Category Archives: outlook + water

outlook + water: September 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY: Statewide drought conditions have improved considerably over the past month with the amount of the…

Figure 2: Drought conditions in Texas according to the U.S. Drought Monitor (as of August 14, 2018) [source].

outlook + water: August 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY: Drought conditions have worsened over the past month with 59 percent of the state now…

Figure 5. The North American Drought Monitor for June 30, 2018 (source).

outlook + water: July 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY: Drought conditions are slightly improved with the Gulf Coast out of drought and less severe…

Figure 3. Rainfall as a percent of normal for the past 90 days (as of June 13, 2018). Source.

outlook + water: June 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY: Drought conditions expanded to the eastern and southern parts of Texas La Niña is gone…

Figure 1. Rainfall as a percent of normal for the past 90 days (as of May 17, 2018). [source]

outlook + water: May 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY: Rainfall deficits continue to afflict most of the state. La Niña is expected to fade…

Figure 1. Rainfall as a percent of normal for the past 90 days (as of March 19, 2018).

outlook + water: March 2018

By Robert Mace, Chief Science Officer at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment SUMMARY Large areas in West Texas have received less than 10 percent of normal rainfall for…

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