Tag Archives: Water
Blue-green algae exists in almost all of the state’s waterways. Once it starts to bloom, it’s hard to get rid of it.
Cyanobacteria are one of the oldest known life forms on earth. Better known as blue-green algae, the photosynthetic microorganism occurs naturally in almost all...Read More
Fast-growing North Texas towns need water. But a reservoir project will displace families who have lived in Fannin County for generations.
You know you’re getting close to Harrold Witcher’s place when you pass the water tower in Carson, a community of 22 people in northeast Texas just south of ...Read More
Despite the cost, logistical challenges and environmental side effects, city officials are moving forward on their plan to bolster Corpus Christi's water supply.
Having tried little else to save its water supply, Corpus Christi is considering an option that no other Texas city has embraced: seawater desalination. The str...Read More
A lawsuit by state and federal authorities could ultimately delay a fix to Houston’s widespread sewage leaks, which disproportionately affect minority and poor communities, advocates say.
Houston has a sewage problem. In the last five years, the city has self-reported more than 9,300 instances of untreated sewage overflowing from its sewer system...Read More
The controversial Supreme Court nominee has a track record of siding with industry interests over environmental protections.
Media attention has been riveted on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., this week, from his dodgy answers o...Read More
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 8 El Paso is on the Cutting Edge of Water Conservation. It Really H...Read More
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 8 Dams and Reservoirs Won’t Save Us. This is the New Future of Wa...Read More
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 7 The Next Megadrought in the American Southwest May Be Right Aroun...Read More
The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered rivers in the world. The Rio Grande Valley is one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation. Can South Texas weather a hotter, drier future?
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 5 Bordering on Empty The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered r...Read More