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Texas Water Newsroom

New content has been added to the Texas Water Newsroom. Media and stakeholders are invited to download our videos, articles, soundbites, and press releases to help tell the story of Texas water. Video news packages are available with or without graphics and soundtracks. Audio files can also be downloaded. These resources may be used in part or in full for news and informational purposes.

TWDB’s SWIFT program helps finance new reservoir to serve millions of Texans

Bois d’Arc Lake, the state’s first new major reservoir in nearly 30 years, will help meet a growing region’s water needs. Low-interest funding is saving ratepayers millions on the project.

Additional grant funding will help reduce flood risk

Nationwide, $800 million in federal funding is available for eligible flood mitigation activities. The TWDB administers these grant funds in Texas, and the application period is open now through December 2, 2022.


Water + Weather for October

Drought continues to expand across Texas and storage in water supply reservoirs continues to fall. Dr. Mark Wentzel looks at current conditions and highlights Bexar County, showing the impact 9+ months of drought can have on surface and groundwater supplies.

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