Water Restrictions

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Stricter Watering Restrictions Possible For Plano

If you live in Plano, outdoor watering rules could become more restrictive, if current conditions stay the same.

06/02/2014

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Number Of Watering Citations Vary By North Texas Location

With all of North Texas experiencing a deep drought, almost every week you hear about different cities cracking down on water usage. But CBS 11 News has learned that in many places the restrictions are nothing but an empty threat.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2014

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Board Makes Decision On Extending Water Restrictions

North Texas Municipal Water District officials learned Thursday that lakes Lavon and Chapman are dangerously close to being too low for pumping water. The board still voted to extend Stage 3, twice a month watering through October.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2014

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Conservation = More Interest In Drought Resistant Plants

As the North Texas drought continues its relentless years-long march, more people are turning to drought-resistant plants to decorate their yards.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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Water Conservation Crucial As North Texas Enters Extreme Drought

As North Texas faces its third driest winter and summer since record keeping began, cities are urging residents to conserve water—-with very differing approaches.

CBS 11–05/02/2014

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Regional Water Conference Begins In Dallas

The largest regional water conference in the country is beginning on Monday in Dallas. The city is hosting Texas Water 2014, and the key talks are all about the state’s drought.

04/14/2014

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Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water Restrictions

This year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

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Fort Worth Watering Restrictions Now Permanent

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) –  Watering restrictions for Fort Worth residents just became permanent. Despite the mayor’s absence at Tuesday night’s council meeting, city leaders voted unanimously to keep the current restrictions in place. That includes […]

CBS 11–04/08/2014

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When It Comes To Water, North Texas City’s Supply Running On Empty

Residents like Tina Peters know all too well about the long-lasting drought in North Texas. As the water supply dries up, so does the money flowing into her car wash business.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

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North Texans Face Expanded Water Restrictions

More than a million North Texans will face harsh water rules this Spring. The North Texas Municipal Water District is preparing to extend Stage Three restrictions – that means many people can only water their lawns twice a month.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

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North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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Tarrant County Stage 2 Water Restrictions Possible, Despite Lower Demand

As we hit the traditional end of summer, North Texas’ water resources seem to be holding their own despite hot weather demands.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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