Dallas Water Utilities
As we hit the traditional end of summer, North Texas’ water resources seem to be holding their own despite hot weather demands.
Dallas Water Utilities are working to repair a water main break in the 9900 block of Marsh Lane, near Walnut Hill Lane, impacting traffic in the north and southbound lanes.
A water main break in the medical district, along the Stemmons Freeway near Inwood, turned a service road into a raging river.
The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.
A water main break in Dallas released enough water to stop traffic and close one street for at least a day.
The impact of the devastating drought is still being felt in North Texas, where watering restrictions continue.
Water availability is on the minds of the City Council: During Wednesday’s briefing, they’ll begin looking at updating the city’s long-range water plans with new reservoirs and conservation efforts.
There are no mandatory water restrictions for residents in the City of Dallas… yet. On Friday the city asked both commercials and residential customers to “step up” their efforts to conserve.
They’re tiny aquatic life forms that stick to any smooth surface, and they can gum up boat engines or even huge motors at municipal water pumping stations. They’re Zebra Mussels, and while state officials originally worried they’d jump to Lake Lavon, Dallas city officials confirm at least one has found its way to Lake Ray Hubbard.