Texoma communities continue to do their part in finding new water sources as lakes levels drop in this ongoing drought. However, cities like Graham have remained proactive in making sure every drop counts.
Tuesday city councilors were presented with the long term water plan.
Graham is making plans to filter more water, once this record drought has passed.
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.
Those lake levels have city official hopeful, but work continues on projects to stretch our drinking supply.
It's been just over a week since Wichita Falls saw record rainfall for November, but lakes haven't improved by much.
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.
Almost all of Texoma saw a great amount of rainfall over the weekend and there were even some rainfall records set.
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.
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.
Wichita Falls car washes can continue to use city water until the end of January, no matter how low the lakes get.
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.
An additional water well will open in Vernon within the next three weeks.