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Flood Protection Lakes At Risk Of Flowing Over

Today’s projected rainfall will flow into already waterlogged reservoirs that protect our larger cities.

06/16/2015

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EPA: No Widespread Harm To Drinking Water From Fracking

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.

06/04/2015

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

Failed Pumps Leave Small Texas Town Without Water

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.

06/04/2015

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TX Attorney General Paxton Warns Against Flood Cleanup Scams

Attorney General Ken Paxton has toured some flood recovery centers and warned against price gouging and cleanup scams.

06/01/2015

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Flood Closes Loop 12 & I-30 For A Week

State highway officials now warn commuters that the traffic headache on Loop 12 underneath Interstate 30, just west of downtown Dallas could continue for several days.

05/29/2015

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

Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2015

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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

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