Bois D’Arc Creek Reservoir: Water By Any Means Necessary

What does a squirrel do when their nut stash has been taken over by a larger predator? Easy: find more grub closer to home. That’s the strategy that North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) seems to be playing these days. And if they can get through a few contested battles, the Bois D’Arc Creek Reservoir will be a stash great enough to make the Marvin Nichols Reservoir look like mere peanuts.

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Manufacturing Consensus

Manufacturing Consensus

Consensus-based decision-making is all the rage these days. It makes sense – important policy decisions with broad effects should include input from the people most effected. There is a downside, though – consensus-based decision-making can be gruelingly slow and create an atmosphere that strongly discourages decent. Requiring stakeholder consensus in emergency situations involving strong political interests can dangerously delay action.

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The Water Conversation

The Water Conversation

We all know water is important. For one, it’s essential for life. Aside from that, it’s essential for producing almost everything you depend on. Think about your day. You brush your teeth, you shower, you check your email, get gas on the way to work. All of these activities require water. The electricity you use is produced with water. Water is used in almost every industrial process you can imagine. You know that water is important, and you know Texas has a water scarcity problem. But what do you know about water management?

Photo Source: news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120712-drought-pictures-us/

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