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Wetlands transform a murky mess into viable water supply

September 6th, 2018|General, Water Quality, Wetlands|

The rain-swollen Trinity River flowing by resembles thin, foamy chocolate milk. Being carried along in the river’s murky mix are chunks of wood, bits of paper and a small whitewall tire and wheel.

It’s not the kind of water you want to see flowing out of a tap.

But five miles away and gushing into the Richland-Chambers […]

Continuing Education for Riparian and Stream Ecosystems

August 29th, 2018|General, Water Quality|

TRWD is co-hosting a training that will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct impacts from healthy riparian zones. The riparian education programs will cover an introduction to riparian principles, watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles, and riparian vegetation, as well as potential causes of degradation […]

Trinity Trash Bash marks its 27th year keeping the river clean

August 13th, 2018|General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

On June 6, 1849, a group of Dragoons came to the bluff of the Clear Fork and West Fork of the Trinity River to site a fort. This fort was named Fort Worth. Since then, Fort Worth has become the seventh largest city in the state of Texas, owing its growth and […]

What are your sprinklers doing while you sleep?

August 1st, 2018|General|

Since the best time for watering is early in the morning, are you sure your sprinkler heads are evenly distributing water over your parched lawn? Or, are they badly missing the mark, pouring water and your money down the drain?

And if the little squirts are working properly, how long should you run them, especially following […]

Is there enough water to go around?

July 26th, 2018|General|

It’s hot, the grass on the front lawn looks way stressed out and you’ve got to wonder – and maybe even worry – as you turn on the sprinkler if there will be enough water to go around.

Don’t panic. Despite record-breaking temperatures and skyrocketing demand during this heat wave, the Tarrant Regional Water District expects […]

Approved land transactions to bring baseball back to LaGrave

July 18th, 2018|General, News|

During the July TRWD Board meeting, two land transactions were approved that will ultimately bring baseball back to historic LaGrave Field on Fort Worth’s near north side. Full press release. 

Mother Nature giveth and taketh away

July 11th, 2018|General, Recreation|

Originally posted August 5, 2015 

During a typical hot summer day, TRWD water supply reservoirs can lose as much as 750 million gallons of water to evaporation alone.

To put that staggering number into perspective, you could fill more than 67,000 swimming pools or 12.3 million bathtubs with the water that disappears into thin air from our […]

Tips to enjoy Twin Points

June 27th, 2018|Twin Points Park|

The Tarrant Regional Water District team wants to help you have the #BestSummerEver2018 at Twin Points Park. Our goal is to ensure that our community feels that we provide a safe and clean environment where family and friends can come together for some much needed relaxation time.

As part of our ongoing effort to keep […]

World Turtle Day Celebrated on the Trinity River

June 18th, 2018|General, Recreation|

Every spring on May 23 people across the country celebrate World Turtle Day. This is a day that was created to bring attention, awareness, knowledge and respect for turtles and tortoises around the globe, as well as to encourage human action to help these reptiles survive and thrive.

With the Trinity River running through Fort Worth […]

Daily Report for 06/11/2018

June 11th, 2018|Daily Report|

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