Prop 6 http://ketr.org en Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge' http://ketr.org/post/mary-sue-cole-take-40-gallon-challenge <p>Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says, even though Texans recently passed Prop 6 providing for major new water projects, conservation will still be necessary for Texas to have the water it needs in the future.&nbsp; And so, she invites Texans to take the "<a href="http://www.40gallonchallenge.org/">40-Gallon Challenge</a>."</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 45574 at http://ketr.org Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge' Texas Prop 6 would waste billions getting the water equation right http://ketr.org/post/texas-prop-6-would-waste-billions-getting-water-equation-right <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For a plan that purports to thoughtfully guide Texas through a more crowded and thirsty future, the 2012 State Water Plan reads </span>unsettlingly<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> like a playbook from the last century: dams to divert already limp river flows, big pipes pumping rural water hundreds of miles to thirsty city centers, and dozens of evaporation-prone reservoirs to fill in for those that have already gone dangerously dry.</span></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:49:09 +0000 Greg Harman 45107 at http://ketr.org Texas Prop 6 would waste billions getting the water equation right