Texas’ Great Plains region is facing fourth consecutive summer of drought – 92% of Texas is Abnormally Dry, and 67.88% of us are now in Abnormally Dry to Moderate Drought conditions, That’s up from 47.17% three months ago.
WATER HOGS using more than 15,000 gallons per month will see their rates jump 25 percent under Stage 2, and 50 percent under Stage 3
Highlands Division delivers raw water from a large portfolio of water rights owned by the San Jacinto River Authority in Lake Houston and the Trinity River through an extensive 27-mile canal system and 1,400-acre reservoir.
The outlook in Texas suggests continuing water problems and an ever-greater need for conservation. See in-depth analysis of water scarcity issues that threaten our economic health. See promising approaches for augmenting our water supply and practical answers for Texas’ growing thirst.
The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan to ensure the availability of adequate water resources has been approved by voters.