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LIST: Water distribution events planned across North Texas

A number of cities in North Texas are under boil water orders or have been asked to conserve water. These distribution events aim to help those communities.

Updated Sunday with new locations.

With millions of Texans under boil water orders or with no access to water due to damage caused by extremely cold temperatures, a number of water distribution options have opened across North Texas. 

Here's a look at the distribution events that WFAA knows about: 


Recreation centers that served at warming centers will now be water fill-up stations Sunday. Up to five gallons are allowed per household and people must bring their own containers. 

The following locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday:

  • 3114 Clymer St. 75212
  • 3710 N. Hampton Rd. 75229
  • 3212 Winnetka Ave. 75212
  • 10011 Midway Road rd. 75229

On Sunday, the Dallas Office of Emergency Management will also open four public water distribution sites. The hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Fretz Rec Center at 6950 Belt Line Rd, Dallas
  • Harry Stone Rec Center at 2403 Millmar Dr, Dallas
  • Kiest Rec Center at 3081 S. Hampton, Dallas
  • Nash/Davis Rec Center at 3710 N Hampton Rd, Dallas, TX 75212


DeSoto residents who are without water service can pick up canned or bottled water at a drive-thru event being held at the city's new fire house Sunday, Feb. 21. The event will take place from noon to 5 p.m., or as long as supplies last. 

The fire house is located at 206 S. Parks Street. 


The City of Duncanville will be providing free bottles of drinking water on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the D.L. Hopkins Senior Center located at 206 James Collins Blvd. 


If you would like to donate water, go to Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery at 509 W. State Street or Rosalind Coffee at 107 N. Sixth Street. 

Farmers Branch

The City of Farmers Branch will be providing free water Sunday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13333 Senlac Drive. 

Residents are asked to:

  • Bring their own water container
  • Park inside the parking lot
  • Observe a 10 gallon limit per day

Fort Worth 

Some breweries are offering water to residents. Please call to confirm hours. Residents need to bring their own containers for all breweries.

  • CowTown Brewery, 1301 E Belknap St.
  • Panther Island Brewing, 501 N Main St.
  • Hop Fusion Ale Works, 200 E Broadway Ave.
  • Wild Acre Brewing, 1734 E El Paso St.

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A contactless drive-through distribution site at the Plano Event Center will be located at the drive-up atrium on the north side of the center, which faces Spring Creek Parkway. 

It will operate from noon to 6 p.m. through Monday. 


The city of Mesquite has a limited supply of water to give out to residents dealing with plumbing issues, officials said. The city will host a distribution event on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. at Town East Mall near the city's water tower. Each household will receive one case of bottled water while supplies last. 

The mall is located at 2063 Town East Mall.

Natural Grocers

Natural Grocers will be providing free filtered water through Feb. 23. 

The company says to fill up on free water, customers will need to provide their own jugs or bottles and select stores will have an assortment for purchase. Then, customers will take their filled receptacle to the register. Each person will be limited to two gallons of water.

Click here to find your closest Natural Grocers store.

To add a water distribution event to the list, email your information to news8@wfaa.com

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