Our Mission

It is the mission of Parker County SUD to provide an adequate and sustainable supply of safe, high quality drinking water to the residents and businesses located within our geographically defined service area. As the service area continues to grow, it is the commitment of the District, through careful planning, to meet the challenge of future demand at the most efficient cost to the customers.

Stage 0 - No Water Shortage Conditions

In an effort to better prepare for potential drought conditions and to promote ongoing conservation of local water resources, the City of Mineral Wells has amended its Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan to add a Stage 0. Learn more...

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Frozen Pipes? Read on . . .

January 17, 2018

When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:

  • If you have pipes that are vulnerable to freezing, allow a small trickle of water to run overnight to keep pipes from freezing. The cost of the extra water is low compared to the cost to repair a broken pipe.
  • Open cabinet doors to expose pipes to warmer room temperatures to help keep them from freezing.

If your pipes freeze:

  • Shut off the water immediately. Don't attempt to thaw frozen pipes unless the water is shut off. Freezing can often cause unseen cracks in pipes or joints.
  • Apply heat to the frozen pipe by warming the air around it, or by applying heat directly to a pipe. You can use a hair dryer, space heater or...

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Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

February 01, 2018

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime. 

 

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