Tomorrow's Water Today

Tomorrow's Water Today
8:04 am
Mon July 22, 2013

An unnatural canyon in Northeast Texas

The steep cliffs of the North Sulphur's riverbed.
Mark Haslett KETR

Most Northeast Texas rivers meander through lush, dense vegetation. The North Sulphur is different.

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Tomorrow's Water Today
7:05 am
Mon July 15, 2013

North Sulphur project had unintended results

The North Sulphur River has more river channel than water.
Mark Haslett KETR

If you look at a map of the North Sulphur River as it passes through Fannin County and becomes the border between Lamar and Delta County, you’ll see that it’s suspiciously straight.

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Tomorrow's Water Today
7:05 am
Mon July 8, 2013

When the North Sulphur was a swamp

Land near the North Sulphur River that would be submerged under the proposed Lake Ralph Hall. The area was once a swamp.
Mark Haslett KETR

The plan to build Lake Ralph Hall in southern Fannin County is mainly a response to the region's water needs. But there's an environmental aspect with its roots in the area's natural history.

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