Texas Drought

Posted by | November 30, 2015

Texas lakes are rising and El Niño may bring a wet winter, but people in the know remain concerned about drought in Central Texas. Extreme rain events in 2015 drove...

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Posted by | September 18, 2015

Much of Texas flooded in the spring and now drought-like conditions have returned. Farmer Ben Sholls said, "We had too much rain in the spring months and it affected our...

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Posted by | September 14, 2015

Despite heavy spring rains in Texas, the state is again suffering from cracked, dry ground. According to a new article in the Ranch and Rural Living magazine, the best time...

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Posted by | September 10, 2015

The demand for water in Texas will increase by 22 percent by 2060, so protecting all water resources and practicing conservation is essential to sustaining the state’s water supply. The...

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Posted by | July 13, 2015

Texas’ recent heavy rainfall has helped restore lakes and reservoirs that have been low for several years. However, many West Texas lakes remain low, some tens of feet below normal...

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Posted by | March 12, 2015

Despite rain, sleet and snow in February and early March, North Texas will see another year of drought conditions. The United States Drought Monitor reports that the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding counties were still...

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Posted by | March 2, 2015

Central Texas residents and developers are clashing over low water supplies and growing suburbs, and observers expect to see more confrontations of this type as the state's drought continues. Read...

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Posted by | February 19, 2015

The Central Texas drought impacting area lakes is the worst the area has experienced since the lakes were built in the '30s. New data shows the lakes are facing a...

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Posted by | January 30, 2015

Texas lawmakers from both parties and throughout the state are working together to create a new fund that would help fund state water projects, such as much-needed pipelines and treatment...

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