| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:40 AM
After a dry summer that sparked water restrictions across Central Indiana, area reservoirs are now back to normal.
Citizens Energy Group said Morse, Geist and Eagle Creek reservoirs are full and underground aquifers are recharged. The company said...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Citizens Energy Group recommends people conserve the amount of water they use now to help prevent water restrictions later if drought conditions continue.
Currently, they are pulling water from two reservoirs and the central canal. While it did rain...
| Jul 11, 2012
Tribune editors and staff noticed a spate of outright bans on watering over the holiday week, and sure enough, regimented phone calls revealed local water utilities were struggling to keep up for demand for water for the parched lawns of suburbia.
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Despite all the rain this week, the North Texas Municipal Water District voted unanimously yesterday to remain in stage 3 water restrictions. The district, which serves a handful of North Texas counties says the rain cannot cure an almost two-year-long...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The City of Carmel issued a voluntary water restriction Sunday due to recent drought conditions and water restrictions issued in several nearby cities.
The city said they wish to work together with other water utilities to ensure there is adequate water...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Despite the current drought, Wichita’s water supply is sufficient and officials see no reasons for restrictions at this point.
Joe Pajor with Wichita Public Works says Wichita draws about 60 percent of its water from Cheney Lake and the other 40...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Several days of rainfall were a welcome sight here in Central Indiana, but is it really helping?
According to the National Weather Service, rainfall totals over the last seven days range from a tenth of an inch to four inches. The heavier rain that...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
“We are in a hot dry period,” said Kent Hixson, Mulvane City Manager. “We are a growing community.”
That combination has led to friction between the cities of Mulvane and Augusta over water use. Back in the 90's the two cities...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Water restrictions coupled with this intense heat have some garden lovers in a frenzy. Employees at Jackson's Home and Garden in Dallas are seeing a huge increase in customers worried about their landscaping. But the good news is: they share some...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:23 AM
As Indiana’s drought drags on, mandatory water restrictions are now in place in Bloomington.
The change will be in effect for the next city days, according to the city. The usage restrictions are set to last through October 11.
City officials have...
| Feb 13, 2010
I'm always telling the skeptics that Los Angeles does too have four seasons: They're called fire, flood, drought and quake.
FOR THE RECORD:
Patzert: In the Patt Asks Q&A with climatologist Bill Patzert on Feb. 13, the amount of...