This Week in Texas Water

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This Week in Texas Water

Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts monitors what is happening in Texas water. Here is a summary for the week.

What Spain Can Teach Texas About Solar Energy, State Impact

Water, Texas, and an Opportunity That Should Not Be Wasted, Forbes

Coping with Floods – of Water and Data, Phys Org

Urban Stream Contamination Increasing Rapidly Due to Road Salt, Phys Org

Desalination Out of Desperation, MIT Technology Review

We May Never Know How Well Cloud Seeding Works, FiveThirtyEight Science

Climate Change by the Numbers: The Cold Data That Drove a Record-Hot Year, Salon

EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans, Big Country Homepage

Proposed Bill Targets Oil and Gas Ordinances in Texas, Dallas Morning News

The Q&A: James Griffin, Texas Tribune

Bush School Student Study: Hydraulic Fracking in Texas Could Intensify Water Shortages, KBTX

A&M Report: Hydraulic Fracturing Adds to Water Stress in the Eagle Ford Shale, San Antonio Express-News

Regulators Pan Study on Methane Gas in Wells, Texas Tribune

From the Ground Up – Meeting Texas’ Future Water Needs, KBTX

Fifth Circuit Won’t Rehear Texas Whooping Crane Case, Star-Telegram

Texas Launches New State-of-the-Art Water Technology Accelerator, Water World

Texas Water Technology Accerleartor Launches; “AcclereateH20” to Spur Increased Water Technology Development and Innovative Results, Business Wire

Drought Conditions Persist, Community Impact

New SWIFT Fund Will Pump Millions Into Water Projects in Texas, El Paso Times

Texas Ranchers Seeking Alternative Incomes, Star-Telegram

Texas Drought Improves, But California’s Still Here, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Bitter Season for Sugarcane Growers, KRGV

Drought Has Long Been Part of Texas Climate and Will Continue, Southwest Farm Press

Drought Opens Texas Rancher’s Eyes to Income Options, Trib Live

TWDB Calling for Grant Applications, Vallley Morning Star

Drought of 2012 Took Big Toll On Ogallala Aquifer, KUNC

High Plains Aquifer Continues Decline, NET

Event: Texas Water Journal Forum, Texas Tribune

Carlos Rubinstein: Water Funding Available in El Paso and West Texas, El Paso Times

WilCo Leaders Discuss State of Water As County Grows, Time Warner Cable News

Controversial Austin Water Plant Opens, KXAN

Leander Open to Water Group Inclusion, Community Impact

Dallas Water Dispute May Mean Higher Rates for Residents, Dallas Morning News

Lubbock-Based Water District Closer to Adding Briscoe Co. Over Landowner Objections, My High Plains

EPWU Looks to Hudspeth County for Water, El Paso Inc

As Desalination Plant Is Built in Brazoria County, Galveston County Considers Its Options, Galveston County Daily News

Denison Council Refuses Support for Bill to Raise Lake Texoma to 614-619 Feet, KTEN

BCWID Abandons $12M Pipeline Project, Will Continue Search for Alternative Water Sources, Big Country Homepage

Mineral Wells Council Adopts 60% Water Rate Hike Beginning in January, Mineral Wells Index

City Seeks Grant for Colonias Water Upgrade, Fort Stockton Pioneer

Conroe Considers Partnership in Construction of New Well, Montgomery County Courier

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