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Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water Restrictions

This year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

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

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Water Restrictions Now In Effect

North Texas has received a respectable amount of rain this spring. While the water may have helped everyone’s yards look green and lush, it’s still not enough to recover from the drought.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

Lavon Lake Floodgates Opened Despite Water Restrictions

“It kind of seems like a waste of water with the water restrictions. It doesn’t make any sense,” said Carol Birkett, a Collin County resident.

03/30/2012

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

Water Restrictions Ending For Several North Texas Cities

The North Texas Municipal Water District has voted to relax restrictions on residents in 13 area cities.

03/29/2012

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

2012 Could Bring Harshest Water Restrictions

No landscape watering. No permits for new swimming pools. That could be the reality for thousands of North Texans in 2012.

12/29/2011