'We had 24 hours of water left': City of Blanco bumps up to Stage 6 water restrictions after supply issues

Mercedez Hernandez, KXAN on July 15, 2023

BLANCO, Texas (KXAN) — City of Blanco Mayor Mike Arnold said the city’s water reserves have refilled enough to serve the city for the next few days under current Stage 6 water restrictions. He attributes the tightened restrictions to maintenance issues the city’s water supplier is facing.

Friday, the city issued an emergency notice on its website about heightened water conservation efforts.

The restrictions prohibit all outdoor watering and industrial water use. Arnold said the Real Ale Brewing Company and Milam and Greene Distillery are two businesses the city asked to halt operations to conserve water.

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