The North Texas Municipal Water District has achieved a historic milestone for the Bois d’Arc Lake with issuance of a water rights permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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Water bill increases generate resident complaints
The city of Plano Customer and Utility Services Department is receiving complaints from citizens regarding recent, noticeable increases in their water bills. The reason for the increase is two-fold: customers are using more water and wholesale rates from the North Texas... more
Frisco Mayor Maher Maso joins Collin County counterparts in touting regional cooperation
A morning commute or shoreline drive along the lake – at least until recent rains – shows everything one needs to know about Collin County’s greatest needs. Growth is here and it’s coming, quickly – now it’s a matter of... more
Drought over in Collin County, but officials urge residents to continue keeping water use under control
The unusually wet winter extended into storms and rain that have brought local reservoirs up to capacity. And, finally, the news many residents had been waiting for came from the U.S. Drought Monitor last week: Collin County is drought free.
Watering restrictions to be eased tomorrow
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
Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting regarding Bois d’Arc Lake
The Tulsa District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be holding a public meeting (open house) on Tuesday, March 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Fannin County Multi-Purpose Complex, FM 87, 700 Texas 56... more