Tom Gooch Quoted in The Hill on Water Planning

Tom Gooch, one of our most experienced water resource planners, was quoted in The Hill discussing challenges of water planning in Texas.

The Hill is a Washington, D.C.-based publication that focuses on politics and policy issues. The article focuses on the impact of drought and floods on the state’s long-term water supply.

Here’s a passage:

The state’s climate helps explain why “all the major lakes in Texas are created by people,” said Tom Gooch, vice president at a Fort Worth-based infrastructure engineering firm.

In the state’s boom-and-bust water cycle, “it’s very difficult to get a reliable surface water supply to almost everyone if you don’t store the water,” Gooch said.

Read the full article: Five reasons extreme weather is bigger in Texas