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.
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.
As the North Texas drought continues its relentless years-long march, more people are turning to drought-resistant plants to decorate their yards.
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.
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.
This year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
As we hit the traditional end of summer, North Texas’ water resources seem to be holding their own despite hot weather demands.
Just four days after Stage 3 water restrictions went into effect one North Texas Municipal Water District member city is making it clear that those who don’t comply will face the consequences and pay up!