News Digest - July 26, 2022

  • Millions of people in the southwest are facing a power crisis as Lake Powell water levels fall drastically, dwindling to 28% of its 24m acre-feet capacity. Lake Powell is one of the largest reservoirs in the nation and is a major source of hydropower.
  • "By relying on plants, soil, and natural systems to manage rainfall runoff, green infrastructure tackles urban water woes and boosts climate resilience. Here’s how."
  • The latest TWDB drought map shows the largest area of the state in drought since January 2012, with extreme or worse drought covering 57% of Texas.

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