HOPE, DROUGHT LINGERS Texas weather may change in an instant, but a drought's departure can be as slow as cold molasses. We've seen a good share of rain and even some snow this winter, and climatic conditions appear to favor more precipitation as the season continues. But it may take a while before the Brazos basin's reservoirs refill. Click here for more.
NASA, NOAA AND UT TAKE ON DROUGHT PREDICTION
This drought is going to end, but when is anybody’s guess. However, the monster drought that continues to take its toll on Texas now has a heavy hitting team working to take some of the mystery out of its behavior. Their efforts are giving us a new set of tools to make earlier predictions when drought may be coming or going as well as to understand the impact on water levels at our reservoirs when it does rain. To learn more, click here.
THINK BEFORE YOU FLUSH TRASH DOWN THE DRAIN!
If you are not careful what you flush or pour down the drain, you could be setting yourself up for expensive plumbing bills and a great deal of trouble down the road. On top of that, you could be contributing to major problems with your local wastewater treatment system. To learn more, please click here.