While there are always bacteria and amoebas in lakes, rivers and oceans, health experts said there are higher than usual amounts right now because of recent rain.
It's full steam ahead at the Chamber of Commerce where they hope full lakes will make Wichita Falls much more appealing to businesses looking to set up shop.
Drone footage of Lake Arrowhead and Lucy Park from KFDX viewer, Terry Brown.
Outside Iowa Park, city officials are keeping a close watch on on Buffalo Lake, which has never flowed over the spillway in its 50 year history.
Gordon Lake in Iowa Park is filling up after weeks of downpours.
Swimming season is upon us, and public health officials are taking the opportunity to remind folks to take precautions against nasty stomach bugs that can be transmitted in water.
Although Lake Wichita isn't a part of the Wichita Falls Water Supply, the lakes that are still inching higher and higher.
After years of shallow and dry lakes, many residents understandably became very excited when the lakes suddenly refilled.
Recent rainfall has Texoma lakes on the rise.
Lake Wichita is going over the spillway for the first time in many years!
Recent rainfall has helped raise lake levels.
The rivers and tributaries that go to our water supply lakes are running fast and full Thursday morning.
As area lakes continue to shrink, Wichita Falls city officials are doing all they can to lessen the long term impacts of the relentless drought that has plagued Texoma since the end of 2010
The heavy rain Texoma received this week was a welcome sight.
Problems from the drought continue plaguing Texoma as lake levels continue to dwindle from lack of rain.