Posts by Vanessa Puig-Williams

Vanessa Puig-Williams is an Austin-based legal consultant with an expertise in Texas environmental law. She currently practices conservation law and writes on water related issues in Texas.

LCRA and the “Drought of Record”

The reservoirs Lake Buchanan and Lake Travis are the source of water on which most central Texans depend and which the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) manages. The reservoirs have experienced periods of drought in the past, with the drought of record in the 1950’s being the most severe and prolonged drought in recorded history… Full Story