Malcomson Road Utility District has initiated its Drought Plan, due to a reduced water supply and ongoing hot and dry weather. As of June 25, 2020, Stage 1 restrictions are now in effect until further notice.
Stage 1 Response – MILD Water Shortage Conditions
Voluntary Water Use Restrictions for Reducing Demand:
- Water customers are requested to voluntarily limit the irrigation of landscaped areas to Sundays and Thursdays for single-family residential customers with a street address ending in an even number (0, 2, 4. 6 or 8); Saturdays and Wednesdays for single-family residential customers with a street address ending in an odd number (I, 3, 5, 7 or 9); and Tuesdays and Fridays for all other customers and to irrigate landscapes only between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 5:00 am, and 7:00 pm to 12:00 midnight on designated watering days.
- Water customers are requested to practice water conservation and to minimize or discontinue water use for non-essential purposes
- Water Customers are requested to check for and repair all leaks, dripping faucets, and running toilets.
Water System Project
Malcomson Road Utility District will begin replacing their existing water well located on Lakewood Forest Drive. Due to the complexity of this project, Malcomson’s Water Plant No. 1 will be out of service beginning June 2020 and is anticipated to be completed June 2021. During construction, Malcomson will be relying solely on their Water Plant No. 2, which is supplied water from the North Harris County Region Water Authority.
During construction, Malcomson’s water system may experience a reduction in water pressure. In the event Malcomson needs to activate their drought contingency plan, signs will be posted through out the district notifying its customers. Malcomson’s drought contingency plan has various stages based on the water supply and the water demand. The plan also includes water restrictions based on the severity of the drought stage in effect.
For the duration of this project, we are asking customers to practice water conservation. Water conservation can include limiting irrigation to early mornings when evaporation is low, checking for any water leaks throughout the house and irrigation system, turn off faucets, and lower washing machine water levels. If you would like additional information on ways to conserve water, please visit:
The goal is to avoid mandatory water restrictions this summer. Thank you in advance for your conservation efforts.
Malcomson Rd. U.D. Board of Directors