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Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water Restrictions

This year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

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

When It Comes To Water, North Texas City’s Supply Running On Empty

Residents like Tina Peters know all too well about the long-lasting drought in North Texas. As the water supply dries up, so does the money flowing into her car wash business.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

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

North Texans Face Expanded Water Restrictions

More than a million North Texans will face harsh water rules this Spring. The North Texas Municipal Water District is preparing to extend Stage Three restrictions – that means many people can only water their lawns twice a month.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

One of two main water supply lines into Grand Prairie from Dallas broke Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

City Of Grand Prairie Declares Water Emergency

A major water main break has left officials in the city of Grand Prairie asking residents to “severely curtail” their water usage for at least the next 24 hours, and that means completely eliminating outdoor watering.

CBSDFW.COM–08/12/2013