Groundwater News

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

Clearwater Ready for 17th Annual Water Symposium, Killeen Daily Herald

Navigating Seller’s Disclosure After Harvey, Texas Realtor

Meadows Center Gets New Chief Water Policy Officer, San Marcos Corridor News

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus says he will not seek re-election, Texas Tribune

Hurricane Harvey sparks renewed push for underground water storage projects, Texas Tribune

Private well owners should test well after a flood, AgriLife Today

Study links groundwater with surface water in Devils River,

Internet of Water: Sharing and Integrating Water Data for Sustainability, The Aspen Institute

Nevada attorney general leads 10-state coalition defending state rights in regulating groundwater, Legal NewsLine

Ashby: Education a prominent session theme, The Lufkin News

Sun Sets on Trib + Water, Texas Tribune

Second Annual #TXwindmills and #TXwatertowers Virtual Road Trip to Begin July 1, Texas Water Development Board

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht to Present Keynote Address at 2017 Texas Groundwater Summit

Governor Abbott Announces Special Session

Unconventional Oil and Gas Not Affecting Water Quality, USGS

Water barons for the water barren? A survey of interbasin water transfer laws in western states, Texas Water Journal

Voter approval provisions stripped from SB 2, Texas Tribune

Water project promises relief before Houston becomes parched, Houston Chronicle

From the ground up- “Water, Rural Texas, and the Texas Legislature“, KBTX

Groundwater Districts Fear Loss of Local Control with Proposed Changes, Houston Public Media

Talks boost Odessa water prospects, OA Online

In Hays County, water fight springs anew, Austin American Statesman

Water is not a commodity to be pumped to depletion, San Antonio Express News

Open wells can cause potential hazard to groundwater, News 9 West

A House Divided, Texas Monthly

The Source: What Is The Future Of Water In Texas?, Texas Public Radio

Harvey Everheart retires from Mesa UWCD

Lone Star GCD wins the appeal against the City of Conroe

SAWS makes salty groundwater more drinkable, San Antonio Express-News

The regional water planning process: a Texas success story, Texas Water Journal

In West Texas, abandoned well sinks land, sucks tax dollars, Texas Tribune

Senate Committee on Ag, Water, & Rural Affairs members posted

Startup offers “online booking” for industrial water, MIT News

In 150-0 vote, Texas House backs speakers Joe Strauss for record-tying fifth term, Texas Tribune

Abandoned Texas oil wells seen as “ticking time bombs” of contamination, Texas Tribune

US Congress passes critical water resources regulation, Texas Insider

EPA: fracking can harm drinking water, Texas Tribune

Livestream: A conversation with Dawn Buckingham & Hugh Shine, Texas Tribune

TWDB chairman says goal of work session in Lubbock ‘is to listen’, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Streamflow and Springflow data for Comal and San Marcos Rivers, GeoCommunity

Workman: The future of water in Texas, Austin American Statesman

Regulating unregulated groundwater in Texas: how the state could conquer this final frontier, Texas Water Journal

Water Conservation Advisory Coucil’s report and recommendations to the 85th Texas Legislature, Save Water Texas

Population growth puts pressure on Texas’ water sources, Texas Public Radio

El Paso Water buys Anschutz Ranch, El Pas Inc.

Much of Southeast U.S. is grappling with drought, Texas Public Radio

EPA awards $3.9M to UT for water infrastructure modeling research center, Water World

Book Review: “Water is for fighting over and other myths about water in the West”, Texas Water Journal

Taking the long view on Water Conservation in Texas, Texas Tribune

Edwards Aquifer Authority honored at this year’s San Antonio Clean Technology Forum, Texas Public Radio

Senator Perry gives legislative outlook at High Plains Water Distrtict Meeting, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

A groundwater plume in Winkler County, Texas, west of Odessa is contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Water Tech Online

US Senate Commmittee on Environment and Public Works publishes committee report on WOTUS

For the first time, U.S. and Mexico take stock of the underground water they share, High Plains News

High Plains Underground Water Conservation District Adopts Lowest Tax Rate in 20 Years, Everything Lubbock

Texas Promised 34 years ago to track oil and gas waste in aquifers. It didn’t., Texas Tribune

Texas High Cout to Hear ExxonMobil Permian Groundwater Dispute, Shale Daily

Groundwater Supplie are Declining, Even in Wet Areas, Texas Tribune

Questions on water project raised as Bryan City Council considers finance agreement with state board, The Eagle

Legislative Budget Board Issues Brief on 2017 State Water Plan

The Q&A: Paul Choules, Texas Tribune

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board Opens New HQ in Temple, Temple Daily Telegram

Megadroughts’ Could Devastate Southwest U.S. Within a Century, Time

Worst Drought in 1,000 Years Predicted for American West, National Geographic

Climate Change Hampering World Food Production, Say Scientists, Yahoo News

New Mexico AG Vows to Fight Texas Over Rio Grande Claims, KOB 4

Water: Can You Put a Price on the Priceless? Triple Pundit

Texas Supreme Court Leaves Water Disposal Issue Unanswered, San Antonio Express-News

Water Rights Fight at the Texas Supreme Court, Big Country Homepage

Pro: Legislation Could Define Management of Brackish Water, Victoria Advocate

Con: Brackish Desal Needs More Research, Victoria Advocate

Despite January Rains, Central Texas’ Chief Reservoirs Remain Low, Austin American-Statesman

Lisa Craven’s New Job: Helping Texas Spend $2B to Fix Water Woes, Austin Business Journal

Cities Weigh Growth vs. Water Shortages, Texas Tribune

A Decade of Drought Has Little Effect on Texans’ Water Knowledge, New Research Shows, Herald Online

Report Shows More Water Conservation Education Needed for State of Texas, Water World

Water Experts Meet to Discuss Ways to Conserve Water in Central Texas, KXAN

Digging Deep: Businesses, Residents Drilling Wells in Search of Water, Mineral Wells Index

Texans Don’t Know What They’re Drinking, Houston Chronicle

Invasive Plants, Mussels a Growing Threat to Lakes, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Texas Implementing New Technologies to Address Strained Water Supplies, Water World

The Q&A: Todd Caldwell, Texas Tribune

Agriculture Experts Look at Conserving Water in the Panhandle, Connect Amarillo

Lower Brazos River Coalition Formed to Protect Downstream Interests, The Journal

Hays Water Fight Portends Battles to Come, Texas Tribune

Houston Co.’s Plan to Pump Water From Trinity Aquifer Faces Opposition, Houston Business Journal

Buda’s Water Woes Focus of Capitol Groundwater Fight, San Antonio Business Journal

Brazos River Authority Voices Support for Lower Basin Coalition, The Journal

West Texas Farmers Turn to Alternate Crops As Cotton Demand Drops, KCBD

Official: North Texas in Better Shape Than Rest of State With Water Supplies, Fort Worth Business Press

Lavon Lake Dredging Project Adds to North Texas Water Supply, Dallas Morning News

Austin Council Discusses Water Scarcity, Austin Monitor

Abilene City Council Approves Possum Kingdom Pipeline, Big Country Homepage

For the First Time in Almost a Decade, Most of Dallas Is in the Worst Stage of Drought, Dallas Morning News

SAWS Conference Teaches High School Students About Water Quality Issues, KSAT

A ‘Confluence’ of Students Descends on San Antonio, Rivard Report

El Paso Public Service Board Approves Pilot Plant to Recycle Water, El Paso Inc

Dallas Files Lawsuit Over Sabine River Authority’s $24-Million-a-Year Water-Rate Increase, Dallas Morning News

City of Waco in Running for $5.8M Wastewater Reuse Grant, Waco Trib

Cracked Levee in Brownsville Investigated; No Immediate Flood Risk, Valley Morning Star

Fixing Arroyo Flood Risks, Valley Morning Star

Council Asks Killeen to Challenge Local Water Agreement, Killeen Daily Herald

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

World Has Not Woken Up to Water Crisis Caused by Climate Change: IPCC Head, Yahoo News

Counting Gallons: How Much Water Do You Use? Marketplace

Cowboys and Cows Are Soaking the American West Dry, New Republic

Can Sun and Wind Make More Salt Water Drinkable? National Geographic

Regional Water Conservation Efforts Await Congressional Reauthorization, KRWG

LCRA Joins NASA Mission, Texas Public Radio

Texas Justices Skirt Underground Trespassing Question, Texas Tribune

Pro: Legislation Could Define Management of Brackish Water, Victoria Advocate

A Texas Senate Environmental Committee Gets a Name and Scope Change, Austin American-Statesman

Water for Milk – Dairy Industry Pushes Water Reuse As Conservation Tactic, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

The Fault Line: Does Drilling Cause Earthquakes? WFAA

Drought Still Burns Texas, Palestine Herald-Press

Drought Easing But SAWS Remains Cautious, WOAI

Soil Moisture Slowly Improving, My Plainview

Texas Officials Begin Evaluating 48 Water Plan Applications, CBS DFW

Texas Water Loan Applications Top $5.5. Billion, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Cattle Sees First Rebound from Drought, Houston Chronicle

Central Texas Project Will Study Drought Tolerance of Landscape Plants, AgriLife Today

Where Are the Water Projects That Are Asking for $5.5 Billion in State Loans? State Impact

Rep. Isaac Files Bill That Would Protect Unregulated White Areas, Jason Isaac

Hays County Voices Support for Desalination Study, Community Impact

Hundreds Pack Public Meeting on Hays County Groundwater Battle, KEYE TV

Effort to Regulate Hays Wells Proving Difficult, Austin American-Statesman

Residents Beg Buda to Reconsider Aquifer Pumping Plan, KXAN

Dallas Gets No Respite In Dispute Over Water Costs, Dallas Morning News

On Aquifer Protection, Council Ignores Distractions, San Antonio Express-News

Hays County Supporting Desalination Study Grant Application, KVUE

Houston Area Accounts for Bulk of State Water Program Requests, Houston Chronicle

DFW Water Planners Seek $1.8 Billion in State Funding, Dallas Morning News

Texas Panhandle Not Among State Water Funding Applicants, Amarillo Globe-News

San Angelo Applies for $150M Loan to Fund Wastewater Project, Standard-Times

STW Studying County’s Water, Fort Stockton Pioneer

Dallas May Not Break Drought This Spring, Dallas Morning News

With Growth Booming, Lavon lake to Get Updated Master Plan, Dallas Morning News

Water Sampling Suggests Zebra Mussels Have Not Spread at Lake Waco, Waco Trib

Wastewater Recycling & Treatment Program in Wichita Falls Reaches Milestone, Everything Lubbock

San Angelo Applies for $150M Loan to Fund Wastewater Project, Standard-Times

Abilene Wants to Tape PK Lake Water, Mineral Wells Index

Drought Update: Landa Park Spring Flowing Again, News 4 San Antonio

San Marcos Looks at Weakening Drought Restrictions, KVUE

Ready or Not, Stage 4 Water Restrictions Are Coming to Graham, Graham Leader

Victoria Terminates Stage I of Drought Contingency Plan, Victoria Advocate

Israeli Company Eager to Solve Texas’ Water Woes With Desalination, Austin Business Journal

Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It? Texas Public Radio

Can Sun and Wind Make More Salt Water Drinkable? National Geographic

Friday Night Football Returns to Water Politics, Texas Tribune

Texas Farm Bureau Wants Water Well Accommodation, Law 360

Satellite Might Help Explain Texas Water Deficit, El Paso Times

Colorado Geophysicists Work to Find Cause of North Texas Quakes, CBS DFW

Consider This…Perry’s Appointment Key for West Texas, KCBD

Texas A&M: Despite Rains, Drought Still Persists Over Much of the State, KBTX

Crosbyton Students Honored at Texas Capitol, Fox 34

Farmers Honored for Conservation Efforts, Morning Ag Clips

WaterSavr Technology Helps Drought Conservation Efforts in Texas, Water Online

Texas A&M at Qatar Research Highlighted in Prestigious Journal, Texas A&M Today

Mining the Moon Becomes a Serious Prospect, Phys Org

Drought Research Off To a Good, But Rainy Start, Rivard Report

Texas Company Unveils Plan to Mine ‘Trillions of Dollars’ From the Moon, Metro

East Texas Rain Diminishes Upcoming Wildfire Threat, KTRE

Texas Drought Is Still Alive and Well, The Observer

Data Show Texas Water Supply Still Low Despite Recent Rainfall, Daily Texan

The Q&A: Anthony Tarquin, Texas Tribune

LCRA: Drought Conditions Still Exist, Community Impact

New Agriculture Commissioner Calls Water Top Issue, Austin Monitor

Rio Grande Valley Drought Lifted, But Conditions Still Not Optimal, The Monitor

Company Says Evaporation Suppression Worked, Times Record News

Testing the Toughest Plants for Drought Tolerance, Rivard Report

Drought Summit Offers Help to Organic Farmers, Texas Tribune

Texas Drought Persists Through Rainy Winter, Houston Chronicle

Hays County Groundwater War Brewing Over Trinity Aquifer ‘No-Man’s Land,’ San Marcos Mercury

Hays County Well Owners Fight Aquifer Drilling, KXAN

Homeowners Fight to Take Drilling Battle to Legislature, KVUE

Farm Briefs: North Plains District Notes High Water Mark, Amarillo Globe-News

Panelists Discuss the Edwards Aquifer Water Wars, Texas Tribune

Hays County Well Owners Meet Over Aquifer Concerns, KXAN

Texas Water Officials Approve $255 Million for New Reservoir, KVUE

Put Aquifer Protection Program on Ballot, San Antonio Express-News

Open Letter: River Authority Asks for Aquifer Protection, Rivard Report

Council Approves Aquifer Protection Program, KSAT

Council Approves May 9 Vote on Aquifer Protection, Creekways, San Antonio Express-News

Officials Break Ground on Brazos River Wetland to be Used by Scientists, Waco Trib

Commentary: Securing San Antonio’s Water, Rivard Report

Abilene’s Plan to Pump Water From Possum Kingdom Lake Draws Mixed Reactions, Big Country Homepage

Central Texas Water District Eyes Desalination Plant to Expand Supply, Austin American-Statesman

After Year of Debate, Dallas City Council Votes Not to Remove Fluoride From City’s Water Supply, Dallas Morning News

City of Lawton Considers Cloud Seeding, KSWO

San Marcos Returns to Stage 2 Water Restrictions, KXAN

Allen Raises Water, Sewer Rates, Allen American

Amarillo City Council Approves $11.7M Pipeline Contract, Amarillo Globe-News

Plano Receives Water-Quality Updates, Play Star Courier

Technology Helps Arlington Reduce Water Waste, Star-Telegram

Sherman Embarks on Water Plant Expansion, Herald Democrat

NM Attorney General Says Water Battle With Texas Is Critical, Albuquerque Journal

Balderas Asks Legislature for More Money to Fight Texas Water Case, Albuquerque Business First

Price of Water Is Source of Risk for Industry, Water Online

Warka Water Promises to Harness Safe Drinking Water from the Air, Gizmag

Lt Gov. Patrick Decides on Texas Senate Committees, Times Record News

Sen. Perry of Lubbock to Chair Ag Water & Rural Affairs Committee, Everything Lubbock

Lawmakers Hope to Cease Public Notices in Print, San Antonio Express-News

Luke Metzger: Texas Should Take Lead on Climate Solutions, El Paso Times

Keeping PACE in Texas: Revitalizing Industry, Saving Water, Guiding Better Policy, Environmental Defense Fund

Quenching Our Future, Part 6: Texas Drought Diminishes, But Enormous Water Loss Persists, Satellites Show, El Paso Times

Hopes for Drought Relief Fading, WOAI

Fading El Niño Could Extend Texas Drought, Dallas Morning News

West Texas Drought Remains Concern, Daily Toreador

How Low Can It Go? Tracking Lake Levels, KVUE

The Texas Water Development Board, Alice Echo News Journal

Speakers at Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Program Recommend Soil-Moisture Monitoring, Careful Planting, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Lawmakers Take Aim at Taxes Generated by Water Districts, Dallas Business Journal

STW Water Demonstrates Its Salttech Water Reclamation Technology, Herald Online

Beef Prices Not Expected to Go Down Any Time Soon, Daily Herd

An Oral History: War & Peace Over the Edwards Aquifer, Rivard Report

Water Battles of 1990s Shaped Policy Today, San Antonio Express-News

Water Planners Wrestle with Marvin Nichols, News-Journal

Water Group Continues to Oppose Marvin Nichols, Daily Tribune

Firm’s Plan to Pump, Sell Water Raises Alarm in Northern Hays County, Bloomberg Business

Groundwater Wars Brewing in Austin’s Suburbs, Texas Tribune

Urban Waters Initiative to Launch with Federal Partners, Rivard Report

City’s History Tied to Its Water Sources, San Antonio Express-News

Council Set to Place Aquifer Trailways on the Ballot, Rivard Report

Aquifer Conservation Belongs on May Ballot, San Antonio Express-News

Austin Water to Add More Rules to Stage Three Restrictions, KVUE

Private Well Drilling Concerns Hays County Homeowners, KVUE

Judge Backs Guadalupe Groundwater District’s Claim to Regulate Landfill, San Antonio Express-News

Montgomery County Cities Worry Groundwater Rules Will Hurt Growth, Houston Chronicle

Katy-Area Utility Districts Fight Irrigation Rules, Houston Chronicle

City Officials Looking at Long Term Water Supply Solutions, News Channel 6

KWSC Plans to Appeal Court Ruling, Killeen Daily Herald

Archibald: City Has Challenges With Water Infrastructure, But Has Much to Be Proud Of, Abilene Reporter-News

Port O’Connor Water Fight Is Not Over, Victoria Advocate

City of Canyon Bolstering Water Supply With Land Purchase, Connect Amarillo

Oklaunion Power Plant Looking at Alternative Water Sources, Everything Lubbock

North Alamo Water Customers on Edge, KRGV

Quail Creek Resident Has Red Water, Few Answers, Victoria Advocate

New Water Treatment Plant to Service Brock, Star-Telegram

Water Wells Boosting Graham Water Supply, Big Country

Buda City Council OKs Controversial Water Contract, Community Impact

Graham and Burkett Co. Advance Water Well Plan, Graham Leader

La Vernia City Council Considers Water Issues, La Vernia News

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

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk, Circle of Blue

A Brief History of Water Conflict, Water Online

States Reacting to Water Scarcity, Texas Tribune

USDA Awards $10 Million for Rice Project, Southwest Farm Press

Lubbock and South Plains Declared Primary Disaster Areas by USDA, Everything Lubbock

