WSWSC Moving into the 21st Century!

Good Afternoon Water Customers: The WSWSC is constantly looking for ways to improve our service, whether that means drilling new wells, maintaining our infrastructure, improving customer service, or maximizing our operational efficiency.  Over the past year, we have made strides in all of these areas and today we are pleased to announce a new system … Read more

El Nino is here! Could the drought be ending?

I trust everyone had an enjoyable holiday season. I have what I hope is some good news to report. We are on a favorable trend based on the Drought.gov monitoring for Bertram, TX. It appears that we will be out of drought status within the next few weeks. This trend is likely to continue as … Read more

Pressure tank repair to start at 9:30

Looks like we’ll start a little later than we thought this morning. Get that last minute shower in now! Just a reminder that this only impacts the upper parts of Whitewater Springs. I’ll let everyone know once work is complete.

Pressure tank repair 9-11 am August 22

Hi all, sorry for the late notice, but we need to do a repair to the valve on the bottom of the pressure tank. This repair will be done from approximately 9 am to 11 am tomorrow morning (August 22). The upper portions of Whitewater Springs will lose pressure during this time. Lower portions should … Read more

Meter installation is complete

The new water meter is installed and we are gradually building up pressure to the upper loop. You will notice very low pressure right now that will begin to slowly build back to normal. We should be at full pressure in about an hour. You may notice some air pockets and discoloration of the water. … Read more

Water outage planned for Wednesday June 21st

We are planning to install the final new meter at the main water plant on Whitewater Drive during the day Wednesday.  This meter will be to replace the meter on the pressure side of the water system. This will impact anyone in the upper parts of Whitewater springs where we use pumps and a pressure … Read more

Outage

Update 11:18 am: Taking longer than expected but progressing well. Likely another hour.     Work is now commencing on the gravity feed side of the system. If you live in the valley you will notice lower/no pressure. We anticipate no more than an hour. I’ll let you know once work is complete or if … Read more

Short water outage on Friday May 26

We are planning to install two new meters at the main water plant on Whitewater Drive during the day Friday. The line supplying the large tank will be the first to have a meter installed. This should cause no outages as there is ample supply in the water tank. The second will be to replace … Read more

New Well Goes Live!

The WSWSC has completed the first new well for Whitewater Springs in 13 years. This new well is located at the corner of Whitewater and Edgewood Drive. The well was drilled last summer and it has taken 9 months to get all the infrastructure and regulatory approvals completed. The well is now the fourth production … Read more

Someone may have a leak

We are noticing a large uptick in water usage. I’m concerned that someone may have a leak they are not aware of. Please take a few minutes to see if you have any leaks outside your house. If you know your neighbor is out of town you may want to check on their house. This … Read more

CTGCD Meeting Today

Many of you have likely seen the notice that the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District (CTGCD) met today to discuss potential groundwater restrictions due to the ongoing drought. I attended the meeting on behalf of the WSWSC to ensure that our interests were represented. A little background is important to understand the action the district … Read more

Leak is fixed!

Our leak has been repaired. This was a difficult one to find and repair. The water main developed a leak that was spraying water at high pressure downward against an electrical conduit underground. Over time the water eroded the conduit and finally put a hole in it. This caused water to flow down the conduit … Read more

Another leak

Well, it seemed we were out of the woods with summer winding down a little and the elimination of all measurable leaks from the water system, but we’ve developed a new leak. We know where it is, but it’s going to take a crew from PGMS to repair it. First thing tomorrow they should be … Read more

What is the best use for our water?

What is the best use of our water? It’s a difficult question to answer, and most of us would answer differently. Last Wednesday, the WSWSC board voted to allow swimming pools to be filled from the water system rather than requiring owners to truck water in. Safeguards were put in place to ensure the water … Read more