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 As your local water utility provider, we strive to keep you continually updated on all matters related to your water service. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will gladly assist you!

Flushing Water Lines

November 22, 2023 7:47 A.M.
Good morning,
KWSC crews will be out flushing water lines system wide. Many of you are likely to experience fluctuation in pressure throughout the day.
Our office will be...

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Average Water Usage

Memo:

General Manager:

Here are some ideas of how much water a standard household will use.

1 Person – 3,000 gallons per month

2 People - 6,000 gallons per month

3 people – 9,000 gallons per...

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Flushing

November 20, 2023 8:13 A.M.

Good morning.

KWSC crews will be flushing water lines throughout most of the system today.  Some of you may experience short bouts of lowered water pressure while...

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Late Notices

November 20, 2023  11:00 A.M.

The Late Notices were mailed out with a disconnection date of November 16, 2023.  That is inaccurate and was a clerical error.  The actual disconnection date should...

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Stage III Water Conservation

November 8, 2023

The Executive Committee of the KWSC Board of Directors and KWSC Management convened this morning and have elected to reduce drought restrictions from Stage IV to Stage III...

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October 25, 2023, Board Meeting Open Session Q&A

RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS PRESENTED AT SEPTEMBER MONTHLY BOARD MEETING:

Norma R: I was here at the last meeting, and I had asked about the budget for continuing education that was listed at $24,800....

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Memo-General Manager

Kempner Water Supply Corporation (KWSC) continues to supply water to our Members, City of Lampasas, and Salado Water Supply Corporation.  Another plant on Stillhouse Lake, Central Texas Water...

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Rate Increase: Effective Date Contingent on Alleviation of Drought Conditions

KEMPNER WATER SUPLY CORPORATION

NOTICE OF RATE INCREASE

10/06/2023

Kempner Water Supply Corporation Board of Directors held a public meeting on August 23, 2023, and voted to increase the rates...

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September 27, 2023 Board Meeting Open Session Q&A

RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS PRESENTED AT SEPTEMBER MONTHLY BOARD MEETING:

John K: I’ve been a member since 2007 and I live on CR 4962. I bring a concern tonight that in late August I received a notice...

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Memo-Update

Memo:

From: General Manager

With the recent rain we had hope that the lake levels would rise but we have not seen any real change in the levels at Stillhouse.  We are still under Stage 4 Water...

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Memo-Interconnection and Lake Level Update

Memo:

From: General Manager

The construction for the emergency connection with Bell County WCID1 is complete and ready for use.  This allows us even lower access in the lake under emergency...

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August 23, 2023 Board Meeting Open Session Q&A

Vesta Luna: Why do we pay a $75 fee with no water and Lampasas and other towns pay less?

Kempner Water Supply Corporation (KWSC) is not associated with the City of Kempner. We are a member owned...

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Memo: Plant Construction. See website for further details.

Memo:

From: General Manager-Kempner Water Supply

The extension on the lower intake is complete and the plant will not have to be shut down for the foreseeable future.  Construction at the plant...

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Memo-Intake Extension Update

Memo:

From: General Manager-Kempner Water Supply Corporation

The Intake Project at Stillhouse Lake is progressing. The divers must dredge the mud and silt away from the lower intake and this is...

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Memo-Intake Extension Construction Update

Memo:

From: General Manager-Kempner Water Supply Corporation

As you are all aware, we are in Stage IV of our Drought Contingency Plan.  Monday, August 14, 2023, we are installing an extension on...

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Attention KWSC Members

Memo:

From: General Manager                                                                                      

Stillhouse lake is currently down to 605.6 and dropping one inch, (.08) a day....

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Photos of the Concrete Line Before Repair

Concrete Leak 1Concrete Leak 2

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Effective Immediately: Implementing Stage 4 Drought

Drought conditions are intensifying in Central Texas. Kempner Water Supply Corporation is implementing Stage 4 of its Emergency Drought Plan for the next 3 weeks and will re-evaluate where we are...

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KWSC is keeping the water flowing, but we need YOUR help.

Please continue to conserve as much as possible at this time.  Lawn irrigation is our biggest hurdle as it uses the majority of the unnecessary water, the grass may discolor but it can grow back...

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7/12/23 Leak

Just a peak behind the scenes of the major leak this morning that almost drained the tank that serves the North East portion of our system. 

 

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Lake Level... Keeping a Close Watch on Things

Update: Since the last conservation post (5 days ago) the lake level has dropped another 3 inches! Down to 607.29 this morning.   Conserve, conserve, conserve!

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Conservation Memo From the General Manager

Stillhouse lake, which is our only source of water, is at a critically low level. Currently it is at 607.6 feet elevation and is dropping 1 inch every 2 days. When the water level reaches 605 feet...

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Temporary Conditions Established for New Connections

Memo:

From: General Manager

Date: 3/10/23

Except for good cause, Kempner will be providing connections for existing water meter boxes and previously approved water meter boxes in subdivisions...

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Protect Your Pipes & Water Meter

Frozen Pipes Hints - Blue Pipes Blue Background

When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:

  • If you have pipes that are vulnerable to freezing, turn water off at the source and empty the pipes of residual water.
  • Open cabinet...

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Rate Increase Effective 10/01/2022

Dear Members,

 

As a member of the Kempner Water Supply Company, we want you to understand what your water payments are used for.

Water is a precious commodity, especially in Central Texas, and...

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RPZ Testing

In order to keep track of the backflow reports, Kempner WSC has contracted with Backflow Solutions Inc. (BSI). Information on BSI can be found on their website, bsionline@backflow.com, and their...

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Stage 1 Drought

The Brazos River Authority (BRA) implemented Stage 1 voluntary water conservation, effective immediately, due to drier than normal conditions in the Brazos River basin, to include Stillhouse...

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RPZ Inspection Due Dates and Licensed Inspectors

For further clarification…

The initial RPZ policy was enacted by KWSC and ALL members were notified by mail on 2/10/2020. In that notification, we required that all necessary RPZ’s be installed...

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RPZ Clarification

We have had an abundance of calls from members requesting clarification for the TCEQ RPZ requirements. An RPZ is required when there is a potential health hazard to yourself and the public water...

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Reminder

Per TCEQ requirements, all properties that have a septic system along with an irrigation system, swimming pool, well, convenience store, gas station or RV park and are connected to Kempner WSC...

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Get Your Pipes Ready, Freezing Temps Are Coming!!

Winter is here! With temperatures expected to be below freezing for the next couple of days, have you checked on your water meter lately?

It is important to check your house to ensure your water...

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Update to Tariff

Effective December 3, 2021, Kempner WSC will no longer reconnect water service after business hours. If service is disconnected for nonpayment, the bill must be paid in full by 2:00 PM for service...

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Welcome 2021 Board Members

Congratulations to our newly elected 2021 Board of Director and re-elected incumbents!  We are pleased to welcome Scot to our team and look forward to a productive year focused on our commitment Read More