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LCRA Approves Water Plan Likely to Cut Off Rice Farmers

The Lower Colorado River Authority's board of directors on Tuesday unanimously approved an emergency plan that could cut off water for most rice farmers downstream to protect supplies for the city of Austin.

by Terrence Henry, KUT News/StateImpact Texas, and David Barer, KXAN-TV
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The Lower Colorado River Authority's board of directors on Tuesday unanimously approved an emergency plan that could cut off water for most rice farmers downstream to protect supplies for the city of Austin. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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