This month we explore academic publications on the topics of freshwater inflows and its effect to Galveston Bay following Hurricane Harvey, springs discharge and its thermal buffering to aquatic habitats, volunteer-driven citizen science to address plastic pollution and assessing how municipal supplies and wastewater affect stream and spring waters.
SUMMARY: Drought conditions remain in much of the interior of the state with drought conditions developing in north-east Texas. Much of Texas can expect warmer-than-normal and drier-than-normal conditions over the next three months. Statewide reservoir storage is near median levels.
Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief Dr. Todd Votteler talks with Joe Underhill, Associate Professor of Political Science and Program Director of the River Semester, Environmental Studies Program and Human Rights Forum at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In this issue’s Q&A, Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, interviews Mike Gershon, a law partner and Chairman of the 18-lawyer Water Practice Group at Lloyd Gosselink, P.C.
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).