City Manager: Rain helped prevent Stage 3 restrictions

Granbury City Manager Wayne McKethan said Wednesday (July 17) that several days of rain have helped a potentially serious situation with water usage that last Friday caused Public Works Director Alva Cox to consider “shutting down some construction.” McKethan said that everything is okay at the moment, but if water usage reaches 3.2 million gallons per day for seven straight days, the city will have to impose Stage 3 water restrictions. Right now, Stage 2 restrictions are in place: