November 2021 NEWS

Report: Future of groundwater pumping in Texas unsustainable

The future of water looks murky in the Lone Star State. Groundwater levels are declining in Texas, according to two reports published last week by Texas State University and Environmental Defense Fund. Seven of 20 aquifer systems analyzed in the state are being overpumped, and that number could... Read More >

Commentary: We're out of excuses; it's time to secure Texas Hill Country's fragile water resources

Here’s something we don’t get to say very often: It’s been a promising month for water in the Hill Country. With record sprawl pushing ever westward from I-35 and climate change threatening an age of Texan megadroughts, the water future of the Hill Country has looked increasingly... Read More >

Texas groundwater supplies are in danger, reports say

AUSTIN—(Nov. 16, 2021) Across Texas, groundwater is being pumped out of aquifers so quickly that more wells are in danger of going dry, and more springs and surface water may begin to dry up, according to reports released today. The reports—issued by researchers at The Meadows Center... Read More >

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