Experts Predict Growing Uncertainty for Water Supplies, Ag Professional

Argonne Model Analyzes Biofuel Impacts, Phys Org

Water Conservation as Simple as 811, Southwest Farm Press

Scientists Look for What’s Causing Texas Earthquakes, Phys Org

What’s Causing Texas Earthquakes, Governing

Seismologists Disagree Over Texas Earthquake Swarm, NBC DFW

The Q&A: Greg Flores, Texas Tribune

CTWC: Organization Says It’s Time to Rethink Management of State’s Dwindline Water Supplies or Consequences Could be Severe, PR Newswire

Wintering Geese Flock Back to Texas After Downward Trend, Houston Chronicle

New Slate of Officers for Sabine River Authority of Texas, Orange Leader

State Funding Available for Water Projects, Standard-Times

Drought Persists Despite Wintery Precipitation, My Plainview

Wet Start Does Little to Dampen North Texas Drought, Star-Telegram

Five Reasons Why Council Should Approve Renewal of Edwards Aquifer Protection, Rivard Report

Highland Lake Invlow Levels for 2014 Second-Lowest on Record, KXAN

District Continues Efforts to Deal with Drought, Austin American-Statesman

Austin Water to Add More Rules to Stage Three Restrictions, KVUE

Questions Surface Over the Future of Groundwater Use in Montgomery County, Community Impact

Dash for Cash Imperils Aquifer Protection, San Antonio Express-News

Irrigation Conference Educates Farmers About Water Conservation, Connect Amarillo

Conroe, Other Cities Want LSGCD to Delay Vote on Rules Amendments, The Courier

Briscoe County Landowners Battle State Recommendation to Join Water District, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Some in San Marcos Fed Up With Water Restrictions, KXAN

Slate Calls on Local Citizens to Help Protect Mill Creek, Sealy News

STW Water Update & Plans for Growth in 2015, Herald Online

City of Lampasas Wins Water Dispute, KXXV

Flower Mount Looking at Water Reuse System, Cross Timbers Gazette

Amarillo City Council Buys Roberts, Ochiltree Water Rights, Amarillo Globe-News

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

2014 Was Officially the Hottest Year on Record, Time

2014 Weather and Climate Break World Records, Clean Technica

Henry Cisneros: We’re Hitting ‘Point of No Return’ On Climate Change, NBC News

Texas to Mexico: You Owe Us Water, BN Americas

Weather Forecasts Could Become Seeding Forecasts, Phys Org

NASA to Launch Satellite to Analyze Moisture Content of Earth, Science Times

The Latest Climate Change Threat: Beavers, Take Part

Western Drought Tops the List of 2014 Billion-Dollar Disasters in US, AccuWeather

America’s Got a Water Problem, Business Insider

Transportation, Water, Education, Health Care Set for 2015 Texas Legislature, KTXS 12

As Session Starts, the Texas House Is Ready to Get to Work, Star-Telegram

Nine Earthquakes Rattle North Texas in Under 24 Hours, FOX News

Series of North Texas Earthquakes Trigger Speculation Over Role of Fracking, International Business Times

Are Oil and Gas Industries Behind the Rare Texas Earthquakes? National Geographic

What’s At Fault? Scientists Seek Cause of Irving Earthquakes, Dallas Morning News

New Railroad Commissioner Expects to Address Issues From Earthquakes to Water, Midland Reporter-Telegram

Don’t Blame Coming Storm on El Niño, KXAN

Concerns About the Future of the Rio Grande, KRGV

Sid Miller Sworn In As Agriculture Commissioner, Time Warner Cable News

Hold Your Water: Plants and Pocketbook Will Benefit From Winter Cutback, San Antonio Express-News

Rain Barrels Surge in Popularity, KSAT

Battling Drought with the Edwards Aquifer Authority, Texas Public Radio

Northeast Texas Reservoir Debate Resurfaces in Austin, New Orleans Public Radio

Texas Water Board Keeps Alive Plan for New Reservoir to Supply Dallas, Dallas Morning News

Marvin Nichols Reservoir Stays in State Plan, Texas Tribune

Battle Over Water Rights Gets Reprieve, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Texas Water Development Board Votes in Favor of Marvin Nichols, TXK Today

Extreme Pipeline Installations Provide Long-Term Solutions for Fast-Growing San Antonio, Water World

San Antonio Seeks Extension of Water Conservation, Park Development Programs, San Antonio Business Journal

Dallas to Step Up Enforcement of Water Rules, Dallas Morning News

Dallas Drought Measures May See New Types of Enforcement, Dallas Morning News

State and Federal Investigators Look Into Whooper Death, Corpus Christ Caller Times

Clean, Reused Water Pumping Into Lake Fort Phantom, Big Country Homepage

Put Aquifer Protection on May Ballot, San Antonio Express-News

Duncan Enters Stage Five Water Restrictions, Texoma’s Homepage

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

Texas Perspective: Water, Texas Tribune

2015 Forecasts Mixed on Drought, Aquifer, San Antonio Express-News

2015 Water Preview, Part II: National – States React to New Era of Water Scarcity, Circle of Blue

As Water Demand Slows, Utilities Seek New Solutions, High Country News

EPA, State of Texas Partner to Provide Safe Drinking Water Projects to State, Water World

The Politics of Drinking Water, The Atlantic

Learning to Do Without Water, Golf Digest

On the ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Trail, the Dust Bowl Still Resonates, National Geographic

US Scientists to Study Monarch Butterfly Numbers for Protected Status, Phys Org

Cloud Seeding Study Boosts Hopes in Parched West, WyoFile

Supreme Court Could Hear Whooping Crane Case, San Antonio Express-News

Assistant Commissioner for Water and Rural Affairs Named, Fort Stockton Pioneer

Why Water Is Not the New Oil, News-Journal

Groundwater Pumping Causing Levels to Rapidly Drop, Southwest Farm Press

Consequences of the Texas Drought Continue to Linger, The Eagle

Permit Denied to Use Amite River Water for Fracking, Brownsville Herald

Hunters Set Sights on Harvesting Future Water, Victoria Advocate

Editorial: The Price Is Too High for Water from Lake Fork, Dallas Morning News

SAWS Vows to ‘Respect’ Central Texas Water, San Antonio Express-News

Galveston Island Preserve Takes Shape, Houston Chronicle

2015 Off to a West Start in North Texas, Star-Telegram

Fate of Marvin Nichols Reservoir Could Be Decided Thursday, News-Journal

Water District Starts Measurements, My Plainview

Texas City to Develop Water Distribution System, Operations Master Plan in New Partnership, Water World

Hutto Water Rates Go Up, Hutto News

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

Why Water Is Not the New Oil, Trib Talk

Utilities Worry Water’s Becoming Unaffordable, Governing

Water: The New Blue Economy? Area Development

Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector? Energy Exchange

State Climatologist Updates Texas’ Drought Situation, KSAT

Water for the Future, The Battalion

What to Do When Climate Change Poses a Risk to Your Water Supply, The Guardian

Drought Affecting the Energy Mix of Some States, Environmental Leader

EPA Awards Texas $2.5 Million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks, EPA

Water Terrorism: How Militant Groups Are Taking Advantage of Climate Change Impacts, Breaking Energy

Fitch: Water Infrastructure Takes a Hit as Municipal Utilities Break Even, Herald Online

Ground Broken for South Texas Reservoir, KVUE

TWDB Swift Program Brings Water to Texas, KWKT

Water Availability Limiting Factor in Ag Production, Southwest Farm Press

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs Releases Updated “Debt-At-A-Glance” Pages for Texas Water Districts, Gilmer Mirror

Aqua Terra Water Management Increases Scale in the Permian Basin, Business Wire

Lake Levels Benefit From Late November Rain, Times Record News

Harvesting the Clouds: How to Make Water Out of Fog, The Verge

Texas Projects Key in Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration, Public News Service

LCRA Breaks Ground on New $250 Million Reservoir, KXAN

New Water Supplies to Take Pressure Off Highland Lakes, Time Warner Cable News

DFW Needs Rain to Avoid Tougher Water Rules, Star-Telegram

Hays County Commissioners Vote Against Forming Water Group, Community Impact

Steve Adler Says San Antonio Recycles 40 Percent of Water, Austin Only 5 Percent, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Water Development Board Approves $3M in Financial Assistance to the City of Seagraves, KCBD

City Manager Suggests ‘Water Neutral’ Plan for Decker Lake Golf Course, Austin American-Statesman

City Waiting on Equipment for Additional Treatment Process, Times Record News

Water Demands Spur County Action, Community Impact

City Council Amends Code to Include Water Quality Regulations, Community Impact

Lubbock Rainfall Total Exceeds Last Year by Nearly 10 Inches, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

El Paso Water Utilities Customers Could Pay $50 More a Year Under Rate Increase, KFOX 14

Reverse Osmosis Treatment Plant Approved, Mineral Wells Index

Hotter, Drier Projections Threaten Texas Miracle, Texas Tribune

Is Climate the Mother of Innovation? National Geographic

Balancing Rural and Urban Water Needs, Texas Public Radio

The Worst Drought in 1,000 Years, Student Science

CPS Water Usage Will Decrease With New EPA Ruling, San Antonio Express-News

Blackburn: Our Bays and Coast Are Under Threat, Houston Chronicle

Perry Renews Disaster Proclamation, Denton Record-Chronicle

Water Scarcity: Don’t Blame Oil and Gas Companies, Water Online

Texas: Panhandle Hybrid Study Could Help Corn Producers Save Water, High Plains Public Radio

Water Projects Line Up for Cash, News-Journal

Good Pecan Harvest in Time for Holidays, Time Warner Cable News

Much to Be Thankful For, But Price-Drought Challenges Remain, AgriLife Today

EFH, Sierra Club Settle Environmental Suits and EFH’s $6.45 Million Claim for Legal Fees, Dallas Morning News

Map Shows Future of Mustang and Padre Islands As Sea Levels Rise, Caller Times

Water Treatment Plant 4 Nears Completion, Half-Billion Dollar Plant to Open Dec. 19, Four Points News

As Drought Enters Sixth Year, Edwards Aquifer Still Low Despite Recent Rains, San Antonio Express-News

Construction on SAWS Desalination Plant Well Underway, KSAT 12

State Rep, GBRA Pitch Desal to Community Leaders, Victoria Advocate

SAWS Leads Nation in Water Conservation, San Antonio Current

Council to Consider $38 Million for CRMWD Water, Eagle Ford Texas

Township Launches Water Conservation Challenge, Woodlands Online

Why Water Is Not the New Oil, Trib Talk

Where Are the Hurricanes? U.S. Goes 9 Years Without a Category 3 Storm, NBC News

Water Scarcity a Bigger Emergency Than Anyone Thought, Water Online

2014 to Be Hottest Year Ever Measured, Scientific American

Animal Feedlots and Oil Operations Leave An Impact You Can See From Space, Huffington Post

First Municipal Fracking Ban Takes Effect in Texas, KXAN

Energy Pipeline: Dry Fracking Could Be a Water-Saving Game Changer, Greeley Tribune

Lower Speed Limits Coming in Drilling Areas, Texas Tribune

Water Worries: Advocates Concerned State Measures Fail to Protect Water From Drilling, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Drought Status Continues to Improve Across Southwest, Southwest Farm Press

New Mexico Irrigators Ask to Intervene in Texas-NM Water Suit, Albuquerque Journal

The Q&A: Walt Sears, Texas Tribune

The ‘Texas Miracle’ Is Fueling Huge Economic Growth – And the Climate Change That May End It, PRI

Opportunity Arises to Help Water Conservation Effort, Baylor Lariat

Feds May Revise New Food Safety Rules for Irrigation Water, The Monitor

Texas Businesses Starting to Realize Water Is Valuable Resource, Dallas Observer

Still No Drought Busting El Niño, KXAN

Weak El Niño Could Mean Wet, Early Spring In Texas, Austin American-Statesman

If El Niño Ever Arrives, It Likely Won’t Bring Much Rain, State Impact

Hard Wisdom for Scarce Water, Eco-Business

Report: New EPA Plan Would Cut Water Usage, Hill Country News

Laughman: Texas Must Update Ailing Water Infrastructure, Houston Chronicle

No El Niño Yet, But More Rain Coming to Texas, Dallas Morning News

Pricing Water Is Key to Mitigating Business Risk, Environmental Leader

Wetter Year Makes for Bountiful Texas Pecan Crop, Houston Chronicle

Beef Prices Soar Upward, Brownsville Herald

Christmas Trees to Cost a Little More This Year, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Zebrafish: The Next Great Water Testing Instrument? Water Online

Why a New Start-Up Is Paying Customers to Save Water, Nation Swell

How Do You Put a Price on Water? Try Algorithms, Guardian

New Prairie Populism Takes Root in Texas, San Antonio Express-News

Virtual Water: An Emerging Science, Santa Fe New Mexican

Leaders: Alternative for Water Is To Desalinate, Valley Morning Star

Is Water the New Bottom Line for the Private Sector? Forbes

Neighbors in The Woodlands Compete to Conserve Water, Houston Chronicle

Hickory Aquifer Project Took Long, Winding Path to Realization, Standard-Times

Councilman Nirenberg Looks to Ban Coal Tar in SA, KSAT

Colonias Water and Septic Upgrades Ongoing, Fort Stockton Pioneer

SAWS Launches Central Texas Pipeline Project, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Launches Vista Ridge Pipeline Project, KSAT

Funding Now Open for East Texas Water Projects, KTRE

Water Resources Commission Comments on Council Decision, Times Record News

City: Abilene Water Safe to Drink Despite Unusual Taste, Odor, KTXS

Wichita Falls Water Projects Move Forward, Texoma’s Homepage

Water Emergency in Mineral Wells, WFAA

Las Lomas Residents Going Days Without Water, KGNS

Fort Stockton Is One Step Closer to Prividing West Texans With Another Source of Water, CBS 7

Ingram in Midst of Decade-Long Wastewater Struggle, KSAT 12

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

Report: EPA Power Plan Would Save Texas Water, Texas Tribune

Texas Ranchers Claim EPA’s Plan to Redefine ‘Navigable Waters’ Will Hurt Cattle Industry, Southeast Texas Record

Study: Energy Plan Would Save Water, News-Journal

How Underground Sensors in Texas Will Help NASA Predict Drought and Floods, State Impact

New Report Looks at Fracking Amid Drought, Denton Record-Chronicle

Texas Oil Company Pleads Guilty to Dumping Wastewater Into Gulf, KENS 5

Energy Industry Faces Water Challenges, San Antonio Express-News

Water Wars Part 1: Pumping Water for Fracking Sparks Concern Along River, CBS 7

Water Wars Part 2: Company Responds to Pipeline Concerns, CBS 7

Water Development Board Accepting Applications for SWIFT Projects, San Angelo Live

Legislature: Bill Would Increase Transparency for Projects Funded Using the State Water Implementation Fund, Cypress Creek Mirror

TWDB: Level Playing Field Given in Water Funds Prioritization, Standard-Times

Decades-old Desal Goals Inch Closer to Reality, Caller Times

LCRA Seeks to Suspend Releases From Highland Lakes for Fourth Straight Year, LCRA

Citing Drought, LCRA Seeks to Curb Highland Lake Releases in 2015, Austin American-Statesman

Introducing Sprinkl: Water and Money Savings in One Sleek Product, Sys-Con Media

Early Tests Don’t Find Tainted Water From Oil Boom, San Antonio Express-News

Weather, Pinch on Supplies Drive Cattle Prices Up, Prairie Business

U.S. Farm Irrigation Becomes More Efficient, Moves East, Circle of Blue

EPA Plans New Toxin Guidelines for Drinking Water, ABC News

Drinking Toilet Water Isn’t That Weird Right? Eagle Ford Texas

Council Member Proposes Ban on Toxic Asphalt Sealant, Time Warner Cable News

Getting In On the Water Rush, Hanford Sentinel

Americans Are Using Less Water Than We Did in 1970, Smithsonian

Free Money to Save Water? You Can Do It, and Here’s How, Take Part

Underground Water Bubble Is Huge Help During Drought, KSAT 12

Hays County Shoots Down Plan for Regional Water Group, Austin American-Statesman

Quenching Our Future: City of El Paso to Wean Itself From River Water, El Paso Times

Abengoa Clinches Controversial Texas PPP Deal, Global Water Intelligence

CBS 11 I-Team Looks At What’s In Your Water Tower, CBS DFW

USGS Studies Sediment Movement in San Antonio River Basin, Goliad Advance-Guard

BP Money Benefits Coastal Bend Conservation Projects, Caller Times

San Antonio Works to Protect Endangered Species, Austin American-Statesman

Newer Hybrids Give Corn Producers Options, Laboratory Equipment

Recent Rains Helping Local Christmas Tree Farm, KVUE

Lawmaker Spoke to Grand Jury After Making TRWD Complaint, Star-Telegram

Taylor Files Bill to Expedite Water Access Permits, Plano Star Courier

Groundwater Levels Down in Bell County, Killeen Daily Herald

Grant Process Underway for Residents Seeking Water, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Council to Consider $38 Million for CRMWD Water, OA Online

City of Victoria Downgrades Drought Plan, Victoria Advocate

In Wichita Falls, a Record Rainfall Provides Hope, Star-Telegram

Rice Farmer Helps Migratory Birds, Cleans Water on Texas Coast, USDA

Study: Fracking Chemicals Found in Toothpaste and Ice Cream, Washington Post

It’s a Long Way From Texas to Toledo, Huffington Post

SWIFT Application Period Opens Monday, Caller Times

Billions Available to Keep Water Flowing in Texas, KRISTV

Texas Energy Group Asks Court to Halt Fracking Ban, New Zealand Herald

Texas Association of Business Asks EPA to Withdraw Its “Waters of the U.S.” Proposal, Big Country Homepage

Eagle Ford Mineral-Rights Trial Involving JPMorgan Chase Bank Underway in Bexar, San Antonio Express-News

USGS Report Indicates National Water Use At Lowest Levels in Over 40 Years, WaterWorld

Texas Farmer Says to Hell with Freeze and Rekindles Romance with Hydroponics, Culture Map

From the Ground Up – Technology Solutions for Texas’ Water Plan, KBTX

It’s a Global Problem – But the Greatest Minds in Silicon Valley Don’t Seem Interested in Fixing It, Fast Company

