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Water and Weather for June 2021 July 13, 2021

Abundant rainfall in May helped storage in our water supply reservoirs. In the latest Water + Weather report, Dr. Mark Wentzel previews the effect of hot and dry summer months on reservoir levels.

Ask an expert: A coastal flood modeler explains compound flooding

Ask an expert: A coastal flood modeler explains compound flooding May 11, 2021

During compound flooding, the interaction of multiple drivers like rainfall, storm surge flooding, and river discharge can cause increased flooding. A TWDB coastal flood modeler explains the importance of understanding compound flooding to provide more accurate flood risk estimates. 

Texas makes unprecedented strides toward flood mitigation

Texas makes unprecedented strides toward flood mitigation February 10, 2021

The Texas Water Development Board is advancing efforts to protect Texans and property from the effects of flooding.

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