Tribpedia: Water Supply

Population growth and several droughts in the late 1990s and early 2000s led to more concern over Texas's water supply. Debate over the issue typically finds landowners on one side, environmentalists on the other. Environmental groups support restrictions on water pumping and water use, because droughts proved the risk of a low water supply, and because of the risk ...

New in Trib+Water: Trouble the Water

In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: Iron may pose a greater threat to drinking water than previously thought, contaminated wastewater found in water near "unconventional" oil and gas production site and an interview with Kenneth Cook of WaterCentric.

Average Arsenic Concentrations in Community Public Water Supplies 2014-2015. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires the nation’s public water systems to limit arsenic levels to 10 parts per billion.
Average Arsenic Concentrations in Community Public Water Supplies 2014-2015. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires the nation’s public water systems to limit arsenic levels to 10 parts per billion.

Report: High Arsenic Levels in Many Texans' Water

Tens of thousands of Texans live in places where the drinking water contains toxic levels of arsenic — a known carcinogen — and the state isn’t doing enough to discourage them from consuming it, according to a new report from an environmental group.

A map of the proposed pipeline that will deliver 16 billion gallons of water annually from underneath Burleson County to San Antonio, about 140 miles away.
A map of the proposed pipeline that will deliver 16 billion gallons of water annually from underneath Burleson County to San Antonio, about 140 miles away.

Vista Ridge Parent Company Enters Pre-Bankruptcy

The financially troubled Spanish company whose subsidiary is supposed to build a massive water pipeline to serve San Antonio entered into the initial phases of bankruptcy proceedings Wednesday.