An 84-year-old Washington state woman will soon be reunited with her 1953 university class ring after someone found it in a dried-up West Texas lake.
North Texas cities are trying to figure out how to deal with a costly side effect of the drought. Some are losing millions of dollars because of water restrictions.
A Texas congressional committee is convening in North Texas to discuss the technology and cost of water desalination as the state grapples with persistent drought.
Plentiful rainfall this past week improved conditions across Texas, although 69 percent of the state remained in some drought stage. Just less than 5 percent of the state was in the driest category on the map, down from about 6.6 percent a week ago.
After nearly doubling its street maintenance budget for this year, the City of Richardson is looking to increase road work funding by another half million to $2.45 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
State and federal climatologists are hosting a public forum on Tuesday to discuss the persistent drought that has afflicted the Southern Plains states since 2011.
The second fastest-growing city in the country has revised its water restrictions due to low lake levels from Texas’ ongoing drought.
The North Texas Municipal Water District has turned on the tap to a massive source of water for more than 1.5 million North Texans.
Heavy rain in West Texas brings some drought relief.
The start of summer is usually synonymous with big business for shops along North Texas lakes. But with water levels sitting at historic lows, boaters are scarce.
North Texas Municipal Water District officials learned Thursday that lakes Lavon and Chapman are dangerously close to being too low for pumping water. The board still voted to extend Stage 3, twice a month watering through October.
As the North Texas drought continues its relentless years-long march, more people are turning to drought-resistant plants to decorate their yards.