Water Restrictions

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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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Dallas Expected To Continue Water Restrictions

North Texas has seen the second wettest January on record. But it’s still not enough for Dallas to end water restrictions.

01/31/2012

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Irving Plans Stage 3 Water Restrictions

Irving officials say water consumption went down after restrictions went into affect in August. However, it now appears it won’t be enough and stronger measures are needed to save the city’s dwindling supply.

11/28/2011

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North Texas Cities Draining Water Tanks During Drought

With parts of North Texas in Stage-3 water restrictions it might seem counter-intuitive for local water utilities to intentionally flush water “down the drain”… but that’s exactly what some are doing.

11/09/2011

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Not All North Texas Cities Following Water Restrictions

For the next six months, all 13 cities within the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) are now under Stage 3 water restrictions. But not all the cities are complying with the recommendations.

11/01/2011

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North Texans Could Face Even Tighter Water Restrictions

There is no sign of the Texas drought ending. And North Texas water officials plan to consider tightening local water restrictions even further.

09/22/2011

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Day 3 Of Boil Water Notice For Azle Residents

Residents living in Azle are still boiling their drinking water after a water main break over the weekend. The break, that happened Saturday morning, dropped water pressure significantly.

09/12/2011

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Arlington Water Used For Fracking In Grand Prairie

Texas is dealing with a drought, and while residents are asked to conserve water, Chesapeake Energy is using millions of gallons for fracking.

09/07/2011

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Another Water Service Situation In City Of Kemp

A boil water notice has been issued in the City of Kemp. City leaders say a broken valve at the water treatment plant is to blame.

09/01/2011

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Water Restrictions Go Into Effect In Tarrant County

The extreme heat and drought have led to watering restrictions across Tarrant County. The mandatory restrictions go into effect on Monday.

08/29/2011

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Trinity River Water Being Taken For Gas Wells

On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.

08/26/2011

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Spot A Water Waster?

Many North Texans are being asked to conserve water during this historic Texas drought, but everyone may not be following the rules.

08/25/2011

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