texas groundwater news oct-nov 18

Water management [There's been a mild rash of groundwater articles concerning Texas relating to oil and gas, and they almost always muff up how we regulate groundwater in Texas...] "Texas has a “Rule of Capture,” where landowners basically can pump water from below their properties and pump as much as they like. So, it’s easier … Continue reading texas groundwater news oct-nov 18

texas groundwater news september 2018

In New Mexico, Move to Reuse Fracking Water Stirs Cry for Transparency [I include this article because there's some interest in Texas on this same topic.] "The state formed a working group, with the blessing of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to find ways to reuse wastewater from natural gas fracking wells. " "...representatives from … Continue reading texas groundwater news september 2018

presentation for the save barton creek association

2018-0910 Mace AWFc This is a presentation about Austin's draft 100-year water plan. Where will Austin's water come from over the next 100 years when we grow from 1 million to 4 million people and feel the heat from climate change? I have an academic interest in this, but I also serve as a member … Continue reading presentation for the save barton creek association

texas groundwater news august 2018

Out of Sight, Out of Water: The U.S. and Mexico Have Only Just Begun to Grapple with the Aquifers They Share "Meanwhile, the US and Mexico barely even know about their shared groundwater. The two nations only officially recognize four cross-border aquifers." [The linked document doesn't support this statement, quote: "A binational aquifer quantity and … Continue reading texas groundwater news august 2018

texas groundwater news august 2018

Texas-New Mexico water fight could be impacted by SCOTUS ruling "A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wednesday in a water fight between Florida and Georgia could have implications for a similar legal battle between Texas and New Mexico over the Rio Grande water supply..." "the high court remanded the case to the court-appointed special master responsible … Continue reading texas groundwater news august 2018

presentation to the southwestern travis county groundwater conservation district

Available for perusin' and abusin'! 2018-0808b Mace - SWTCGCD [another revised version posted August 9, 2018 5:52pm after I saw that the PDF truncated the slides. I promise: I'll get this figured out one of these days...] [revised version posted August 8, 2018 ~8:04am after {cough, cough} someone noted I had the wrong name for … Continue reading presentation to the southwestern travis county groundwater conservation district