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Texas Water Development Board launches interactive 2012 State Water Plan website

Posted  April 3, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

The map will display Water Needs by Region, Municipal, Irrigation, Livestock, Manufacturing, Mining, and Steam Electricity.

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Texas Panhandle communities may run out of water in 90 days

Posted  April 2, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

Lake Meredith and White River Lake are at 0 percent full. Lake J B Thomas is only at 1.1 percent. Many of these communities may run out of water in just 90 days.

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The good, bad, and dried out realities of Texas’ water supply – A one year comparison of Texas Lake Levels

Posted  March 17, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

While portions of Texas are bone dry, other lakes runneth over. – An Infographic comparison of Texas Lake Levels from 3/17/13 to 3/17/14.

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Lake Texoma down 10 feet – Lowest in decades

Posted  March 17, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

This is an issue for Oklahoma and Texas alike. Lake Texoma which straddles the Oklahoma-Texas border is down nearly 10 feet below normal levels.

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Abnormally Dry to Moderate Drought conditions up 20% across Texas in past three months.

Posted  February 27, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

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.

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Texas Water Development Board launches interactive 2012 State Water Plan website

The map will display Water Needs by Region, Municipal, Irrigation, Livestock, Manufacturing, Mining, and Steam Electricity.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Texas Panhandle communities may run out of water in 90 days

Lake Meredith and White River Lake are at 0 percent full. Lake J B Thomas is only at 1.1 percent. Many of these communities may run out of water in just 90 days.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
lake-levels-3-17-2014

The good, bad, and dried out realities of Texas’ water supply – A one year comparison of Texas Lake Levels

While portions of Texas are bone dry, other lakes runneth over. - An Infographic comparison of Texas Lake Levels from 3/17/13 to 3/17/14.
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Lake Texoma down 10 feet – Lowest in decades

This is an issue for Oklahoma and Texas alike. Lake Texoma which straddles the Oklahoma-Texas border is down nearly 10 feet below normal levels.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
Texas Droght 2-25-2014

Abnormally Dry to Moderate Drought conditions up 20% across Texas in past three months.

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.
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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As drought deepens, Dallas looks to charge ‘water hogs’ more

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
by Russ Lambert
 

 
 
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Don’t flush “flushable” wipes

When we put them in a stand mixer filled with water and pushed the slowest speed (more churning than your waste pipe will provide), it took at least 10 minutes to break each into small pieces.
by Water News of Texas
 

 



 
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Drought returns to Houston… Has received less than half its normal rainfall

Cold temperatures this winter have masked drought conditions. Before last weekend's warm-up, the city of Houston was experiencing its seventh-coldest winter on record, according to the National Weather Service.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Drought leads to smallest cattle herd in 61 years

Less water, of course, means fewer food crops. And fewer food crops means less available cattle feed, which is why many cattlemen have had to significantly trim down their herds these past few years.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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SJRA opens new Highlands Division Emergency Operations Center

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.
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Texas Comptroller Releases Texas Water Report – Going Deeper For The Solution

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 wa...
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Texas Water Conservation Association 10th annual Texas Water Day in Washington, D.C.

TWCA and TWDB has scheduled the 10th (Tenth) Annual Texas Water Day, which will take place February 4-6, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
by Water News of Texas
 

 


 
 


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