New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state is in a “historic fist fight” with Texas and the U.S. government over management of one of North America’s longest rivers.
The project will track groundwater usage and allow farmers to sell their groundwater shares.
BELTON — Bell County knows the impact of not properly managing groundwater firsthand.
Buda’s explosive growth, from about 7,300 people in 2010 to nearly 17,000 today, coupled with a changing climate that brings both floods and drought, means that the city has to carefully manage its water resources.The city is hoping to move…
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Jan 31, 2019: Water-management agencies and local officials gathered Jan. 30 to explore regional water regulations and standards that will affect future groundwater
Jan 24, 2019: Updated 10:45 a.m. Jan. 25: This story has been updated to include information from the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s news release
For the last several years, scientists have warned of the sinking ground beneath cities along the Gulf Coast.Known as subsidence, it’s a strange phenomenon that gradually deflates the surface of the ground as groundwater is pumped from beneath. The threat has been mostly noted in cities along the coast, where underground soils are largely composed of a sandy clay. Central Texas lies 130 miles from the coast, but that doesn’t mean parts of it — Bastrop and Lee counties in
An environmental group found that all of Texas’ coal-fired power plants have polluted groundwater with multiple chemicals, including arsenic, which was detected at 13 of the 15 sites.