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Zebra Mussel Rules Now Expanded Statewide – All boats must be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river.

Posted  May 22, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

All boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.

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Water Supply

Lake Conroe Reaches Full Pool Elevation for first time in 4 years

Posted  May 14, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

This is the first time that Lake Conroe has been at full pool elevation since April 25, 2010.

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Water Supply

Surface Water Facility to Quench Texas County

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is doing precisely that with its latest project, the $191-million Surface Water Facilities, being built on and adjacent to Lake Conroe in Montgomery County, just north of Houston.

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Drought

37 Percent of Texas now in Extreme to Exceptional Drought – up 30% in 3 months

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

All drought categories expanded across parts of Texas, resulting in Exceptional Drought covering virtually all of the Texas panhandle

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Education

Harris-Galveston Subsidence Districts WaterWise Program Helps Families Save Water

Posted  April 30, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

Over 58,000 households in Harris and Galveston Counties are learning the importance of saving water with the Harris-Galveston Subsidence Districts WaterWise Program

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Zebra Mussel Rules Now Expanded Statewide – All boats must be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river.

All boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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At least 34 Texas Communities have less than a 90 day supply of water. A dozen could go dry in 45 days or less.

"We have sort of taken water for granted for a long time. And I think that time is over. I think its valuation has gone up. Some communities are in more trouble than others,"
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Lake Conroe Reaches Full Pool Elevation for first time in 4 years

This is the first time that Lake Conroe has been at full pool elevation since April 25, 2010.
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Surface Water Facility to Quench Texas County

The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is doing precisely that with its latest project, the $191-million Surface Water Facilities, being built on and adjacent to Lake Conroe in Montgomery County, just north of Houston.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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37 Percent of Texas now in Extreme to Exceptional Drought – up 30% in 3 months

All drought categories expanded across parts of Texas, resulting in Exceptional Drought covering virtually all of the Texas panhandle
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Harris-Galveston Subsidence Districts WaterWise Program Helps Families Save Water

Over 58,000 households in Harris and Galveston Counties are learning the importance of saving water with the Harris-Galveston Subsidence Districts WaterWise Program
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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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
 

 
 
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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
 

 

 
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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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