Tarrant Regional Water District
Clutching her cracked helmet and her arm in a sling, Mayor Betsy Price walked back into City Hall for work Wednesday for the first time since breaking her collarbone during a bike accident.
The district that supplies water to 98 percent of Tarrant County is lifting Stage 1 restrictions on its wholesale customers, prompting the cities of Fort Worth and Southlake to nix all limitations on Friday.
Richard Moore is athletic, in shape, and no stranger to challenging races. He and his wife had no fears of entering the Original Mud Run Saturday in Fort Worth. Then he saw the river crossing.
Organizers of the adventure race where a competitor died this weekend defended their safety measures Monday while participants reported chaos along the stretch where the 30-year-old man died.
By summer, the mayors of Arlington, Fort Worth, Dallas and Irving want a permanent water conservation plan in place in their respective cities.
The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are considering making watering restrictions permanent as part of a conservation plan.
Remains unearthed by recent drought conditions around Richland Chambers Lake in Navarro County will soon have a new resting place.
The ugly process of racial segregation was supposed to have been laid to rest more than fifty years ago, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Yet just this week, in a North Texas courtroom, officials argued over whether to relocate the bones of 25 men, women and children all believed to be slaves who died over a century ago in a predominantly white cemetery.
The expectation among marina owners is that the docks are going to sit on water, and that they won’t have to mow their boat slips. But at Lake Benbrook, where water levels remain at record lows, business owners and lake visitors are wondering where it all went.
Tarrant County officials say water usage has dropped 8.5 percent — more than their goal — since restrictions went into place August 29.
The extreme heat and drought have led to watering restrictions across Tarrant County. The mandatory restrictions go into effect on Monday.
On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.