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Tarrant County Stage 2 Water Restrictions Possible, Despite Lower Demand

As we hit the traditional end of summer, North Texas’ water resources seem to be holding their own despite hot weather demands.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Dallas Makes Some Water Restrictions Permanent

Dallas councilmembers voted to make some drought emergency procedures permanent, even though recent rains have left reservoirs full.

04/18/2012

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Drought “Officially” Over, But Recovery Continues

North Texas and most of the state is still recovering from months of devastating drought. But, officially drought conditions are now over — at least in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

02/02/2012

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Not All North Texas Cities Following Water Restrictions

For the next six months, all 13 cities within the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) are now under Stage 3 water restrictions. But not all the cities are complying with the recommendations.

11/01/2011

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EcoWatch: The Right Way To Water Your Grass

Want a green lawn that saves water and helps cool your house even in the hottest Texas summer? We’re here to help.

09/15/2011

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Positive Heat Wave Side Effect — Fewer Fire Ants

The extreme heat in North Texas has resulted in one good side effect — there are fewer fire ants.

08/15/2011