North Texas Municipal Water District
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.
Just after the lunch hour officials in the Town of Fairview confirmed that the second victim of a sewer line accident had been found.
An accident in Collin County has left one worker dead and rescuers searching for another man. Initially, fire departments were called to the 200 block of Dumont Court, in Fairview, to rescue two unconscious utility workers.
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.
There is no sign of the Texas drought ending. And North Texas water officials plan to consider tightening local water restrictions even further.