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Water + Weather for April 2023 May 09, 2023

April showers resulted in drought conditions contracting in Texas. As we head into the hot days of summer, will drought expand again? In the latest Water + Weather report, Dr. Mark Wentzel looks at last month’s precipitation and previews what could be ahead in terms of rainfall.

Geoscientists work to ensure a secure water supply for Texas

Geoscientists work to ensure a secure water supply for Texas April 11, 2023

Geoscientists in the Groundwater Division of the Texas Water Development Board are currently studying the Edwards-Trinity Plateau aquifer to help identify brackish groundwater supply sources and ensure a secure water future for the state.

Validating water loss audits leads to better data and water savings

Validating water loss audits leads to better data and water savings March 07, 2023

An amendment authorized at the TWDB’s February 9, 2023, Board meeting will make changes to the water loss audit process in Texas to better align with industry standards and improve data, including establishing a water loss audit validation process. By reducing water loss, utilities can increase their water use efficiency, improve their financial status, and assist with long-term water sustainability.

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