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COPPERAS COVE — Residents are being asked to voluntarily conserve water use until Water Control & Improvement District No. 1 can repair a mechanical failure.
(NAPSI)—Ah, the holidays! They’re a time filled with family, friends, large parties and the inevitable holiday entertaining stress. While more guests and big holiday meals can put a serious strain on a home’s plumbing system, a plumbing emergency should be the last thing you need to worry about during a festive gathering. Did you know that the day after Thanksgiving is the single busiest day of the year for Roto-Rooter’s residential plumbers? North America’s No. 1 plumbing repair and drain service company sees, on average, a 47 percent increase in incoming calls on that day compared to an average Friday.
TEMPLE — Plans are in the works for a new $37 million reservoir that would cover more than 400 acres in Coryell County.
(BPT) - No matter what time of year it is, the kitchen is always the busiest room in the home. That’s especially the case during the holiday season. With the added stress of planning the perfect menu and creating the ideal holiday atmosphere for your guests, it’s no surprise that many people feel overwhelmed with the planning process.
Water is like liquid gold in Oakalla when a fire breaks out. Lack of fire hydrants has the local volunteer fire department developing ways to store water through its fire trucks and water containment systems.
(BPT) - The sunny days of summer may seem like a distant memory, but as tempting as it is to let the kids curl up on the couch when they’re home, it’s important to keep them active throughout the cooler months. Even as days get shorter, you can still use those free hours to stay energetic and fuel their curiosity.
The Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District board of directors meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 700 Kennedy Court, Belton. The 13th annual Bell County Water Symposium is Thursday. For more information, call 254-933-0120 or go to www.cuwcd.org.
AUSTIN — Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and decided the fate of the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters' photo IDs.
AUSTIN — The GOP-controlled Legislature has left Texas voters to decide this week whether a growing population, booming economy and an ongoing drought are worthy of tapping $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to deal with forecast water shortages.
(Family Features) When it comes to improving your home, it's easier than ever to make eco-friendly choices that save you money, are better for the environment and make your home more beautiful. Here are a few easy ways you can go green all over the house.
Don’t let a busy schedule stop you from creating a beautiful landscape. Incorporate a few of these changes in your fall landscape care. You’ll create beautiful results with a limited investment of time and effort.
WASHINGTON — The tattered Torah scroll fragments, Bibles and other religious texts found in a flooded Baghdad basement 10 years ago testify to a once-thriving Jewish population that’s all but disappeared from Iraq.
GATESVILLE — A water-conservation mandate and a boil water order issued after a water outage in and around Gatesville this week were lifted Wednesday, Assistant City Manager Luis Lobo said.
GATESVILLE — Water pressure was restored to Gatesville and surrounding areas Tuesday after electrical power was restored to an intake structure at Belton Lake late Monday, Assistant City Manager Luis Lobo said.
GATESVILLE — Public water was temporarily cut off to the Gatesville area Monday, prompting officials to place portable toilets in front of the Coryell County Courthouse and causing residents to stock up on bottled water.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who’s always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
(BPT) - Ever purchased a great-looking faucet only to find you can’t easily turn it on with one hand? Or discovered that you can’t stand to sit for more than a few minutes on that new sofa that looked so great in the showroom? If so, you have experienced comfort and practicality sacrificed on the altar of aesthetics.
COPPERAS COVE — Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful’s Eco Harvest will educate residents about sustainable living practices Saturday at the Cove Civic Center.
(NAPSI)—Your energy bills will be less likely to get you hot under the collar if you heed a few hints from the experts at the U.S. Department of Energy.
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you’re sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
The 13th annual Bell County Water Symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Central Texas Council of Governments Building, 2180 N. Main St., Belton.
COPPERAS COVE — Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful will educate children and adults about sustainable living practices this week at its annual Eco Harvest Festival.
Keep Copperas Cove will educate children and adults about sustainable living practices next week at its annual Eco Harvest Festival.
LAMPASAS — Researchers from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Lampasas River Watershed Partnership and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board are joining forces to educate participants on the dangers of feral hogs at a workshop Oct. 16 in Lampasas.