Drought Information from Other Agencies
Information that is helpful with planning for drought and is available from agencies other than the TCEQ. Links to their Web sites.
- Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)—This drought information page is updated on a daily basis Drought Information Summary.
- Drought Preparedness Council (DPC), of which TCEQ is a member, prepares a monthly Drought Situation Report for the Governor. View the report at their site.
- United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Texas—This site includes water quality and quantity information.
- National Drought Mitigation Center Homepage—Helpful plans for what to do when the threat of drought becomes reality.
- Texas Water Resources Institute—Information from Texas A&M University regarding drought impacts on agriculture and rural communities, as well as some urban issues.
- US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Office of Water—Information detailing how improving and protecting water quality can increase the available water quantity.
- Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)—The Weather Modification program assists with the implementation of rain enhancement programs designed to increase rainfall over targeted watersheds.