Official: Texas City Had 3 Reports Of Dirty Water Before BanThere were three reports of dirty water before the 300,000 residents of Corpus Christi were told not to drink the city's water due to a chemical leak at an asphalt plant, a top Corpus Christi official said Saturday, adding that the city has not found evidence of water contamination.
Corpus Christi Eases Tap-Water Drinking Restrictions in Some AreasOfficials eased restrictions on tap water use in outlying parts of Corpus Christi, nearly 24 hours after warning all 320,000 residents to stop using it because a harmful chemical had leaked into the water supply.
Coast Guard Closes Neches River After Oil SpillThe Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed a section of the Neches River Saturday after a pipeline at the Jefferson Energy Terminal released an estimated 880 gallons of Eagle Ford crude oil into the river.
Environmental Group Warns Of Arsenic-Laced Water In TexasThe Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Integrity Project analyzed more than a decade of Texas data that showed about 51,000 people in 34 of those communities have been exposed to contaminated drinking water for at least a decade, many at levels several times higher than the arsenic limit.
Water May Taste Funny In Murphy And Sachse Next MonthSasche and Murphy's water supplier, the North Texas Municipal Water District, is conducting chlorine maintenance on its water delivery system that happens every winter.
Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air PlanA public hearing being held tonight in Arlington is the last chance for people to voice their opinions on the state's clean air plan for the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Heavy Rain Causing North Texas Sewers To OverflowMultiple cities across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are reporting sanitary sewer overflows.
Kemp Residents Advised To Boil Water Before DrinkingThere's been a 10-inch main water line break, according to a notice on the city's website.
Unauthorized Discharge at South Mesquite Regional Wastewater Treatment FacilityPeople using private drinking water supply wells located within half-mile of the spill site or within the potentially affected area should use only water that has been distilled or boiled.
Group: UNT Smog Study Shows Health Risks & Need For Air Quality ControlsAn environmental activist group says a new air quality study should be enough to prompt coal-burning power plants in North Texas to install new air controls and reduce pollution.
Dangerous Dams In North Texas? Some Don’t Have Emergency Action PlansThe bigger lakes have huge dams. All regulated and inspected. All declared safe with the proper paperwork on file. But its the smaller ones that can also put property at risk.
Texas Faces Less Stringent Goals In Final Clean Power PlanTexas faces a less stringent mandate under the final version of a federal plan to reduce power plants' greenhouse gas emissions.

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