Fort Worth Implements Flushing As Preventative MeasureThe Fort Worth Water Department is implementing a practice known as flushing in north Fort Worth after daily monitoring showed lower than normal disinfectant levels in parts of the water distribution system.
Fort Worth Crews Work To Repair Water Main BreakCrews in Fort Worth are working to repair a 42-inch water main that broke on Sunday night. This is not the largest water line in Fort Worth, but it is a significant one, according to a Fort Worth Water Department spokeswoman.
Fort Worth Water Leak Located, Repairs Could Run Into TuesdayFor hours this morning a major water leak in Tarrant County had officials asking thousands of residents to reduce their water usage. It took some time to locate, but the leak was found near Interstate-30 and Eastchase Parkway.
Higher Lake Levels May Mean More CrittersSnakes, fire ants, alligators, deer and other critters have had their nesting and feeding spots disturbed and may be seeking higher ground.
Labs Testing Water For Bacteria In Fort WorthEither by mechanical or human error a water tower in north Fort Worth near Haslet went dry Wednesday night spurring a frenzy of activity in the Fort Worth Water Department that lasted through the night into Thursday morning.
Fort Worth Cited For Not Disinfecting Drinking WaterFort Worth says its water department's been cited for failing to adequately treat some of its drinking water for a 21-hour period last week.
Slow City Response Results In 92-Year-Old Hit With Huge Water BillA pipe, in the lawn of a 92-year-old North Texas woman, bursts and help doesn't come for hours. The repair is finally made, but the elderly woman is stuck with a huge water bill!
Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water RestrictionsThis year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.
Conservation Working, But Water Department Rates Still RisingConservation efforts are paying off and water usage is down in Fort Worth. But as people use less water, the city is considering raising rates to cover water department operating costs.
North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions PermanentLast summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.
North Texans Could Face Winter Watering RestrictionsMost 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.
Lake Worth Dredging StartsFort 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.