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Water + Weather for June 2024 July 10, 2024

In this month’s Water + Weather report, Dr. Wentzel explores the different methods for tracking drought and highlights some of the various measures involved in drought analysis. Plus, he shares a preview of possible drought conditions over the next few months.

Canal concrete lining project in El Paso helps farmers conserve water May 08, 2024

Agricultural producers and municipal users will benefit from the recently completed Franklin Feeder Canal Lining project in El Paso County. The project involved lining 5,500 feet of earthen canal adjacent to the Rio Grande with concrete and is projected to save 376 acre-feet of water per year.

State climatologist appointed as presiding officer of new TexMesonet Advisory Committee

State climatologist appointed as presiding officer of new TexMesonet Advisory Committee May 08, 2024

Last month, Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon was appointed as the presiding officer of the TexMesonet Advisory Committee. The committee will make recommendations for the TWDB’s TexMesonet, the statewide earth observation data collection network.