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A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

8 Western States Get Drought Aid For Farms, Ranches

Farmers and ranchers in the West’s worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.

05/18/2015

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Texas No Longer In ‘Exceptional Drought’

The U.S. Drought Monitor indicated that Texas, for the first time since mid-2012, is no longer in the ‘exceptional drought’ category, the most dire of the five drought designations.

05/14/2015

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Driver Escapes As Car Is Swept Away By Rushing Creek Water Near Granbury

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter GRANBURY (CBSDFW.COM) – A driver swept away by rushing creek waters near Granbury was reportedly able to make it out of her car, while the vehicle remained stuck in Stroud Creek.  The […]

05/13/2015

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Possible Tap Water Taste & Odor Issues For Fort Worth Residents

Some residents in Fort Worth may notice a slight change in the taste and color of their tap water. This week the Tarrant Regional Water District changed the city’s water source.

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Texas Kicks Off Campaign To Halt Spread Of Zebra Mussels

Texas has kicked off a public awareness campaign to help stop the spread of invasive zebra mussels as boaters prepare for the summer.

05/08/2015

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More Flooding Expected Across Dallas

Flash flooding is expected to be a major concern in parts of Dallas on Friday after nasty storms passed through DFW on Thursday night.

05/08/2015

Despite rain Lake Palo Pinto is in BAD shape, water supplies extremely low. (Credit: CBS 11/Joel Thomas)

Mineral Wells Water Supply Still In Jeopardy Despite Recent Rains

Residents fear the lake that supplies their drinking water may dry up by this fall.

04/24/2015

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Lakes Benefit From Spring Rain

There has been a good amount of rain in North Texas so far this spring. And while that might have caused some headaches for some people, things are looking good for anyone who is planning a trip to area lakes.

04/24/2015

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Fort Worth Cited For Not Disinfecting Drinking Water

Fort Worth says its water department’s been cited for failing to adequately treat some of its drinking water for a 21-hour period last week.

02/24/2015

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Officials: Rules Changes Have Upped Fracking Water Recycling

Oil and gas drilling companies using hydraulic fracturing in Texas say they are recycling more water than ever before thanks to a change in state rules.

02/23/2015

File photo of Denton Anti Fracking group (Image CBSDFW.COM)

Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern.

02/16/2015

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Texas Officials Begin Evaluating 48 Water Plan Applications

Texas water officials will start to evaluate applications seeking $5.5 billion for projects as part of the state’s water plan.

02/04/2015

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