Texas Water Development Board
Texas water officials will start to evaluate applications seeking $5.5 billion for projects as part of the state’s water plan.
Texas officials have approved final rules for implementing the state’s $2 billion plan for water projects.
Texas 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.
A Texas congressional committee is convening in North Texas to discuss the technology and cost of water desalination as the state grapples with persistent drought.
Large areas of the state have fallen into severe drought as a typically wet season remains relatively dry.
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.