Private Sector an Oasis for Thirsty San Antonio, Texas Tribune

Dallas Building an Eerie Canal of Wastewater Pipelines, Dallas Morning News

CPS Has ‘No Deal’ With SAWS for Desalination Plant Site, San Antonio Express-News

What’s Up With High Beef Prices? Drovers Cattle Network

Innovators Are Chasing a Cheaper Future for Desalination, Next City

Study: Many Common Chemicals Found in Fracking Fluid, USA Today

40 Percent of the World’s Cropland Is In Or Near Cities, Texas Public Radio

Property Purchase Has Bats Flying Free, San Antonio Express-News

Lake Levels Rise, But Dry Spell In Forecast, Times Record News

Tracking Frackers From the Sky, Smithsonian

Beef Cattle Herd Expansion Possible, Agri News

Water Sector Ripe for Innovation and Investment, Finds Stanford-led Report, Phys Org

Central Texas Drought Persists, With October Flows Into Lake Travis and Buchanan Among Lowest on Record, Austin American-Statesman

From the Ground Up – Technology Solutions for Texas’ Water Plan, KBTX

Water From Thin Air, Environmental Protection

7 Solutions to Climate Change Happening Now, Scientific American

San Marcos Lands State Loan to Expand Reclaimed Water System, San Marcos Mercury

City Awards $9.6 Million Loan Bid for Water System, Dalhart Texan

Life Continues Without Water in Reklaw, Palestine Herald-Press

Wanted: More Ward County Water, Eagle Ford Texas

Looking for More Water for Odessa, OA Online

Will Oil Industry Learn From Texas Town’s Fracking Ban? Forbes

In Denton, Texas, Voters Approve ‘Unprecedented’ Fracking Ban, LA times

Voters in Texas City OK Ban on Fracking Expansion, Houston Chronicle

Denton Bans Fracking, But Challenges Almost Certain, Texas Tribune

Robertson County Fifth Graders Learn About Water Conservation, KBTX

Water Conservation Tips, Killeen Daily Herald

Online Mapping Tool Shows US Storm Surge Risks, KLTV

4 Years of Drought: Texas Dry Spell Unfaltering, Experts Say, Killeen Daily Herald

El Niño Fails to Materialize, KXAN

Options Drying Up for Some Parched North Texas Towns, State Impact

The Q&A: Francine Sanders Romero, Texas Tribune

Deaths of Galveston Bay Clams May Signal Trouble, The Eagle

Texas Considers Water Desalination, House Research Organization

Water Project Funds Ready to Flow – Almost, Texas Tribune

In Texas, Preserving a Neighborhood for Bats, New York Times

Team Keeps Close Watch on Edwards Aquifer’s Health, San Antonio Express-News

Texas Officials Approve Water Funding Rules, My FOX DFW

$2B to Be Distributed for Texas Water Projects, KCBD

Fund Ready to Start Securing Texas Water Future, Caller Times

SWIFT Application Period Opens Monday, Caller Times

Acid Mine Drainage: Could It Be Used for Fracking? Eagle Ford Texas

Report on Proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir Downplays Impacts, News-Journal

Impact Study Kicks Northeast Texas Planners into High Gear, KETR

Marvin Nichols Supporters Submit Study to State Showing Impact of Lake, Locals to Respond by Nov. 19, News-Journal

Large Wastewater Spill in Northwest Austin, KVUE

Rain Will Help Recharge Reservoirs, Standard-Times

Farmers Branch Files Complaing Against Addison Over Water Flow Through Creek, Dallas Morning News

Rain Helps North Texas Lake Levels – a Little, Star-Telegram

Bruno Hanson/Midland College Environmental Excellence Award: Fasken Takes Leadership Role in Water Recycling, Reuse, Eagle Ford Texas

NEC Inks MoU with Texas State University to Improve Water Conservation, Infotech Lead

San Angelo to Contract Water Rate Study, Standard-Times

Hereford Rejects $36M Water Bond, Amarillo Globe-News

Goliad Residents Worried About Water From Proposed Waste Site, KSAT

Will Water Woes Leave Americans Thirsty? Student Science

Impact of the Shale Boom: Air, Water and Roads, Texas Tribune

Deaths of Galveston Bay Clams May Signal Trouble, Washington Times

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions of Gallons of Water Lost, Texas Public Radio

Railroad Commission Seat Gets Hotter as Oil Booms, Texas Tribune

Wildlife Advocates Enter State Water Wars, Victoria Advocate

Water Conservation Efforts with Continuing Drought, KVUE

Texas A&M Program Merges Art and Science to Address Climate Issues, The Eagle

Could Water Markets Help Solve the American West’s Water Crisis? Vox

Texas Oil Company Reaches $1.6M Settlement With EPA, North Dallas Gazette

Water Conservation Projects Like Lake Naconiche May be a Thing of the Past, KTRE

Texas Railroad Commission Tightens Drilling-Waste Disposal Rules After Earthquake Scare, Dallas Morning News

Options Drying Up for Some Parched North Texas Towns, State Impact

How Business and Academia Could Turn the Tide on Water Scarcity, The Guardian

Gov. Perry Renews Texas Drought Declaration, NBC DFW

Trace Chemicals Found in Eagle Ford River Basins, Prompting More Monitoring, San Antonio Business Journal

Can a Little Bit of Compost Help Fight Climate Change? Nation Swell

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy, The Eagle

Great Bales of Cotton: timely Rains Help Farmers Reap Record Crop, Valley Morning Star

San Antonio Saves the Bat Cave, Protects Drinking Water in One Deal, Next City

Vote Set on San Antonio’s Historic Water Gamble, Texas Tribune

Water Pipeline Project is Wrong for San Antonio, Trib Talk

Water Pipeline Project is Right for San Antonio, Trib Talk

San Antonio Pipeline Continues Texas Water Rush, Circle of Blue

Taylor Pushing for Water Pipeline Deal, San Antonio Express-News

Controversial Vista Ridge Pipeline Gets ‘OK’ from Councilman, Mayor, FOX 29

San Antonio Approves Historic Water Project, Texas Tribune

We Love That Dirty Water, Texas Monthly

Thursday in San Antonio: Lost Water Conference for Water Suppliers, Texas Water Resources Institute

Brannon: Public Must be Part of Texas Water Use Planning, Houston Chronicle

High Plains Water Board Challengers Oppose Metering Rules, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Drought Costs Residents Thousands, Colorado County Citizen

McAllen Looking to Tap Into Geothermal Water Wells, The Monitor

San Marcos Cracks Down People Stealing Water From Hydrants, KXAN

Hays County Commissioners Court Passes Resolution Calling for Comprehensive Water Planning, Austin American-Statesman

Drought Costing Lake Ray Hubbard Shoreline Residents Their Lifestyle, Dallas Morning News

Port Arthur Pushes Plan to Cut Water Leak Losses, KFDM News

30-Year Water Vet Hired to Head City Department, San Angelo Live

Drought Dries Up Business in Mineral Wells, CBS DFW

City of Breckenridge Nears Stage 3 Water Restrictions, KTXS 12

Lake Texoma Businesses Hurting Due to Low Lake Level, The Ada News

Drought Status Should Improve Into Winter, Southwest Farm Press

How Skyrocketing Development in Texas Could Such the State Dry, Atlantic Citylab

Another Special Interest Wants Say In Water Use, Beaumont Enterprise

How Effective Are We in Tackling Water Security? Phys Org

Scientists Just Discovered How To Determine If Water Contamination Comes From Fracking, Climate Progress

Changing Rainfall a Worldwide Problem, Global News

El Niño Development Stalled Out, But Wet Winter Still Predicted, Cattle Network

Drought Shows Signs of Letting Up, State Climatologist Says

El Niño Still a No-Show in Texas, Denton Record-Chronicle

Forecast for the Texas Winter: Cool and Damp, WOAI

Texas Water Regulation Reform Could Be Next Step to Quenching State’s Thirst, Corpus Christi Caller Times

Most Area Water Districts Meet Conservation Goals, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

The Q&A: Kent Satterwhite, Texas Tribune

Land Appraisals Disputed as Drought Shrinks Texas Lake, KTXS

Water Utilities in Need of Modernization, Texas Tribune

New Directions for U.S. Water Policy, Hamilton Project

Where Will Texas’ Drinking Water Come From? Houston Chronicle

EPA Asked to Investigate Groundwater Contamination, San Antonio Express-News

Rubinstein: All Texans Can Participate in Water Planning, Houston Chronicle

Gray Water Trial Will Help Determine Feasibility for Landscape Irrigation, Phys Org

Lake Levels Drop to New Historic Low, Times Record News

What It Would Take to Tap the Gulf’s Frozen Methane, State Impact

Texas Supreme Court Case Set Water Groundwater Rules for State, KSAT

Deaths of Tiny Clams in Galveston Bay May Portend Problems, Houston Chronicle

Water Board Approves Wichita Falls Loan, Times Record News

Is Rural Texas San Antonio’s Next Endangered Species? San Antonio Express-News

Oil Show: West Texas Welcomes Water Wildcatters, OA Online

New Filtration Techniques Could Purify Brackish Water at Lower Cost, Phys Org

Pond Liners Used Against Lake Waco Zebra Mussels, CBS DFW

Commentary: The Case for the SAWS-Vista Ridge Deal, Rivard Report

Water Pipeline Project Is Right for San Antonio, Trib Talk

In Burleson County, the Rush Is On for Water, San Antonio Express-News

Water District Race Contested, My Plainview

Man-Made North Texas Wetland Provides Water for Humans and Wildlife, KERA News

Commission to Take Action to Prevent Illegal Dumping on Surface Water, Valley Morning Star

Storm Debris Discovery Reveals 100+ Years of North Texas History, CBS DFW

Drought, Cooler Weather Lead to Limits on North Texas Water Use, Dallas Morning News

TCEQ Requirements Causing City to Rack Up Big Bucks in Expenses, Times Record News

As Rain Stays Away, a Parched Region Seeks Relief, Star-Telegram

North Texas Water District May Reinstate Tougher Sprinkler Rules, Dallas Morning News

San Marcos City Council Approves Water Lease to New Braunfels Company, Community Impact

Local Experts Dip Into Concho River Bacteria, Standard-Times

Mart Struggles With Crumbling Water Infrastructure, Waco Trib

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

Pentagon Says Global Warming Increases Terrorism Threat, Dallas Morning News

The Risks of Cheap Water, New York Times

These Cities Are Using Smart Tactics to Manage Water for the Future, Next City

What do Wildfires Have to Do With Climate Change? Phys Org

This Is How Much Water It Takes To Make Your Favorite Foods, Huffington Post

U.S. Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money, Circle of Blue

How NASA Measures Earth’s Water From Space, Al Jazeera America

While Drought Persists in Texas, Conservation Pays Off in El Paso, Newspaper Tree

No Water: Not a Matter of Whether, But When, High Plains Journal

Do We Need a New ‘Environmental Impact’ Label for Beef? Texas Public Radio

Drought May Cause Long Term Effects on Ecosystem, Texoma’s Homepage

When Climate Change Comes After Even the Most Common Species, PBS News Hour

Rains in October Ahead of Schedule, Star-Telegram

Despite Drought, Texas Pecan Season Shaping Up to Be Pretty Sweet, KWBU

Texas PBS Stations Provide In-Depth Look at How Texas Copes With Water Shortages, Newspaper Tree

Whole Foods to Roll Out Rankings for Produce, Seattle Pi

U.S. Winter Outlook Calls for Cooler, Wetter Weather for Texas, Click 2 Houston

El Niño Versus the Polar Vortex: Which Will Rule Winter? Mother Nature Network

Waste Less, Pollute Less: A Guide to Reduce Urban Water Use, Water Technology

Council United on SAWS-Vista Ridge Water Deal, Rivard Report

Vista Ridge Project Crucial for San Antonio, San Antonio Express-News

Vista Ridge Will Secure San Antonio Water Supply, San Antonio Express-News

Harris County Seeks Accounting for Decades of Pollution, Texas Tribune

City Acts to Protect Bracken Cave’s Bat Colony, Rivard Report

Bracken Bat Cave Would Save More Than Bats, San Antonio Current

City Approves Deal to Prevent Development Near Bracken Cave, San Antonio Express-News

Conversation: Grant Ellis and the Backbone of Aquifer Protection, Rivard Report

San Antonio to Implement Low-Impact Development Movement, KSAT

Sasser: Wetlands Project Should Benefit Water Quality and Hunting, Dallas Morning News

As Drought Continues, Boat Ramps Close on Area Lakes, Star-Telegram

Water Project Seals Off Work Around Drilling Area, Valley Morning Star

Victoria Reduces Drought Restrictions to Stage 2, Victoria Advocate

Despite the Promise of El Niño, Drought Lingers in North Texas, Dallas Morning News

It’s Time for America to Talk About the Price of Water, Huffington Post

It’s High Time to Overhaul Water Pricing, Triple Pundit

Texans Coming to Grips with Rising Water Costs, Texas Tribune

The Real Relationship Between Conservation and Rising Water Rates, National Geographic

In Texas, a Fight Over Fracking, New York Times

Study: Texas Farmland Shrinking Drastically, Battalion Online

The Q&A: Ron Nirenberg, Texas Tribune

NASA Is Studying How to Mine the Moon for Water,

Energy Efficiency Advocates Optimistic About PACE Program, Texas Tribune

Small Texas Towns Wrestle with Water Woes, Midland Reporter-Telegram

Weighing the Costs of Water Security or Doing Nothing, Rivard Report

Sitton: Energy Industry Should Look at Water, News-Journal

Hampton: How to Handle Two Big Texas Problems, Herald Zeitung

Environmental Summit Puts Focus on Water, The Monitor

El Niño Still Expected, But Will It Help? KXAN

V.V. Water Company Supplies 13 Texas Counties with Water Supplies, Eagle Ford Texas

Reservoir Plan to Be Focus of Contested Case Hearing, Texas Tribune

Yes, We Are Still in the Midst of a Drought, and It Is Still Exceptional, Front Burner

5 Water Saving Bathroom Devices You Can Install Yourself, Gizmodo

Can Drones Help Our Drought? KFBK

Whooping Cranes Fly South to Increased Refuge Area, Northern Journal

Endangered Plant Gets a Helping Hand, San Antonio-Express News

Nirenberg Saves the Bats, San Antonio Express-News

Deal Could Pipe Billions of Gallons of Brazos Valley Water to San Antonio, KBTX

The Source: Big Water Deal Expects Big Public Hearing Tonight, Texas Public Radio

Residents Ask for More Time on Controversial Pipeline, Texas Tribune

Proposed Water Pipeline Project Draws Controversy, KSAT

Deal Could Pipe Billions of Gallons of Brazos Valley Water to San Antonio, KBTX

Texas Cattle Industry Hurt by Drought, My High Plains

Council to Hear Debate Wednesday on SAWS Pipeline, San Antonio Express-News

Opponents Vow to Shut Down Ambitious San Antonio Water Deal, WOAI

New Desal Project in Central Texas Will Be Largest Inland Plant in U.S., Engineering News-Record

Audience Split Over Vista Ridge Pipeline Project, San Antonio Express-News

Caolition Builds Deal to Buy, Preserve 1,500 Acres Near Famed Bat Cave, San Antonio Express-News

SA’s Texas Water Exchange is First of Its Kind in Western Hemisphere, KSAT

SAWS Board to Consider Tweaks to Pipeline Deal, San Antonio Express-News

Infested Barge Tied to Lake Waco Zebra Mussel Outbreak, Waco Trib

Waco Officials Will Try to Smother Invasive Zebra Mussels, Waco Trib

Farmers Branch Files Complaint Against Addison Over Water Flow Through Creek, Dallas Morning News

Groundwater Level Declines Continue to Cause Land Elevation Loss in Houston-Galveston Region, Your Houston News

State of Texas Depends on Lubbock Agriculture, Daily Toreador

Despite Recent Relief from Rain, Lubbock Still in Long-Term Drought, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lake Kemp Could Add Two More Years to Wichita Falls Water Supply, Texoma’s Homepage

CRMWA Pauses Meredit Pumping, Amarillo Globe-News

Recent Rains Elude Water-Needy Mineral Wells, WFAA

Texas Water District Upgrades Meter Reading System with Advanced Technology, Water World

Pipeline Leaks Brine in Lake Sakakawea Tributary, Brownsville Herald

The Trouble with Y’all Moving to Texas, CNN

When Can a Bit Storm or Drought Be Blamed on Climate Change? State Impact

Feud Over Water Well Leads to Stabbing with Sword, KHOU

Eric Johnson: No Matter the Cause, Texas Must Prepare for Climate Change, Dallas Morning News

New Report Highlights USA’s Water-Supply Woes, USA Today

15-Year Net Loss in Texas Farms, Ranches, and Forests Exceeds 1 Million Acres, Your Houston News

Texas Lost Over 1 Million Acres of Private Farm and Ranch Land in 15 Years, State Impact

Foster: Water Solutions Sought Across the West, News-Journal

Texas Gas Drillers Agree with New York Attorney General to Report Risks, Huffington Post

Small Towns Wrestle with Lengths They’ll Go for Water, Texas Tribune

Vexed by Earthquakes, Texas Calls in a Scientist, News-Journal

To Protect Aquifer, Some Farmers to Get Paid Not to Irrigate in 2015, San Antonio Express-News

Could You Live on Just 4 Liters of Water Per Day? Tree Hugger

Mysterious Water Well Unearthed in North Texas, Washington Times

Water Officials Battle Overpumping Irrigators, San Antonio Express-News

Cash Incentives for Farmers to Save Water, News 4 San Antonio

EAA to Pay Millions As Incentive to Reduce Pumping, KSAT 12

Climate Change Could Increase Global Fresh Water: MIT Research Finds, Raw Story

Must Water Be an Evaporating Asset? Green Biz

Wet, Wild Monsoon Season Ends in Southwest, San Antonio Express-News

Sourcewater Builds an Ebay for Recycling Fracking Water, Xconomy

Drought Creeps Back Into the Southern Plains, Drovers Cattle Network

San Antonio a Step Closer to Controversial Pipeline, Texas Tribune

Regional Pipeline Partnership Should be Texas Model, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Board Sends Vista Ridge Water Deal to City Council, Rivard Report

SAWS Board Endorses 142-Mile Pipeline, San Antonio Express-News

The Hydro-Cultural Reasons Behind Austin’s Resistance to a San Antonio-like Water Deal, Austin American-Statesman

