Due to slightly above average rainfall the past few weeks, lake levels that supply the North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) nearly 1.6 million customers with water have risen dramatically. As of Saturday, both Lavon Lake and Lake Jim Chapman... more
Dallas-area lakes filling to the brim after months of moisture
The first four months of the year have given the region a bit of a break from years of drought, filling some North Texas lakes above conservation capacity and pushing others to levels that haven’t been seen in at least... more
Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of Rain
COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Residents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.
Community leader: Water management is everyone’s responsibility
Last summer, McKinney area lake levels plummeted due to high temperatures and little rainfall causing the city to tighten water restrictions at the recommendation of the North Texas Municipal Water District.
NTMWD to Ease Watering Restrictions Effective May 1st
North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water supply reservoirs have reached sufficient levels and capacities to allow the district to ease watering restrictions earlier than previously planned. Beginning May 1, the NTMWD will terminate all drought stages, and will implement... more