News Digest - November 1, 2021

  • EPWater officials announced that they have implemented the second phase of their mitigation plan to divert wastewater away from the Rio Grande to the Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant. After multiple breaks to the Frontera Force Mains in August, EPWater was forced to divert wastewater to the Rio Grande. EPWater started the mitigation plan in late September to reduce the environmental impact on the Rio Grande and are working hard to keep the replacement Frontera Force Mains project on schedule– with completion estimated for December 2021.
  • This week's TWDB Drought Watch shows continued drought expansion, especially in West Texas and the Panhandle. La Niña will bring warmer and drier than average conditions to Texas this winter.

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