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Water for Texas<br />2012State Water Plan<br />
Regional Summaries<br />2<br />
Region F<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 17% to 724,094, 2010-2060
Water supply needed in 2060: 220,000 acre-feet
Recommended strategy volume 2060: 235,200 acre-feet
Capital cost: $915 million
Conservation: 35% of 2060 strategy volume</li></ul>3<br />
Region F<br /><ul><li>Strategy: downstream water rights are assumed to be subordinated to increase reliable supply
Unmet needs; irrigation and steam-electric power production</li></ul>4<br />
Brazos G Region<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 76% to 3,448,879, 2010-2060
Water supply needed in 2060: 390,730 acre-feet
Recommended strategy volume 2060: 587,100 acre-feet
Capital cost: $3.2 billion
Conservation: 7% of strategy volume 2060</li></ul>5<br />
Brazos G Region<br /><ul><li>New reservoirs: Brushy  Creek; Cedar Ridge; Millers Creek Augmentation; Turkey Peak; Coryell ...
Conjunctive use 2060: 12% of strategy volume; BRA system operation strategy : 14%
Unmet irrigation/mining needs in all years; a few unmet electric  power and municipal needs in 2010</li></ul>6<br />
Plateau (J) Region<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 52%  to 205,910, 2010-2060
Water supply needed 2060: 2,390 acre-feet
Recommended strategy volume 2060: 23,010 acre-feet
Capital cost: $55 million</li></ul>7<br />
Plateau (J) Region<br /><ul><li>Conservation: 3% of 2060 strategy volume
Brush control supply not available during drought-of-record
Aquifer storage and recovery: 21% of 2060 strategy volume</li></ul>8<br />
9<br />Water for Texas<br />2012 State Water Plan<br />
Water Planning: Legislative Response to Drought<br /><ul><li>Late 1950s Drought of Record</li></ul>1957: Creation of TWDB<...
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Regional Water Planning<br /><ul><li>Electric-generating utilities
River authorities</li></ul>Statutory interests:<br /><ul><li>Public
Counties
Municipalities
Industries
Agriculture
Environment
Small businesses
Water districts
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Texas Water Development Board Presentation October 4, 2011

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Texas Water Development Board Presentation October 4, 2011

