Drought On Tap To Intensify Over U.S. SouthwestRivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of RainResidents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.
With Water Restrictions Easing Soon, Will Residents Return To Old Ways?A Frisco man is determined to never water his yard again.
Stricter Water Restrictions May Come To Tarrant Co.The Tarrant Regional Water District has told cities Stage 2 drought restrictions may be coming soon.
North Texas Cities Could Face Tighter Watering RestrictionsThe North Texas Municipal Water District will vote Thursday on tighter restrictions that could limit watering to once every two weeks.
Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor WateringThe sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we've seen in the DFW area.
Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water RestrictionsSome North Texas cities are already rolling back water restrictions -- just hours after getting the okay. Richardson and McKinney are the first to officially allow residents to run their sprinklers once a week.
Artificial Lawn Popularity Grows During DroughtNo-water lawns made of artificial turf are in high demand during drought.
Water Restrictions Likely Coming To Irving ResidentsNew water restriction rules may soon be in place for Irving residents.
Record Low Water Levels At Lake Lavon The water source for Collin County is 5 feet away from the threshold where the North Texas Municipal Water District will initiate Stage 4 water restrictions.
Cities Losing Money With Drought & Watering RestrictionsNorth Texas cities are trying to figure out how to deal with a costly side effect of the drought. Some are losing millions of dollars because of water restrictions.
Drought Has North Texas Golf Course Drilling For WaterAn Arlington golf course is taking it upon itself to tackle the water problems that have accompanied the North Texas drought. The decision was made to drill for water at Meadowbrook Park Golf Course.