For more than 75 years, rice farmers in Matagorda County and elsewhere along the Gulf have shared the waters of the Colorado River with urban residents in the Hill Country. But with city centers booming and an almost-certain drought ahead, the state is being forced to choose between a water-intensive crop and a water-intensive population.
April 1, 2012 | by Kate Galbraith | Letter from Matagorda County
And it will affect the steak-loving citizens of the state, as beef prices could jump up to ten percent this year.
February 1, 2012 | by Sonia Smith
The Austin American-Statesman reports that Jerry Patterson is considering building a desalination plant on GLO land in central Texas.
July 10, 2012 | by Sonia Smith