LCRA directors may ask for OK to cut water for farmers

Outlet: Statesman.com

September 14, 2011

Farmers downstream from Austin may be without any water from the Colorado River as a crippling drought shrinks water reserves in a major water source for Central Texans. The Lower Colorado River Authority’s board of directors will consider asking the state, for the first time, for permission to cut off the farmers as combined storage of lakes Travis and Buchanan is forecast to approach drought-of-record conditions, officials said Wednesday…

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