Marvin Nichols Reservoir http://ketr.org en Alternative to Marvin Nichols: Raising Wright Patman Lake http://ketr.org/post/alternative-marvin-nichols-raising-wright-patman-lake <p>Walt Sears of the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District considers raising water levels at Wright Patman&nbsp;Lake, along with using existing water at Toledo Bend Reservoir, a "viable option" for meeting the Dallas area's future water needs without building the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservior.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:06:30 +0000 Mark Haslett 56935 at http://ketr.org Alternative to Marvin Nichols: Raising Wright Patman Lake Marvin Nichols hearings Apr. 29 in Mt. Pleasant, Apr. 30 in Arlington http://ketr.org/post/marvin-nichols-hearings-apr-29-mt-pleasant-apr-30-arlington <p>The Texas Water Development Board has announced the two public hearings during which the agency will receive public comment on the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:38:05 +0000 Mark Haslett 51503 at http://ketr.org Marvin Nichols hearings Apr. 29 in Mt. Pleasant, Apr. 30 in Arlington State water board fills vacancy with Exxon Mobil PR executive http://ketr.org/post/state-water-board-fills-vacancy-exxon-mobil-pr-executive <p>The three-person governing body of the Texas Water Development Board is now fully staffed.&nbsp;Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Rick Perry has appointed Kathleen&nbsp;</span>Thea<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Jackson of Beaumont to the Texas Water Development Board.</span></p><p>Jackson, a registered professional engineer, was most recently&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">public affairs manager for Exxon Mobil Corp.</span></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:08:51 +0000 Mark Haslett 49965 at http://ketr.org State water board fills vacancy with Exxon Mobil PR executive Marvin Nichols fate will be decided in Austin http://ketr.org/post/marvin-nichols-fate-will-be-decided-austin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After years of conflict, the fate of the controversial Marvin Nichols Reservoir proposal will be decided by the Texas Water Development Board's governing board in Austin. The decision could come while the three-person governing body is down to just two members.</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:05:38 +0000 Mark Haslett 49853 at http://ketr.org Marvin Nichols fate will be decided in Austin New lake would cost $3.4 billion, flood 70K acres http://ketr.org/post/new-lake-would-cost-34-billion-flood-70k-acres <p>The proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir would flood 70,000 acres of bottom land, including hardwood forests that have been identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as "high value" habitat. A report published last week by Austin-based Environment Texas opposes the project, which it says would harm Northeast Texas so as to supply water for Dallas - a city with comparatively poor water conservation practices.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:51:54 +0000 Mark Haslett 45811 at http://ketr.org New lake would cost $3.4 billion, flood 70K acres State agency ordered to resolve reservoir dispute http://ketr.org/post/state-agency-ordered-resolve-reservoir-dispute <p>AUSTIN - Northeast Texas landowners and at timber company have won a decision from a district judge in Austin into the debate over the Marvin Nichols Reservoir. Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:37:08 +0000 Scott Harvey 11277 at http://ketr.org State agency ordered to resolve reservoir dispute