Water Reuse Project Halfway Through Approved Six Month Period, Texoma’s Homepage

Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Waco, Threatening Water Supply, Dallas Morning News

September 2014 Driest on Record in DFW, Star-Telegram

Lubbock Eases Water Restrictions, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Algae Bloom Blamed for Fish Deaths in Round Rock Lake, KXAN

McAllen Approves Water Rate Hike, The Monitor

Registration Begins for Domestic Water Wells, Fox 34

City to Seriously Explore Desalination Plant, Alice 24-7

Lake JB Thomas At Highest Level in Over 30 Years, Permian Basin 360

Outdoor Watering Ban Begins in Mineral Wells, Mineral Wells Index

PKWSC Moving Ahead with Installing Pumps in PK Lake, Lake Country Sun News

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

Vexed by Earthquakes, Texas Calls in a Scientist, Houston Chronicle

White House Asked to Intervene in Water Dispute, Austin American-Statesman

Rising West Texas Lake Levels Have Residents Rejoicing, KTXS 12

The Q&A: Jennifer Walker, Texas Tribune

Is Austin Running Out of Water? Austin Post

Texas’ Last ‘Truly Clean’ Water Source Not Immune to Drought, Pumping, KSAT 12

Fewer Atlantic Hurricanes Bode Well for an El Niño Winter, State Impact

El Niño Forecast to Help Texas Out of Drought, San Antonio Express-News

The Lowdown on the Elusive el Niño, Southwest Farm Press

Well Water May Contain Earthquake Warning Signs, Yahoo News

Drought Hits Towns Hard; Days from Being Without Water, WFAA

Ogallala Continues to be Taped Despite Forecasts, San Antonio Express-News

EPA Backs Texas Disposal Well Plan, Texas Tribune

Reservoir Plan to Be Focus of Contested Case Hearing, Texas Tribune

San Antonio May Spend $3.3 Billion on Water, Water Online

SAWS Faces Crucial Vote on Pipeline Monday, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Chairman Rebuffs Call for Delay on Pipeline, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Presents Deal for Non-Edwards Supply, KSAT 12

SAWS Board to Vote on Water Deal, UTSA Panel to Follow, Rivard Report

The Source: Details of a Big Water Deal, Texas Public Radio

Mysterious Water Well Unearthed in Erath County, Star-Telegram

Summer’s Drought Took Aim at Reptiles and Amphibians, San Antonio Express-News

Scientists Dive in to Shore Up Protected Salamander, San Antonio Express-News

BBQ Squeeze: Sky-High U.S. Meat Prices Will Continue, USDA Says

Abilene City Council Looks into Regulations for Non-potable Water Usage, KTXS 12

Fannin County Reservoir Project Goes Before TCEQ This Week, Dallas Morning News

One Texoma Lake Hits Record Low Level, KTEN

Keene Chamber Drinks Up Water Message, Cleburne Times-Review

City Studying Options for Future Water Needs, San Antonio Express-News

Flooding Continues to Plague Central El Paso, EPWU Working on Problem, El Paso Times

Plans for Wastewater Plant Expansion Draw Suspicion in Weslaco, The Monitor

Plano Flushes Double Amount of Water Than Usual, CBS DFW

More Drought Forecast Next Year Across West: Weather Service, NBC News

Texas Drinking Water Tainted by Natural Gas Operations, Scientists Find, Dallas Morning News

Drillers, but Not Fracking, Tied to Tainted Water, Texas Tribune

At “Kumbaya” Meeting, New Colorado River Plan Passes, Texas Tribune

Fracking Absolved of Blame Elsewhere, but in Pavillion It’s Not So Simple, Billings Gazette

Industry Must Cut Flaring, Conserve Water, Marathon Oil CEO Says, NGI’s Shale Daily

Group Calls for Obama’s Intervention Regarding Water, Brownsville Herald

What Water’s Worth, Daily Star

New LCRA Plan Protects Central Texas Cities, Austin American-Statesman

LCRA Action Could Reduce Water Impacts to Rice Growers, Southwest Farm Press

At “Kumbaya” Meeting, New Colorado River Plan Passes, Texas Tribune

Key Decisions, Scrutiny Await Water Pipeline Project, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Says It Has a Deal to Import Water from 140 Miles Away, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS to Tap 16 Billion Gallons from Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, San Antonio Express-News

Marisa Márquez: Texans Should Conserve Water, El Paso Times

Texas: The Breath of Hell, GWI Desalination

San Antonio Can Foretell How Bad a Flood Will Be, San Antonio Express-News

Historic Drought Far From Over, My FOX Austin

It Will Take an Insane Amount of Rain Before the Highland Lakes Recover, State Impact

Despite Some Rain, Drought Still Grips Texas Towns, State Impact

Rain Pounds Texas: A Sign the Drought Is Ending? Los Angeles Times

Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Hit the Southwest, ABC 7

While Rain Falls, Drought Continues West of Fort Worth, Star-Telegram

Lone Star State’s Randers Look to Rebuild Their Herds, Houston Chronicle

Record High Prices for Ground Beef, KTRH News Radio

LCRA Approves Plan for New Reservoir, KVUE

Rural Water Authority Addressing Texas Drought Through Conservation, San Antonio Business Journal

Extremes Plague South Texas Cropland in 2014, Southwest Farm Press

2060: SA Looks Forward, Protects Drinking Water, San Antonio Current

Southeast Texas Water Supplies Runneth Over, The Record

Water Rates to Increase in Tyler, KLTV

Bodies of Water Deemed Below Standard for Recreational Use, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Monarch Utilities, City of Kyle Reach Agreement on Water Rate Increases, Community Impact

City of Graham Expedites Strategies for Alternate Water Source, Graham Leader

Wichita Falls Working on Adding UV Disinfection to Reuse Project, Texoma’s Homepage

Raymondville Officials Plan to Drill Well As Alternative Water Source, Valley Morning Star

No Easy Fix to Balance Utility Rates, Needs in Corpus Christi, Caller Times

Mineral Wells Council Votes to Prohibit All Outdoor Watering, CBS DFW

New Water Meters Coming to Laredo, KGNS TV

Over 3,000 Citations Handed Out for Water Waste This Year, KSAT

Abilene Moves Ahead to Get Brazos Water, Lake Country Sun News

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

Amid Drought, Texas Is Fuming Because Mexico Isn’t Sending the Water It Owes, Washington Post

Aquifer Is No Quick Fix for Central Texas Thirst, New York Times

What an On-Again, Off-Again El Niño Means for Texas, State Impact

Brown: Water Conservation Plan Will Eliminate Freshwater Fracking, Southeast Texas Record

The Q&A: Sharlene Leurig, Texas Tribune

Four Earthquakes Rattled Texas Last Week, Another on Sunday, State Impact

When Fracking and Free Speech Collide, Al Jazeera America

A Texas Man Is Being Sued for Proving Fraacking Made His Tap Water Flammable, RYOT

Need to Recycle Water? Give the Ground First Shot At It, Phys Org

Ogallala Groundwater Study Will Set Stage for Colorado Water Conservation Debate, Circle of Blue

NBC News: Global Drought Conditions Are Starting to Take an Economic Toll, Money News

SAWS Pipeline Talks Conclude, San Antonio Express-News

Questions Loom About SAWS Pipeline Deal, San Antonio Express-News

Floating New Idea to Keep Lakes from Drying, KEYE TV

Water Allocation an Issue at Fracking Locations Across US and Globally, Phys Org

Dealing with Drought: Making Tough (and Smart) Choices for Overcoming Water Scarcity, WaterWorld

Rep. Bill Callegari: Water Reuse in Texas, OA Online

Edwards Aquifer Offers Cash In Exchange for Reduced Irrigation, KVUE

Sprung a Leak? Smart Water Meters to the Rescue, Forbes

Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition Recap, Texas Tribune

Trench Warfare: The Feds Want to Define “Waters of the United States” Scientifically. Farmers Are Freaked Out, Slate

House Votes to Block EPA Water Rules, San Antonio Express-News

Oil and Gas Industry May Have New Took to Treat Frac Water, San Antonio Business Journal

Railroad Commissioner Candidate Proposes ‘Water Conservation Plan’ for Fracking, Dallas Morning News

Study Pins Shale Water Contamination on Well Construction, Not Drilling or Fracking, Dallas Business Journal

Drought Moves Cattle Production North, Drovers Cattle Network

Brown County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Regarding the EPA Clean Water Act, Big Country Homepage

No Water to Waste, Houston Chronicle

Planning for Future Water Use a Conundrum for Houston, Houston Chronicle

Bayou Corne Sinkhole: Texas Brine Seeks Permit to Discharge Wastewater at Site, Residents Speak Out, The Times-Picayune

Lubbock Practices Water Conservation During Drought, Daily Toreador

Lead in Water Prompts Calls for San Marcos to Be ‘Proactive,’ KVUE

West Texas Towns Seek New Ways to Get Water, KTRE

Water Rates to Increase in Tyler, KLTV

Drought Pushes Abilene to Find New Water Source, Brownsville Herald

Denison Water and Sewer Rates Going Up for 5 Years and Tax Rate Stays Same, KTEN

Water Rate Increases: Council Removes Conservation Fee from Equation, KRISTV

City Council Oks Improvements to Let Millions More Gallons of Water to Flow to Abilene, Abilene Reporter-News

Graham Talks Water, News Channel 6

City of Galveston Enacts Stage Two Drought Contingency Plan, The Citizen

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

Scientists Find ‘Alarming’ Amount of Arsenic in Groundwater Near Texas Fracking Sites, Think Progress

Drinking or Fracking? Report Finds Top Shale Plays Globally Are in Places with Scarce Water, Fortune

A Water District Fight in Texas Shows How Climate Change and Water Rights Are on a Collision Course, Think Progress

A Tale of 2 Water Districts: 1 Aquifer, 2 Strategies, Texas Tribune

Highest Court to Weigh in on a Dispute Over Water, New York Times

A New Study Clarifies Treatment Needs for Water from Fracked Gas and Oil Wells, New York Times

Think the Southwest’s Drought Is Bad Now? It Could Last a Generation or More, Grist

Chance of ‘Megadrought’ in U.S. Southwest Now 50%, Study Concludes, LA Times

Megadroughts Worse Than the Dust Bowl Could Hit the Southwest, Bloomberg Businessweek

Is a Water Revolt Coming to Texas? Texas Public Radio

Global Drought Real Threat to Lives and Economics: Experts, CNBC

Shower with Friends Lets You Gamify Water Consumption, Tech Crunch

World Water Week Offers Answers to Scarcity, Pollution, Security, Circle of Blue

Turning Saltwater from Earth and Sea into Water Fit to Drink, New York Times

Amid Drought, Texas Is Fuming Because Mexico Isn’t Sending the Water It Owes, Washington Post

Texas Farmer Faces Down Climate Change with Water-Saving Program, Culture Map

Clean Water, Houston Chronicle

The Source: Stage 5 Drought Restrictions Around the Corner, EAA Pays Farmers Not to Pump, Texas Public Radio

‘Extraordinary’ Texas Drought Leaves Lake Dry, BBC News

How Droughts Affect the Stock Market, Benzinga

Time to Get Water and Energy Utilities on the Same Planet, EDF

Why 2014 Is the Year of the Energy-Water Nexus, Green Biz

Water Conservation Could Benefit From More Watering Flexibility, Say Researchers, Austin American-Statesman

Drought Severe to Exceptional Across Much of Central Texas, KXAN

LCRA Eyes Water Management Plan Amendment, Austin American-Statesman

As Drought Persists, Cities Look to Texas ‘Lakes’ to Answer Needs, State Impact

Protect Freshwater Flows to the Coast, San Antonio Express-News

Evaporation Powder on Lake Arrowhead to be Studied, Texoma’s Homepage

New Water Rule Worries Those Who Work the Land, Denton Record-Chronicle

Drought Re-shaping the Cattle Map, QUEST

Shale Techniques Challenge Water Supplies, Midland Reporter-Telegram

Lack of Available Water Could Stymie Global Shale Boom, Report Says, San Antonio Business Journal

Water Issues Dominate Energy Event Panel Discussion, Austin Business Journal

Water District Board, City Council to Discuss Water Supply Options, Mineral Wells Index

Changing of the Guard at Water Board, Daily Tribune

Water Use and Drought: The Tumbleweeds Are Back, KERA News

Reservoir Project in Rice Country Gets Financial Assist, Houston Chronicle

Permanent Water Reuse Project Applying for State Funding, Texoma’s Homepage

Bill Callegari, Guest Columnist: Water Reuse Has Bad Rap, But It’s a Clean, Efficient Way to Fight Drought in Texas, Waco Trib

Miracles, Doodle Bugging and Dowsing, Allen American

Digging and Draining Raise Concerns About City’s Care of Great Trinity Forest, Dallas Morning News

Bastrop State Park Seeing New Life Since Wildfires, KXAN

City Finds Alternate Raw Water Intake, Graham Leader

Water Well to be Revived as Part of Plan to Find Steady Water Source, Valley Morning Star

Water Planning Group Preparing for Nichols Rebuttal Against Dallas, Daily Tribune

Low Lake Levels Can’t Stop Labor Day Fun, KXAN

Drought Slows Business Along Medina Lake Labor Day Weekend, KSAT

Despite Rain in Lubbock, Lake Alan Henry Still Dropping, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

El Paso Water Utilities Now Charging New Franchise Fee, El Paso Times

Montgomery County Supplier Touts Use of ‘Reclaimed’ Water for Lawns, Houston Chronicle

Water Tastes Funny? Go Jump in a Lake, Amarillo Globe-News

Sprinklers, Hot Weather Increase District’s Water Use, Dallas Morning News

Ferrellgas Purchases Salt-Water Wells in Texas, Kansas City Star

Rules for Oil Wastewater Could Help Stave Off Bigger Quakes in Texas, Houston Chronicle

Texas Proposes Tougher Rules on Fracking Wastewater After Earthquakes Surge, Climate Progress

The Q&A: Amy Hardberger, Texas Tribune

Study Finds More Arsenic in Water Wells Near Texas Drilling Sites, KWTX

The Promise of Thunder, Waiting for Rain in Far West Texas, Texas Monthly

Judge’s Corner: Central Texans Should ‘Remember the Ogallala,’ Austin American-Statesman

New Solutions Needed to Recycle Fracking Water, Phys Org

Ogallala Aquifer’s Dramatic Drying Sows Deep Concerns for High Plains Agriculture, Topeka Capital-Journal

Southwest May Face ‘Megadrought’ Within Century, Study Finds, Phys Org

Obama Considers Anti-Terrorism Standards for Water Utilities, Water Online

Fight Begins Over Stormwater Fee Change, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Releases List of Top Summer Commercial Water Users, KSAT

Time to Get Water and Energy Utilities on the Same Planet, Environmental Defense Fund

Carefree and Green, Garden Style San Antonio

Drought Brings on a Downpour of Pseudoscience, Motherboard

LCRA Board to Look at Water Management Plan, Austin American-Statesman

Becoming Drought Tolerant: Central Texas Looks for Ways to Balance Population Growth with Future Water Supplies, Austin Chronicle

City Planning for San Antonio Growth Bomb, Rivard Report

Desalinizing Water in Texas, National Center for Policy Analysis

Developers Dump the Fountains As Water Concerns Grow, Houston Chronicle

EAA Offers Incentives to Keep Irrigators from Pumping, KSAT

Oil Companies Target Brackish Water, Odessa American

Water Reservoirs Statewide 65 Percent Full; Disparities Could Lead to Desperate Measures, Cedar Creek Lake

Water Report Sparks Debate on Future Supplies, The Villager

Bacteria: The Key to Desalination? Water Online

Alleged Water Wasters Cited, News 4 San Antonio

Looming Water Shortage Worries Houston Developers, Houston Business Journal

Cotton and Corn Explosion in South Texas, Southwest Farm Press

Austin Not Joining Race to Pipe in Water, Austin American-Statesman

SAISD Cuts Water Usage by Nearly 10 Million Gallons, San Angelo Standard-Times

Labor Day Lake Levels Near Record Lows, WOAI

North Texas Municipal Water District Approves Once-a-Week Sprinkler Use, Dallas Morning News

State and Local Leaders Ask You to be ‘Texas Water Smart,’ KRISTV

Aging Water Infrastructure: The Problem No One Is Paying Attention To, Water Online

Corps of Engineers Pushes Trinity River Record of Decision Until Spring 2015, Delaying Work on Lakes, Dallas Morning News

Texas Drought, Corpus Christi Conservation Spur Water Rate Increases, Corpus Christi Caller Times

City Water Issues Discussed Between Council, Water Authority, Alice News Journal

Officials Stress Water Conservation in the Valley, The Monitor

Converse Tightens Water Use Restrictions, San Antonio Express-News

If You Think the Water Crisis Can’t Get Worse, Wait Until the Aquifers Are Drained, National Geographic

Drought Putting Species Protection Plan to the Test, San Antonio Express-News

Texas Drought Will Lighten Up By Winter, Report Says, San Antonio Express-News

Is a Drought-Buster on the Way for North Texas? Star-Telegram

Southwest Struggles as Drought Drains Life From Ecosystem, Agriculture, AccuWeather

GPS Devices Find Huge Water Loss in Western US, San Antonio Express-News

High ‘n’ Dry: GPS Offers New Way to Measure Drought, Yahoo News

Climate Change and Drought Are Forcing Us to Upgrade Our Water Systems, PRI

‘Poisoned Waters’ Billboard Sparks Texas-Ohio Fight, Fort Worth Business Press

Weekly Water Report: How Will Proposed SAWS Pipeline Effect Burleson County? KSAT

Western Drought Causes Earth’s Surface to Rise as Water Levels Drop, Los Angeles Times

A Way Texas Can Grow While Being Green, Dallas Morning News

Despite Delay in Vote, Little Change Expected in Proposed LCRA Water Plan, State Impact

San Antonio Answers  Rising Water Demand with Source Diversification, Future Structure

