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Long Term Implications of Shade Balls?

I’m all for utilizing the latest technology to combat the serious drought issues facing our world.  That said, I’m not sure “shade balls” are the best long term strategy as there serious implications to bringing more plastics…

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More Moving to DFW than Anywhere Else…

Here is another great reason to start conserving water in DFW.  While our water supply is already under pressure, DFW is the #1 destination for Americans looking to move elsewhere. Here are the top five…


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Texas drought is rearing its ugly head again

May not be a popular opinion but I’m thinking we should expect this to be the new norm, not just a “season” of dry weather.  We need to start preparing to use less water. “Ninety-four…



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Smart Irrigation for Multifamily Communities

Apartment owners and managers are constantly looking for new opportunities to reduce operating costs while maintaining a great community.  With water costs increasing over 10% per year and apartments using millions of gallons for landscaping,…


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The Hydro-illogical Cycle

There’s the hydrological cycle, which describes how water moves across the earth, and then there’s the “hydro-illogical cycle,” which describes the painfully short memories of Americans after a drought. “It’s where people go, ‘Oh look,…


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USA Today: Water costs getting more expensive

While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to a USA TODAY study of 100 municipalities. Prices at least doubled in more than…


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Low lake levels affecting bottom line

The prolonged drought is also having a negative impact on businesses and communities along Lake Travis who are having to readjust. Homes aren’t selling like they used to, and businesses are having to get used…


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Texas House Speaker Promises Water Focus

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus promised to work on water issues and protect private property rights at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association annual meeting Tuesday in Austin. “When the 83rd legislature convenes in January, we’re going…