TWDB taking public comments on Draft 2017 State Water Plan

The public comment period for the Draft 2017 State Water Plan for Texas is open. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will accept public comments on the draft plan until 5:00 pm, April 25.

The board approved the draft plan at its March 3 meeting in Austin. The plan spells out approximately 5,500 strategies Texas communities have recommended to meet their water needs over the next 50 years.

A public hearing for the draft plan will be held April 18 in Austin at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress Ave., Room 170, at 6 p.m.

Comments can be submitted via email to or to Connie Sanders, Office of General Counsel, TWDB, P.O. Box 13231, Austin, TX 78711-3231.

For questions regarding the draft plan, please contact Matt Nelson at 512.936.3550 or

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