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North Texas Mayors Urge Permanent Water Limits

The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are considering making watering restrictions permanent as part of a conservation plan.


Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Unearthed Slave Remains To Be Moved To Corsicana Cemetery

Remains unearthed by recent drought conditions around Richland Chambers Lake in Navarro County will soon have a new resting place.


Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Movement Of Supposed Slave Cemetery Taking Racial Tone

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.


Cows graze in the south end of Lake Benbrook on September 20, 2011. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Fracking Further Draining Drought-Stricken Lake Benbrook

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.


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Restrictions Drop Water Use In Tarrant County

Tarrant County officials say water usage has dropped 8.5 percent — more than their goal — since restrictions went into place August 29.


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Water Restrictions Go Into Effect In Tarrant County

The extreme heat and drought have led to watering restrictions across Tarrant County. The mandatory restrictions go into effect on Monday.


A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Trinity River Water Being Taken For Gas Wells

On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.


Water drops out of a tap. (credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Implements Tougher Water Restictions

Declining water capacity has triggered Stage One restrictions for the Tarrant Regional Water District.


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Good Samaritan Fights Current To Save Drowning Boy

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.


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More Water Restrictions Likely With Lake Levels Falling

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.