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NTMWD Advises of Planned Controlled
Burn of Thatch at the NTMWD Wetland
During the Months of December 2014,
January and February 2015


November 25, 2014 - The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will be performing a controlled burn of thatch, the matted layer of dead vegetation at the base of plantings, at portions of the East Fork Raw Water Supply Project (Wetland) in Kaufman County during the months of December 2014, January and February 2015, as weather conditions permit. Read entire press release.


NTMWD Initiates Stage 3 “Seasonal” Water
Restrictions Effective November 1 through March 31


October 23, 2014 - Officials with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) have initiated Stage 3 seasonal watering of the NTMWD Water Conservation and Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Response Plan, March 2008, (Plan), which goes into effect November 1.
Read entire press release.


Reservoir Elevations

as of November 23, 2014



Conservation Pool

Current Elevation



Provides % of NTMWD Supply

Lavon Lake





Jim Chapman Lake





Lake Tawakoni





Lake Texoma







Water, Wastewater, and Solid Waste Systems

NTMWD Services
View more information about the NTMWD services:
Water | Wastewater | Solid Waste

Drought Strategies

Drought Strategies
NTMWD Board of Directors has approved moving to Stage 3 effective June 1, 2013. View the NTMWD Combined Conservation and Drought Plan.

Every Day Is a Chance to Save

Every Day is a Chance to Save

Waste Water, Waste Money. Common measures you can take to reduce water use. Use your WaterSense. Learn how to save water at home. Read TCEQ info on saving water and using mulch.

Small Leak - Extreme Consequences

Small Leak - Extreme Consequences

Check your irrigation system frequently for maintenance issues and your home for leaks.

Calculating Water Use

What is Your Water Number?

How does your water consumption compare with what you should be using? Calculate your water usage - a project of the Alliance for Water Efficiency.

Outdoor Watering

Outdoor Watering Practices

View suggested watering practices for: Foundations | Trees and Shrubs | Lawns | Earth-Kind Landscaping | Horticulture | Other Texas AgriLife Links | USEPA GreenScaping

Water Planning

Water Planning
Planning for future water resources is key to meeting the needs of a growing population.
NTMWD Plan | Region C Plan | State Plan

Invasive Species - Zebra Mussels

Invasive Species - Zebra Mussels
Learn more about zebra mussels and how they impact raw water supply reservoirs.

Events and Educational Programs

Events and Workshops
View a calendar of area events and workshops about water efficiency and Texas AgriLife Dallas courses.

Noteworthy News

Noteworthy News
Read news releases concerning NTMWD.


Reservoir Levels and Information

Report Water Waste

Water IQ: Know Your Water

Native and Adapted Plants

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Links for Educators and Kids

NTMWD Projects

Texas Water Smart Coalition


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