What is a Drought Contingency Plan?

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires public water suppliers and wholesale water suppliers to adopt Drought Contingency Plans that lay out responses should a water shortage or water production and delivery emergency impact the ability to deliver drinking water. 

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1. Why has Sugar Land initiated Stage 1 Drought?
2. Are watering restrictions mandatory?
3. I don't have an irrigation system or a hose-end sprinkler. Am I allowed to hand-water my landscaping?
4. What is a Drought Contingency Plan?
5. How long will the City be in Stage 1?
6. When do watering restrictions become mandatory?