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Drought Rate Fee Structure Approved By LMUD Board of Directors

Drought Rate Fee Structure Approved By LMUD Board of Directors

At the latest LMUD Board of Directors meeting, held April 12, 2023, the Board approved a motion to add a Drought Rate fee structure to the LMUD Rate Order in the event Stage 3 restrictions are enacted from the LMUD Drought Contingency Plan. This includes increased rates for top-3 tier water users (using above 30,000...
Water Matters: August – November 2022 edition

Water Matters: August – November 2022 edition

No water to drink, or wash your hands with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn’t put out fires and farmers couldn’t water their crops. Disease would spread. Imagine a Day Without Water is held this year on October 20. Take a deeper dive into...
LCRA Residential Rebates Program

LCRA Residential Rebates Program

LCRA's WaterSmart Rebates Program can help LMUD customers save water and money.
Test Your Knowledge at the Earth Day Fact Find

Test Your Knowledge at the Earth Day Fact Find

Update: Great job to everyone who participated in our Earth Day Fact Find. You are all very knowledgeable about ways to reduce waste and protect our environment to ensure a beautiful Lakeway for years to come.  We had over 60 entries! 3 winners of our conservation prize pack were chosen at random. Our 2021 Winners...
Imagine a Day Without Water

Imagine a Day Without Water

As published in the Lake Travis View, October 2020. Imagine a day without water: a day without safe, clean, reliable water. Think of all the ways you use it. How much you depend on it. Each year, the national educational campaign, Imagine a Day Without Water, aims to bring this very important topic to the...
Choose Tap Water

Choose Tap Water

As published in Lakeway Voice, June 2020.   Choose Tap Water Water is essential. Not only for hygiene, irrigation, and cooking, but for our health. From newborns to adults to seniors, our bodies are primarily made up of water; everyday activities cause us to lose that water…especially in this Texas summer heat! Beyond hydration, water...
Being Mindful of Winter Averaging Can Help You Save Money Throughout the Year

Being Mindful of Winter Averaging Can Help You Save Money Throughout the Year

As published in Lakeway Voice, January 2020. Being Mindful of Winter Averaging Can Help You Save Money Throughout the Year With extra guests comes more water usage: showering, flushing, laundry, and washing dishes. Like most water utilities, Lakeway Municipal Utility District (LMUD) utilizes winter averaging. For LMUD customers, winter averaging started in November and goes...
Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting

Pickup this guide and other helpful water-saving literature at the LMUD district office located at 1097 Lohmans Crossing. Rainwater Harvesting is a publication produced by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and is provided by TCEQ through their Take Care of Texas program. Introduction Can rain save you money? Yes. Even if you live where annual...
Guide to Yard Care

Guide to Yard Care

Guide to Yard Care is a publication produced for and provided by TCEQ through the Take Care of Texas program. Pickup this guide and other helpful water-saving literature at the LMUD district office located at 1097 Lohmans Crossing. Introduction Do your part for the environment, starting with your own yard. This guide will help you...
Clean Pipes are Green Pipes

Clean Pipes are Green Pipes

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process! Simple steps to keep...
A Watering Guide for Texas Landscape

A Watering Guide for Texas Landscape

Pickup this guide and other helpful water-saving literature at the LMUD district office located at 1097 Lohmans Crossing. A Watering Guide for Texas Landscape is published and provided by Texas Water Development Board in collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Introduction Because Texas enjoys a vibrant economy and continued population growth, ensuring we have...
Be Water Wise at Home

Be Water Wise at Home

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process! In the Bathroom Turn...
Clean water is essential to protecting public health

Clean water is essential to protecting public health

As published in Lake Travis View, week of April 16, 2020. Clean water is essential to protecting public health Let’s take the time to celebrate and give thanks to all those who are helping us through this trying time: Our medical professionals are on the front line working fervently to aid the sick and keep...
April is Water Conservation Month

April is Water Conservation Month

As published in Lakeway Voice, April 2020.   April is Water Conservation Month Recently, we’ve all faced the panic of supply shortages. Many of the commodities we previously took for granted were not as readily available. Stores were faced with rethinking their supply and demand framework, putting strict limits on the items people were all...
High Water Bills? Check Your Irrigation Controller

High Water Bills? Check Your Irrigation Controller

As published in Lakeway Voice, March 2020. High Water Bills? Check Your Irrigation Controller Like all plants, grass needs deep, strong roots to thrive. When you water your lawn, your goal should be to soak it enough so that the water reaches to the end of the roots, which is best achieved through infrequent, prolonged...
Got leaks? DIY or call a plumber?

Got leaks? DIY or call a plumber?

As published in Lake Travis View, week of February 13, 2020. Got leaks? DIY or call a plumber? Fact: Each American uses an average of 88 gallons of water a day at home. According to the EPA, the average family can waste 180 gallons per week, or 9,400 gallons of water annually, from household leaks....
Greener Grass with Less Water

Greener Grass with Less Water

As published in Lakeway Voice, February 2020.   Greener Grass with Less Water Did you know that the average household, nationally, spends 50 percent of their water usage on outdoor irrigation? During the winter, most of us in Central Texas do not need to water our lawns on a routine basis, but to keep grass...
Amid Holiday Festivities, Please Protect Your Pipes

Amid Holiday Festivities, Please Protect Your Pipes

As published in Lake Travis View, week of December 5, 2019. Amid Holiday Festivities, Please Protect Your Pipes Mmmmm! Turkey, mashed potatoes with gravyand of course, pie! We’re all looking forward to our holiday feasts surrounded by family and friends, but as a local water and wastewater provider, we ask you to PLEASE consider what...
Winter Storm Updates

Winter Storm Updates

All Lakeway residents are instructed to discontinue all non-essential water use immediately to avoid water shut-off city wide. Usage is currently higher than available supply. To avoid additional impacts to water service, Lakeway MUD is immediately requiring the following mandatory conservation measures...
Save Year Round on Your Water Bills: Water Conservation Tips

Save Year Round on Your Water Bills: Water Conservation Tips

As published in Lakeway Voice, November 2019. Save Year Round on Your Water Bills: Water Conservation Tips from LMUD In September, we had an opportunity to attend a presentation by Bob Rose, LCRA’s chief meteorologist, hosted by Central Texas Water Efficiency Network. According to Rose, although we had a late start to summer, it ended...