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  • 40 local businesses visited during Water Wasters Season

    40 local businesses visited during Water Wasters Season

    Despite a high demand for water early in the summer, with the help of mother nature and our weekly water wasters report, city officials say we've been able to help save some water over the last few months. 
    Despite a high demand for water early in the summer, with the help of mother nature and our weekly water wasters report, city officials say we've been able to help save some water over the last few months. 
  • Water Wasters

    Water Wasters

    Even with all the rain we have seen this summer, Amarillo's water usage is not as low as some would expect it to be.
    Even with all the rain we have seen this summer, Amarillo's water usage is not as low as some would expect it to be.
  • Water Wasters Report

    Water Wasters Report

    As the summer continues, some local businesses are still being caught wasting water. Whether it's a broken or misguided sprinkler head, wasting water can happen easier than some may think. 
    As the summer continues, some local businesses are still being caught wasting water. Whether it's a broken or misguided sprinkler head, wasting water can happen easier than some may think. 
  • Water Waster Report

    Water Waster Report

    Despite our recent rains some businesses were still caught wasting water. But not all of them were aware of it.
    Despite our recent rains some businesses were still caught wasting water. But not all of them were aware of it.
  • Water Wasters: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Water Wasters: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Despite our recent rain, some businesses are still letting their sprinklers run inefficiently. 
    Despite our recent rain, some businesses are still letting their sprinklers run inefficiently. 
  • Water Wasters

    Water Wasters

    After welcoming rain into the area the last few weeks, the thought of wasting water is still an unwelcome one. Since the rain has died down this last week, we have received several water waster photos this week.
    After welcoming rain into the area the last few weeks, the thought of wasting water is still an unwelcome one. Since the rain has died down this last week, we have received several water waster photos this week.
  • Water Waster Report: unknown issues at local businesses

    Water Waster Report: unknown issues at local businesses

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    Whether it's a broken sprinkler head or simply over watering, wasting water is often accidentally overlooked by businesses owners.
    Whether it's a broken sprinkler head or simply over watering, wasting water is often accidentally overlooked by businesses owners.
  • Water Waster Report: puddle problems

    Water Waster Report: puddle problems

    Some viewers have spotted some puddles around town, but they are not the result of rain. This week, we received several photos of water running into the street, puddling up and going to waste. 
    Some viewers have spotted some puddles around town, but they are not the result of rain. This week, we received several photos of water running into the street, puddling up and going to waste. 
  • Water Waster Report: Apartment complexes

    Water Waster Report: Apartment complexes

    For the last few weeks, we've shown you several businesses around town with different water related issues. This week we are taking a look at some apartment complexes.
    For the last few weeks, we've shown you several businesses around town with different water related issues. This week we are taking a look at some apartment complexes.
  • Water Waster Report: wild winds and blowing water at the Amarillo Zoo

    Water Waster Report: wild winds and blowing water at the Amarillo Zoo

    In an area where conserving water is necessary, it can be unsettling to see the city of Amarillo wasting it. With 64 parks in Amarillo, keeping track of all the sprinklers can be quite the ordeal.Which is why when we received a video from a viewer of wild water at the zoo, we knew we had to talk to the city about it. 
    In an area where conserving water is necessary, it can be unsettling to see the city of Amarillo wasting it. With 64 parks in Amarillo, keeping track of all the sprinklers can be quite the ordeal.Which is why when we received a video from a viewer of wild water at the zoo, we knew we had to talk to the city about it. 
  • Water Waster Wednesday: watering during the storms

    Water Waster Wednesday: watering during the storms

    We were pleased to see that water usage through out Amarillo actually came down this past week, with all the rain. 
    We were pleased to see that water usage through out Amarillo actually came down this past week, with all the rain. 
  • Weekly Water Waster Report: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Weekly Water Waster Report: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Maintaining a nice property can be a priority for some area business, but with that comes the chance of a broken sprinkler head.
    Maintaining a nice property can be a priority for some area business, but with that comes the chance of a broken sprinkler head.
  • Water Wasters: The Bridge, making changes for conservation

    Water Wasters: The Bridge, making changes for conservation

    Even though it's been cooler the past few days, people are still keeping a close eye on water usage throughout Amarillo. Every week we look through the photos you send us. But this week, we noticed a few of them coming from the same place. 
    Even though it's been cooler the past few days, people are still keeping a close eye on water usage throughout Amarillo. Every week we look through the photos you send us. But this week, we noticed a few of them coming from the same place.  
  • Water Wasters kicking off to help conserve water in the Panhandle

    Water Wasters kicking off to help conserve water in the Panhandle

    As we continue to see unseasonably high temperatures, the city is concerned about the amount of water that is being used. On Tuesday, residents in Amarillo used more than 80 million gallons of water.
    As we continue to see unseasonably high temperatures, the city is concerned about the amount of water that is being used. On Tuesday, residents in Amarillo used more than 80 million gallons of water.