The Texas Water Journal has published the first article of 2022 in Volume 13, titled Optimizing Water Supply through Reservoir Conversion and Storage of Return Flow - A Case Study at Joe Pool Lake, by Srividya Sekar, Amin Daghighi, Victoria CP Chen, Glenn Clingenpeel, Yu Zhang, Jay M Rosenberger and Azam Boskabadi.
This article describes a preliminary study exploring the possibility of using flood storage in Joe Pool Lake to improve water supply reliability and achieve better cost-efficiency in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
According to the abstract, increasing population and rising water demand have elevated the vulnerability of these communities to water shortages. To learn more, read the full article.
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