We sit by the window of the nursing home where her face can feel the sun.
Leaders in the South Texas city are reluctant to impose substantial restrictions on watering lawns, even as nearby communities declare emergencies.
Reservoirs in the Rio Grande Valley are running dry—sparking emergency water conservation measures.
In May, the Rio Grande ran dry in storied Santa Elena Canyon—warning of big trouble all along Texas’ longest river.
Scientists predict temperatures, seasonal extremes and flooding will continue to intensify if carbon emissions aren’t immediately reduced.
The invisible line that divides the arid western part of the country from the wetter eastern half is on the move, and that has important implications for the Texas capital.
Commissioners decided not to appoint a watermaster on the San Saba, a tributary of the Colorado that ran dry every summer from 2011 to 2015.