2017 forecast, drinking water safety, upcoming Board meeting, and more.

The John Graves Scenic Riverway
Legislation, teamwork help to preserve scenic beauty

The John Graves Scenic Riverway, a portion of the Brazos River basin in Palo Pinto and Parker counties, is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful areas of the river. Thanks to legislation and a concerted effort by several Texas agencies, including the Brazos River Authority, its beauty will be preserved for generations to come. For more, click here.

Forecasters look to possibility of El Niño’s return later this year
With an average Texas spring expected to continue into early summer, there is a better than 50 percent chance of El Niño returning in 2017. What will this mean for the Brazos River basin and the rest of Texas?  To learn more, click here.  
What is a water footprint - and why does it matter?
The concept of a water footprint helps keep tabs on how much water a person uses each day. Besides the obvious direct uses of water for bathing, washing and cooking, a water footprint also draws attention to your indirect use of water for everything from producing the clothes you wear to the food you eat. How big is your water footprint? To learn more, click here.  
Landscape compost & mulch that help reduce landfill waste
Inexpensive top quality mulch and compost produced via a partnership between the cities of Temple and Belton and the Brazos River Authority offer a superior alternative to many commercial products and also helps the environment by keeping materials out of landfills. For more, click here
Knowing how to go wih the flow
If you are planning a trip down the Brazos, reservoir releases can impact your progress downstream. Before you head out, check conditions on the river for flows and possible floodgate releases.  For more, click here.
April Board of Directors quarterly meeting
The Brazos River Authority Board of Directors will meet Monday, April 24 at the BRA Central Office, 4600 Cobbs Drive in Waco. For additional information, click here.
Central Office: 4600 Cobbs Drive, Waco, TX 76710
Postal Address:  P.O. Box 7555, Waco, TX 76714
Central Office Telephone: 888-922-6272
E-mail: information@brazos.org
The Brazos Basin newsletter is produced by the Government & Customer Relations Department.
Copyright April 2017