Drought conditions across the state are getting worse. Here in Austin, many areas are already feeling its effects.
Mark Wentzel is the Instream Flows Leader with the Texas Water Development Board. He said Lakes Travis and Buchanan are some of the main water reservoirs in Central Texas. The current combined storage for those lakes are more than 1.52 million acre-feet or 76% of capacity. Because of current drought conditions, Lake Travis is 10 feet below its average this time of the year, which has some experts concerned.
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