Now that the water reuse pipeline is now approved in Wichita Falls and will begin being used in a few weeks, people are hitting the stores and stocking up on water bottles.
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.
Waurika residents are being urged to stockpile water for bathing, cooking and drinking before Thursday morning when water will be cutoff for maintenance.
Some residents in Wichita County can apply to use the Burkburnett water vending station.
The rainfall this weekend had many out collecting, and some residents are getting creative.
City Manager Mitch Grant says the well levels have stayed constantly low.
May 2014 will go down as the 12th driest May on record for Wichita Falls, according to National Weather Service Records.
Lake Kemp levels are up a bit, but the lake still is in need of heavy rainfall.
Rumors and social media conversations continue that if the drought continues, it could dry up the biggest anchor in this community: Sheppard Air Force Base.
Sheppard Air Force Base officials say they wanted to make sure they kept base pools open this summer as they're a big morale booster.
Lake Arrowhead hasn't been full since May of 2010 and while park officials are worried about visitor turnout, Arrowhead residents aren't too happy either.
The car wash for city vehicles has been shut down for about a year.
The City of Throckmorton has been getting water from the City of Graham.
The Vernon Aquatic Center is opening this weekend, and with the drought, some are asking if the park should open.
Stage three water restrictions are underway in Graham.
Iowa Park will store well water at their facility, and that's what they'll use to keep their pool full as we go into the year's hottest months.
While crews have been able to complete some routine lake maintenance like erosion control work and putting new flotation on all boat docks, it's mostly bad news when it comes to the drought's effects on the lake.
Wichita Falls water users should have recycled waste water coming to their homes and businesses in May.
Officials from the Groundwater Management Area Six and the Texas Water Development Board met in Munday Wednesday to discuss groundwater availability.
Some Wichita Falls residents and businesses will be without water starting late Monday night.