State Cites Fracking Operation for Taking Water from Tarrant County Lake, KHOU

A Fight Over Pappy Elkins Lake Draws In XTO Energy, Dallas Morning News

S.A. River in Frack Impact Study, San Antonio Express-News

Selling Water in the Desert – and Growing Broke, Standard-Times

Preservation is Conservation, Garden Style San Antonio

Risner: Water Issues Still High on State Agenda, Lufkin News

Texas Buys Conservation Land with Oil Spill Money, Texas Tribune

Investing in the Hardest Working Body of Water in the World, Treehugger

New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing Drought, Phys Org

By Next Summer, Lake Conroe Will Be a Drinking Water Source, Houston Chronicle

Recycling Leftover Fracturing Water Has Its Benefits, Bakken News

Area Lake Levels Dip Again, Times Record News

City of Andrews to Become First Town in the State of Texas to Use New Water Treatment Technology, News West 9

Groups Seeking Public Input for $175 Million San Pedro Creek Redevelopment, Business Journal

Water Group Outlines Priorities for Dallas Fort Worth, Dallas Morning News

Mayor, State Agriculture Commissioner Urge Water Conservation, Corpus Christi Caller Times

Wimberley Wants Sewer Fix to Clean Cypress Creek, KXAN

Weinert Residents React to Stage 6 Water Restrictions, KTXS

City of Sweetwater Staying Ahead of Drought with Completion of a Water Well Project, Big Country Homepage

CEO Talks Desalination Projects & Ideas with TSCRA Members, Bandera County Courier

Banyan Water’s Technology Saves Clients 1.25 Billion Gallons of Water, Herald Online

AgriLife Horticulturist: Winter Garden Water Issues ‘Big Time Serious!’ Leon County Today

City Read to Update Water System Maps, Your Glen Rose TX

West’s Historic Drought Stokes Fears of Water Crisis, Washington Post

During Drought, Once-Mighty Texas Rice Belt Fades Away, State Impact

Wharton County Town Blames Farmers for Dry Wells, Houston Chronicle

San Antonio Mulls $3 Billion Water Supply Project, Texas Tribune

Christi Craddick: The TT Interview, Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Rejects EPA Clean Water Act Proposed Regulations, McKinney Courier-Gazette

Why Texas Is Fighting the Federal Government over Water, Governing

Scientists Were Expecting a Big El Niño This Year. So Where Did It Go? Vox

State Agency Oks New Rules for Injection Wells, Star-Telegram

Environmental Group Says Illegal Diesel Fracking Used in Texas, State Impact

What We Can Learn From Australia and Turning Off the Tap, Time

It’s Official: Edwards Is In Stage IV Pumping Restrictions, San Antonio Express-News

Edwards Aquifer Users Consider How to Pump Less, San Antonio Express-News

San Antonio Avoids Deeper Water Restrictions, San Antonio Business Journal

Feds Won’t Watch Out for Blind Spider, Texas Tribune

Coping with Massive Growth and Record Drought in Texas with Phil Wilson, The Water Values

Wind Coalition Makes Its Case To Texas Regulators Mulling Over New EPA Plan, North American Wind Power

SAWS Comments on Ice Bucket Challenge During Drought, San Antonio Express-News

LCRA Dispatches Employee to Wichita Falls to Examine Evaporation Technology, Austin American-Statesman

Researchers Investigate Remarkable Approach to Desalination, National Science Foundation

Officers Out in Full Force to Catch Water Wasters, FOX 29

Ogallala Aquifer’s Dramatic Drying Sows Deep Concerns for High Plains Agriculture, Topeka Capital-Journal

SAWS Offering Money-Saving Incentives to Conserve Water, KENS 5

Companies Begin Slow Shift to Recycling Wastewater, Midland Reporter-Telegram

SAWS Pushes for New Water Pipeline, News 4 San Antonio

Lawn Water Management, Alice Echo News Journal

Where’s the Beef? The Drought Is Drying Up the Meat Industry, Consumer Affairs

Water Conservation Incentives On Topic At AgrLife Workshop, Valley Morning Star

Texas Company Markets Waterless Toilet, KSAT

Land Deal Forges Water Study Partnership Between San Antonio, Fair Oaks Ranch, San Antonio Express-News

Water Flows Into Town From Variety Of Sources, Austin American-Statesman

TWDB Takes Public Comment in San Angelo, Go San Angelo

Stage IV Drought Measures Implemented by GBRA on Hydroelectric Lakes, GBRA

Drought Prompts San Marcos To Enact Provision M Habitat Plan, Austin American-Statesman

More Enforcement On Tap For San Marcos, KEYE TV

Nine Desalination and Water Purification Research Projects and Pilot Studies Receive $1.4 Million from the Bureau of Reclamation, US Bureau of Reclamation

HPWD Approves Measure to Monitor and Restrict Water, My FOX Lubbock

City, Lake, State Agency Plan Study of Lake Cherokee, News-Journal

Riparian Restorations on Farms and Ranches in Texas Is Now Available, North Texas e-News

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

Aquifer Plummets, More Pumping Cuts Likely Within Days, San Antonio Express-News

Some See Texas Oil Wells As Water Producers, Houston Chronicle

Looking For Water In the Oil Field, San Antonio Express-News

Thirsty For Investments In Water, Forbes

SAWS Could Become Regional Water Seller, San Antonio Express-News

Pipeline Deal A Necessity For Our Future, San Antonio Express-News

In Texas Panhandle, A Growing Need For A Shallow Lake’s Water, Texas Tribune

Drying Times: Could The Rapidly Depleting Ogallala Aquifer Run Dry? Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

We’re Using Less Water—So Why Are We Paying More For It? Vocativ

Water Board Delays Final Decision Over Marvin Nichols, Texas Tribune

Water Board Calls For More Data On Marvin Nichols Project, Dallas Morning News

Battle Over Land, Water, Denton Record-Chronicle

Weekly Water Report: The Importance Of Watersheds, KSAT

Texas Wetlands Helping To Treat Wastewater, AZ Central

West Dallas Neighbors Fighting City’s Plan To Convert Pond Into Wetland, Dallas Morning News

The ‘P3’ Dilemma: How Effective Are Public-Private Partnerships? Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Legislators Talk Oil, Water And Transportation, Go San Angelo

Fracking Companies Begin Slow Shift To Recycling Wastewater, Dallas Morning News

E. Texas Lakes Being Monitored For Toxin That Sparked Ohio Water Crisis, KOTV

Mexico Cuts Tap To U.S., Country A Year Behind In Water-Sharing Volume, Valley Morning Star

Austin City Council Explores Easing Up ‘Gray Water’ Rules, Time Warner Cable News

City Council Votes To Ban Synthetic Turf & Artificial Grass, CBS DFW

Kerrville Settles Suit Over Failed Well, San Antonio Express-News

Clear Future For Desal On Costal Bend, Some Say, Caller Times

Legislators Want Quick Action On Ike Dike, Houston Chronicle

Aquifer Near Fort Stockton Could Be A Source For San Angelo, Go San Angelo

STW Signs Lease Agreement With City Of Fort Stockton To Recover Brackish Water From The Capitan Reef Brackish Water Aquifer, Wall Street Journal

Brazos River Minnows Added To Endangered Species List; Could Impact Lubbock Water Plan, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

TxDOT Foresees ‘Negligible’ Aquifer Impacts From SH 45 SW, San Marcos Mercury

Wichita Falls Lake Levels Remain Virtually Unchanged, Times Record News

Fall Forecast Brings Rain To North Texas, Dallas Morning News

Rainfall Events Are Encouraging Across Southwest But Drought Persists, Southwest Farm Press

Southwest Drought Stubbornly Hangs On, Southwest Farm Press

Drought Leaves Texans Sweating The Future, CBS News

EAA: Stage 4 Possible By Tuesday, SAWS To Stay At Stage 2, KSAT

TWDB To Hold Public Meeting On Water Funding Rules, Go San Angelo

Lawton Council Eyes Water Line From Texas, News 9

Getting Energy From Oil And Gas Doesn’t Require Using Fresh Groundwater, Says Texas A&M Researcher, TAMU Times

Canadian Company Strikes Deal With LCRA, Buys Texas Rural Water Systems, Austin Business Journal

Lake Texoma’s Water Level Continues To Rise, KXII

The Current Flow Of Water In Amarillo, High Plains Public Radio

Herb Booth: Water Conservation Plan Approved, Dallas Morning News

San Marcos Will Soon Adopt Stage 4 Water Restrictions, My FOX Austin

Fort Worth Water Rates Expected to Increase, Star-Telegram

Wave Of Problems Conspire To Deplete Gulf Oysters, San Antonio Express-News

Texas Conservation Alliance Speaks Out Against Proposed Cedar Ridge Reservoir, KTXS

Texas Agencies to Crack Down on Illegal Water Use, Houston Chronicle

Ten Crops That Demand Massive Amounts of Water as Drought Grips West, AccuWeather

Cedar Tree Removal Program to Increase Water Supply Approved, My FOX Austin

Water Security Requires Varied Strategies, San Antonio Express-News

There Will Be No Water By 2040 If We Keep Doing What We’re Doing Today, Catholic Online

Report: World Faces Water Crises by 2040, Aljazeera America

Should Wastewater Utilities Own The Water They Treat After Its Discharged? Water Online

Report: Solar Crucial to Avoid Water-Related Conflict, PV Tech

Ohio Water Crisis a Warning for Texas, Other States, Texas Tribune

Man-Made Wetlands Turn Wastewater Into Tap Water, San Antonio Express-News

White House: Major Costs to Delaying Climate Change Policy, CNN Politics

Texas’ Atlantis Surfaces Beneath Lake Arrowhead, San Antonio Express-News

Parched Cities Watch Wichita Falls Water Experiment, Amarillo Globe-News

Brewing Beer with Less Water While Battling Drought in Texas, State Impact

Texas A&M Group Offers Help With Shale Water Concerns, Texas Tribune

The Q&A: Jim Blackburn, Texas Tribune

M&G Asks to Desalinate Seawater, Corpus Christi Caller Times

Water Levels at Area Lakes Continue to Rise, News Channel 10

Drought Conditions Down Sharply From Last Year, San Antonio Business Journal

Drought Status Improves Across Texas, Southwest Farm Press

Drought Beginning to Ease in East Texas, Lufkin News

Public Sounds Off On Rule Requiring Farmers to Track Water Use, Amarillo Globe-News

Chisholm Trail Water Battle Will Impact Killeen, Killeen Daily Herald

Despite Rains, Water Conservation Still Matters, Bandera County Courier

A Short List of Effective Actions to Conserve Water at Home, National Geographic

Japanese Garden Using Native Plants, Texas Public Radio

Drought Resistant Grass Could Keep Lawns Green, KGNS TV

High Contaminant Average Prompts Letter To San Marcos Water Customers, KXAN

Direct Reuse of Wastewater is Best for Some Texas Towns, Austin American-Statesman

Bipartisan Resistance to New Reservoir Could Leave North Texas Dry, Fort Worth Weekly

Delegation Visits Brownsville Desalination Plant in Search of Answers, Brownsville Herald

Drought Causes Water Ban in Texas,

Statement from Corn Producers Association of Texas on High Plains Water District’s Proposed Rule Revisions, Digital Journal

Local Water Supplies Hit by Trifecta of Issues, Rockwall Herald Banner

Residents Reduce Water Use to Comply with Restrictions, KRISTV

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

Drought Hastens Groundwater Depletion in the Texas Panhandle, National Geographic

Illegal “Straws” Freely Drawing Water from Area Lakes, KXAN

What’s the Hold Up, El Nińo? NOAA

Climate Change Clouds Future of El Niño, State Impact

SAWS Taken to Task on Aquifer Protection, San Antonio Express-News

Groundwater District Blocks Real Estate Developer, Austin American-Statesman

In Big Bend, Battle Looms on Fracking Along the Border, State Impact

The Future of Texas’ Groundwater Supply May Be Precarious, Experts Say, E&E Publishing

NASA Made An Underground Water Map To See Just How Bad The Drought Is, Gizmodo

Texas Border Fracking Standoff: NY Court Ruling May Affect Outcome, Fronteras

Texas and San Antonio Argue Over Who Owns Wastewater, Water Wastewater Management

Mapping the Spread of Drought Across the U.S., New York Times

Drought Monitor Shows Scattered Improvement on Cooler, Wet Weather, Farm Futures

Drought Forces Creative Use of Water, Austin American-Statesman

Travis County Supports Collaborating on Water Issues, Community Impact

SAWS More Than Doubles San Antonio’s Non-Edwards Aquifer Water Supply, KENS 5

Fearing for Beer: Drought Could Threaten All the Stuff That Brewers Depend On, Forth Worth Weekly

Drought, Disease Behind Texas Oysters Shortage, Valley Morning Star

AACOG Hears Proposal for Moderating Water Concerns in Eagle Ford Shale, KSAT 12

SAWS Targets Aug. 12 for Draft Pipeline Pact, San Antonio Express-News

Oil Companies Looking to Cities for Water Needs, CBS 7

Direct Potable Reuse to Provide Cleaner Drinking Water, Houston Chronicle

Perryman: Texas’ Water Worries, OA Online

Texas A&M Producing Handmade Water Filters, KGNS TV

Drinking Water Systems Draw Federal Concerns, KETK

Can Brush Control Program Enhance Water Supplies? Austin American-Statesman

Brush Control Program in Texas Draws Opponents, KVUE

Farmers Battle Texas Drought with Sustainable Farming, KAGS

County Water Suppliers Receive Drought Disaster Relief Grants, San Angelo Live

City OK’s Pioneer Water Deal, OA Online

Corpus Christi Cracks Down on Water Conservation, News Channel 10

Soil Moisture Profiles Still Low, Southwest Farm Press

Rains Give Scant Relief to Lakes in Fast-Growing System, Dallas Morning News

Plano Calls ‘Water Holiday’ to Thank Residents for Conserving, Dallas Morning News

Kaufman Police Enforce Water Restrictions, Kaufman Herald

Graham Looking into Reuse Water, Texoma Homepage

Engineers Plumb Depths of Three Water Solutions, Kilgore News Herald

Texas Water Development Board to Meet in Cleburne on Tuesday, Dallas Morning News

Private Water Well Screening Set for July 30 in Sweetwater, Sweetwater Reporter

Texas Well Owners Network Educational Program to Be Hosted Aug. 7, Victoria Advocate

Storms Get Headlines, but Drought Is a Sneaky, Devastating Game-Changer, National Geographic

A World Without Water, Financial Times

Storms Get Headlines, but Drought Is a Sneaky, Devastating Game-Changer

New Desalination Plant Could Treat Fracking Water, Texas Tribune

In Texas, Using Fire to Protect and Expand Water Supplies, State Impact

Blackburn: Cost of Water a Key Element in Bay Debate, Houston Chronicle

Denton Could Become First Texas City to Ban Fracking, Fox News

Does Water Conservation Have to be the Enemy of Financial Stability? National Geographic

The Rate at Which Groundwater Reservoirs Are Being Depleted Is Increasing, Phys Org

Experts Say the Threat of Wildfires is Already Above Normal in Western States, Washington Post

Texas Water Well Network, Alice Echo News Journal

NTMWD Cites Three Factors for Water Shortage, Allen American

The High Plains Underground Water District Hosts Public Hearings, KFYO

Water Series: About the Ogallala, Kansas Agland

SAWS Starts Getting Water from Gonzales County, San Antonio Express-News

UTEP Students & Professors Team with NMSU, EPA to Provide Colonia Residents with Drinking Water, El Paso Times

State Seeking Public Input on Conservation Priorities, KETR

Seymour Hooks Up Additional Wells for Water Usage, Texoma Homepage

Schertz-Seguin Pipeline Transporting San Antonio Water, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Working on Multibillion-Dollar Water Deal, Time Warner Cable News

Pipeline Could Deliver Water Well Beyond 2050, San Antonio Express-News

City Announces Latest Water Conservation Efforts, Corpus Christi Caller Times

New Study Shows Rate of Groundwater Decline Slowing in Texas, State Impact

Wichita Falls Makes 9 Million Dollars Less in Water Revenues, Texoma Homepage

City of Fort Stockton Fined for Unpermitted Export, Sale of Water, News West 9

Amarillo City Councilors Consider Adding Lake Meredith Water in City Water Supply, My High Plains

Recent Rains Not helping Drought or Lakes, My Fox Austin

Eight Reasons the Cost of Water is Rising, Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Carrizo Aquifer Water to Supplement Edwards, San Antonio Express-News

Texas Lawmakers Study Desalination Expansion, San Antonio Express-News

NTMWD in Planning Stages to Gain Better Access to Lake Lavon, Frisco Enterprise

Drought Conditions Mostly Unchanged, Southwest Farm Press

Water Planners Focus on Bigger Texas, Not a Hotter One, Texas Tribune

State to San Antonio: No, You Can’t Own Your Wastewater, Killeen Daily Herald

SAWS, Wanting to Control Effluent, Runs Into Some Obstacles, San Antonio Express-News

Gov. Perry News Proclamation Extending Drought Emergency, Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Don’t Mess with Texas’ Big Cranes, Houston Chronicle

Texas Water Plans Must Consider Endangered Species, San Antonio Express-News

Recycled Water Now on Tap: Project is First of Its Magnitude in America, Times Record News

The Art of Water Recovery, New York Times

One Man’s Mission to Curb Illegal Dumping of Texas Frack Waste, Inside Climate News

With Edwards Aquifer Dropping Fast, Call on People to Conserve, San Antonio Express-News

Plans to Hire Watermaster Don’t End Disputes over Brazos River Water, Houston Chronicle

Can Mary Rhodes Phase 2 Deliver? KRISTV

LCRA Increases Water Rates, Community Impact

AgriLife Research Study Identifies Contributing Factors to Groundwater Table Declines, AgriLife Today

Permanent Water Relief Comes to Spicewood Beach, KVUE

Desperate Times, Desperate Drilling, News Channel 6

Interior Secretary Pledges $43M for Conservation, SFGate

Water Development Board Continues to Address Texas Drought, Cypress Creek Mirror

New Rules and Measures Battle Invasive Zebra Mussels, Nature World News

Broken Water Line Prompts Conservation Alerts, Houston Chronicle

Falling Lake Levels Trigger Water Conservation Measures, Corpus Christi Caller Times

Mixed Conditions Persist with Texas Weather, Southwest Farm Press

The Source: SAWS Negotiates Big Deal for Piped-In Water, Texas Public Radio

Texas Plant Deploys Promising Technology to Clean Produced Water, NGI’s Shale Daily

SAWS Begins Open and Transparent Negotiation for Largest Non-Edwards Water Deal, San Antonio Water System

NTMWD’s Water Supply Affected by Three Main Factors, North Texas Municipal Water District

