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Bellmead moves to stage 3 emergency water restrictions after water main break

Posted at 4:48 PM, Jul 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 09:22:18-04

Bellmead has moved to stage 3 emergency water restrictions after a six-inch water main break was repaired on Monday.

City crews were on site making the repairs Monday morning after the breakage caused the city to remain in stage 4 emergency water restrictions, according to a city Facebook post.

The city moved to stage 3 after the repairs were made; the new water restrictions consist of the following:

  • Laundromats may open from 1 pm to 7 pm daily
  • Car Washes may open from 6 am to 10 am and from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Vehicles, motor bikes, etc. may only be washed at commercial car washes
  • No filling or refilling of swimming pools, wading pools, jacuzzi-type pools
  • The use of hose-end sprinkles or permanently installed automatic sprinkler systems are prohibited at all times.
  • Irrigation is limited to designated watering days between the hours of 6 am and 10 am and 8 pm and 12 midnight and shall be by means of hand-held hoses, hand-held buckets, or drip irrigation only.
  • Designated watering days are limited to Sundays and Thursdays for residents with a street address ending in an even number and Saturdays and Wednesdays for residents with a street address ending with an odd number.
  • The use of water for construction purposes from designated fire hydrants under special permit is to be discontinued.
  • Brame Park splash pad will remain closed.