Posts tagged: Texas Water Issues

Water News — August 2012

 As Published in Ranch & Rural Living August 2012 DROUGHT UPDATE—Improvement in Texas Conditions Under El Nino! Richard Heim National Climatic Data Center,  NOAA July 19, 2012 Latest map of July 17th shows 87% of TX still at some level of drought rating. But, zero at Exceptional level and 8.17% at Extreme level. Big improvement […]

Tuesday August 7th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

Texas Groundwater Summit Set for Aug. 28-30

The Texas Groundwater Summit has released the agenda for their conference which will be held in Austin Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 28-30.  The full agenda is here (PDF format). The confab of groundwater conservation district representatives will explore topics and form discussion panels. From the agenda: Join us for a refresher course on groundwater and […]

Wednesday June 27th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Groundwater Rights

This press release from TSCRA says it all: FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today [Feb 24] applauded the opinion of the Texas Supreme Court in the Edwards Aquifer Authority v. Burrell Day and Joel McDaniel case regarding whether or not landowners own the groundwater below their land. “The […]

Friday February 24th, 2012 in , , , , | No Comments »

Rethinking water: Growing population, limited supply mean costs destined to rise, experts say

Currently, our precious water is too cheap! We basically pay for cost of delivery with little or no cost for water. That must change.
People often do not respect or conserve what is too cheap…….

Tuesday January 31st, 2012 in , | No Comments »

“Every Drop Counts!”

Wanting a little more info on Texas Water?  Check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife‘s 10th annual water issue. The issue’s articles deal with a variety of Texas water challenges. Here are some highlights: The issue opens with a look at the last ten years of Texas water. Concern about the state’s water supply unifies […]

Wednesday July 27th, 2011 in , | No Comments »

San Angelo: Twin Buttes water dispute near settlement

By Kiah Collier Published Monday, November 22, 2010 SAN ANGELO, Texas — The end of the city of San Angelo’s five-year-old battle to amend its Twin Buttes Water Rights permit is in sight, but the matter is not yet finished. An administrative law judge in Austin has decided in the city’s favor on two pending […]

Wednesday November 24th, 2010 in , | No Comments »

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land?

Landowner groups host groundwater ownership forum in Lubbock PRESS RELEASE FROM Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 28, at the […]

Water News Briefs

Published in October 2010 Ranch & Rural Living Magazine Paved Dallas-Fort Worth Prairie is Fertile Ground for Floodwaters Sept. 9, 2010  By Randy Lee Loftis  Dallas Morning News The tropical downpour in North Texas this week showed one effect of decades of urbanization: flash floods worsened by the wholesale paving of the prairie. The remains […]

Saturday October 2nd, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

Water News Briefs–March 2010 RRL

Following are news briefs as published in the March 2010 issue of Ranch & Rural Living. There are a few extra news items that didn’t make it into the magazine. Language of Water Politics Often Murky Feb. 17, 2010—Scott Stroud—San Antonio Express-News If you’re out of the habit of talking to folks who study water […]

Wednesday March 10th, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

Texas Water 2010 Conference April 13-16

Texas Water 2010 is billed as the “Largest regional water conference in the U.S.,” this annual meeting is presented by the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association.

Wednesday December 2nd, 2009 in , , | 1 Comment »