This Week in Texas Water

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This Week in Texas Water

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

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

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