Texas Hill Country water crisis may be approaching ‘tipping point,’ experts warn

HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A population boom in the Texas Hill Country and a growing demand for housing could drive water supplies towards a “tipping point,” according to Katherine Romans with Hill Country Alliance.

“In the 1950s, our drought of record in Texas, we had about 800,000 people in the Texas Hill Country. Today, that number is closer to 3 million,”