North Texas Municipal Water District
A new website is offering consumers an easy way calculate how long they need to water their lawns to keep them healthy, despite once-a-week water restrictions.
Just four days after Stage 3 water restrictions went into effect one North Texas Municipal Water District member city is making it clear that those who don’t comply will face the consequences and pay up!
Lake levels are low, and water management officials are starting to take action. New water restrictions will go into effect on Saturday in 14 communities.
1.6 million people will have to brace themselves for June 1st when cities from McKinney to Mesquite to Royce City will go to Stage-3 water restrictions which means just once a week for sprinkler’ed lawns.
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.
Water rates could be going up for residents in many North Texas cities and the hike is the result of Zebra Mussels.
There’s a chance your water bill may be going up and you can blame it, in part, on Zebra Mussels. Zebra Mussels are tiny aquatic life forms that stick to smooth surfaces, and can gum up boat engines and motors at municipal water pumping stations.
Hot temperatures bring the annual algal bloom that makes drinking water in many North Texas homes and businesses taste and smell crummy.
The North Texas Municipal Water District has voted to relax restrictions on residents in 13 area cities.
Now that some areas in the region saw more than four inches of rain during Monday’s storms, will the North Texas Municipal Water District lift its water restrictions?
Thanks to the recent rain cities across Collin and Dallas counties have been saved from Stage 4 watering restrictions.
No landscape watering. No permits for new swimming pools. That could be the reality for thousands of North Texans in 2012.