The Southern Nevada Water Authority expects growth to outpace current water supplies by 2037. Investing in seawater desalination is one option the agency is considering to meet demand in the desert metropolis.
Although courtroom testimony concluded two months ago, the groundwater rules trial did not officially end until this week.
Only a state as big as Texas could have to deal with the simultaneous crises of both rampant floods and devastating drought. The destruction of Hurricane Harvey and the massive infrastructure needs that it exposed along the Gulf Coast soaked up most of our attention recently, but vast swaths of the Texas Panhandle suffer from extreme drought, and the northern tip qualifies for the worst possible category: exceptional drought.The problems our state is having with water – too much of it along the coast and too little of it in the Panhandle, West Texas and parts of Central Texas – should set the stage for next legislative session.Last session saw only a handful of water bills, and it has become increasingly clear that Gov.
In springtime, rivers are supposed to swell with snowmelt, filling their channels and triggering fish to spawn.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s motion to move a fight over the Clean Water Act from South Carolina to Texas was denied Thursday by a federal judge in Charleston.
Representatives from government, industry and academia gathered at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service on Thursday for an in-depth discussion of Texas water policy, covering a
There will be a new special master in the legal battle between Texas and New Mexico over the waters of the Rio Grande. The U.S. Supreme Court discharged Special Master Gregory Grimsal, a New Orlean…
The future of surface water and groundwater in Texas will be discussed among leaders in a variety of related fields at an upcoming conference, “Rethinking Texas Water Policy,” on April
Nebraska’s history is entwined closely with water. An adequate water supply has allowed agriculture to flourish in the state. But even with the size of the Ogallala Aquifer and other
Driving over the Belton Lake and Stillhouse Hollow dams, many folks might be tempted to think Central Texas is has drinking water aplenty.