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Water + Weather for August 2020 September 14, 2020

At the end of August, rainfall was well below normal across much of Texas and drought impacted more than half the state. In our monthly Water + Weather report, Dr. Mark Wentzel reviews Texas water conditions.

Summer landscape care with water conservation in mind

Summer landscape care with water conservation in mind July 07, 2020

This summer is shaping up to be dry and hot for most of the state, conditions that can create real challenges for maintaining a healthy landscape. Consider these tips to care for your landscaping while making the best use of our precious water supplies.

Mitigating flood damage by monitoring the floodplain June 03, 2020

Texans are all too familiar with the danger and damage caused by flooding, and people who live and work in a floodplain can be at an increased risk. During a Community Assistance Visit to Houston, the TWDB reviewed development in the floodplain and toured some of the areas most impacted by Hurricane Harvey.