Posted by Ashlea Keith | July 13, 2015
Despite Heavy Rain, Some West Texas Lakes Remain Low

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 Ashlea Keith | July 7, 2015
The Best Little Parade in Texas!

The Wimberley, Texas Independence Day parade was held on July 3 this year, and members of the Acer Water Tank crew - along with family members - were on hand...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | July 6, 2015
Will Underground Aquifer Storage Protect Texans from Drought?

In Texas, the Edwards Aquifer provides Bexar County and Central Texas with much of its drinking water. Since 2004 has used a system called Aquifer Storage and Recovery to hold...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | July 2, 2015
Texas Holds Back on Water Release to Farmers

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will keep Lower Colorado River water from being released downstream to Texas farmers until Oct. 15. Despite heavy rainfall during the spring, Central Texans...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | June 29, 2015
Arizona Worries: Is California After Our Water?

Arizona officials are concerned that their California neighbors may use federal action to grab some of Arizona’s water supply from the Colorado River. A big concern is a California drought...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | June 22, 2015
Opinion: California Could Solve its 4-Year Drought Problem

The National Weather Service reports that the average annual rainfall in Los Angeles for the past 100 years has been about 14 inches, more than enough to serve the needs...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | June 18, 2015
Water Agencies Accuse California Farmers of Water Theft

A coalition of California public water agencies has asked the state to order farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to stop irrigating their fields amid the relentless drought. The...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | June 17, 2015
Rain Barrel Rules Frustrate Colorado Residents

Thanks to complicated system of water rights regulations, rainwater collection barrels remain illegal in most of Colorado, despite water shortages for state residents. Read more.

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | June 12, 2015
Creative Californians Turn to Gray Water for Landscapes

Gray water is the gently-used runoff from bathroom sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines, and California’s building codes allow owners of existing homes to create the simplest systems for the...

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