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Digging deeper

TGGGCD officials said, despite the arrival of cooler temperatures, they are urging continued conservation.

The following conservation measures are outlined for Trinity Aquifer well users:

  • Well owner landscape irrigation watering should happen every two weeks on the property owner's designated watering day between 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m.
  • Hand watering with hose, drip irrigation or bucket on nondesignated watering days is allowed and encouraged to be done between 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m.
  • Nonexempt well owner users should reduce water usage by 15% over the same calendar month from the prior year.
  • Stop use of all aesthetic fountains and vanity ponds.