Boil water notice lifted for Florence area

Water boil notice lifted for Florence area The City of Georgetown has lifted the boil water notice for 720 affected customers in the Florence area. This is the last boil water notice that was issued as a result of low pressure due to the prolonged subfreezing temperatures and from power outages due to the recent … Continue reading “Boil water notice lifted for Florence area”

Council adopts new rates for water, wastewater, and solid waste

City Council approved new residential water, wastewater, and solid waste rates at its regular meeting Tuesday. The new water and wastewater rates come after a cost-of-service rate study was completed this summer by consultants NewGen Strategies and Solutions. The study helped determine the rates and rate structure needed to equitably fund the water utility, including … Continue reading “Council adopts new rates for water, wastewater, and solid waste”

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension offers rain barrel class March 26

[UPDATE: This class has sold out. However, the City offers a $25 rebate for Georgetown water customers who purchase a rain barrel. To find out more, click here.] The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is offering a DIY rain barrel class form 6-8 p.m. March 26 at the Williamson County offices, 3151 SE Inner Loop. The … Continue reading “Texas A&M Agrilife Extension offers rain barrel class March 26”

City hosts 2019 Water Summit on Oct. 29

The City of Georgetown is hosting the 2019 Water Summit on Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 D.B. Wood Road. During the summit, representatives from the City’s water utility, Texas Water Development Board, and other area water experts will meet with residents and community leaders … Continue reading “City hosts 2019 Water Summit on Oct. 29”

City asks water utility customers to cut back on water use

Due to an increase in outdoor water use, the City has reached 85 percent of water treatment capacity and is enacting Stage 1 of the Drought Contingency Plan. During Stage 1 of the DCP, customers may not water their lawns between the hours of noon and 7 p.m. What can you do to help? Reduce … Continue reading “City asks water utility customers to cut back on water use”

Council approves two-day watering schedule, new drought plan

Changes to the City’s water use requirements ordinance go into effect May 8. City Council approved amendments to two ordinances related to water conservation at its April 23 meeting. The changes update the City’s water use requirements ordinance to make the current two-day watering schedule for irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers the permanent watering schedule. … Continue reading “Council approves two-day watering schedule, new drought plan”

City of Georgetown water customers unaffected by Austin or Belton boil water notices

No portion of the City of Georgetown’s water service territory is under a boil water notice. The City of Georgetown’s water supply comes from the Edwards Aquifer, and two lakes that are part of the Brazos River system, Lake Georgetown and Lake Stillhouse-Hollow. At the current time, Georgetown water supply and water treatment facilities are … Continue reading “City of Georgetown water customers unaffected by Austin or Belton boil water notices”

Modified irrigation schedule released for customers affected by water pump repair

Thanks to our great customers! Their efforts to reduce outdoor irrigation allowed water service to return to normal much earlier than originally projected. The repaired pump is working properly and the system is fully operational. As promised, Georgetown Utility Systems is releasing a modified two-day per week outdoor irrigation schedule for the affected area. Modified … Continue reading “Modified irrigation schedule released for customers affected by water pump repair”

Water pump repair update for June 28

This past weekend there was a large water pump failure that reduced pumping capacity. The repair was successfully completed last night and the pump has been placed in service. City staff is monitoring and testing the system to ensure the replacement pump is operating correctly. All customers should be experiencing normal water pressure. If you … Continue reading “Water pump repair update for June 28”

Water pump repair update for the afternoon of June 27

Thanks to the good work of our customers, the water system is maintaining adequate pressure allowing the City to lift the boil water notice. The boil water notice was due to low pressure in the system. In situations like this, the City follows state protocol to ensure customer safety. An independent laboratory has confirmed there … Continue reading “Water pump repair update for the afternoon of June 27”

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