Failing infrastructure, drought and floods: Texas’ top 10 water stories of 2022

For Texas’ water sector, 2022 was a rough year. Stories about failing infrastructure, drought and even floods captured state headlines. Many of these stories were grim and endured by millions across the state. Texans had to live without or boil their water, flee...

Texas 2036’s Strategic Framework shows how Texas stacks up across key performance areas and against other states

As Texas looks toward its bicentennial, Texas 2036 releases a new data-driven roadmap for the state to be the best place to live and work. Reflecting more than six years of research and analysis, “Shaping Our Future: A Strategic Framework for Texas” was created by...
Drought Stage 3 declared by Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District

Drought Stage 3 declared by Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District

With at least two months of a hot Texas summer left, the Blanco County water situation is becoming a serious concern. Water levels continue to decline in District Monitor Wells. Some well owners have had to lower pumps. Blanco County rainfall for 2022 is currently...
Seven ways climate change is already affecting Texas

Seven ways climate change is already affecting Texas

Climate change has been warned by scientists for years, and through heat waves with unreasonably high temperatures, the state of Texas is already suffering the consequences of this phenomenon in various ways. Read more from the Reform Austin Staff at Reform Austin...