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Texas Drought Monitor

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Commissioner Staples Launches New Online Tool to Connect Texans to Statewide Water, Drought Resources

AUSTIN — Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has launched “The Water Source,” a new online tool to serve as a one-stop information portal for Texans to learn various facts about the ongoing drought, statewide water resources and disaster assistance.

“‘The Water Source’ is a comprehensive site that compiles helpful data and facts on water resources from various agencies and organizations,” Commissioner Staples said. “With so many valuable resources for water information, bringing many of them together in one place will help Texans easily access the specifics about our water situation.”

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Texas Governor Signs Bill Key to $2 Billion Water Plan

(Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday signed into law a bill creating a fund to finance water infrastructure projects in a state suffering from two years of widespread drought.

The measure, which was overwhelmingly approved by the Legislature, sets up a system for Texas to provide loans for projects such as reservoirs, wells and conservation efforts. Lawmakers passed a separate proposal to draw $2 billion from the state’s rainy-day fund to help finance the loans.

Texas voters will be asked this fall to approve the creation of the water fund.

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Texas Well Owner Network

Texas Well Owner NetworkClearwater Underground Water Conservation District is excited to be involved in the education of responsible well ownership. We have partnered with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension services to bring this great opportunity to Bell County. The program is scheduled for June 20, 2013 and will be held on the new campus of Texas A&M University – Central Texas located at 1001 Leadership Place in Killeen, Texas.

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