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Drought conditions improved overall. DSCI (drought severity and coverage index) decreased from 18 to 15. Severe weather and heavy rainfall occurred in portions of the southern Great Plains, lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast and mid-Atlantic during April 17-19. Moderate to heavy precipitation also occurred over the western Great Lakes region, Tennessee and central Ohio Valleys, parts of New England, and northwestern Washington. Light to moderate precipitation was widespread in the Northwest, eastern Great Basin, northern and southern...

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

El Niño continued during March 2019, as above-average sea surface temperatures persisted across the equatorial Pacific Ocean. In the April 2019 Climate Prediction Center update, it was determined that a weak El Niño is likely to continue through the Northern Hemisphere summer 2019 (65% chance) and possibly fall (50-55% chance). To read more, click here.

In the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook...

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TagsLa Nina, Forecasts, Drought Outlook, Drought Maps, Climate,

Are you being smart with how you're managing your water supply?

As the demand and limited availability for water in Texas increase, the need for responsible management and consideration of sustainable alternatives also increase.

Join Marisa Flores-Gonzalez (Austin Water) as she discusses the implementation of the 100-Year Austin...

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Tagswater planning, water resource planning, Planning, aquifer, aquifer storage, recovery,

In the fight against erosion, articulated concrete blocks serve as an option to armor auxiliary spillways.

A new chapter in the National Engineering Handbook – reviewed by Freese and Nichols’ Grady Hillhouse, PE, and Colin Young, PE – covers articulated concrete blocks (ACBs), its usages, new design methodologies, design considerations, maintenance and installation guidance.

Grady and Colin worked in collaboration with the ...

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Tagsdam, dam safety, ncrs, national resources conservation service, spillway, Erosion,

We're excited about our 17 presentations and two posters at Texas Water. 

From utility management to drinking water quality to engineering ethics, our presentations address your challenges. With 13 offices across Texas, we are the experts next door that you can rely on. We look forward to seeing you at the presentations and booth 430.

Thursday, April 4

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Note: This is a second part in a series about the AWIA of 2018. Read the first part here.

With Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Harvey focusing increased attention on vulnerabilities and preparedness, the American Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 significantly...

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TagsEPA, water infrastructure, resiliency, asset management, asset, emergency response,

A trip by account director Ray Longoria to the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize International Competition in Stockholm, Sweden, has been featured in TexasWET magazine.

Ray, a past president of the Water Environment Association of Texas, has judged a majority of the SJWP...

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TagsWEAT, Water, competition, world, sweden,

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is accepting Clean and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Project Information Forms to be included in the initial Project Priority List for the 2020 fiscal year. They are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 1.

To be included, entities must submit a completed...

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