opinions+water: Texas Water Utilities Provide Snapshot of Financial Conditions and Prospects for Addressing Capital Needs

Recently, the Texas Water Infrastructure Network (TXWIN) decided to assess current and future water infrastructure conditions and issues facing Texas utilities. TXWIN enlisted the assistance of Water Opinions (wateropinions.org) to develop the Texas Water Capital Needs Survey (2020).

think+water: Fights Over the Rio Grande, Energy and Water, Groundwater Contamination in Colonias and a Saintlier St. Augustine

This month we explore academic publications on the topics of the Texas-New Mexico water war, the potential for greater solar development in West Texas, the development of interploid hybrids to enhance the water efficiency of St. Augustinegrass and a look at how water issues could constrain oil and gas production in the United States.

outlook+water: Tropical Storm Hanna, a Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Season and a Coin-Flip La Niña For The Fall

The amount of the state under drought conditions increased from about 25 percent four weeks ago to about 36 percent. Despite drought conditions, statewide reservoir storage is normal for this time of year. Tropical Storm Hanna should improve drought conditions in Central and South-Central Texas