Big Spring Cuts Off Water to Customers Outside of Town, CBS 7

State Leaders Urge Continued Water Conservation, San Angelo Live

Water Logic That Won’t Happen: Replace Texas Lawns with Natural Desert Landscaping, Dallas Morning News

Groundwater Decline More Complicated Than Irrigation, Southwest Farm Press

Million Gallons of Sewage Spill into Pflugerville Creek, Austin American-Statesman

U.S. Materials Now Required for Federal Water Projects, Zanesville Times Recorder

Texas Water Development Board Releases Proposed Rule Making, OA Online

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

Here’s 5 Challenges to Texas Water That Might Surprise You, State Impact

Increasing Levels of Fracking Increase Risk to Communities, Threaten Wastewater Resources and Human Health, Water Online

Ensuring Sufficient Water Supplies in Texas, Houston Chronicle

Drought Update: California May Only Have Two Years of Water, Other States Not Far Behind, Water Online

Water Sent Through Austin to Downstream Farmers in 2011 Was Three Times What the City Lately Uses in a Year, PolitiFact Texas

Rules to Prevent Spread of Zebra Mussels Now Expanded Statewide, The Observer

Possible Water Restrictions for Central Texas, KEYE

Banyan Water Introduces Banyan Water Bracelet, Fort Mill Times

Officials Lobby for Water Desalination at Hearing, Aransas Pass Progress

Task Force Looks at Ways to Protect City’s Water Supply, KVUE

The Texas Energy Industry Takes Leading Role in Water Conservation, Midland Reporter-Telegram

Despite Its Name, Texas’ Wastewater Is a Valuable Resource, Houston Chronicle

GBRA to Get Federal Money for Water Study, Victoria Advocate

Texas Oks Wastewater Reuse for Wichita Falls, Fort Worth Business Press

Lake Texoma Water Level Up Nearly 2 Feet, KXII

State’s Myriad Issues All Come Back to One Thing: Water, Houston Chronicle

Wetland Water Reuse Project Saving North Texans Millions, CBS DFW

Prop 6 Plans Emerge at Hearing, Dallas Morning News

Experts Offer Grim Outlook for Wichita Falls Drought Relief, WFAA

LCRA Imposes Drought Rates, Austin American-Statesman

First-Of-Its-Kind Desalination Plant Unveiled in Texas, Water Online

Water Restrictions Don’t Apply to Fracking Operations in Most North Texas Cities, KHOU

A Push for New Look into Tainted Water’s Source, New York Times

Texas Among Nation’s Worst Water Polluters, My High Plains

Water: The Price Is Wrong, Huffington Post

Proposed New Rules Shed Light on Future Water Projects, Texas Tribune

Water Conservation Legislation Needed, San Antonio Express-News

What Will Hundreds of Water Tests Reveal About Drilling in Texas? State Impact

As Texas Shakes and Regulators Stall, Midland Will Have Its Water and Frack Too, Dallas Observer

Battling Over the Brazos, Dallas Morning News

Cost of Desalination Dominates Water Panel Hearings, Amarillo Globe-News

Recent Rains Help, But Most of Texas Is Still Very Thirsty, TAMU Times

The Q&A: Martin Rochelle, Texas Tribune

Committee Wants Answers on Desal Costs, Caller Times

El Niño May Not Be As Robust As Expected, Southwest Farm Press

How Wasted Gas From Drilling Could Save Millions of Gallons of Texas Water, State Impact

Draft Rules for Texas Water Infrastructure Projects Released, Austin Business Journal

El Paso Jumps Into Fight Over Rio Grande Water, El Paso Times

Task Force Mulls Pulling Drinking Water from Lady Bird Lake, Other Sources, Time Warner Cable News

Proper Water Management Key to Preserving Supply, Austin American-Statesman

Water Group Ready to Defend Response, Daily Tribune

Two Proposals Identified for Flood Control Along Cypress Creek, Community Impact

State Loan Boosts Efforts for Local Water Conservation Facility, Amarillo Globe-News

Harvesting Rainwater Is An Option, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Saving Water, One House at a Time, Austin Chronicle

Heavy Rain Brings Flash flooding to Parts of North Texas, WFAA

Texas Gas Town Considers Banning Fracking, Daily Astorian

LCRA Raises Water Rates for Some Customers, State Impact

Wellborn Water Violations Spark Concern with Residents, KBTX

New Water Well Unlikely to Solve Barnhart’s Water Supply Problems, San Angelo Live

Summer Heat Begins: Water Conservation Tips, Bexar Witness

A Texas-Sized Climate Crisis: Water Wars Break Out Across State, Salon

Lawmakers Spotlight Massive Texas-New Mexico Water Dispute, Las Cruces Sun News

Underground and Under Scrutiny, A Changing State Increasingly Turns to Groundwater, Texas Water Resources Institute

Regional Plan Provides Regional Solutions, Edwards Aquifer Water Conservation Plan Gets Help from WCTC, Texas Water Resources Institute

Is It Time for Texas to Welcome ASR? Texas Weights the Cost and Advantages of Aquifer Storage and Recovery, Texas Water Resources Institute

Everybody is Talking About It, Is Brackish Groundwater the Most Promising ‘New’ Water? Texas Water Resources Institute

Texas Groundwater Administration, Intersection of Management and Planning Presents Challenges, Texas Water Resources Institute

Protect Our Land, Protect Our Water: Rural Conservation Ensures Cities’ Water Supplies, Benefits Landowners, Texas Water Resources Institute

Texas Well Owner Network, Resources Help Landowners Protect Groundwater, Texas Water Resources Institute

El Niño Could Make U.S. Weather More Extreme During 2014, Scientific American

Red River Begins to Flow Again, Texoma’s Homepage

Farmers Cope with Drought as Texas-New Mexico Fight Over Rio Grande Water, KHOU

Central Texas Water Woes Could be Worse – At Least It’s Clean, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Crop, Weather: Drought Recedes a Little, But Many Reservoirs Remain Critically Low, Leon County Today

Water is Top Priority for FY 2014-15, Go San Angelo

Water Woes Force Big Brewers to Tighten the Tap, Fresno Bee

As Highland Lakes Near Record Low, Will They Ever Fill Again? State Impact

Texas Needs Strong, Consistent Conservation Efforts, Dallas Morning News

Why the Texas Supreme Court May Hear Legal Fight Over San Angelo’s Water, San Angelo Live

Report: Water Not Tasty, But Drinkable, Go San Angelo

Editorial” The ‘New Normal’ for North Texas Water Use, Dallas Morning News

River Water Scare Prompts Push for Real-Time Data, Valley Morning Star

Legislators Look to Desalination to Solve Water Woes, Amarillo Globe-News

Elsa Secures $1.3 Million Loan for Water Pipeline, The Monitor

Desalination Pilot Study Gets Underway, KRISTV

Agreement Ends Lawsuit Over Northwest Austin Water Plant, Austin American-Statesman

City Mulls Water Pipeline Project for Halliburton, Industrial Development, OA Online

Water Options Limited for SpaceX, Valley Morning Star

7 of 13 Cities Already Meet New Limits on Water Usage, Dallas Morning News

Council: City Aims to Seal Stormwater Deal, Go San Angelo

North Texas Municipal Water District Expresses Thanks for Legislation Providing Exemption to Federal Lacey Act, Blue Ribbon News

The Museum Reach: Flood Control Disguised As a Park, Texas Public Radio

Rain Brings Tons of Trash to San Antonio River, News 4

Water Conservation No Joke in Little Elm, Little Elm Journal

City Council Bringing Back Water Conservation Rebate, KSN

Would You Drink Water from Cow Poop? Fiscal Times

Lavon Water District to Reconsider Fire Hydrant Locks, Dallas Morning News

Scientists: Tests Prove Fracking to Blame for Flaming Texas Wells, KHOU

Scientists: Fracking Polluted Texas Family’s Drinking Water, Earthworks

Texas Homeowner Vents Methane from Water Well, Sets It on Fire, MSNBC

Will Texas’ New GOP State Senators Leave the State High and Dry? Star-Telegram

Is It Time for Texas to Welcome ASR? Texas Weighs the Cost and Advantages of Aquifer Storage and Recovery, Texas Water Resources Institute

Texas Among Fastest-Warming States, Climate Data Shows, Dallas Morning News

Rainwater Harvesting ‘Soaking In’ as Way to Conserve Texas’ Water Resources, Phys Org

Water Woes: Drawn Away, Denton Record-Chronicle

Lawmakers Hear Progress on Water Projects, Time Warner Cable News

The Q&A: Jordan Furnans, Texas Tribune

GBRA Lawsuit over SAWS Water Dismissed, San Antonio Express-News

NBU, GBRA Set for Reuse Debate, New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Drilling May Have Drained Tarrant County Lake, CBS DFW

‘Regional Carrizo’ Helping with Drought, San Antonio Express-News

How to Reuse Grey Water in the Home and Yard, Tree Hugger

El Niño 70% Likely to Arrive in Summer, Says US Weather Forecaster, Guardian

Texas Dairies Meeting the Challenge of Feeding the Planet While Saving Its Water, Gilmer Mirror

Is a Sizzling Summer in Texas’ Forecast? Time Warner Cable News

State Updates Tomball Officials on Its Financing Plans for Water Projects, Houston Chronicle

Texas Lawmakers Ironing Out Water Fund, KEYE

Is Desalination Texas’ Water Future? KXAN

Rainfall Offers Hope and Short-Term Relief, Southwest Farm Press

Water Experts Optimistic About Ogallala’s Ability to Recharge, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Legal Ruling Keeps Water Flowing to Estuaries, San Antonio Business Journal

Committee Urges Austin Water Utility: Cut Costs, Consider Drought Fee, Austin American-Statesman

Group Fights for Local Control of Water, Time Warner Cable News

Have a Glass of ‘Purified’ Water, El Paso Inc

Council Considers Conservation vs. Water Sales, Go San Angelo

Study Finds Parts of Kerr and Kendall Counties Need More Water to Keep Up with Growth, KENS 5

City in Stormwater Limbo, Go San Angelo

State of Water: Texans Learning to Live with Water Scarcity, Caller

Could Hurricane Season be Answer to Texas Drought? Time Warner Cable News

Water Conservation at Top of Government’s Agenda in the Panhandle, Connect Amarillo

Drought Takes Its Toll on the Plains and the Gulf, High Plains Public Radio

Drought Is Becoming a Problem for the Economy, Business Insider

Where Will Austin Go for Water Next? State Impact

Water Wars: Pumping Divides Family, Starts Feud After Well Goes Dry, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Nation Could Face Water Shortfall in Next Decade, Watchdog Warns, Washington Times

Months Behind Schedule, New Water Well Finally Arriving for Spicewood Beach, State Impact

A Postmodern Water Frontier, Earth Island Journal

Lawmakers, Landowners Keep Eye on Water Rights, Amarillo Globe-News

Aquifer Storage and Recovery Initiative Aims to Increase Expertise, Research, Texas Water Resources Institute

Heavy Rains Skip Texas City, No ‘Poster Child’ of Drought, Mashable

Edwards Aquifer Levels Up This Month, Drought Persists, Time Warner Cable News

The Big Dry: A Twenty-First Century Water War Erupts in Texas, Earth Island Journal

Drought Gets No Respect, But It Can Be Devastating, Even After the Rains Resume, Arkansas Matters

Researchers Study Water Cycle and Cloud Formation and Design Computer Algorithm Models to Understand Impact, Phys Org

Hotter and Drier Than Normal Summer, Forecasters Say, KXAN

Have a Glass of ‘Purified’ Water: EPWU to Turn Sewer Water to Drinking Water, El Paso Inc.

Students Create Water-Saving Rain Catcher, News 4 San Antonio

Rainfall Likely to Delay Record-Drought Declaration, Austin American-Statesman

Lake Levels Get Boost from Continuing Rain, KXAN

Stage 2 Water Restrictions to Kick in Sunday Despite Holiday Rain, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas Reservoir Conditions by County, Go San Angelo

High Plains Water District Rules to Require Metering, No New Meters, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

North Texas Water District Again Tapping Supply from Lake Texoma, Star-Telegram

Officials Consider Tapping into Aquifer to Combat Drought,  KHOU

Mike Kelly: Our Situation is Simple; We Must Save Every Precious Drop We Can, Go San Angelo

Water Policy Divides Texas GOP, Water Online

North Texas Water Restrictions Remain in Place, Dallas Morning News

Drought Possible Culprit in Massive Fish Kill on Gulf Coast, State Impact

Zebra Mussel Rules Now Statewide; Highland Lakes in ‘Crosshairs,’ River Cities Daily Tribune

Local Company Recycles Dirty Frac Water, KRISTV

Texas: Can’t Tie Water Contamination to Drilling, Washington Post


Texas Homeowner Vents Methane from Water Well, Sets It On Fire, MSNBC

Water from Lake Texoma Could Be Back in North Texas Homes Soon, Dallas Morning News

Lower Rio Grande Valley Looks at Alternative Water Solutions, Southwest Farm Press

Sasser: Low Waters Could Mean Trouble for Boaters, Sports Day DFW

Water Supply Rises to at Least 18 Months: Rains Don’t Yet Change Drought Level 2 Restrictions, Go San Angelo

City Council Dives into Conserving New Runoff, Go San Angelo

How Oceans Can Solve Our Freshwater Crisis, CNN

Drought Dampens Businesses, Homeowners Along Medina Lake, FOX San Antonio

Railroad Commission Sides with Driller on Well Protest, Texas Tribune

Master Gardeners Warn of Water Conservation ‘Con-Artists’, Give Tips on How to Save, KTRE

Dozens of Texas Communities Have Less Than 90 Days of Water, Shreveport Times

Though Texas Industrial Water Consumption Steady, Alternative Sources Needed, Panelists Say, Austin Business Journal

Marvin Nichols Reservoir Plan Gets Another Boost, Texas Tribune

Water Experts and Lawmakers Hold Emergency Summit to Discuss Drought, KXAN

Drilling and Water Interests Clash on Disposal Wells, KETK

The Source: Big Oil Challenging Water District Rights, Texas Public Radio

Drought Forces Park in Texas to Use Trucked Water, Houston Chronicle

Texas Towns Face Water Shortage: Can El Nino Help? Outside

The Q&A: Sarah B. Faust, Texas Tribune

Modern Dust Bowl: In Severe Drought, Some Texas Cities Could Run Out of Water, KERA News

Nearly 20 Texas Towns Could Run Out of Water in 90 Days, Houston Chronicle

South Texas Rice Farmers Face Upstream Battle, Houston Chronicle

Drought Brings Summer Water Restrictions, NBCDFW

$3.5 Mil Water Desalination Project Unveiled in Loving County, Permian Basin 360

Water Availability May Change Cropping Systems: Part Two, Southwest Farm Press

Water, Waste Services Offer Variety of Positions, Houston Chronicle

Texas Hydropower Diminished by Drought, Houston Chronicle

Seven States Running Out of Water, USA Today

Texas Town is 45 Days from Running Out of Water, NBC News

Heavy Storms Answer Prayers, San Angelo Live

Rain Brings Reprieve, but Barely, Go San Angelo

Top Five Things San Angelo is Doing to Survive the Drought, San Angelo Live

Texas Economy Faces Rough Waves if Water Shortages Ignored, Panelists Say, Houston Business Journal

Water Disputes Along Brazos River Stir Emotions, The Eagle

Pflugerville Looking for More Water Amid Population Boom, Austin American-Statesman

Hays, Bastrop Judges Suggest Refilling Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Austin American-Statesman

Is a Drought-Busting El Nino Brewing Out West? CBS DFW

Texas: Large in Size, Low on Water, KENS 5

Water Woes in Austin Lead to Change, My FOX Austin

City Council Gets Tough on Water Wasters, Approves Studies, San Angelo Live

Lakeway Bans Construction of Pools as Drought Deepens, KXAN

Drought Claims Latest Victim: Lake Abilene, KTXS 12

TCEQ Rejects LCRA Water Plan, Suggests Fewer Downstream Releases, State Impact

Rice Farmers Face Upstream Battle, Times Record News

Railroad Commission Sides with Driller on Well Protest, Texas Tribune

Master Gardeners Warn of Water Conservation ‘Con-Artists’, Give Tips on How to Save, KTRE

Dozens of Texas Communities Have Less Than 90 Days of Water, Shreveport Times

Though Texas Industrial Water Consumption Steady, Alternative Sources Needed, Panelists Say, Austin Business Journal

Marvin Nichols Reservoir Plan Gets Another Boost, Texas Tribune

Water Experts and Lawmakers Hold Emergency Summit to Discuss Drought, KXAN

Drilling and Water Interests Clash on Disposal Wells, KETK

The Source: Big Oil Challenging Water District Rights, Texas Public Radio

Drought Forces Park in Texas to Use Trucked Water, Houston Chronicle

Texas Towns Face Water Shortage: Can El Nino Help? Outside

The Q&A: Sarah B. Faust, Texas Tribune

Modern Dust Bowl: In Severe Drought, Some Texas Cities Could Run Out of Water, KERA News

Nearly 20 Texas Towns Could Run Out of Water in 90 Days, Houston Chronicle

South Texas Rice Farmers Face Upstream Battle, Houston Chronicle

Drought Brings Summer Water Restrictions, NBCDFW

$3.5 Mil Water Desalination Project Unveiled in Loving County, Permian Basin 360

Water Availability May Change Cropping Systems: Part Two, Southwest Farm Press

Water, Waste Services Offer Variety of Positions, Houston Chronicle

Texas Hydropower Diminished by Drought, Houston Chronicle

Seven States Running Out of Water, USA Today

Texas Town is 45 Days from Running Out of Water, NBC News

Heavy Storms Answer Prayers, San Angelo Live

Rain Brings Reprieve, but Barely, Go San Angelo

Top Five Things San Angelo is Doing to Survive the Drought, San Angelo Live

Texas Economy Faces Rough Waves if Water Shortages Ignored, Panelists Say, Houston Business Journal

Water Disputes Along Brazos River Stir Emotions, The Eagle

Pflugerville Looking for More Water Amid Population Boom, Austin American-Statesman

Hays, Bastrop Judges Suggest Refilling Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, Austin American-Statesman

Is a Drought-Busting El Nino Brewing Out West? CBS DFW

Texas: Large in Size, Low on Water, KENS 5

Water Woes in Austin Lead to Change, My FOX Austin

City Council Gets Tough on Water Wasters, Approves Studies, San Angelo Live

Lakeway Bans Construction of Pools as Drought Deepens, KXAN

Drought Claims Latest Victim: Lake Abilene, KTXS 12

TCEQ Rejects LCRA Water Plan, Suggests Fewer Downstream Releases, State Impact

Rice Farmers Face Upstream Battle, Times Record News

Judge’s Corner: Judge Makes His Stance on Groundwater, Austin American-Statesman

Dozens of Texas Communities with Less Than 90 Days of Water, KVUE

Could Texas ‘Water Crisis’ Dry Up the State’s Economy? Dallas Business Journal

Mayors: Texas Must Act Faster on Earthquake Study, Texas Tribune

Nacogdoches Co. Working with Conservation District to Get Land Owners to Cap Old Water Wells, KTRE

Texas Chases New Business but Worries About Water, New York Times

Up to 83 Percent of Texas Remains in Drought, Southwest Farm Press

Drought Among the Worst in Texas in Past 500 Years, San Antonio Express-News

West Texas Seeing ‘Driest Such Period in Over a Century,’ State Impact

State Suggests Limits on LCRA Water Releases for Farmers, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Utility to Battle $90M Reservoir Project in Court, Law 360

Our Opinion: Prudent Response to Dwindling Water Supply is Needed, Go San Angelo

Water Disputes Along Brazos River Stir Emotions, KSAT

Water Woes (and Disagreements), In the Pipeline

Texas Water Troubles Inspire El Paso Startup, El Paso Inc.

