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Wetland Water Re-Use Project Saving North Texans Millions

In the middle of extreme drought, fresh water is pouring into Richland Chambers reservoir near Corsicana. It’s more than 60-million gallons per day, enough to supply more than 350,000 people in North Texas.

CBS 11–06/24/2014

A view of a wastewater treatment plant. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Board Makes Decision On Extending Water Restrictions

North Texas Municipal Water District officials learned Thursday that lakes Lavon and Chapman are dangerously close to being too low for pumping water. The board still voted to extend Stage 3, twice a month watering through October.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2014

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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

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Tarrant Regional Water District GM In Hot Water

There are allegations of confrontations and threats at the agency that provides water to nearly two million North Texans.

06/28/2013

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Texas House Committee Approves $2B Water Fund

Lawmakers took the first step Thursday to setting up a $2 billion fund to finance water projects across the state. Members of the House Natural Resources Committee approved a plan that would take the money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.

03/14/2013

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Proposed Lake Ralph Hall Could Ease Multiple Problems

Supporters of the new Lake Ralph Hall feel they’re on schedule to win state and federal approval for the proposed reservoir.

10/17/2012

The search for a missing 3-year-old boy resumed on June 12, 2012. Crews pump water from the pond where he fell. (credit: Phyllis Smith/KRLD)

Greenville Authorities Retrace Tragic Drowning

The search for a three-year-old child in Greenville came a tragic end Tuesday morning.

06/12/2012

Letaro Micky, 3, disappeared in a pond outside the Greenville Electric Utility Station on June 11, 2012. (Credit: Micky Family)

Body Of 3-Year-Old Recovered In Greenville Pond

A three-year-old boy fell into a pond and was pulled in by suction pipes while his father fished just outside the Greenville Electric Utility Station Monday.

06/11/2012

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Continues Depleting Texas Reservoirs

The severe Texas drought continues depleting water supplies for scores of municipalities statewide. As of October, the total volume of water in 96 percent of the state’s major reservoirs was at nearly 60 percent — a record low.

11/18/2011