Texas Water Journal publishes Edwards Aquifer Wars: The Final Chapter?, February 2013
An informative new article by Robert Gulley and Jenna Caldwell that details the decades-long efforts to resolve Edwards pumping issues. The article discusses the history of the dispute over the use of the Aquifer, previous attempts to resolve it, the strategic plan developed for protecting the Aquifer, and the decision-making process used to develop the plan.
Rainwater Harvesting Study on Roofing Materials, University of Texas, March 7, 2011
For the past few years, one of the most common questions facing the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) hasnít been over contentious water rights or proposed water projects; itís been from homeowners wanting to know what type of roofing material is most suitable for collecting rainwater for indoor domestic use. Final Report on Roofing Study
Links to Websites about Rainwater Catchment and Water Conservation
Facts about your water supply Do you know what a MUD is? Understand who provides and makes decisions about your water in Texas - Sierra Club of Texas link to three downloadable .pdf files.
Texas Water Development Board FAQs The Texas Water Development Board provides leadership, financial assistance, information and education for the conservation and responsible development of water for Texas.
International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association The International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (IRCSA) aims to promote and advance rainwater catchment systems technology with respect to planning, development, management, science, technology, research and education worldwide; establish an international forum for scientists, engineers, educators, administrators and those concerned in this field; draft international guidelines on this technology and update and disseminate information; collaborate with and support international programmes.