In this drought and scorching hot weather, drinking water is the number one priority, but it's also in high demand for other reasons such as cooling off. This year, public pools that are open are seeing that demand peaking every day as crowds come to seek relief from the heat.
After announcing about 10 days ago a plan to keep 3 of the 4 Sheppard swimming pools open for the summer with trucked in water, base officials Wednesday announced all four pools will remain closed due to the unexpected high costs of the water.
A well may provide you with water for your lawn shrubs and pool but, depending on the quality of each well, that water can have potentially negative effects in the long run.
The public health district has compiled a list of guidelines on acceptable water for filling and refilling public swimming pools under stage 5 restrictions.
More people getting sick from bacteria in swimming pools.
It's a grim statistic, but already 18 children in the Lone Star State have drowned since the beginning of the year.