  1. 1. Water for Texas<br />2012State Water Plan<br />
  2. 2. Regional Summaries<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Region F<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 17% to 724,094, 2010-2060
  4. 4. Water supply needed in 2060: 220,000 acre-feet
  5. 5. Recommended strategy volume 2060: 235,200 acre-feet
  6. 6. Capital cost: $915 million
  7. 7. Conservation: 35% of 2060 strategy volume</li></ul>3<br />
  8. 8. Region F<br /><ul><li>Strategy: downstream water rights are assumed to be subordinated to increase reliable supply
  9. 9. Unmet needs; irrigation and steam-electric power production</li></ul>4<br />
  10. 10. Brazos G Region<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 76% to 3,448,879, 2010-2060
  11. 11. Water supply needed in 2060: 390,730 acre-feet
  12. 12. Recommended strategy volume 2060: 587,100 acre-feet
  13. 13. Capital cost: $3.2 billion
  14. 14. Conservation: 7% of strategy volume 2060</li></ul>5<br />
  15. 15. Brazos G Region<br /><ul><li>New reservoirs: Brushy Creek; Cedar Ridge; Millers Creek Augmentation; Turkey Peak; Coryell County; 3 recommended as unique reservoir sites
  16. 16. Conjunctive use 2060: 12% of strategy volume; BRA system operation strategy : 14%
  17. 17. Unmet irrigation/mining needs in all years; a few unmet electric power and municipal needs in 2010</li></ul>6<br />
  18. 18. Plateau (J) Region<br /><ul><li>Population in the region is projected to increase 52% to 205,910, 2010-2060
  19. 19. Water supply needed 2060: 2,390 acre-feet
  20. 20. Recommended strategy volume 2060: 23,010 acre-feet
  21. 21. Capital cost: $55 million</li></ul>7<br />
  22. 22. Plateau (J) Region<br /><ul><li>Conservation: 3% of 2060 strategy volume
  23. 23. Brush control supply not available during drought-of-record
  24. 24. Aquifer storage and recovery: 21% of 2060 strategy volume</li></ul>8<br />
  25. 25. 9<br />Water for Texas<br />2012 State Water Plan<br />
  26. 26. Water Planning: Legislative Response to Drought<br /><ul><li>Late 1950s Drought of Record</li></ul>1957: Creation of TWDB<br />$200 million Water Development Fund<br />9 State Water Plans, 1961-2012<br /><ul><li>Late 1990s: Potential New Drought of Record</li></ul>~$6 billion economic losses in ‘96 (mostly agriculture)<br />~300 entities with threat to water supplies<br />1997 & 2001: Implementation of SB 1 & 2 which created & refined regional water planning<br />10<br />
  27. 27. 11<br />
  28. 28. 12<br />
  29. 29. Regional Water Planning<br /><ul><li>Electric-generating utilities
  30. 30. River authorities</li></ul>Statutory interests:<br /><ul><li>Public
  31. 31. Counties
  32. 32. Municipalities
  33. 33. Industries
  34. 34. Agriculture
  35. 35. Environment
  36. 36. Small businesses
  37. 37. Water districts
  38. 38. Water utilities
  39. 39. Groundwater management areas</li></ul>13<br />
  40. 40. Regional Water Planning<br /><ul><li>Project future population and water demand
  41. 41. Quantify existing and future water supplies
  42. 42. Identify surpluses and needs
  43. 43. Evaluate and recommend water management strategies
  44. 44. Make policy recommendations
  45. 45. Adopt the plan</li></ul>14<br />
  46. 46. Projected Texas Population<br />15<br />
  47. 47. Projected Population Growthin Texas Counties<br />16<br />
  48. 48. Water Demand Projectionsby Category<br />17<br />
  49. 49. Projected Existing Supplies<br />18<br />
  50. 50. Projected Water Demandsand Existing Supplies<br />19<br />
  51. 51. Projected Need for Additional Water in Times of Drought<br />20<br />
  52. 52. Water Supplies from Water Management Strategies<br />21<br />
  53. 53. Relative Volumes of Recommended Strategies (2060)<br />22<br />
  54. 54. Conservation<br /><ul><li>Focuses on efficiency of use/reduction of demands on existing supplies
  55. 55. Recommended 2010 strategies produce 767,000 acre-feet (municipal, irrigation; other)
  56. 56. Recommended 2060 strategies produce 2.2 million acre-feet (all types)</li></ul>23<br />
  57. 57. Reuse<br /><ul><li>Volume from reuse in</li></ul>2010: 100,600 acre-feet<br /><ul><li>Volume from reuse in2060: 915,600 acre-feet
  58. 58. Nearly 350,000 acrefeet of reuse projects implemented since 2007</li></ul>24<br />
  59. 59. New Groundwater Supplies<br /><ul><li>New groundwater in 2010: 254,000 acre-feet
  60. 60. New groundwater in 2060: 800,800 acre-feet
  61. 61. 2010 groundwater desalination: 56,550 acre-feet
  62. 62. 2060 groundwater desalination: 181,570 acre-feet</li></ul>25<br />
  63. 63. Surface Water <br /><ul><li>Includes stream diversions, new reservoirs, new/increased water supply contracts, connection of developed supplies to infrastructure, operational changes, and other strategies
  64. 64. Volume in 2010: 762,100 acre-feet
  65. 65. Volume in 2060: 4,550,000 acre-feet</li></ul>26<br />
  66. 66. Recommended New Major Reservoirs<br />27<br />
  67. 67. Recommended Transferand Conveyance Projects<br />28<br />
  68. 68. Total Water Supply Capital Costs, 2010-2060: $53 Billion<br />29<br />
  69. 69. Costs by Water Use Category<br />30<br />
  70. 70. Cost of Not Implementing Plan Recommendations<br />$12 billion lost income - 2010<br />$116 billion lost income – 2060<br />State/local business taxes lost: $1 billion – 2010<br />State/local business taxes lost: $10 billion – 2060<br />Lost jobs : 115,000 – 2010<br />Lost jobs: 1 million – 2060<br />Lost population growth: 1.4 million - 2060<br />31<br />
  71. 71. Policy Recommendations<br />Based on planning groups’ recommendations and other policy considerations, TWDB makes the following recommendations that are needed to facilitate the implementation of the 2012 State Water Plan.<br />32<br />
  72. 72. Unique Reservoir Site Recommendations<br />33<br />
  73. 73. Unique Stream Segment Recommendations<br />34<br />
  74. 74. Policy Recommendations<br /><ul><li>Acquisition of feasible reservoir sites
  75. 75. Interbasin transfers of surface water
  76. 76. Desired future conditions petition process
  77. 77. Water loss
  78. 78. Financing the State Water Plan</li></ul>35<br />
  79. 79. Schedule<br /><ul><li>Public meetings October 3, 4, 6 & 11
  80. 80. Public hearing October 17 in Austin
  81. 81. Board consider approval of 2012 State Water Plan November 17
  82. 82. Deliver approved plan to the Governor and Legislature January 5, 2012</li></ul>36<br />
  83. 83. Questions and Comments<br />Kathleen Ligon<br />TWDB<br />P.O. Box 13231<br />Austin, Texas 78711<br />Kathleen.ligon@twdb.texas.gov<br />www.twdb.texas.gov<br />

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