Fort Worth Water Department
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.
Fort Worth is trying to dig Lake Worth out of a problem. The problem is having a whole lot of water in the lake but not much you can do with it for fun, like boating.
A 16-inch water main break Wednesday morning caused damage to The Community of Hope Luthern Church and four homes nearby.
With parts of North Texas in Stage-3 water restrictions it might seem counter-intuitive for local water utilities to intentionally flush water “down the drain”… but that’s exactly what some are doing.
A water main break a block from Interstate 30 near Alta Mere froze traffic and sent water gushing through the pavement and into the air Friday.