24 Jun '13, 1pm

Water Management: Corps' Southwestern Division partners to build reliable water resource #ocpa @usac…

Water Management: Corps' Southwestern Division partners to build reliable water resource #ocpa @usac…

GALVESTON, Texas (June 23, 2013) -- The cycles of drought and flooding that have defined Texas and much of the southwest over the years have presented many challenges in water management, all intensified by the large gains in population and industry that the area has seen. With 28 reservoirs in Texas with storage set aside for water supply, and 74 multipurpose water reservoirs within the region, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Southwestern Division, or SWD, has been in the forefront, working with state and local governments and other stakeholders to ensure they are able to meet the water needs of the area. SWD participated in the Texas Water Conservation Organization's Mid-Year Conference in Galveston, Texas, June 19-21, to discuss its role in water management and efforts to build a resilient and reliable portfolio that meets the current and future water resources needs ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/106214/

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