Aside from weather, water is probably the most-discussed topic in the state. For generations, Texans have worried about where it will come from and how much it will cost to pump it into our taps. As our population increases, the state grows thirstier for this limited resource.
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the ongoing drought impacts the state’s Christmas tree production, grapes, quail, and peanut butter sandwiches.
November 29, 2011 | by Sonia Smith
TEXAS MONTHLY partnered with StateImpact Texas and KUT News to take a close look at how the state can manage a growing population amid a shrinking water supply. Listen to reports from NPR’s John Burnett, Texas state photographer Wyman Meinzer, and more audio and online reports.
July 1, 2012 | Listen