Cloud Seeding in San Angelo, How Much of an Impact It Has on Curing the Drought, Big Country

Austin Pastors Pray for Rain as Drought Drags on, Austin American-Statesman

Despite Water Woes, Texas Says “Pass the Hot Sauce,” KETK

Lake Levels in North Texas Haven’t Recovered Despite Recent Rains, Dallas Morning News

Drought Worse Than Dust Bowl in Some States, Forbes

Reible: Key to Texas Economy is Water Supply, Austin American-Statesman

Arlington Wins Best Tasting Water Contest, NBCDFW

New Joint Venture Targets Water Disposal in the Eagle Ford, San Antonio Business Journal

Ogallala Water Use Climbs as Drought Intensifies in the Southern Plains: Rainfall Deficit is Worse Than the 1930s Dust Bowl, Circle of Blue

A War Over Water at Two North Texas Lakes, KENS

Water Woes: A Grave Need, Denton Record-Chronicle

Officials Talk Water Treaty, Eye Deficit; Mexico Falling Behind Again on Allocations, The Monitor

Water Woes: Lush Lawns Take Toll, Denton Record-Chronicle

Drought-Fed Wildfire Burns at Least 150 Structures in Texas Panhandle, Los Angeles Times

Drought Affecting Central Texas BBQ Joints, KEYE

Lake Travis and Buchanan May Hit All-Time Lows as Drought Continues, KTBC Fox 7

Victoria Gets the OK for More Water, Victoria Advocate

Minimal Change in Lake Levels Following Rainfall, KVUE

El Paso Desalination Plant Provides Model for San Antonio, KSAT

Huffman: Water is a Tie That Binds All Texans, Austin American-Statesman

Rain Does Little to Lift North Texas Lakes, Star-Telegram

Frisco ISD Approves First Reclaimed Water Agreement, Dallas Morning News

Cities Try to Restore Wildness to Urban Rivers, KENS 5

Texas Water Officials Issue Strong Words to Mexico, Southwest Farm Press

Low Water Levels Leave Once-Thriving Medina Lake as More of a Pond, KENS 5

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

What’s the Magic Number on Texas’ Water Needs? The Texas Tribune

The Source: Where Should Burden for New Water Supply Be? Texas Public Radio

More Drought, Heat and Water Wars: What Climate Change Already Means for Texas, State Impact

Worse Global Warming Effects Ahead for Texas, Federal Report Says, Dallas Morning News

The Creeping Disaster: How Texas Fought a Historic Drought, Emergency Management

Water Woes: Trickle-Down Effect, Denton Record-Chronicle

World is Unprepared for Major El Niño Later This Year, New Scientist

Western Travis Water Utility Looks East for Water Supplies, Austin American-Statesman

Water Utility Seeks Water Sources Beyond Horizon, Washington Times

Desalination Can Help Solve Our Water Woes, But Not Without Clean Energy, Environmental Defense Fund

Key Texas Lawmaker Calls Desalination a ‘Must,’ Water Online

Price of Water 2014: Up 6 Percent in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 33 Percent Rise Since 2010, Circle of Blue

Water Woes: Back to the Land, Denton Record-Chronicle

Water Woes: High and Dry, Denton Record-Chronicle

Drought Takes Emotional Toll; Some Praying for Rain, 23 ABC

North Texas City Considers Banning Fracking, Houston Chronicle

Will the Water Crisis Tank the Texas Economy? Water Online

Water, Water Everywhere and Not Enough Acre-Feet to Drink, Dallas Morning News

Texas Farmer Uses Drip Irrigation to Beat Climate Change, Culture Map

Drought Diaries: 1909 Edges Out 2014 for Driest First Trimester, San Angelo Live

Drought Conditions on the Rise in East Texas, KTRE

North Texas Cities Cracking Down on Water Restriction Violators, KDFW Fox 4

U.S. Communities Look at Alternative Water Sources, CBS Money Watch

Agencies Tout Wise Land Use, Times Record News

Our View: Wind Energy and Desalinated Water in West Texas? Why Not? Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Water Woes: Running on Empty, Denton Record-Chronicle

I Hate to Water Down the Welcome to Toyota, but Texas Is in a Drought, Dallas Morning News

Water Management for Area Oil Producers, My High Plains

Possible Onset of Megadrought in Central Texas, Time Warner Cable News

For Colorado, Lessons from Texas on Water, Texas Tribune

Interactive Map Shows Water Needs in Texas, KXAN

Amarillo Still Not Conserving Water, High Plains Public Radio

The Future of Water: Wise County Embodies the Water Challenges Facing Texas, Wise County Messenger

What Does Climate Change Mean for South Texas? KSAT

Drought Intensifies Across Southwest, Southwest Farm Press

Water District Re-Adding Lake Texoma Supply, NBCDFW

In Texas, Private Well Owners are Solely Responsible for Ensuring That Their Water Wells are Safe for Drinking, The Cattleman

Kerrville Cuts Water Draw from Guadalupe River, San Antonio Express-News

Texas Hill Country in ‘Extreme Drought,’ Radio NB

Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions, SF Gate

‘Epic’ Four-Year Texas Drought Prompts Record Beef Prices in US, AccuWeather

Victoria Ranch Owners Say They Want Water Dispute to Weigh All Sides, Victoria Advocate

Amarillo Tops Worst Water Usage Marks, Amarillo Globe-News

Wells Run Dry During Irrigation Season, Amarillo Globe-News

Round Rock Awarded for Water Conservation Efforts, Community Impact

City Continues Desalination Plant Pursuit, Caller

State Rep Pushes Desalination Plant Near Victoria, Victoria Advocate

What is Water Worth? CNN Money

El Niño a Drought-Buster for Texas? Not so Fast, Forecaster Says, State Impact

Brazoria County Wonders if Desalination is the Answer, Houston Chronicle

Editorial: Appointing a  ‘Watermaster’ for Brazos River Basin May Represent a Necessary Evil, Waco Trib

Cattle Rustling on the Rise in Texas, WOAI

Opponents Want Marvin Nichols Reservoir Out of State Water Plan, State Impact

GBRA Battles SAWS Over Water Supplies, New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Lubbock Wells Run Dry as Cotton Irrigation Starts, SFGate

Boom Time in Texas: Jobs, Traffic, Water Worries, Wall Street Journal

Wildfires in the Western U.S. Are on the Rise, Posing Threats to Drinking Water, National Geographic

Hall Scores Victory with Invasive Species Measure, Dallas Morning News

Looking at Third Year of Water Shortage, Rice Farmers Considering Expensive Alternatives, Texas Public Radio

Austin Water Customers Could Pay ‘Drought Fee,’ KVUE

Soil and Water Conservation Week, Southwest Farm Press

America 2025: How to Start Securing Enough Water, Huffington Post

Opponents Outnumber Supporters at Marvin Nichols Hearing, News-Journal

Forecasts Expect Hot Summer, Worsening Drought in North Texas, Dallas Morning News

The Source: Impacts of Record-Setting Drought Restriction, Texas Public Radio

LCRA Defended by Bastrop Council Member, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Family Wins Landmark $3-Million Verdict Against Fracking Operator, Lawyers and Settlements

North Texas Cities Adding Yearlong Water Restrictions, NBCDFW

Surface Water Facility to Quench Texas County, Water News of Texas

State Agencies, Big Country Officials Offer Practical Solutions to West Texas Water Problems, KTXS

Water Fund an Aid for Rural Entities; Treatment, Desalination Are Some Uses, Water World

Water Conservation Crucial As North Texas Enters Extreme Drought, CBSDFW

Texas Shouldn’t Block Interbasin Transfers, Examiner

Most of North Texas in Moderate or Extreme Drought, Star-Telegram

Shock Doctrine and Water Shortages in Texas, American Thinker

On Toyota’s Move from California: We Don’t Have Enough Water for More Transplants, Dallas Morning News

City Council Looks into Potential Water Reuse Study, San Angelo Standard-Times

County Commissioners Still Riled Up Over Water, Killeen Daily Herald

$32bn for Water in Mexico’s 2014-2018 Infra Plan, Global Water Intelligence

Drought Sends California Cattle Packing – to Texas, Reuters

Proposed Changes to Drought Contingency Plan, My High Plains

The Q&A: Stacey Steinbach, Texas Tribune

Flaming Water: Texas Homeowner Takes on a Gas Company, Al Jazeera America

State Rep. David Simpson: It’s Not Just About Water, News-Journal

What Does El Niño Mean for Me? Slate

The Good, Bad, and Dried Out Realities of Texas’ Water Supply – a One Year Comparison of Texas Lake Levels, WatrNews

Only 3 Texas Counties Exist Outside a Drought-Related Natural Disaster Area, Houston Chronicle

USDA Designates 240 Texas Counties as Disaster Areas Due to Drought, NBCDFW

LCRA Draws Criticism Over Proposed Rate Increases, Texas Tribune

Desperate for Water, Wichita Falls Tries to Make it Rain, WFAA

Water Experts Plan for Future Droughts, Time Warner Cable News

Wichita Falls Braces for Water from Sewers with Texas in Drought, Chicago Tribune

Watermasters Could Become a Sign of the Texas Drought, Austin American-Statesman

Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel for Parched Panhandle? Probably Not Any Time Soon, Experts Say, Amarillo Globe News

Texas City Prepares to Become First U.S. City to Convert Sewage into Water for Homes, AllGov

Water Restrictions Go Back in Place for Aquifer Users, KXAN

State Senate Candidates Konni Burton and Mark Shelton Disagree on Water Funding, KERA News

Citing ‘Mismanagement,’ Lawmaker Threatens Massive Overhaul of LCRA, StateImpact

Turf Wars: Which Grass is Best for the Texas Summer? KENS San Antonio

Corpus Christi No. 1 in Water Conservation Challenge, News 4 Tucson

The Texas Panhandle School Districts Find Ways to Conserve Water with the Ongoing Drought, News Channel 10

Water Still Being Trucked to Spicewood Beach; Construction of Well Delayed, KXAN

Weather Affecting Crop Decisions, Southwest Farm Press

The Drought Hitting 40 Percent of the Entire Country, in 5 Maps, Washington Post

What the Devastating Droughts in California and Texas Look Like When Graphed, The Wire

Our Desired Future: Inspiring Texans to Keep Water Flowing for Future Generations, IndieGogo

How Big is Your Water Footprint? Mother Earth News

Brazos Watermaster Hotly Contested, Texas Tribune

$2 Billion Question; Panel Asking Who Gets First Dibs on Water Funds, WaterWorld

State Website Predicts Water Needs in Texas Communities, Valley Morning Star

Lakes Travis and Buchanan Could Fall to Lowest Levels Ever If Drought Continues, LCRA

LCRA Asks State for $250 Million Loan to Build Reservoir, Austin American-Statesman

Key State Senator Threatens Future of Downriver LCRA Reservoir, Austin American-Statesman

Group Readies for Reservoir Dispute, News-Journal

TRWD Sees Future Need for Controversial Reservoir, Fort Worth Business Press

List of Texas Public Water Systems Limiting Water Use to Avoid Shortages, TCEQ

West Texas Lakes Almost Tapped Out, The Eagle

Ballinger Gets $10.5 Million for Water Alternatives, Go San Angelo

Corps of Engineers’ Report Says $529 Million Must be Spent Moving Trinity River, Addressing Flood Risks, Dallas Morning News

Experts Investigate Water Desalination, Amarillo Globe-News

Wichita Falls Looks for Other Sources of Water, Star-Telegram

San Marcos State 3 Water Restrictions Begin Sunday, KLBJ News

State Law Flushes 9 Million Gallons of Water Annually in Lubbock, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

New Braunfels Enters State 3 Water Restrictions, News 4 San Antonio

Major West Texas Lake Could Become Multi-Million-Dollar Mud Hole, San Antonio Express-News

Officials Hope $10 Million Water Project Will Spur Growth in South Dallas County, Dallas Morning News

“Sometimes Island” Looking More Like “Always Peninsula,” KVUE

Stage 4 Water Restrictions Becoming More Likely, Rockwall Herald Banner

Feds to Release Water from Santa Rosa Dam, KOB 4

Schools Battle Water Woes, Amarillo Globe-News

Questions Persist as LCRA Seeks to Capture Water East of Austin, Austin American-Statesman

Drought Now Affecting Two Thirds of Texas, Houston Chronicle

Scientists Raise Odds of El Niño This Year to at Least 70%, Mashable

Fort Worth Council Oks Permanent Watering Restrictions, Star-Telegram

Drought Forces Another Cut in Pumping from Edwards Aquifer, San Antonio Express-News

Digging Up Old Drilling Logs to Strike Not Oil, but Water, New York Times

Drought Prompts Rice Farmers to Try New Crops, Austin American-Statesman

UC Geographers Develop a System to Track the Dynamics of Drought, Phys Org

More Pumping Cuts as Edwards Aquifer Drops, San Antonio Express-News

Fear of Russia, Fear of Fracking, Wichita Eagle

48 Texas Cities Facing Water Shortages, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

The Q&A: Robert Cullick, Texas Tribune

Texas Cotton Desert Boosting Costs for Makers of Clothing, Bloomberg

LCRA Discusses Rate Increases for All Water Customers, Community Impact

Nailing Down a Water Supply for Bastrop, Austin American-Statesman

City Manager Speaks on Oil and Water, San Angelo Standard-Times

Drought Coming Back Strong in Hill Country, Austin American-Statesman

Corpus Christi City Officials Want to Study Desalination, Caller

Water, Reuse Plant Draw Council Attention Tuesday, Brownwood Bulletin

Mired in Debt, Water District 3 Overhauls Boardroom, The Monitor

Water Use Sinking, Rates Rising: Austin Water Officials Agree Something’s Got to Give, Austin Chronicle

New Direction for Water Solutions, Star-Telegram

Current Drought Conditions in Texas and the United States, Freese and Nichols

Conservatives Clash with G.O.P. Leaders on Hood County Water Needs, New York Times

North Texas City Awaits Word on Wastewater Re-use, San Antonio Express News

Council to Focus on City’s Water Issues, San Angelo Standard-Times

Growing Concern Surrounds Low Water at North Texas Lakes, WFAA

Texas Drought Causing Spikes at the Store, My Fox Houston

McKinney Stays Under State 3 Water Restrictions, McKinney Courier-Gazette

Drought Conditions Improve but Some Areas Worsening, Southwest Farm Press

Spring Rains Can’t Stop the Drought as North Texas Tightens Water Restrictions, Dallas Business Journal

Here’s Why Cotton Dust in West Texas Could Raise the Price of Underwear, Blue Jeans, Dallas Morning News

San Marcos Will Go Back to State 3 Water Restrictions, KXAN

Whether County Approval is Necessary for Any Purchase of Groundwater by the Red River Authority in a County Not in the Jurisdiction of a Groundwater Conservation District, Opinion Committee, Texas Attorney General

Hunter to Head Key Committee to Study Desalination, KRISTV

With Fracking Sites in Central Texas, Water Could Become Greater Issue for Thirsty Cities, Austin American-Statesman

Hays County Denied Attorney General Opinion on Water Deal, Austin American-Statesman

Texas Hoping for Edge over New Mexico in Water Battle, Texas Tribune

Bastrop: Where to Get Water, Austin American-Statesman

Water Recycling Firms Set Up in Eagle Ford, San Antonio Express News

State to Study Desalination of Gulf Water as Viable Option in Face of Drought, Houston Chronicle

Texas Water Development Board Launches Interactive 2012 State Water Plan Website, Water News

Right Water Use Urged, Go San Angelo

The Rio Grande is Disappearing, Rivard Report

Liquid Assets: Impact Investing in the Water Sector, MaxImpact

Fort Worth Delays Vote on Permanent Water Restrictions, Star Telegram

Hickory Water Blending Ok’d, Go San Angelo

Wichita Falls’ Mayor Talks About Water Issues with Corpus Christi Leaders, Caller

Making the Most of Texas SWIFT Water Rescue, Austin American-Statesman

How to Counter the Costs of Desalination, KRISTV

Surprising Costs Imposed by Drought, Texas Comptroller

What Happens When Your Renewable Water Source Doesn’t Renew? Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Drought Coming Back Strong in Hill Country, Austin American-Statesman

Stage 3 Restrictions to Remain Through April, Dallas Morning News

An Aggie’s Quest to Quench the Thirsts of People in Need, KBTX

This is the Way the World Ends: Once-a-Millennium Drought a Wakeup Call for America, Salon

This Texas Man is Fighting the Drought One Tank of Rainwater at a Time, Grist

Ag Commissioner: Water Shortage a Major Issue for Texas, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Let’s Ditch the Lawns to Save Water, San Antonio Express-News

State Leaders Raise Water Conservation Awareness, My High Plains

Officials: State 4 Water Restrictions a Possibility, Community Impact

Drought Conditions Worsen for Most of Texas, Southwest Farm Press

Lake Levels Cause Concern, Denton Record-Chronicle

Brazos River Authority Goes to Stage 2 Drought Conservation, Weatherford Democrat

