Conservation efforts are paying off and water usage is down in Fort Worth. But as people use less water, the city is considering raising rates to cover water department operating costs.
Water rates could be going up for residents in many North Texas cities and the hike is the result of Zebra Mussels.
There’s a chance your water bill may be going up and you can blame it, in part, on Zebra Mussels. Zebra Mussels are tiny aquatic life forms that stick to smooth surfaces, and can gum up boat engines and motors at municipal water pumping stations.
A water main break caused flooding in an Arlington neighborhood on Wednesday. Homeowners say this isn’t the first time they’ve had a problem with high water. Now they want the city to make things right.
The only reason your skin would burn while taking a shower is if the water were scalding hot, right? Not if you live in rural Parker County!