Plans were underway to revive tourism at Fort Clark Springs. But then, in a scenario increasingly common across the state, the water stopped flowing.
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Private wells have started drying up — some for the first time, and ranchers are struggling to tend to their crops and animals.
The initial grant will allow Texas to plug a fraction of the state’s approximately 7,400 documented abandoned oil and gas wells.
Attorneys for the states and federal government have a partial draft of the settlement, but Texas pushes for trial if parties can’t agree by Sept. 23.
Water from the sky in recent days replaces groundwater being used for irrigation. College Station water resource coordinator Jennifer Nations says Monday’s consumption in College Station of 18.1 million gallons was the lowest since June [Read More…]