State Water Plan


Texas House Committee Approves $2B Water Fund

Lawmakers took the first step Thursday to setting up a $2 billion fund to finance water projects across the state. Members of the House Natural Resources Committee approved a plan that would take the money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.


The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Hear Testimony On Drought, Water Plan

The state climatologist says Texas continues to experience a serious shortage of rainfall and is on track to experience the second-worst drought on record.


Water, Tap Water (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Water Percolates Up Texas Legislature’s Agenda

After years of chatter, water appears to have finally percolated to the top of the Texas Legislature’s agenda.