North Texas Municipal Water District

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Soil Conditions Around Homes A Concern For Foundation

The hot, dry weather conditions are causing the soil around the foundations of many area homes to dry out, contract and pull away from homes.

08/13/2015

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Water Taste And Odor Not Quite Right — But Safe — In Mesquite

The North Texas Municipal Water District experienced a pump failure at one of the four ozone facilities.

08/11/2015

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Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of Rain

Residents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.

CBSDFW.COM–04/27/2015

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With Water Restrictions Easing Soon, Will Residents Return To Old Ways?

A Frisco man is determined to never water his yard again.

03/27/2015

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Concerns After 650,000+ Gallons Of Raw Sewage Flows Into Creek

A lightning strike on a Collin County power supply caused a water station to spill more than 650,000 gallons of raw sewage into Spring Creek — a tributary of Lake Ray Hubbard.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2015

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North Texas Cities Could Face Tighter Watering Restrictions

The North Texas Municipal Water District will vote Thursday on tighter restrictions that could limit watering to once every two weeks.

10/23/2014

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Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water Restrictions

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2014

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North Texas City Giving Residents A Watering Restriction Holiday

Conserving water and following tough restrictions is part of life for people in many North Texas cities. Now, to help eliminate detrimental excesses and reward customers, one city had announced a Watering Restriction Holiday.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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Cities Losing Money With Drought & Watering Restrictions

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.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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New Frisco Restrictions Limit Watering To 2x’s A Month

Twice a month — starting today that’s how many times Frisco residents can water their lawns. The new restrictions are part of the city’s newly adopted water rules.

CBSDFW.COM–06/29/2014

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Frisco Votes To Curtail Automatic Sprinkler Use

The second fastest-growing city in the country has revised its water restrictions due to low lake levels from Texas’ ongoing drought.

06/07/2014

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Experts Urge Water Conservation Despite New Pipeline

The new $310 million Lake Texoma pipeline is finally online. When fully operational it will provide 28 percent of the water in the North Texas Municipal Water District.

06/06/2014

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