The drought is no laughing matter, but residents are finding a bit of humor in this dry situation.
Midwestern State University is continuing to make sure that their students know that every drop counts, and is helping them learn how to conserve.
Wichita Falls City Councilors have approved cloud seeding, effluent reuse, studies of building a new lake, and many other measures to try to stretch our dwindling water supply.
Getting the most use of the water we get naturally is one of the goals of a new water and energy efficient housing development in Archer County.
Irrigation may be postponed for farmer's living around Lake Diversion another year due to low lake levels.
Wichita County officials want Texomans to conserve water.
Information for car dealers, car washes, golf courses, restaurants, bars, clubs, school cafeterias, pools and water conservation surcharges.
The WCDCP has four stages each with a specific set of triggers and responses for the City and citizens to follow. These stages have been adopted by the City Council to clearly communicate the state of water supplies in the area and the need to conserve water resources.
Approximately 50% of the water used in a home is hot water. Providing energy to heat the water is a major drain on utility bills. Cutting down on hot water use will save water and money.
Approximately 11% of in home water use occurs in the kitchen. Most of the water ends up down the drain but with a little modification to traditional kitchen processes you can save hundreds of gallons of water a year.
Bathroom water use accounts for 75% of water used in the home. These water saving tips will also save you money.
Rather than following a set watering schedule, check for soil moisture two to three inches below the surface with a spade or trowel before watering. If there is moisture watering can be delayed.