Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
To meet the needs of its growing population, drought-stricken Texas urgently needs more water infrastructure totaling $231 billion to augment water supplies and treatment, wastewater processing and flood control by 2060, according to a draft of the state water plan that was released last month.
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Every five years, the Texas Water Development Board publishes a water plan for the state. The 295-page draft of the 2012 plan, published last week in the midst of the worst-ever single-year drought Texas has ever experienced,...
Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
If the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors takes a recommendation from its staff, Hays County and other central Texas governments and water suppliers will be out of the running to purchase the authority’s water and...
Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Hays County Commissioners this week approved formation of a nonprofit corporation to explore making a bid for the Lower Colorado River Authority’s water and wastewater system in western Travis and northern Hays counties.
Sunday, March 6th, 2011
It sounds simple: Who owns the groundwater in Texas? But this issue, like others in the hot-button area of aquifer planning, is embroiled in an ongoing policy battle.