Sun rises behind an irrigation sprinkler near Lubbock, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. In parched West Texas, it's often easier to drill for oil than to find new sources of water. After years of diminishing water supplies made even worse by the second-most severe drought in state history, some communities are resorting to a plan that might have seemed absurd a generation ago: turning sewage into drinking water.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 11, 2011 4:51:16 PM PDT
By JAMIE STENGLE
DALLAS (AP) - August 11, 2011 --
The Dallas-Fort Worth area's streak of 100-degree days is over - just two shy of the record set in 1980.