July 15, 2015: Due to worsening drought conditions, the County Manager has declared a Stage 1 Water Shortage applicable to Union County water customers. During a Stage 1 Water Shortage, customers are encouraged to limit spray irrigation to only 2 days per week and make efforts to reduce indoor water use.
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On May 4, 2015, the Board of County Commissioners approved a new Water Use Ordinance and Water Shortage Response Plan. The Water Use Ordinance maintains and protects the public health, safety and welfare by establishing long-term demand management strategies to effectively manage a limited resource by requiring efficient and responsible use of water within Union County. The Ordinance also establishes measurements and procedures for reducing potable water use during times of water shortage resulting from drought, capacity limitations, and system emergencies. To learn more about the Water Use Ordinance and Water Shortage Response Plan click here and here.