This article has a fantastic graphic.
Cities cling to its water supply, put residents’ needs first
Sonny Long • September 23, 2012 • Victoria Advocate
“We have been approached, but decided due to the prolonged drought, we should reserve our water resources for municipal use,” said Victoria City Manager Charmelle Garrett.
Other regional cities, too, have a similar stance on water sales.
Even the industry friendly Texas Water Development Board has admitted we have a problem:
In the board’s 2012 State Water Plan, the primary message is a simple one – in serious drought conditions, Texas does not and will not have enough water to meet the needs of its people, its businesses and its agricultural enterprises.