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New TWDB Daily Groundwater Levels Website Launched

AUSTIN – Today Texans are more aware than ever of the importance of groundwater. As part of ongoing efforts to synthesize and communicate water-related data to scientists, policy makers and the public, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today announced its Water Data for Texas website now includes groundwater data. The website has been a source of information on reservoirs and drought since November 2012.

TWDB’s Recorder Well Program has more than doubled in the past 15 years, partially because more groundwater conservation districts are participating in the program. TWDB currently maintains 184 recorders in 79 counties. In addition to the TWDB network, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Edwards Aquifer Authority also maintain their own networks of recorder wells in the state. All of these data, including the U.S. Geological Survey and Edwards Aquifer Authority networks, are now available at waterdatafortexas.org.

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Texas Water Conservation Association 10th annual Texas Water Day in Washington, D.C.

The Texas Water Conservation Association (TWCA), through its Federal Affairs Committee and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), has scheduled the 10th (Tenth) Annual Texas Water Day, which will take place February 4-6, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Texas Congressional Members, key Congressional Committee Members and staff, leaders of Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and USGS, and others will come to Capitol, Room HVC-201 in the Capitol Building, to comment on our Texas priority issues and, importantly to hear from us on those issues. This is our opportunity to ask questions and for the TWCA and TWDB delegation to make requests for assistance in addressing our priority water issues.

The Congressional Reception will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in Room B-339 of the Rayburn House Office Building. We urge you to invite your members of Congress to attend the reception.

For more information visit www.twca.org/texas-water-day/


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