500K+ Texans Still Under Boil Water Advisories A Week After Deadly Winter StormsMore than half a million Texans are still under boil water notices, or have no water at all because of burst pipes, more than a week after a deadly winter storm moved through the state.
Record-Setting Texas Cold Wreaks Havoc On Aging Water SystemsThe sunshine is back and the snow and ice have melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze in Texas and other southern states, many communities are still grappling with getting clean water, or water service at all.
'Nobody Should Have To Worry About Water': Frustration Boiling Over With Frozen Pipes DamageMore than a dozen North Texas cities are still under boil water notices, driven in part by burst pipes flooding homes and businesses and putting immense strain on the water system.
North Texas Schools Accessing Winter Storm Damage, Water Access Before ReopeningStudents across the Metroplex are getting one more snow day Friday. But schools are spending the day, and likely the weekend, trying to figure out if they’ll be ready for students to return next week.
Thursday’s Mini-Melt, May Make Overnight Freezing Worse On PipesNormally, the sight of sunshine thawing away ice, would be a welcome sight for North Texans after the week we’ve had. But in some cases, more frightening sites, lie ahead.
Winter Storm Will Be 'Largest Insurance Claim Event In History' Says Insurance Council Of TexasThe Insurance Council of Texas is also asking all Texas residents to pack some patience right now as agents are dealing with all claims -- homeowners, business and auto.
What To Do If Your Pipes Burst In This Freezing North Texas WeatherIt starts with purchasing a key to open the cover over the water line, usually near the curb in the front of a home.
'We Turned On The Water, Nothing Came Out': Record-Low Temps Have North Texans Facing Frozen PipesArlington area plumber David Crow said the first sign of a burst pipe is the sound of running water.
Tips To Winterize Your Home For The North Texas Temperature DropExperts say, anytime the temperature drops below 30° for multiple days, there are precautions you need to take to protect your home and keep pipes from freezing.
Bitter Cold Bears Down On North TexasSchools in Fort Worth ISD, Crowley ISD and likely other districts, will be opening the buildings early so students don’t have to wait in the cold when they get dropped off.
Busy Night For Plumbers Across Freezing North TexasSome homeowners found themselves without water through no fault of their own.
How To Avoid Frozen PipesAccording to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, the average insurance claim related to frozen-pipe damage is $5,000.
Make Preventing Frozen Pipes A PriorityThe Fort Worth Fire Department has a couple of key reminders for homeowners and business owners during this freeze.