Regional Water Planning Related Research

TWDB funds a variety of water planning and water research studies and projects intended to assist and support regional water planning efforts or to answer regional water planning questions. Below are links to the most recent TWDB-funded studies, reports, or publications that are relevant to regional water planning.

The TWDB also has an agency-wide Publications webpage that is categorized by the type of publication: State Water Plan; Brochures; Reports; and, Program Information Sheets.

Date Contract # Report Title Category
1997 1248321507 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Report to the 75th Legislature ASR
2015 1248321507 Determining Cost Benefit and Demand Savings of Municipal Water Conservation Efforts Water Conservation
2013 1148321307 The Unified Costing Model (UCM) for Regional Water Planning (future updates anticipated) General
2011 0904830940 An Assessment of Aquifer Storage & Recovery in Texas Groundwater
2011 1004831117 Texas Water System Map General
2010 0904830857 Analyzing Uncertainty and Risk in the Management of Water Resources for the State of Texas General
2011 904830939-update Current and Projected Water Use in the Texas Mining and Oil and Gas Industry - 2012 UPDATE Water Use
2011 904830939 Current and Projected Water Use in the Texas Mining and Oil and Gas Industry Water Use
2007 600010612a An Analysis of Water Loss as Reported by Public Water Suppliers in Texas - Vol.1 Water Use
2007 600010612b An Analysis of Water Loss as Reported by Public Water Suppliers in Texas - Vol.2 Appendices Water Use
2003 2001483397 Water Demand Methodology and Projections for Mining and Manufacturing Water Use
2008 704830756 Water Demand Projections for Power Generation in Texas Water Use
2003 2001483396 Power Generation Water Use in Texas for the Years 2000-2060 Water Use
2012 1004831118 Water Conservation Savings Quantification Study Water Conservation
2004 362 Water Conservation Task Force BMP Guide Water Conservation
2002 2001483390 Quantifying the Effectiveness of Various Water Conservation Techniques in Texas Water Conservation
2012 82nd Lege Special Report An Assessment of Water Conservation Water Conservation
2004 79th Lege Special Report Water Conservation Implementation Task Force Report to Legislature Water Conservation
2000 99483312 Assessment of Brush Control as a Water Management Strategy Brush Control
2001 2000483343 Assessment of Weather Modification as a Water Management Strategy Weather Modification
1996 96483177 A Summary of Weather-Modification: 1996 TEXARC Project Weather Modification
2009 804830819 Drought Management in the Texas Regional and State Water Planning Process Drought
2012 804830852 Assessment of Osmotic Mechanisms Pairing Desalination Concentrate and Wastewater Treatment Desalination
2012 1100011199 Aquifers of Texas Bibliography to support the Brackish Resources Aquifer Characterization System (BRACS) Program Desalination
2003 2001483395 Brackish Groundwater Manual for Texas Regional Water Planning Groups Desalination
2000 2000483328 Desalination for Texas Water Supply Desalination
1999 no number Surface Water/Groundwater Interaction Evaluation for 22 Texas River Basins Groundwater
2008 370a Reservoir Site Protection Study, Vol.1 Reservoirs
2008 370b Reservoir Site Protection Study, Vol.2 - Raw Data (zip file) Reservoirs
2012 1004831120 Watershed Protection for Texas Reservoirs Reservoirs
2008 81st Lege Special Report Progress of Water Conservation In Texas Water Conservation
2010 82nd Lege Special Report Progress of Water Conservation In Texas Water Conservation
1998 no numbers Trans-Texas Water Program Reports General
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