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Bedford, TX Office of Emergency Management
Thursday August 25th, 2011 :: 09:56 a.m. CDT


Bedford initiates Stage 1 of the drought contingency plan Monday, August 29 restricting water usage (City Ord 09-2925 Div 2 Sec 118-114)

If you have any questions about the current Water Restrictions, please email Environmental Specialist Stephanie Corso ( or call the public works department at 817-952-2200. The City of Bedford will continue to post up to date information online at

City Water Restrictions - Stage One

Texas is experiencing the worst drought in more than half a century. The City of Bedford has been notified by the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), to initiate Stage One of the Drought Contingency plan, effective Monday, August 29. TRWD requires all customers (business and residential) to initiate Stage 1 of its drought contingency plan when combined storage capacity in its water supply reservoirs declines to 75%.


NEW WATERING SCHEDULE - effective Monday, August 29

Monday - No watering allowed

Tuesday & Friday - Non-residential sites (apartments, businesses, parks, common areas) No watering between 10:00AM - 6:00PM.

Wednesday & Saturday - Residential addresses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 [even numbers] No watering between 10:00AM - 6:00PM.

Thursday & Sunday - Residential address ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 [odd numbers] No watering between 10:00AM - 6:00PM.


Stage One restrictions also prohibits hosing of paved areas, hosing of buildings/structures for purposes other than fire protection, and prohibiting excessive water runoff/waste. The Drought Contingency plan can be found online and was adopted by City Ordinance 09-2925 Division 2 Section 118-114.

Bedford, TX Office of Emergency Management
1816 Bedford Rd
Bedford, TX 76021

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 817-952-2500

Rick Nash

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