The City of San Antonio’s Edwards Aquifer Protection Program utilizes land and conservation easement acquisitions to protect the quality and quantity of Edwards Aquifer recharge. This review considers four key components of its viability: (1) establishing the need for action,…
I once heard that water should not be considered a human right but a survival right. This simple statement can change the paradigm in which international law evolves toward the construction of an international groundwater legal framework, which today is…
In the aftermath of flooding disasters, a temptation is to pursue recovery while also dismissing the event as unlikely to recur. Is it possible that underlying streamflow trends, which often avoid detection, help explain individual flooding episodes and should influence…
A pipeline to pump water from the Nueces River to the upper delta at Rincon Bayou was constructed to mitigate the reduction of inflow from impoundments. Pumping has restored ecological function to the Nueces Estuary by increasing inflow and decreasing…
Groundwater is a strategic economic asset, and recent Texas Supreme Court decisions have strengthened private ownership rights in groundwater. Despite the economic and political stakes, debate on how to actually value groundwater has been sparse. In response, this article sets…
The Ogallala Aquifer extends beneath eight states in the Great Plains region of North America. It stretches from Texas to South Dakota and is among the largest aquifers in the world. In Texas, extraction of groundwater, primarily for cropland irrigation,…
This study includes thermodynamic and economic analyses of a seawater reverse osmosis (RO) plant integrated with a small-scale combined cycle natural gas (CCGT) plant ranging from 36–71 megawatts (MW). These analyses model electricity produced by the CCGT plant as power…
This article will introduce the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoRaHS) network and illustrate its integration into the daily operations at the National Weather Service West Gulf River Forecast Center (WGRFC). An example will be shown on how the…
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Time is quickly closing in on the deadline for registering for this riparian workshop on Oct. 23 in Lampasas!
Read more about the workshop here: https://t.co/F2KbjQYGdU
A secondary rise is expected on the Llano River at Llano by Wednesday morning to heights similar to what was observed this morning. Continue to follow the direction of local officials if you live in this area.
Heavy rain and flooding continue across a large portion of Texas and will continue through the week! Stay weather aware, and don't let your guard down just because the rain may have temporarily let up. #txwx
In the Austin area, Lake Travis is in the news. The @LCRA operates Lake Travis, and coordinates extensively with @NWSWGRFC forecasters to help us put out the most accurate forecast possible. Partners working for a common goal...
FYI: UPDATES ON Flooding
The USGS stream Gage at the Guadalupe River at Kerrville is reporting a stage height of 50 ft at present and still rising which is above the highest
stage value documented since the 1932 flood... https://t.co/R06vgZqE7t
The House Natural Resource Committee is meeting today at 10:00am in Waco to discuss interim charges 4,5,7 and 10. View the official announcement to see the details and get the livestream link: https://t.co/igbe3d4NlO
Over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water (@NWS). Texans, remember to #bewateraware. #turnarounddontdrown #txwx #txflood
At the October 11 Board Meeting, the Barton
Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District’s Directors declared a No-Drought condition for the aquifers within the District, effective immediately.
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