A report suggests that state water planners have drastically overestimated how much water Texas will need by 2060.
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Prop 6 is being pitched as a long-term solution to the growing water supply problems of the state. Is it?
Some lawmakers expressed worry today that a plan to overhaul the Texas Water Development Board and put the agency in charge of overseeing a $2 billion water infrastructure fund could create another slush fund plagued by cronyism.
Legislators and their staffers scrambled to file bills on Friday, some of which are shells that can be filled in later.
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.