Tarrant County Implements Tougher Water Restictions

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Declining water capacity has triggered Stage One restrictions for the Tarrant Regional Water District.

Storage capacity at area lakes have dipped to 75 percent, triggering the need to save water.

The drought conditions will shift current watering restrictions from voluntary to mandatory on August 29, limiting lawn watering to two days a week.

Chad Lorrance with the water district says the restrictions will be based on your home address.

Tarrant Regional Water District Release:

KRLD’s Chuck Schechner Reports:

The Tarrant Regional Water District supplies water to most cities in Tarrant County including Fort Worth, Arlington and Mansfield.

Other cities in North Texas are already facing tighter water restrictions.  Garland, Weatherford and Plano have also recently implemented restrictions.

Weatherford water director James Hotepp says they’re just following the lead of the Tarrant Regional Water District.  He says many people are fighting a losing battle with their lawns.


One Comment

  1. C Bauer says:

    What’s a RESTICTION?

    1. Gumby Rules says:

      Read the insert above.

  2. Albert Gore says:

    None of this daily watering you moron. You know these idiots who turn on their sprinklers everyday so they can water the sidewalk and the street. I bet you’re one of them! CHECK YOUR SPRINKLER HEADS BAUER.

    1. vdub says:

      lol…he’s talking about “restrictions” being spelled wrong in the above article. Ohhh the irony in your comment “idiot”..haha Relax..

    2. VO Guy says:

      (In my Edward G. Robinson voice): Who’s the moron, now, you illiterate ret@rd? Who’s the idiot NOW, see? Who’s the dunce now, Albert, see?

    3. Tony Bobbins says:

      Poor Albert. Tiny weenie AND illiterate. Maybe life isn’t for everyone…

  3. Bboop says:

    Hello, he is talking about the “mispelled” word. Take a chill pill, please.

  4. C Bauer says:

    Jesus, I guess most of you idiots on here are just as illiterate as the proofreader of the article. You all just made fools of yourselves, except for Bboop.

    1. C Bauer says:

      …and vdub. Just saw that one.

  5. Noah Webster says:

    Almost a half day has gone by and the headline is still not spelled correctly. Did a bunch of WFAA people move over to CBS11? God, I hope not!

    1. Noah Webster says:

      Oooh. Just saw the posting time by the author. Almost a WHOLE DAY!

  6. Melissa Wells says:

    wouldnt be so bad if they city would stop wasting water

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