Drought Planning for the New Drought of Record, Scott Swanson, LaCosta Environmental, LLC

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  • Drought Planning for the New Drought of Record, Scott Swanson, LaCosta Environmental, LLC

    1. 1. Drought PlanningFor the New Drought of Record
    2. 2. DROUGHT OF RECORD30 TAC Ch. 288(a)(1)(E)(i)The drought contingency plan mustinclude drought or emergencyresponse stages providing for theimplementation of measures inresponse to a reduction inavailable water supply up to arepeat of the drought of record.
    3. 3. HISTORICAL DROUGHT
    4. 4. POPULATIONHistorical0500000010000000150000002000000025000000300000001930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010POPULATION
    5. 5. CONSERVATION CAPACITYHistorical
    6. 6. SURFACE WATERSquare miles of inland water in the 48contiguous states:Texas, 5,607Florida, 5,373Minnesota, 4,782Louisiana, 4,433
    7. 7. RESERVOIR % CAPACITY
    8. 8. PER CAPITA STORAGE CAPACITYHistorical0.000.501.001.502.002.501930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010AF per person
    9. 9. GROUNDWATER• Over 1,000,000 water wells• 60 percent of the 16.1 million acre-feet ofwater used in Texas• 9 major and 21 minor aquifers• 99 Groundwater Conservation Districts
    10. 10. GCDs
    11. 11. DROUGHT CONTINGENCYPLAN• Temporary Demand Management− Water supply− System capacity− Mechanical failure• Emergency Responses− Backflow− Spill− Natural disaster
    12. 12. DEVELOPMENT• Public Input• Triggers• Restrictions• Oversight• Penalties
    13. 13. PLAN ADOPTION•Ordinance•Resolution•Tariff
    14. 14. ONGOING EDUCATION• Drought status• Utility information• Triggers• Restrictions• Penalties• Water Conservation
    15. 15. IMPLEMENTATION• Customer notification− Bill Inserts− PSAs− Media− Signs− Website/email− Other means• TCEQ notification− Water Availability Division(512) 239-4691http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assistance/water/pws-drought-reporting-form
    16. 16. ENFORCEMENT• Cities• Districts• WSCs• IOUs
    17. 17. WATER CONSERVATIONA combination of strategies for:• Reducing the volume of waterwithdrawn from a water supplysource;• Reducing the loss or waste of water;• Maintaining or improving theefficiency in the use of water;• Increasing the recycling and reuse ofwater; and• Preventing the pollution of water.
    18. 18. BEST MANAGEMENTPRACTICESEfficiency measures that:• Save a quantifiable amount ofwater, either directly orindirectly;• Can be implemented within aspecific time frame;• Can help in determining actualwater savings.
    19. 19. CONCLUSIONS• The historic Drought of Record is notthe worst case scenario;• Many parts of the state areexperiencing a new Drought of Recordevery day;• Recurring drought is forcing DroughtContingency and Water ConservationPlanning together;• Don’t wait for the drought to startplanning!
    20. 20. CONTACTScott SwansonLaCosta Environmental, LLCLaCostaEnvironmental.comescottswanson@gmail.com(512) 694-8150

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