Below Freezing North Texas Temperatures + Waters Sprinklers = Icy RoadwaysNorth Texans were warned temperatures were going to be below freezing and advised to make sure their water sprinklers are turned off. The problem? Not everybody listened.
Texas Jail Inmate's Escape Thwarted By Sprinkler SystemInvestigators in San Antonio say an inmate tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off a sprinkler system.
Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor WateringThe 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.
Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water RestrictionsSome 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.
Cities Say New Meters Help Residents Monitor Water UsageWhen you get close to your data limit, chances are you stop streaming all those cat videos. But what do you do when you're using a ton of water? How can you figure out what cutting back on usage will save you?
Adding Sprinkler Systems: What You Need To KnowInstalling the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?
New Frisco Restrictions Limit Watering To 2x's A MonthTwice 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.
Plano Could Face Tighter Water RestrictionsResidents in Plano could soon be facing even tighter watering restrictions. But first, the city is looking at techniques for conserving water and preventing overuse.
Number Of Watering Citations Vary By North Texas LocationWith 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.
Residents Planting Lawns To Survive Drought & Water RestrictionsThis year many North Texans are looking for landscaping that will not only survive a drought, but also water restrictions.
Collin County City Cracking Down On Water Restriction ViolatorsJust 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!
Tarrant County Water Restrictions Now In EffectNorth 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.
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.
Not All North Texas Cities Following Water RestrictionsFor the next six months, all 13 cities within the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) are now under Stage 3 water restrictions. But not all the cities are complying with the recommendations.
Southlake Offers Residents Water Saving IncentiveResidents in Southlake are getting an eye-opening incentive -- up to $200 -- to get help in conserving water during the time of drought.