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Water Restrictions

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Water Restrictions Starting For Many DFW Cities

Lake levels are low, and water management officials are starting to take action. New water restrictions will go into effect on Saturday in 14 communities.

05/31/2013

Low water levels in a lake-bed. (credit: Remy Gabalda/AFP/GettyImages)

North Texans Could Face Winter Watering Restrictions

Most people associate the implementation of watering restrictions with the summer months, but the orders can be put in place any time drought is problem – and North Texas is having that problem now.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2012

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Saving Water To Save Lives In Southlake

Southlake implemented Stage One watering restrictions on Monday. If conservation doesn’t start, then it can be a problem for the city’s firefighters trying to save lives.

07/30/2012

Water flows from a bathroom tap. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Blue Mound Awaits Lab Report On Drinking Water

Blue Mound residents have been asked to continue to boil their water until the city receives lab results on Friday.

07/26/2012

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Drought Closes North Texas Fish Hatchery

While parts of North Texas has seen wetter weather, the drought isn’t over, especially for the Dundee State Fish Hatchery. Dundee, the state’s largest fish hatchery, has had to suspend operations due to lack of water.

05/03/2012

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Dallas Makes Some Water Restrictions Permanent

Dallas councilmembers voted to make some drought emergency procedures permanent, even though recent rains have left reservoirs full.

04/18/2012

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Even With Rain, Dallas Ponders Permanent Water Restrictions

With Sunday’s heavy rains and flash flooding, the city of Dallas waters systems reservoirs are at 98 percent capacity. But that didn’t stop city staffers from asking a council committee to take an emergency conservation measure on Monday, aiming to permanently limit landscape irrigation to twice-a-week.

04/09/2012

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North Texas Mayors Urge Permanent Water Limits

The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are considering making watering restrictions permanent as part of a conservation plan.

04/03/2012

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Water Restrictions Ending For Several North Texas Cities

The North Texas Municipal Water District has voted to relax restrictions on residents in 13 area cities.

03/29/2012

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Cleburne Drops All Water Restrictions

Cleburne residents can now use as much water as they please.

03/26/2012

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Why Is Dallas Still Under Water Restrictions?

The drought is over for the Metroplex, and North Texas has seen some recent rains. So, why is Dallas still under water restrictions until June?

02/09/2012

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Drought “Officially” Over, But Recovery Continues

North Texas and most of the state is still recovering from months of devastating drought. But, officially drought conditions are now over — at least in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

02/02/2012

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