Lake levels are low, and water management officials are starting to take action. New water restrictions will go into effect on Saturday in 14 communities.
The wildfire that started burning near Possum Kingdom Lake on Monday is now under control, but attention has turned to another serious (and related) problem — drought.
The lack of honey bees is causing a lot of concern in Texas and worldwide, as bee colonies continue to die off at an alarming rate.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has launched a water education network as a one-stop online source on quality, conservation and management.
Nearly all of Texas is in drought, threatening severe water restrictions in some parts of the state and another record-setting dry spell if spring rains don’t materialize.
The state climatologist says Texas continues to experience a serious shortage of rainfall and is on track to experience the second-worst drought on record.
The Texas House and Senate Natural Resources Committees will be holding a joint hearing on the ongoing drought and the status of the state water plan.
Federal officials say operators of small nonfarm businesses in 207 Texas counties still recovering from drought can seek low-interest federal disaster loans.
This last rain helped our low water supplies, but it left many wanting more.
City leaders in Arlington will talk Tuesday about the possibility of starting an emergency water management plan in the near future.
Most people associate the implementation of watering restrictions with the summer months, but the orders can be put in place any time drought is problem – and North Texas is having that problem now.
The past two months were among the five driest October-November combinations in Texas history.