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Extended Drought Fosters New Approaches

  • August 2013 - TCEQ Natural Outlook
  • “While it is tempting to think that the drought of 2013 is “second verse, same as the first,” it is and it isn’t. In some parts of the state, the lessons learned since the drought began in the fall of 2010 are paying off through planning, and in implementation, of innovative ways to extend water supplies. In other areas, shortfalls at water sources have been so rapid and severe that systems have had to improvise to avoid critical water shortages…” FULL STORY (Image source: "Extended Drought Fosters New Approaches," Natural Outlook, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, August 2013)