Texas Officials Approve $3.9B For Water ProjectsThe Texas Water Development Board agreed on the funding Thursday. The money is meant for 32 projects spread over 10 years, with $1 billion being disbursed this year.
U.S Drought Monitor: There Is Currently No Drought In TexasAccording to officials with the U.S Drought Monitor, there is officially no drought in Texas.
Texas Officials To Vote On $1B For Water ProjectsState officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.
Texas Officials Begin Evaluating 48 Water Plan ApplicationsTexas water officials will start to evaluate applications seeking $5.5 billion for projects as part of the state's water plan.
Texas Officials Approve Water Funding RulesTexas officials have approved final rules for implementing the state's $2 billion plan for water projects.
State Officials To Vote On Water Funding RulesTexas officials are poised to consider final rules for implementing the state's water funding plan on Thursday. Texans needs an additional 2.7 trillion gallons of water by 2060.
Texas Congressional Committee Considers DesalinationA Texas congressional committee is convening in North Texas to discuss the technology and cost of water desalination as the state grapples with persistent drought.
Larger Areas Of Texas Fall Into Severe DroughtLarge areas of the state have fallen into severe drought as a typically wet season remains relatively dry.
Perry Taps Old Appointees For Revamped Water Board Governor Rick Perry on Friday stocked the new three-member Texas Water Development Board, which will be paid for the first time in state history, with two previous political appointments and an aide from his own staff.