Prop 6

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge'

Mary Sue Cole
Texas Agricultural Extension Agency

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.  And so, she invites Texans to take the "40-Gallon Challenge."

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Opinion
11:49 am
Sat November 2, 2013

Texas Prop 6 would waste billions getting the water equation right

harmononearth.com

For a plan that purports to thoughtfully guide Texas through a more crowded and thirsty future, the 2012 State Water Plan reads unsettlingly 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.

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