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

Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water Restrictions

Some North Texas cities are already rolling back water restrictions — just hours after getting the okay. Richardson and McKinney are the first to officially allow residents to run their sprinklers once a week.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2014

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

North Texas City Giving Residents A Watering Restriction Holiday

Conserving water and following tough restrictions is part of life for people in many North Texas cities. Now, to help eliminate detrimental excesses and reward customers, one city had announced a Watering Restriction Holiday.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

A sprinkler sprays water on a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cities Losing Money With Drought & Watering Restrictions

North Texas cities are trying to figure out how to deal with a costly side effect of the drought. Some are losing millions of dollars because of water restrictions.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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

New Frisco Restrictions Limit Watering To 2x’s A Month

Twice a month — starting today that’s how many times Frisco residents can water their lawns. The new restrictions are part of the city’s newly adopted water rules.

CBSDFW.COM–06/29/2014

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

Number Of Watering Citations Vary By North Texas Location

With all of North Texas experiencing a deep drought, almost every week you hear about different cities cracking down on water usage. But CBS 11 News has learned that in many places the restrictions are nothing but an empty threat.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2014

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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

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When It Comes To Water, North Texas City’s Supply Running On Empty

Residents like Tina Peters know all too well about the long-lasting drought in North Texas. As the water supply dries up, so does the money flowing into her car wash business.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

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

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

North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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

Collin County City Cracking Down On Water Restriction Violators

Just four days after Stage 3 water restrictions went into effect one North Texas Municipal Water District member city is making it clear that those who don’t comply will face the consequences and pay up!

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2013

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

Some 600 crape myrtle trees along Samuell Boulevard, in Dallas, are dying from lack of water. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Trees Dying As City, State & Neighbors Disagree

One North Texas homeowner’s association leader is fighting to preserve the upkeep in her neighborhood. There are dozens of trees along a well known Dallas boulevard that have died and residents say it’s because of city neglect.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

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