Wednesday, October 12, 2011

October Aquifer Update

Drought Status: Critical Stage III
Barton Springs Flow: 20 cfs (19.4 10-day average)
Lovelady Depth to Water: 192.4 ft

The recent rainfall of about 1.5 inches was very good for vegetation and soil moisture. However, very little of that rainfall provided recharge to the aquifer.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Drought could last unitl 2020 says State Climatologist

Cick here for a link to the brief Austin American Statesman article on the topic. Click here for an extended article.