Drought conditions worsen across the Concho Valley

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The state of Texas continues to deal with above average temperatures and a lack of rainfall. The latest drought monitor released today has drought conditions worsening across Texas.

Drought Monitor as of 08/08/2019

Parts of the Concho Valley are now under a moderate drought. This includes parts of Sterling, Reagan, Irion, Crockett and Schleicher counties. Meanwhile, abnormally dry drought conditions continue to spread across the Concho Valley.

Local Drought Monitor

As a reminder burn bans remain in place for Reagan, Coke, Runnels, Coleman, Tom Green, Concho, McCulloch, Schleicher, Menard, Mason and Sutton counties.

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San Angelo is in standard conservation, which restricts outside watering to twice every seven days at no more than 1 inch per week. Watering is prohibited between noon and 6:00 p.m., but runoff of more than 150 feet down any street, gutter, alley or ditch is prohibited.

Report watering violations by clicking on https://www.cosatx.us/departments-services/water-conservation/report-a-water-violation or calling 325-657-4409. Do your part; be water smart!