CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS in Texas and the United States

According to the United States Drought Monitor map for July 22, 2014, 83 percent of Texas is in some level of drought. Approximately 33 percent of Texas is in “Severe” or worse drought conditions, and 15 percent of Texas is in “Extreme” or “Exceptional Drought.” 

Tags Current Drought Conditions, Drought Index, Drought Maps, Drought Monitor, Drought Response, Drought Restrictions, Groundwater, Historical Data, reservoir levels, streamflow

NRCS Accepting Applications for Dam Rehab Funding

The 2014 Farm Bill has provided the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Watershed Rehabilitation Program with $262 million in funding for dam rehabilitation. Texas has received a portion of these funds for projects related to the rehabilitation of NRCS dams constructed under the Watershed Program and Pilot Watershed Program. Rehabilitation can include:

Tags Funding

NRCS Accepting Applications for Dam Rehab Funding

The 2014 Farm Bill has provided the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Watershed Rehabilitation Program with $262 million in funding for dam rehabilitation. Texas has received a portion of these funds for projects related to the rehabilitation of NRCS dams constructed under the Watershed Program and Pilot Watershed Program. Rehabilitation can include:

Tags Funding

Texas and United States DROUGHT OUTLOOK

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook map for July 17 through October 31, 2014 shows drought to persist or intensify in most of the Southwestern United States. In Texas, drought is expected to develop, persist, or intensify throughout most of the state. Far West Texas and the Panhandle may fair slightly better however, as small portions of it are projected to experience drought improvement or removal.  To view the NOAA U.S.

Tags Climate, Drought Maps, Drought Outlook, Forecasts, La Nina

Subscribe To Our RSS Feed

Upcoming Events

    • August 03, 2014
    • American Society of Civil Engineers Pipelines Conference 2014
    • August 14, 2014
    • North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Annual Conference
    • September 11, 2014
    • H2O4TEXAS 2014 Conference: Turning the Water Wheel
    • September 14, 2014
    • International City/County Management Association Annual Conference

Tags

Authors

  • Kendall Ryan
  • Alan Greer
  • Todd Buckingham
  • Anne Carrel
  • Rebecca Pittman
  • Erin Flanagan
  • Alex Garcia
  • Brett Bristow