Drought Management

Stage 1 drought restrictions are IN effect for Portland

The City of Corpus Christi implemented Stage 1 drought restrictions on June 14, 2022. The City of Portland purchases its water from the San Patricio Municipal Water District, which purchases water from the City of Corpus Christi. Under the purchase agreement, the City of Portland is contractually obligated to abide by the same restrictions as the City of Corpus Christi.

Click here for the full: City of Portland Drought Contingency Plan

Click here for an overview of the Plan & Stage 1 Restrictions: Drought Management Overview & Guidelines

For additional information concerning drought restrictions or to obtain a permit for certain watering variances, please contact Public Works at 361-777-4601. 

Helpful Links:

Saving Water Indoors & Outdoors
Current Lake Levels

Drought Contingency Plan One-Pager