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Icy Weather Threat Prompts Warnings, Cancellations

The threat of icy weather is pushing Santa’s fireworks show in Burleson to next summer.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

Winterize sprinklers

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

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Website Calculates How Much Water Your Yard Needs

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.

CBS 11–08/01/2013

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Collin County City Cracking Down On Water Restriction Violators

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!

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2013

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Water Restrictions Starting For Many DFW Cities

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.

05/31/2013

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Stage 3′ Water Restrictions Set For June 1st Across North Texas

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.

04/26/2013

Low water levels in a lake-bed. (credit: Remy Gabalda/AFP/GettyImages)

North Texans Could Face Winter Watering Restrictions

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2012

Contractors place sections of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

New $300 Million Pipeline Means Water Rate Hike

Water rates could be going up for residents in many North Texas cities and the hike is the result of Zebra Mussels.

CBSDFW.COM–10/02/2012

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Expecting A Higher Water Bill? Blame 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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Earthy-Tasting North Texas Water Safe To Drink

Hot temperatures bring the annual algal bloom that makes drinking water in many North Texas homes and businesses taste and smell crummy.

07/19/2012

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Water Restrictions Ending For Several North Texas Cities

The North Texas Municipal Water District has voted to relax restrictions on residents in 13 area cities.

03/29/2012

Dry Sprinkler

Area Water Restrictions Remain Despite Rain

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?

03/20/2012

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