A North Texas city has stopped using treated toilet water to supplement its water supply after a catastrophic drought was followed by heavy springtime rains.
The Texas Water Development Board agreed on the funding Thursday. The money is meant for 32 projects spread over 10 years, with $1 billion being disbursed this year.
State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.
Water samples taken at the VA North Texas facility in Bonham have tested positive for legionella bacteria. The bacteria was detected in the community living center at the Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center.
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while most waterways are open, lake visitors will need to do their homework to find out if there is access to parks, boat ramps, marinas and recreational facilities.
Halfway through the deadliest time of the year for drownings, at least 11 children have died in the region, and dozens more have been hospitalized.
Some families in a northwest Dallas neighborhood woke up without water on Thursday morning because of a water main break on Wednesday night.
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Today’s projected rainfall will flow into already waterlogged reservoirs that protect our larger cities.
Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a report.
The mayor of a small Central Texas town says the city will be without water for up to three days after two water pumps failed.
Attorney General Ken Paxton has toured some flood recovery centers and warned against price gouging and cleanup scams.