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Drought Contingency Plan - Stage 2 and Rates In Effect September 15, 2018

August 31, 2018

On September 15, 2018, Drought Contingency Plan - Stage 2 and Drought Condition rates will be in effect. 

For detailed information concerning applicable restrictions please click on the Drought Contingency box found on the right on the Home Page of this website.  The Drought Condition rates will go into effect for the billing beginning September 15 to October 15, 2018.  The Drought Condition rates can be found on the website under Rates and Policies- see Rates and Fees Schedule.  The drought condition rate will appear on the billing due November 15, 2018.  We are always available to answer your questions, should you have any at (361) 387-4549.  

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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