One day after city councilors voted not to cut them off from city water because of the drought, car wash managers are making plans to move forward.
Wichita Falls car washes will remain open no matter how low the city lakes get.
Those lake levels have city official hopeful, but work continues on projects to stretch our drinking supply.
To make sure we keep saving as much water as possible, the city is working on getting the permanent water reuse project up and running.
Now that temperatures are cooler, state fish experts say anglers can expect some good fishing at smaller area ponds, despite the drought.
It has been 5 months since Wichita Falls became the first city in the world to mix 50% lake water with 50% waste water to help stretch our water supply. When the water reuse pipeline was first turned on there were many questions about the recycled water. But as time has passed, have concerns and fears been erased?
The city of Wichita Falls is looking for a company to install a new disinfection process at the Cypress Water Treatment Plant.
A local business is trying to make sure every drop counts.
A vehicle ran over a Wichita Falls fire hydrant early Friday morning, causing thousands of gallons of water to flood an area street.
WFISD is working to keep their students safe while making sure every drop counts.
Wichita Falls city officials say our conservation efforts are working so well, they want to educate others in Texoma about how they can do their part.
As lake levels drop, now sitting at 21.1%, so does business at the city's water park.
In an effort to make every drop count many Texomans are turning to well water.
Some Wichita Falls neighbors are steamed after a broken water line caused water to rush down their street.
One day after city councilors voted to extend the deadline for car washes to be off city water, even if lakes hit 20%, some car wash operators are still upset that they may cut off at all.
Wichita Falls car washes can continue to use city water until the end of January, no matter how low the lakes get.
Wichita Falls car owners are now able to continue to wash their cars at local car washes, even if the lake levels fall to 20 percent.
It's unknown how much the recent rain will help the water shed, but it will take a lot more to help the 7 lakes that have been declared dead.
Sharon and Mike Laughon have taken xeriscaping, as well as their backyard, to a higher level that is helping make every drop count.
Olney can no longer get water out of their main water source, Lake Cooper, so now the city is relying on Lake Kickapoo.