Water In Texas City Where Brain-Eating Amoeba Killed 6-Year-Old Josiah McIntyre Now Safe To DrinkWeeks after a brain-eating amoeba killed 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre a boil-water notice was issued for the city of Lake Jackson, Texas -- on Tuesday the tap water was deemed safe and that order was lifted.
Texas Leaders Say It Could Take Up To 3 Months To Eradicate Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed 6-Year-OldOn Tuesday Governor Greg Abbott, along with the leaders of state agencies, held a press conference to talk about the steps being taken to find out how a brain-eating amoeba got into the water system of one county.
Tap Water Warning Due To Potential Deadly Microbe Contamination Lifted For All But 1 Texas CityThe Texas Commission on Environmental Quality warned the Brazosport Water Authority late Friday of the potential contamination of its water supply by naegleria fowleri.
Continuous Rain, Rising Water Causes Sewage Overflow In North Texas CityRainfall and rising water has resulted in discharges from the wastewater collection system in one North Texas city.
Water System Maintenance To Impact Smell, Taste For Some Collin County ResidentsDuring the month of March, Murphy residents may detect a slight difference in the taste and smell of their water, according to the Public Works Superintendent.
Flames Out, Smoke Lingering After Waxahachie Recycling Plant FireThe fire at the Oak Cliff Metals plant sent thick plums of dark smoke into surrounding neighborhoods.
Parts Of Burleson Under Boil Water Notice After Water Main BreakCustomers in the Oak Valley and Plantation neighborhoods need to boil their water before drinking it or using it to wash themselves or brush their teeth.
Problem With Water Distribution Center Results In Murphy Residents Having To Boil Their WaterThe city did not say how long it's expected residents will need to boil their water or use bottled water.
Frisco Updates Cleanup Plan For Former Exide Plant: 'It Has Tremendous Potential'Once the former plant area is cleaned up, the City of Frisco said it hopes to lease the former industrial site and turn it into a community amenity.
Study: Harvey Pollution Levels Likely Higher Than ReportedAn environmental report says the steep drop could have resulted from Gov. Abbott's decision to suspend state environmental reporting rules.
Texas Investigating After Community Had No Running Water During Brutal HeatThe Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is investigating after residents in a Waxahachie subdivision went without water for a day and a half.
North Texas Cities Fail To Test Safety Of Drinking WaterThe I-Team examined the 76 largest water utilities in North Texas and found 20 to be in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
Fire, Explosions Rock North Texas Chemical Recycling CompanyA massive fire at a recycling center in Tarrant County shot flames sky high early Friday morning and was still burning into the afternoon.
'Why Are We Just Hearing About This?' Midlothian Families Now Concerned About Water QualityIn November, the drinking water exceeded the maximum contaminate level for chlorite. The level was deemed a health concern, although not an immediate risk.
North Texas Municipal Water District: New Tests Show Water Remains SafeThe district, which supplies water to Plano and other cities, is trying to reassure residents after environmental activist Erin Brockovich raised concerns in a series of Facebook posts.