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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

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

How Often Residents Water Depends On Where They Live

Love them or hate them, water restrictions are a fact of life in North Texas.

04/11/2014

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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

Water flows from a shower head into a bathtub. (Source: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Conservation Working, But Water Department Rates Still Rising

Conservation efforts are paying off and water usage is down in Fort Worth. But as people use less water, the city is considering raising rates to cover water department operating costs.

CBS 11–03/24/2014

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Texas Group Wants You To Skip The Shower, For A Good Cause

An Austin-based nonprofit called ‘Well Aware’ builds water systems for impoverished communities around the world. To raise awareness and funds, they have announced the return of their infamous ‘Shower Strike’.

03/20/2014

Contractors place sections of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

Tarrant Water Board Approves Pipeline Deal

The Tarrant Regional Water District board on Tuesday approved a nearly $93 million construction contract as part of a pipeline project to transport water from East Texas.

03/19/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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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Texas City Working To Turn Sewer Water Into Tap Water

Drastic times call for drastic measures. But what would it take for you to drink tap water that had been recycled straight from the sewer?

CBS 11–02/26/2014

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Plano Golf Course Allegedly Stealing Water From City Of Dallas

Has Prestonwood Country Club been stealing water from the city of Dallas since 1986 – in order to water it’s Hills Golf Course in Plano?

02/13/2014

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Impacts Of Historic Drought Linger In Texas

Almost three years have passed since the rains returned and Texas emerged from a historic drought. Yet there still isn’t enough water.

02/13/2014

Scientists across the U-S are paying attention  to a study that SMU has launched into the small earthquakes that have been happening near Eagle Mountain Lake (Photo by E. Trube, 1080 KRLD)

SMU Launches Study Of Azle Area Earthquakes

Many people who live around Azle think oil and gas water injection wells are causing the ongoing series of small earthquakes in their area..Dr. Heather DeShon with SMU says they don’t have an answer yet.

02/07/2014

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