Watering restrictions to ease on May 1

Twice per week watering allowed as needed (ROCKWALL, TX) The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water supply reservoirs have reached sufficient levels and capacities to allow the District to ease watering restrictions.  The NTMWD is the water provider to Rockwall and surrounding cities. Beginning May 1, 2015, NTMWD will terminate all drought stages and […]

Location change for Heath Town Hall Meeting on Water, Drought

HEATH, TX (Feb. 12, 2015) Residents are encouraged to attend the Heath Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 — which has been moved to the Cain Middle School Cafeteria.  The City of Dallas Water Utilities Department will present information regarding the drought and Lake Ray Hubbard conditions. For more information, contact the […]

Heath Town Hall Meeting to include Water, Drought Update

HEATH, TX (Jan. 26, 2015) Residents are encouraged to attend the Heath Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Community Room at City Hall. The City of Dallas Water Utilities Department will present information regarding the drought and Lake Ray Hubbard conditions. For more information, contact the City of Heath at […]

Rockwall County AgriLife to hold water solutions conference

UPDATE (August 5, 2014) LOCATION CHANGE! We just received word that the Conference on Water Solutions described below has been moved to the County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall, TX 75087. ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (July 29, 2014) Rockwall County based businesses have partnered with Leadership Advisory Board of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Rockwall […]

Rockwall exceeds goal of reducing water usage

Unified effort needed to continue water conservation ROCKWALL, TX (June 5, 2014) The City of Rockwall asks for continued support of its water customers to get through the upcoming summer months.  While citizens of Rockwall’s efforts have exceeded the goal of 10% reduction, extraordinary dedication to conservation must continue.  The summer months are the hottest […]

Rockwall watering schedule is once every two weeks as needed

ROCKWALL (November 11, 2013) Due to continued drought conditions, a once every two week watering schedule went into effect on November 1st.  The City of Rockwall is among those served by the North Texas Municipal Water District which is under mandatory water restrictions due to low lake levels. The goal is to reduce water consumption […]

Nothing beats Crape Myrtles for summer color

Every year when the weather turns warm, we are treated to the dazzling floral displays of blooming crape myrtles…and their colorful show lasts through September.  This Texas jewel has one of the longest blooming seasons; plus they are among the toughest, most adaptable plants around. Crape myrtles come in so many sizes now that they […]

Stage 3 water conservation measures effective Nov. 1 in Heath

(Heath) Stage 3 water restrictions will be implemented by the City of Heath at the request of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), the city’s water supplier via the City of Rockwall. The watering restrictions are necessary due to the continued drought. As of Tuesday, Nov. 1, City of Heath water customers will be […]

In a dry and thirsty land

God knows what he’s up to, and it’s for our good So this is a drought. Many of us have never really seen one. We’ve seen images of drought in world news and in magazines from relief organizations. It’s not life-threatening here in Texas, except to livestock and poor creatures of the field. But even […]

Irving to enforce Stage 2 watering restrictions starting today

  (Irving) City of Irving officials announced that beginning Thursday, Aug. 11, mandatory watering restrictions will be enforced as part of Stage 2 of its Drought Contingency Plan.   Irving residents and businesses may not water more than twice per week on designated days, as follows: Even-numbered addresses (those ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8) may […]