Mild Drought Condition – Voluntary Water Use Restriction Termination

Repairs have been completed to the District’s water well and full water production capacity has been restored in the public water system.

The Stage 1 – Mild Drought Voluntary Water Use Restriction condition has been terminated and you may return to normal water usage.

The Board of Directors appreciates your cooperation and also suggests that you continue to utilize water conservation measures that will extend the life of our limited natural resources and also save your money by reducing the cost of your water service. For further information on water conservation tips, please check our website or contact the District’s Operator, Monday through Friday from 8 am – 5pm, at 281-897- 9100, press option 3.

Very truly yours,

Harris County MUD No. 71 Board of Directors

Mild Drought Condition – Voluntary Water Use Restriction Termination

Voluntary Water Use Restrictions

Voluntary Water Use restrictions are now in effect due to a mechanical problem with one of District’s 3 wells. A contractor is working on repairing the well and it should be back in service by the end of August 2016. Thank you for your cooperation and a follow-up E-Blast will be sent when work is completed and restrictions discontinued.

Water Conservation Tips

Prolonged, dry conditions puts a strain on Texas water supplies for all uses. It just makes sense not to waste water. Here are a few tips to help you make better decisions about water use:

  1. In the summer, 50 – 80% of all water consumption is used outside and as much as half of
  2. Avoid cutting grass too short, longer blades of grass will reduce evaporation and root stress.
  3. Water in the early morning when evaporation loss will be less, and set sprinkler so that the lawn is watered, not sidewalks, driveways and streets.
  4. Check for and repair leaking faucets and toilets. A leaking toilet can waste more than 200 gallons of water a day.
  5. When it is time to replace water fixtures, ask for water saving fixtures such as low flow toilets, showerheads and water efficient appliances that can reduce your water consumption
  6. For further information on how to conserve water, visit, and

Voluntary Drought Restriction Notice