Drought Contingency & Water Conservation
A draft of the City of Belton Drought Contingency and Water Conservation Plan 2019-2023 is now available online for the public to view. This draft document will be available online until Feb. 12, when the Belton City Council will conduct a public hearing to receive comments about the plan. A copy of the notice of public hearing is below.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Belton City Council will conduct a Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in the Wright Room at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander, Belton, Texas, to receive input regarding adoption of the 2019-2023 Drought Contingency and Water Conservation Plan.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Persons with disabilities who have special communication or accommodation needs, and desire to attend the City Council Meeting, should notify the City Clerk’s office by calling 933-5817 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.
Amy M. Casey
City of Belton
The Environmental Programs Division is committed to providing the citizens of Belton with safe drinking water with enforcement of the City's Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Program, reduce the Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) in our wastewater system with enforcement of the City's Fats, Oils, Grease and Grit Program, oversees the Stormwater Program, and educates citizens on water conservation.
Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention
The City's Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention program ensures that Belton's drinking water is safe in case of any cross-connection and/or backflow incident. Protecting the public water supply from potential contamination hazards is a top priority and the City, residential and commercial customers play a vital role with the program.
Fats, Oils, Grease, and Grit (FOG)
Disposing of fats, oils, grease, and grit into the City's wastewater system without proper traps or interceptors can cause blockages in customers private plumbing and the City's wastewater system, which may result in sanitary sewer overflows (SSO's). FOG is generated from food preparation at food service facilities and restaurants, car wash facilities, and automotive repair shops. FOG consists of but are not limited to fat from meats, cooking oils, lard, butter, salad dressings, dairy products, grit and dirt from car wash facilities and automotive repair shops.
Fats, Oils, Grease, and Grit Ordinance
Grease and Grit Trap Haulers
Self Cleaning Maintenance Log