A report suggests that state water planners have drastically overestimated how much water Texas will need by 2060.
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The Texas Legislature proclaimed Kenedy, Texas the Horned Lizard Capital of Texas. These days horny toads are scarce. What happened?
Texas voters continued their streak, since 1985, of approving big-ticket water funding at the polls. Prop 6, despite 11th hour opposition from some tea party groups and environmentalists, passed handily.
Amid worsening drought, the House overwhelmingly approved a plan to seed the state water plan with $2 billion today.
There is a risk that funding the $53 billion Texas water plan could create a slush-fund for giant, unnecessary infrastructure projects. Lawmakers should prioritize conservation.