Category Archives: Water/Wastewater

Understanding the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) process.

Public Works Director Lynn Short explains how the Capital Improvement Program list works and talks about some of the major projects on this year’s CIP list.

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City enters Stage III water restrictions, here are the details.

Lack of rainfall on the water shed resulted in the Guadalupe River falling below normal flow levels. On September 1, 2013 Victoria entered Stage 3 water restrictions. Here is a rundown of those restrictions.

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Groundwater Exchange Program begins in Victoria.

Lynn Short, Public Works Director, explains the Groundwater Exchange Program. This programs allows the City to maintain its high water quality during these dry conditions by exchanging well water for river water from the Guadalupe River.

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City moves into Stage II water restrictions.

Lynn Short from the Public Works Department explains the river conditions that have put Victoria in Stage II water restrictions and he has some simple tips to conserve water.

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Victoria water supply is prepared for the ongoing drought.

Jerry James, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, talks about Victoria’s water resources and explains why Victoria is well prepared for the ongoing drought.

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The difference between drinking water, waste water and storm water.

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Victoria Report – May 24, 2011; Protecting Victoria’s Storm Water System

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Victoria Report; March 8, 2011 – Regional Sewage Treatment Plant

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