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Stage 2 – Moderate Water Shortage Conditions
Stage 2- Moderate Water Shortage Conditions

Reduce water usage by 10 percent

  • Limit landscape irrigation to between 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. on designated days
    • Sundays and Thursdays for addresses ending in an odd number
    • Saturdays and Wednesdays for addresses ending in an even number
  • Limit washing of motor vehicles (cars, motorcycles, boats, trailers, airplanes) to designated hours and days. When allowed, washing should be done with a bucket and hose with a shutoff nozzle that allows for quick rinsing. Vehicle washing at commercial car washes is permissible at any time.
  • Filling, refilling or adding water to indoor/outdoor pools or Jacuzzis is designated hours and days.
  • Operation of ornamental fountains or ponds prohibited unless necessary to support aquatic life.
  • Use of water from fire hydrants is limited to firefighting related activities or when necessary to maintain public health, safety and welfare. Water may be made available from designated hydrants for construction purposes only under a special permit from City of Belton.
  • Irrigation of golf courses is prohibited, except during designated times and days, unless golf course utilizes a separate water source.
  • Restaurants are prohibited from serving water unless patrons request it.
  • Other non-essential water uses that are prohibited:
    • Washing down hard surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, parking lots or tennis courts;
    • Washing buildings or other structures;
    • Using water for dust control;
    • Flushing gutters or allowing water to accumulate/run in the gutter or street;
    • Failure to repair leaks within reasonable period after being given notice by the City.