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SUMMARY: Drought—including exceptional drought—is focused on the southeastern two-fifths of the state. Drought is expected to remain in this area through June. Wash your hands and only flush toilet paper!
Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Margaret Martens from the Water Systems Council and Susan O’Grady from Xylem Inc. Margaret Martens is the Executive Director of the Water Systems Council (WSC), a national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems. Susan O’Grady, Xylem Director of Marketing, Residential and Agriculture at Xylem Inc., has more than 20 years of experience in the residential and agriculture pump market.
In this issue’s Q&A, Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, interviews Ron Nirenberg, the mayor of San Antonio, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities with the seventh largest population in the United States.
SUMMARY: Last year was the 17th warmest and the 62nd driest in Texas for our 125-year record. Almost half of the state—the southeastern half—remains at least abnormally dry. The next three months are projected to be warmer than normal with most of the state having an equal chance of drier-than-normal and wetter-than-normal conditions.
Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Robert Mace and Sharlene Leurig about a new study that is exploring the science behind Comanche Springs’ recent reawakening and the efforts that could help Fort Stockton reclaim its title as the Spring City of Texas.
SUMMARY: Rainfall continues to be less than normal for this time of year for much of the state. Drought coverage remains about the same at 37 percent from four weeks ago. The U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook through April 30, 2020, projects scattered drought-removal across the state but with scattered drought remaining.
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