Brief description of monthly hydro conditions

2020 – September Hydro Report


We’ve seen a series of rain events over the past few weeks, and rivers and springflow have responded!  The Edwards Aquifer Authority weather station on the Blanco River upstream of Wimberley measured over 8 inches of rain in September alone. The rainfall initially generated considerable runoff–seen in the graph above as a high peak flow … Continue reading 2020 – September Hydro Report

Water Crisis in the Making: Antiquated Texas Laws Meet a Hotter Climate


By Seamus McGraw July 26, 2018 Even in the best of times, water in Texas has always been an ornery and mercurial resource. It falls from the sky in torrents in the sodden eastern counties along the Gulf of Mexico and falls sometimes not at all in the parched counties to the west where, in … Continue reading Water Crisis in the Making: Antiquated Texas Laws Meet a Hotter Climate