Texomans had an opportunity on Thursday evening to have their water questions and concerns answered by a state representative.
The fifth annual Wichita Falls Ranch and Farm Expo has come and gone but not before some who attended poured out their opinion on cloud seeding.
It was around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon when the cloud seeding plane took off for Wilbarger county Before the plane takes flight, many calculations had to be made.
Starting Saturday the city could start adding silver iodide to our clouds to try to make it rain.
Wichita falls' city councilors approved moving forward with cloud seeding this past week, but they have not received as much support as they had hoped for.
As lake levels continue to drop each week, Wichita Falls' residents and water users are getting closer to tighter water restrictions.
As stage five is being decided city officials are still working on a project that will help put more water into our water supply.
Wichita Falls stage four water restrictions forces folks to forgo their normal gardening routine.
The Cypress Water Treatment Plant is now testing the recycled waste water that Wichita Falls water users will soon be drinking.
With Wichita Falls lakes well below the 30% level another year of drought could be disastrous.
The water that comes out from the emergency water reuse pipeline is now being tested.
Desperate times often bring desperate measures, and the ongoing drought may have seeded the idea for one such measure a measure testing whether man can affect or change the weather.
City View says they have been considering building a new track and football field for some time, but say the drought finally convinced them it was time to begin the project.
The lack of rain in the forecast has made Wichita Falls city officials find ways to conserve the supply we do have and one of those methods has now been up and running for about a month.
We are now counting down the last few hours of 2013 and looking ahead to the new year, a year city officials and residents alike hope will bring more rainfall.
Another Texoma town is now under stage four water restrictions.
If you live in Wichita Falls you will soon be one step closer to drinking recycled water that goes down our drains and gets flushed down our toilets.
Archer City announces Stage Four restrictions and Megargel says they have a half dozen feet left at Lake Megargel.
We are less than one week into stage four water restrictions but how is Wichita Falls' largest water user feeling the effects of the drought?
The Huff's use rain water for all their water needs. They say they don't need much, a ¼'' of rain gives them 1,000 gallons and for them, that's enough water for ten days.
Wichita Falls is enforcing tougher water restrictions to conserve Texoma's most valued resource, water.
Another change coming in stage four will affect large industrial water users.
With Wichita Falls just a few hours from the stage 4 water restrictions, help with water to keep one of Wichita Falls' largest employers in operation may soon be on the way.
Many residents are using these last few days before stage four starts for one last watering to try and give their trees and lawns a boost going into winter.
Residents and businesses in Wichita Falls have just one more day before all outdoor watering is banned. But Wichita Falls residents aren't the only ones affected by the changes.
As residents and businesses in Wichita Falls prepare for stage four water restrictions other cities across Texoma continue to enforce their restrictions.
Despite cooler temperatures and some recent rains, city officials say stage four is right around the corner.
With the city so dependent on three lakes that keep falling lower and lower.
At Tuesday’s meeting Wichita Falls councilors will be voting to approve an increase in the cost of the Temporary Water Reuse transfer facilities.
The city of Wichita Falls reports the combined lake levels of Lake Kickapoo and Arrowhead is now at 30.8%, that's less than one percent away from Stage 4 water restrictions taking effect.
Cities including Vernon and Burkburnett, as well as home owners have been drilling wells or looking for more water underground and some residents wonder why hasn't Wichita Falls done the same?
Recent rains have the lakes holding steady around 31.5% for Wichita Falls, but now is still a critical time for all Texoma residents to continue water conservation efforts to avoid even more drastic water restrictions.
If you have seen water running down the streets in Wichita Falls and it wasn't raining, it could have been the city flushing the fire hydrants.
The rain we've received over the past few days has no where near solved are water woes, but it has pushed back stage four in Wichita Falls for a little longer.
In an effort to conserve the water we do have Wichita County and the city of Wichita Falls have established a new policy for the Reilly Road fill station.
With Wichita Falls on the edge of hitting the trigger for stage four water restrictions, the city wants to make sure everything is in place so the water reuse projects can start on time.
Voters across the state will be heading to the polls next month.
The emergency project that will help replenish our water supply is one third complete and well on its way to completion on or before the target date.
The latest lake report keeps Wichita Falls in stage three drought restrictions.
When there isn't enough water on the ground, where do you go?