Posts Tagged ‘water safety’
Cannell (third from right) got her swim team involved in water safety education. Left to right: Terry Woods, Elaina Rowe, Coach Chuck Burr, Sarah Mountjoy, Roger Yates, Cannell, Julie Jackson and Michelle Brannan. Brian Hutson

Awash in an Epidemic

A new group seeks to prevent drownings through education.
EDWARD BROWN
Last summer Pamela Cannell read about two local drownings of children in one day. Not long after that, a 4-year-old boy jumped into the water in North Fort Worth to try to save a 3-year-old girl. His young friend survived, but ...


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Sucking It Up

Gas drillers are competing with ranchers, farmers, and cities for increasingly scarce water supplies.
GAYLE REAVES
Tom B. Saunders’ family has been ranching for five generations. Surface tanks and wells provide water for the cattle and horses on the Twin V Ranch near Weatherford. He’s got a couple of gas wells on the land too, and he’...