Tarrant Regional Water District
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.
Declining water capacity has triggered Stage One restrictions for the Tarrant Regional Water District.
The family of a Fort Worth mother is still trying to come to grips after she drowned trying to save her 8-year-old son. It happened Wednesday evening at Trinity River Park, near Interstate-30 and university Drive in Fort Worth.
Hot weather means extra water conservation restrictions are kicking in across much of North Texas. The area served by the North Texas Municipal Water District has been in stage 1 restrictions since April.