News


2018

  • Most major lakes in Texas built to address floods and drought rather than recreation – June 2018 – Texas Water Development Board – Read More
    • Water is limiting factor for South Texas rice – January 22, 2018 – Southwest FarmPress – Read More

    2017

    • 2017 Texas Legislative Committee assignments have been announced.
      - See House Committee assignments here.
      - See Senate Committee assignments here.
      - See upcoming committee meetings here.

    2016

    • In major water case, win for farmers is loss for cities – February 19, 2016 – Texas Tribune – Read More
    • LCRA releases new plan to conserve water – February 18, 2016 – Austin Monitor – Read More

    2015

    • State officials approve Central Texas-friendly water management plan – November 4, 2015 – Austin American-Statesman – Read More
    • New plan would lessen LCRA obligation to release Highland Lakes water – November 3, 2015 – Austin American-Statesman – Read More
    • USA Rice-DU Stewardship Partnership Texas Reservoir Project Clears First Hurdle – USA Rice – Read More
    • With Cuba relations thawing, rice farmers look for trade - August 14, 2015 - Austin American-Statesman - Read More
    • State approves withholding of reservoirs' water for farmers for 2015 - July 1, 2015 - Austin American-Statesman - Read More
    • LCRA gets approval to keep water from being released downstream - June 30, 2015 - KXAN - Read More
    • CWIC urges TCEQ to revise Findings of Fact in LCRA Emergency Order cutting off irrigation water (PDF) (June 30, 2015) Read More
    • Disappearing habitat: As water and land management change in the Texas Mid-Coast, waterfowl feel the effects – Summer 2015 – TX H20 Texas Water Resources Institute magazine – Read More
    • New rice-focused conservation program set to launch this year – Spring 2015 – USA Rice’s Whole Grain – Read More

    2014

Colorado Water Issues Committee

4 N. Washington - El Campo, TX 77437
Phone: 979-543-4950 Email: cwic@texasricefarming.org