Even in Coastal Areas, Drought Leaves Lasting Concerns

South Padre Island,  January 28, 2012
South Padre Island, January 28, 2012


As last year’s drought intensified, the Colorado River brought less fresh water to the Gulf of Mexico. For the latest installment in KUT News, StateImpact Texas and Texas Monthly's series on water issues, Mose Buchele looks at Matagorda Bay, where water quality has suffered — and the economy, too. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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