Stage 1 Drought Contingency Measures In
August 15, 2011
Friday (August 12) the City of Shoreacres
put into place voluntary water restrictions
under the city's drought contingency plan. A
formal notice informing citizens that the
City has declared a Stage 1 “Mild
Conditions” drought contingency alert has
been issued. The city is calling for a
voluntary reduction in water usage by
residents and business owners. The City
requests that all residential and commercial
users reduce their water consumption where
possible and to restrict their lawn watering
to every other day between the hours of 6 –
10 a.m. and 8 – 10 p.m.
City of La Porte, City of Shoreacres, and
the City of Morgan’s Point water consumption
is just over the La Porte Area Water
Authority (LPAWA) Stage 1 alert threshold.
The process for the Stage 1 “Mild
Conditions” alert is outlined in the City’s
Drought Contingency Plan.
additional information please call the City
of Shoreacres at 281.471.2244.
Connect Service Provides Emergency
August 15, 2011
The City of Shoreacres has subscribed to a
high-tech service to provide rapid
dissemination of time-sensitive messages to
every telephone number stored in a
notification database. Using Blackboard
Connect, authorized city officials can send
thousands of telephone, e-mail, and text
messages in minutes.
home telephone numbers are already in our
database. Cellular telephone numbers, e-mail
addresses, and text-receiving devices can be
added by to the database by clicking on the
button below or on the city's website.
The Blackboard Connect system is used to
deliver messages regarding the safety or
welfare of our community. Examples include
severe weather warnings, hazardous traffic
or road conditions, chemical releases, and
any other situation that could impact the
safety, property, or welfare of our
today and add your cellular telephone,
pager, and other contact points.
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