A regional water plan that includes the Brazos Valley projects shortages by 2030 for Bryan and College Station, but local leaders say there is nothing to be concerned about because
A Texas landowner convinced the Fifth Circuit on Friday to revive his lawsuit against his local groundwater preservation district, which he says is draining his groundwater into wells for public use without adequate compensation.
Ventura County, California, is an agricultural powerhouse. In 2017, its revenues from agriculture were an estimated $2.1 billion. It also faces extraordinary population pressure, with nearly 450 people per square mile – about five times the average population density of the United States. Both agriculture and infrastructure are dependent on, and impacted by, the availability of water – which has itself been impacted by California’s rapidly-diminishing groundwater reserves.
Officials with the Woodlands Water Agency said they cannot support passing these costs onto residents.
MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Three cities in Texas, including one in the Permian Basin, have teamed up to secure a long-term water source. The Cities of Midland, Abilene, and San Angelo ha…
The Abilene City Council approved an agreement for access to a water supply that is “capable of withstanding substantial droughts. ” The interlocal agreement between the Abilene, San Angelo and Midland, is to buy water from Fort Stockton Holdings, L. P. ,which is owned by the family of the late oil tycoon and gubernatorial candidate Clayton WIlliams. FSH owns a permit that allows it to produce 28,400 acre feet of groundwater annually from the Edwards-Trinity Aquifer in Pecos County.
San Angelo’s long-term water woes might become a thing of the past after officials voted to bring in billions more gallons of water into the city.
After six years of planning and work, the $2.8 billion project taps an aquifer 140 miles away.
The city councils in Abilene, San Angelo and Midland will vote Tuesday on an agreement for a new water source. The interlocal agreement between the three cities would be to buy water from Fort Stockton Holdings, L. P. ,which is owned by the family of the late oil tycoon and gubernatorial candidate Clayton WIlliams. FSH owns a permit that allows it to produce 28,400 acre feet of groundwater annually from theEdwards-Trinity Aquifer in Pecos County.
SAN ANTONIO, May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — San Antonio Water System announced the city’s newest water source came online on time and is now flowing through water taps, giving one