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‘Slide The City’ Coming To Fort Worth’s Panther Fest

The mega-slide longer than 3 football fields will be set up on the Paddock Viaduct Bridge along North Main in Fort Worth.

02/02/2015

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Dallas Fights To Avoid Water Rate Hike

The future of water rates in Dallas is up for debate on Tuesday in Austin. That debate is centered around a dispute between the City of Dallas and the Sabine River Authority.

01/06/2015

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Texans With Character: Ted Mettetal

While on church missions and medical trips, a Texas doctor saw the great need to provide clean water in areas where he worked. Now, he is changing lives thousands of miles away from home.

12/19/2014

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Remodel Gives Dallas Army Veteran A Home Fit For A Hero

A U.S. Army veteran in Dallas found herself raising a family in a house with no running water and holes in the roof. As the family survived in a space that was barely livable, a special group came along to offer a home fit for a hero.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2014

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CBS 11 I-Team Looks At What’s In Your Water Tower

You most likely don’t know Ron Perrin. But next time you pour a glass of tap water, you might consider giving him and his crew a toast. Why? Because they work to keep your water clean.

CBS 11–11/19/2014

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Texas Officials Approve Water Funding Rules

Texas officials have approved final rules for implementing the state’s $2 billion plan for water projects.

11/06/2014

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State Officials To Vote On Water Funding Rules

Texas officials are poised to consider final rules for implementing the state’s water funding plan on Thursday. Texans needs an additional 2.7 trillion gallons of water by 2060.

11/06/2014

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Arlington Residents Could See Interruptions To Water Service

Crews will be at work Friday repairing a 16-inch valve on a water main in South Arlington. Get details here on who will see their service interrupted.

10/24/2014

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Police Now Involved In Battle Over Locked Fire Hydrants

There are new developments in the fight over locked fire hydrants in Lavon. The Lavon Special Utility District is now getting police involved in its battle with the fire department. This latest conflict comes after a firefighter accidentally cut a padlock.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2014

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Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor Watering

The sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we’ve seen in the DFW area.

CBSDFW.COM–09/16/2014

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Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint Water

The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.

09/15/2014

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Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against Germs

With flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

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