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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

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

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

Tarrant County Water Restrictions Now In Effect

North Texas has received a respectable amount of rain this spring. While the water may have helped everyone’s yards look green and lush, it’s still not enough to recover from the drought.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

Some 600 crape myrtle trees along Samuell Boulevard, in Dallas, are dying from lack of water. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Trees Dying As City, State & Neighbors Disagree

One North Texas homeowner’s association leader is fighting to preserve the upkeep in her neighborhood. There are dozens of trees along a well known Dallas boulevard that have died and residents say it’s because of city neglect.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

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

Not All North Texas Cities Following Water Restrictions

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.

11/01/2011

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

Southlake Offers Residents Water Saving Incentive

Residents in Southlake are getting an eye-opening incentive — up to $200 — to get help in conserving water during the time of drought.

08/25/2011

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

Dallas Asking Customers To Increase Water Conservation

There are no mandatory water restrictions for residents in the City of Dallas… yet. On Friday the city asked both commercials and residential customers to “step up” their efforts to conserve.

08/12/2011

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

City Fesses Up To Leaving The Water On

The City of Dallas has located the culprit of sprinklers left on this week in downtown – themselves.

01/13/2011

Love Field Sorry For Breaking City Watering Rules

Maintence workers at Love Field are being reminded about the city’s strict watering restrictions after an embarassing incident at the airport earlier this week. 

08/04/2010