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A view of a wastewater treatment plant. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Texas Plant Will Turn Sewage Into Drinking Water

After years of diminishing water supplies, some communities are resorting to a plan that might seem absurd: turning sewage into water.

08/10/2011

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Water Shut Off In Kemp To Conserve

Water conservation has been turned up a notch in one North Texas community: The water has been cut off.

08/07/2011

Mister Sun

Parents Pushing Hydration For Kids Playing Sports Outside In Heat

At the peak of Friday afternoon’s heat, as temperatures soared well above the triple-digit mark, young baseball players sweated it out on the field at the Micky Mantle World Series in McKinney.

08/05/2011

Greenville, TX in Hunt County. (Courtesy: Google Maps)

Leaking Barrels Still Puzzle Hunt County Officials

On Wednesday, newly installed Hunt County Commissioner Jay Atkins called a roped-off area near the county’s Precinct 2 Road and Bridge Barn an active crime scene.

01/06/2011

File image of a natural gas well drilling rig. (credit: Getty Images/Michael Smith)

North Texas Residents Lawsuits Claim Gas Drilling Contaminated Water

Five Residents who live near natural gas drilling sites have filed two lawsuits against three energy companies, accusing them of contaminating their drinking water with chemicals.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

EPA: Gas Drilling Site Contaminated Drinking Water

The EPA ordered a Fort Worth natural gas company Tuesday to supply homeowners near a Parker County drilling site with gas monitors and drinking water after an investigation found high levels of methane in the residents’ tap water.

CBSDFW.COM–12/07/2010

Boil Water Notice For Corsicana

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a boil water notice for the City of Corsicana. 

09/26/2010

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