The High Cost of San Antonio’s North-South Water Divide, Rivard Report

Food Costs Jump to 10-Month High as Weather Hurts Beef to Wheat, Bloomberg

Larger Areas of Texas Fall into Severe Drought, News-Journal

Stage 3 Restrictions Returning, New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Drought Threatens Texas Rice Farmers’ Futures, News Journal

Water Rights: Board Discusses Mexico’s Deficit, Solutions to Shortage, Valley Morning Star

Meeting Gives Positive Water Reviews, Graham Leader News

Worsening Drought Exposes Host of Other Problems for Lake Texoma Residents, State Impact

Work to Begin on Pipeline Bringing East Texas Water to Fort Worth, Tyler Morning Telegraph

Forestar Files Suit Against Groundwater District, Elgin Courier

Hays County Commissioners Postpone Decision on Water Group Membership, Community Impact Newspaper

Poll Reports Texans See Restoring Wetlands as Crucial, Houston Chronicle

Decreased Water Usage in Raymondville May Lead to Budget Cuts, Valley Morning Star

Water Development Board Report Shows Drought Intensifying in Texoma, KFDX 3

Balkanization of Texas Water Must End, San Antonio Express News

To Desal or Not to Desal Not Really the Question, San Antonio Express News

Mexico Water Debt Reaches 860,000 Acre Feet, Brownsville Herald

Mexico to Invest US$23bn in Water Projects, BN Americas

Hickory Water Relief Within Sight for San Angelo, San Angelo Live

Straus Makes Appointments to Four Water Committees, Texas House of Representatives

City to Build $3.8M Desalination Plant to Ease Shortage, Valley Morning Star

Growth Tests San Antonio’s Conservation Culture, New York Times

VV Water Sends Time-Sensitive Water Proposal to City of San Angelo, San Angelo Live

A Texan Tragedy: Ample Oil, No Water, The Guardian

Lack of Water Threatens Rice Farmers, Houston Chronicle

Reservoir Could Supply Southeast Texas with Water for 5 Years, Beaumont Enterprise

Dust Storms Generate Concern for Dust Bowl Conditions, Southwest Farm Press

Texans Try to Cope with Lingering Hangover from Record Drought, ClimateWire

Rain Helps but Aquifer Still Low, San Antonio Express News

Tumbleweeds Plague Drought-Stricken American West, Thomson Reuters Foundation

$613m for Desalination Plant, No Water Ordered, The Age

Dry, Windy Conditions Have Some Texas Farmers Talking Dust Bowl, Houston Chronicle

Fort Worth Watering Restrictions Will Likely Become Permanent, Star-Telegram

Bulk Water: A Comparison, Jacksboro Newspapers

Bowie Drought Contingency Plan, News Channel 6

Invasive Zebra Mussels May Have Finally Met Their Match, State Impact

LCRA Moving Ahead with New Reservoir, LCRA

Headwaters to State: Hands Off Our Water, Kerrville Daily Times

City of Canyon’s Plans to Conserve Water, News Channel 10

SAWS’ ‘Bubble’ is Big News for Texas, San Antonio Express-News

Next 3 Months ‘Huge’ in Preventing Brutal Texas Summer, State Impact

Price Water for What It’s Worth, San Antonio Express-News

Southern Plains Drought Outlook Summary, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

SAWS Begins Work on $300M Desalination Plant in Bexar County, Bexar Witness

$2.3 Billion Pipeline Will Provide for North Texas’ Water Needs for Years to Come, Star-Telegram

New Reservoir Could Bring Rate Hikes to Central Texans, KXAN

Lake Inflow Numbers are Lowest Region Has Seen in Nearly 60 Years, KXAN

New LCRA Head Wilson Cleans House, The Highlander

Watching Our Water: It Will Take the Whole Community, Go San Angelo

Natural Gas Leak Concerns in Walker County Community, CBS 42

Water Shortages May Lead to Smaller Farms, Valley Morning Star

Tumbleweeds Pose Increasing Danger in Southwest, TMJ 4

Lake Texoma Down 10 Feet – Lowest in Decades, Water News

Some West Texas Counties Could Run Out of Water in 90 Days, WVUE New Orleans

Officials: Lake Ivie Will be Dry by November If No Rain, San Angelo Live

More Texas and N.M. Counties to Get Disaster Aid, Southwest Farm Press

Water District Approves $92.9 Million Pipeline Contract, Star-Telegram

Weather Continues to Bedevil Texas Crops, Southwest Farm Press

Water Utilities, Elected Officials Learn from SAWS, KSAT

Tension Expected at Texas, New Mexico Water Meeting, NBC DFW

Drying Up: Are Tougher Water Rules on Tap for North Texas? Dallas Business Journal

Tensions over Rio Grande Escalate with Drought, Denver Post

High Plains Drought Worsens, My High Plains

AgriLife Research Study: Distinct Geographical Pattern in Texas’ Ogallala Aquifer Water Quality, AgriLife Today

Mineral Wells Moving to State III of Drought Plan April 1, Lake Country Sun News

Spring May Bring Midwest Flooding, Worsening of Southwest Drought, Mashable

Mapped: Groundwater Contamination in Texas, State Impact

DFW Still Needs Rain Despite Earlier Downpours, Star-Telegram

Local Geology Professor Debates SAWS’ Desalination Project, Pleasanton Express

A Water Revolution for the Thirsty West, Wall Street Journal

A Tale of Two Droughts in Two States – Or Is It Really One ‘Megadrought?’ Texas Climate News

West’s Drought and Growth Intensify Conflict Over Water Rights, New York Times

City Leaders to Mark Progress of Aquifer Protection Program, Texas Public Radio

Texas Water Officials Have to Decide What ‘Conservation and Reuse’ Means in Order to Distribute Millions in Potential Funding, Star-Telegram

Meet TWDB’s New Agricultural and Rural Texas Ombudsman, Texas Water Development Board

Rio Grande Water Releases to Wait until June, El Paso Times

North Texas Needs Rain to Avoid Severe Water Restrictions, Star-Telegram

Watching Our Water: San Angelo’s Water Woes Worsen, San Angelo Standard-Times

Dry Wichita Falls to Try Drinking ‘Potty Water,’ Star-Telegram

Water Woes in Spotlight: League of Women Voters to Host Film Festival, Amarillo Globe-News

Drought Status Improves Slightly for Texas, Southwest Farm Press

Lawmakers Question Validity of MOU with Texas Affecting Lake Texoma, KTEN Texoma

Corpus Invading Colorado, Wharton Journal Spectator

Three Texas Lakes Hit Record Low Levels as Drought Deepens, Weather Channel

Rangeland Management is Key to Surviving Drought, Phys Org

Portions of Texas, California Feeling Effects of Exceptional Drought, Caller

7 New Mexico, Texas Counties Get Drought Disaster Designations, Las Cruces Sun-News

Cattle Producers Try to Rebuild Herds During Drought, News Channel 10

Fort Stockton Exploring Alternative Water Options, CBS 7

In Central Texas, Drought Threatens Hydropower, Texas Tribune

Cities Scramble for Water to Keep Jobs Flowing, KEYE News

Here Comes El Nino; Good News for US Weather Woes, SFGate

SARA Supports SAWS Bed and Banks Application, San Antonio, Express-News

Water Planners to Set Bar for Conservation Funding, Texas Tribune

Beef: It’s What’s No Longer Affordable for Dinner, Time

Marvin Nichols Reservoir Plan Gets a Boost, Texas Tribune

SAWS: Yes to Desal Plant, Maybe to Pipeline, Rivard Report

America’s Axis of Drought, Daily Beast

SAWS Moves Forward on Water Resources, San Antonio Express-News

Drought Fuels Rising Tide of Texas Water Conservation, Kitsap Sun

Aquifer Levels Sinking Fast, San Antonio Express-News

Wells Replace Lake Water in Drought-Ridden White River District, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Drought Cuts Further into Texas Deal, The Grower

The Link Between Long-Term Water Needs and San Antonio’s Economic Future, Texas Public Radio

The Source: Dueling Plans & Shortfall Scares, San Antonio’s Water Future, Texas Public Radio

How Dry I Am, Columbia Journalism Review

Austin Water Utility is Looking East, Underground for More Water, Austin American-Statesman

SAWS Responds to Dire Chamber Water Report, Ticket 760

San Antonio Grappling with Water Supply Challenge, Engineering News-Record

Are the Tides Changing in the Desalination Debate? Caller

Wells Replace Lake Water in Drought-Ridden White River District, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lost Pines Conservation District Denies Forestar More Water, Time Warner Cable News

Water Suppliers Work to Quench County’s Thirst, Community Impact

‘Desal’ Option for City’s Water Future Carriest Its Own Risks, San Antonio Express-News

Study Continues on Desalination and Power Plants for SAWS, CPS Energy, CPS Energy

Could 2014 Be a Drought-Buster for Texas? State Impact

To Adapt to Climate Change in Texas, No ‘One Size Fits All’ Solution, State Impact

Buda Montessori School Aims to Use Rainwater As Primary Drinking Supply, Community Impact

Emergency Relief Needed Unless Lakes Significantly Higher, State Judges Recommend, Community Impact

Visualization: Water for Fracking in Ten Texas Counties, Texas Tribune

Getting Clean Water from the Sea, at a High Price, CBS Money Watch

Hey, SAWS, There You Go Again Sucking Region Dry, San Antonio Express-News

Ratepayers, That Reclaimed Water is Yours — Keep It, San Antonio Express-News

Electrodialysis: The Future of Desalination? Water Online

Texas High Court Asked to Void San Angelo’s Water Permit, Law 360

Drought or Not, How Should We Value Water? Marketplace

Where’s the Rain This Winter? Southwest Farm Press

Drought Hits Local Businesses Hard, Times Record News

Report: Texas Farming Industry Grows In Spite of Devastating Drought, KXAN News

Lake Grapevine Levels Drop to Historic Lows, Community Impact

Is Water Conservation Really Bankrupting Texas Cities, or Are They Just Bad at Planning? Dallas Observer

As Drought Deepens, Dallas Looks to Change Water Restrictions – And Charge ‘Water Hogs’ More, Dallas Morning News

Callegari: Texas Needs to Decide What its Water is Worth, Houston Chronicle

Spiraling Beef Prices Causing Sticker Shock at Texas BBQ Smokers, Dallas Morning News

California Drought Signals Dry Summer for Texas-to-Iowa Crops, Bloomberg News

Drought Worsens Slightly, KXAN News

City Launches Water Saving Pilot Program, The Courier

Drought Prompts Disaster Declarations in Texas, 11 States, NBC-DFW

Brush-Eating Goats Could Help Texas Firefighters, Times Record News

Could 2014 be a Drought-Buster for Texas? State Impact

In Central Texas, Water War Shows No Sign of Drying Up, State Impact

Climatologist, Water Development Board See Continued Drought, Southwest Farm Press

Prestonwood Country Club Accused of Stealing Dallas Water for 25 Years, NBC-DFW

Lawmakers Question Governors’ Deal to Let Texas Pump Water from Oklahoma, State Impact

Impacts of Historic Drought Linger in Texas, Star-Telegram

TCEQ Defers Decision on Colorado River Rice Farmers, Texas Tribune

EPA Chief Calls San Antonio a Model for the Nation, San Antonio Express-News

Eagle Lake Council Opposes LCRA Order, Colorado County Citizen

Communities Adrift in Continuing Drought, Community Impact Newspaper

‘Paying Till It Hurts’: SAWS Water Plan for the Future Gets Pushback, Texas Public Radio

Texas Rice Farmers Face 3rd Year of Limited Water, Houston Chronicle

Texas Climatologist Expects Hot, Dry Summer, Relief in Fall, Drovers Cattle Network

Experts Predict Less Active Texas Wildfire Season, KRGV News

Mayor Nelda Martinez’s State of the City, KRISTV News

City Addresses Water Concerns, Says ‘No Problem’ to Development, Celina Record

TCEQ Sends Emergency Drought Relief Request to Judge, River Cities Daily Tribune

Texas Officials Wrestle with How to Conserve Water, Houston Chronicle

Business Leaders Press on Water, San Antonio Express-News

Apache Fracs Wolfcamp Wells Without Fresh Water in Dry Barhart Project Area, Oil & Gas Journal

San Antonio Shelves Groundwater Projects, Texas Tribune

SAWS Preference Surprises Water Company, San Antonio Express-News

Mayor Not Sold on Brackish Water Proposal, San Antonio Express-News

SAWS Water Deal Doomed by Texas History, San Antonio Express-News

Researchers Study String of Texas Earthquakes, San Antonio Express-News

Report: Fracking Colliding with Other Water Uses During Drought, San Antonio Express-News

Who’s Carlos Rubenstein? Austin-American Statesman

Kudos to SAWS; Time to Deal with the Day Case, Texas Center for Policy Studies

For Clues to Texas’ Climate Future, Scientists Look Deep Underground, State Impact

Water Documentary Features San Antonio, San Antonio Express-News

Report: Water Availability a Risk for Oil, Gas Drillers, Texas Tribune

City Proposes Changes to Eliza Spring to Help Salamander Population, KXAN News

Our View: Texas Should Start Now to Beef Up Water Supplies and Conservation, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Commissioners Oppose LCRA’s Decision, Colorado County Citizen

Water Wrangling a Waste of Effort, Odessa American

Falcon, Amistad Reservoir Levels on the Rise, Valley Morning Star

Texans’ Water Conservation Reward: Higher Rates, Texas Tribune

No Water Wasted from Toilet to Tap, KRISTV News

SJRA Plans Study on Catahoula Well Site, The Courier of Montgomery County

City to Consider Water Reclamation Study, San Angelo Standard-Times

North Texas Water Summit Focuses on Reuse, Desalination, Conservation, Dallas Morning News

Lawsuit Testing Groundwater Regulation, San Antonio Express-News

Many Rivers to Cross for Water Planners, San Antonio Express-News

State Navigates Course on How $2B Water Fund Will Be Used, Dallas Business Journal

Tumbleweeds a Growing Problem for Region, Amarillo Globe-News

Deal Struck to Avoid New Border Dispute Between Oklahoma and Texas, State Impact

Texas and Oklahoma Reach Agreement on Water Pump, Texas Tribune

Film Tells Stories of Cities Searching for Solutions to Water Crisis, Texas Tribune

Rio Grande Water Users Fear Groundwater Pumping Project, Texas Tribune

Below the Surface, Texas Monthly

Texas Panhandle Records Its Driest 3-Year Period as Drought Continues, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

State Agency Gives LCRA Approval to Cut Off Water to Rice Farmers, Water Environment Federation

Texas to Proceed with Water Lawsuit Against NM, San Antonio Express-News

Texas (Drought) on My Mind, Rivard Report

Abilene, San Angelo and Midland Mayors Address West Texas Water Partnership, San Angelo Live

Below the Surface, Texas Monthly

Area Schools Relying on Wells to Curb Increasing Water Costs, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Rice Farmers Still Fighting for Water, Wharton Journal Spectator

Historic Hot Wells Site to be Plugged, KSAT News

Frustrations and Rumors Bubble to the Surface as Lake Texoma Waters Retreat, State Impact

Tiny North Texas Town Struggles to Survive, Star-Telegram

Texas Panhandle Drought on Record Streak, Amarillo Globe-News

Industry News – Officials Plan to Fight Proposal, Water Environment Federation

Texas Lawmakers Dig into Desalination, Water Online

Retiring Lawmaker Says Work Remains for Texas Water, State Impact

Water Fight Ends in Ranchers’ Favor, Houston Chronicle

Water, Local Control Issues Paramount in HD-53 Race, Texas Tribune

Offshore Fresh Water Aquifers: Which Law Will Apply? International Water Law Project Blog

Protecting Valley Water: Groundwater Conservation District Might Be Wise, The Monitor

HPWD Explains One-Crop Certification Option, High Plains Underground Water Conservation District

Drought Puts Austin-Area Lakes Near Record Lows, KXAN News

USDA Issues Natural Disaster Declaration for Central Texas, KVUE News

CRMWD Says Surface Water is Close to Running Out, CBS7 News

With Texas Water, Glass Still Half-Empty, Dallas News

San Angelo Water Supply Levels Continue to Dwindle, Go San Angelo Standard-Times

5 Predictions for the Year Ahead in Energy and the Environment, State Impact

Industry News – Inflows to Highland Lakes Second-Lowest on Record, Water Environment Federation

Edwards Aquifer Plan Gets High Honor at Turbulent Time, Texas Tribune

Comptroller Calls for More Water Conservation, Innovation in Texas, San Antonio Express-News

Industry News – Senator Touts Plan to Address Water, Power Issues, Water Environment Federation

Austin Suburbs May Soon Pay More for Water So LCRA Can Build Lake, Wells, Austin Business Journal

Victoria County Residents Fear Well Will Hurt Water Supply, Victoria Advocate

Mexico Poised to Release Water to United States, The Monitor

State Report: Many Texans at Risk of Running out of Water, KVUE News

Water Authority Considers Groundwater District, Valley Morning Star

Hays, Bastrop Counties Locked in Battle over Tap Water, Statesman

Brackish Water Abounds, but Using it Isn’t Simple, Texas Tribune

Fraser to TCEQ: Curtail the Water, Llano County Journal

Water Authority to Research Groundwater District Proposal, The Monitor

Texas Town Closes the Toilet to Tap Loop: Is This Our Future Water Supply? Marketplace

Complaints Surface over Pollution from Oil and Gas Drilling, Washington Post

After Surprise Quakes, North Texans Speak of Impacts, Texas Tribune

It’s Not an Either/Or Situation in Water/Energy Debate, San Antonio Express

From the Ground Up – Groundwater Conservation Districts, KBTX News

New Wells Would Leave More Water for Highland Lakes, KXAN News

Opposition Grows to Val Verde Water Plan, San Antonio Express

Texas Supreme Court to Mull Underground Trespassing, Texas Tribune

Senator Touts Plan to Address Water, Power Issues, Austin American Statesman

LCRA to Begin Discussions on Water Rate Increases, Austin American Statesman

T-Bar Ranch Pipeline to Provide Water to Midland for Decades, NewsWest 9

CPS, SAWS, Explore Pairing up Plants, San Antonio Express

A Year of Paltry Rains Leaves Depleted Dallas Area Reservoirs Lower Still, Dallas Morning News

Border Towns Struggle to Protect Water Infrastructure, Texas Tribune

2013 Desal Year in Review: Texas, Water Desalination Report

Mayor Says Water Well Project Was Stonewalled, Fort Bend Herald