Stage 4 Water Restrictions

  August 18, 2022

The City of Alamo Heights has declared Stage 4 Water Restrictions based on mandatory pumping restrictions by the Edwards Aquifer Authority, beginning Monday, August 22nd.  It is also a non-watering week during the week of August 22nd.

Stage III landscaping irrigation restrictions remain in effect.

Watering (using automatic or manual irrigation systems) is permitted only once EVERY OTHER week between hours 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The last number of your address determines what day you are able to water.

You may use drip irrigation, soaker hose, or bucket (5-gallon or less container) during any day of the week but only between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A hand-held hose may be used any day of the week at any time.

When stage IV is in effect, the City Council may convene emergency sessions to consider other rules that may be necessary to further restrict groundwater use or to allow special uses, such uses including, but not limited to, the following:

Use necessary for public health or safety.

Notwithstanding any provision of these rules, groundwater may be used when and to the extent it is necessary to prevent danger to public health, safety, or welfare, or to the extent required by state or federal law.

Athletic fields.

  1. An owner or operator of an athletic field who files with the city a groundwater conservation and reuse plan which has been approved by the City Council may apply groundwater to the field in accordance with this section.