Thursday, February 25, 2010

All of Texas out of Drought Conditions, first time since 2007

BSEACD Drought Status: Non-drought
Barton Springs Flow: 88 cfs 10-day average
Lovelady Index Well: 156.6 ft

The US Drought Monitor indicates that all of Texas is out of drought conditions.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Rains continue to improve conditions

No Drought Status
Barton Springs: 83.5 cfs 10-day average
Lovelady Well: 162.2 ft depth to water

We've had above-average rainfall of about 5.8 inches so far this year. Onion Creek is flowing and recharge is occurring at the District's recharge enhancement project at Antioch Cave.

Recharge is also occurring at many other features--this feature, called a swallet, pictured below was recently discovered and is located in a small drainage.