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AGENDA ITEMS # 55,56 KEY FOCUS AREA:

Economic Vibrancy

AGENDA DATE:

February 26, 2014

COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):

All

DEPARTMENT:

Water Utilities

CMO:

Forest E. Turner, 670-3390

MAPSCO:

N/A ________________________________________________________________

SUBJECT 2014 Water Conservation Plan/Drought Contingency Plan *

Authorize adoption of the 2014 Water Conservation Plan for the City of Dallas Financing: No cost consideration to the City

*

Authorize adoption of the 2014 Drought Contingency Plan for the City of Dallas Financing: No cost consideration to the City

BACKGROUND This item will adopt the 2014 Water Conservation Plan for the City of Dallas which is required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to be updated every five years. The updated proposed plan meets the mandated requirements including specific and quantified five and ten year targets for water savings. The plan requires Council adoption prior to final submission to the TCEQ. The updated Plan includes the addition of maximum twice weekly watering in the Conservation Plan. The Water Conservation Plan is used to set forth a program of long-term measures under which the City of Dallas can improve the overall efficiency of water use and conserve its water resources. Additionally, this item will adopt the 2014 Drought Contingency Plan for the City of Dallas which is required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to be updated every five years. The updated proposed plan meets requirements such as quantified targets for the drought contingency plan. The plan requires Council adoption prior to final submission to the TCEQ.

Dallas City Council Agenda: February 26, 2014 Part III  

Dallas City Council Agenda: February 26, 2014 Part III

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