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A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Regional Water Conference Begins In Dallas

The largest regional water conference in the country is beginning on Monday in Dallas. The city is hosting Texas Water 2014, and the key talks are all about the state’s drought.

04/14/2014

Dry Sprinkler

Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water Restrictions

This year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

When It Comes To Water, North Texas City’s Supply Running On Empty

Residents like Tina Peters know all too well about the long-lasting drought in North Texas. As the water supply dries up, so does the money flowing into her car wash business.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Texans Face Expanded Water Restrictions

More than a million North Texans will face harsh water rules this Spring. The North Texas Municipal Water District is preparing to extend Stage Three restrictions – that means many people can only water their lawns twice a month.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

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Texas City Working To Turn Sewer Water Into Tap Water

Drastic times call for drastic measures. But what would it take for you to drink tap water that had been recycled straight from the sewer?

CBS 11–02/26/2014

Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle Feeding

Federal statistics say that Nebraska has now surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state. Recent drought conditions in Texas have been blamed for the drop.

02/25/2014

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Impacts Of Historic Drought Linger In Texas

Almost three years have passed since the rains returned and Texas emerged from a historic drought. Yet there still isn’t enough water.

02/13/2014

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drought Plaguing Texas Has Eased

The browning of Texas slowed over the past few months as near normal spring and summer rainfall eased the grip of a persistent drought, especially in the eastern half of the state.

12/04/2013

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Says Prop. 6 Will Bring More Water To Texas

Governor Rick Perry brought his campaign for a statewide water plan to North Texas.

CBS 11–10/10/2013

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Perry Wants Texas Voters To OK Water Referendum

Gov. Rick Perry is again urging voters to approve an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to pay for major water infrastructure projects.

10/09/2013

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Lake Hazards Include Water Levels & Missing Buoys

Lake Arlington has all the normal warning signs for boaters on the water like buoys. But conditions are far from normal on the lake.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

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Rescuers Recover Body Of North Texas Drowning Victim

It’s been a deadly weekend on area lakes. Two people drowned in Lake Worth. Officials have confirmed that one person drowned in Lake Lewisville and the search continues for another man missing there.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

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