The heavy rain Texoma received this week was a welcome sight.
Now that water haulers can't buy water from the River Road Wastewater Treatment Plant, they're looking to well owners to help them continue their businesses. We caught up with one water well owner who says he's having to expand his business so he can supply the haulers with the amount of water they need.
Wichita Falls leaders say people have conserved water so well that city budget funds are coming up short, but that shortcoming may have an effect on your water bill.
California water regulators have voted to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing.
The money to fund that evaporation suppression test will come out of the city's general fund because the sewer and water fund is out of reserve money.
The city of Wichita Falls will use anti-evaporation powder on Lake Arrowhead to help keep water in the lake.
Even though the city says the water blended with recycled water tests just as safe and taste the same as the previous water, some residents still seem reluctant to give it a try.
Now that the waste water at River Road is being treated and going back into our drinking water supply, that means water haulers won't be able to buy it and use it for their businesses.
Any day now Wichita Falls water users should be drinking water mixed with the recycled water from the River Road Treatment Plant.
Despite some flooded roads, the rain sure was a welcome sight for Wichita Falls.
The 20 car washes in the city may soon be looking for another water supply if they want to stay open because the possibility of shutting down completely is shifting concern around town into high gear.
Problems from the drought continue plaguing Texoma as lake levels continue to dwindle from lack of rain.
A product that could help the lake keep some of it's water did not get approved Tuesday.
After the city got the emergency water reuse project approved Friday, Wichita Falls residents are one step closer to drinking recycled water.
As the Wichita Falls lakes continue to dry up, the city continues looking for any and all ways to increase and save the amount of water in our lakes.
The cloud seeding plane has been up in the air throughout the afternoon Tuesday in hopes of getting more rain out of these storm clouds.
More rainfall would definitely be welcome just about everywhere in Texoma.
Wichita Falls water users could be just a few weeks away from drinking recycled water as the emergency water reuse project is expected to be up and running in early July.
From finding ways to get well water from their neighbors to finding ways to store water when it does rain, area residents are doing everything they can to make sure every drop counts and that's keep local entrepreneurs very busy.
Thanks to a generous donor from a Wichita Falls business, the main swimming pool at Sheppard Air Force Base will remain open this summer.