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Texas Legislature 2023

After historic drought, lawmakers agree on billion-dollar plan to expand water supplies, fix infrastructure

Following one of the hottest summers on record, lawmakers have set an ambitious target: By 2033, they want to bump up the state’s water supply by an amount equal to three of the largest reservoirs in the state.

One of the city's water towers stands in Wolfforth, on April 26, 2023.

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