City of Center Press Release

City of Center Drought Conditions, Voluntary Restrictions to Help

July 18, 2022 - Drought conditions are widespread across the state. The City of Center is experiencing mild drought conditions with no rain forecast in the near future. We encourage all citizens to help conserve our precious water resources. The City of Center is asking residents to assist the City with conserving water based on the City’s Drought Contingency Plan.

To assist, residents and businesses should:

City of Center Plans Repairs to Water Main Along Hwy 7 West

August 19, 2021 - Repairs to the water main along Highway 7 West that serves our water system are required and will be conducted on Friday, August 20, 2021.

While no major impact or shortages are expected, some customers may experience reduced pressure resulting from flushing. To help reduce the chances of a water shortage, we ask our customers to conserve water where possible. The estimated time of completion is 6:00 pm Friday.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our Public Works Department at 936-598-2941.

City of Center Water Supply Update

February 18, 2021 - Unfortunately, our water system succumbed to the amount of water lost to leaks and consistent running faucets. Despite repairs of all known system leaks by midday Wednesday, reported customer leaks have been at unprecedented levels since Tuesday and still continue. Most people in the city began experiencing lower pressure and limited water yesterday afternoon requiring a system-wide boil water notice.

City of Center Weather Advisory

February 12, 2021 - The City of Center weather forecast for the upcoming week calls for low temperatures that range between the 10s and lower 20s. We advise that you keep all exposed pipes covered to help protect from freezing temperatures. We also advise you bring all pets and plants inside if possible during these harsh conditions. If you must drive please use extra caution and allow plenty of time to arrive at your destination. And check on any elderly or disabled family/neighbors who may need help.



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