There are new developments in the fight over locked fire hydrants in Lavon. The Lavon Special Utility District is now getting police involved in its battle with the fire department. This latest conflict comes after a firefighter accidentally cut a padlock.
Some North Texas cities are already rolling back water restrictions — just hours after getting the okay. Richardson and McKinney are the first to officially allow residents to run their sprinklers once a week.
Water flowed freely from Plano fire hydrants Thursday in an effort to improve quality despite the city’s Stage 3 Water Restrictions.
An effort to protect a town’s water has gone way too far, that according to both an area fire and police chief. The leaders fear people in the city of Lavon may not be safe, after the water company locked nearly every fire hydrant in town.