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Region D - North East Texas

Region D - North East Texas

Regional Facts

Major Cities
Longview (73,334), Texarkana (34,782), Paris (25,898)
Average Municipal Water Use2000 137 gallons per capita daily (statewide average = 160 GPCD)
Primary RiversSabine, Cypress, Sulphur, Red
Major AquifersCarrizo-Wilcox, Trinity
Annual Precipitation40-47 Inches
Net Evaporation16-32 Inches

2011 Regional Water Plan

Read the 2011 Regional Water Plan: http://www.twdb.state.tx.us/wrpi/rwp/3rdround/2011RWP.asp

Additional Resources

Water Fact

The Marvin Nichols Reservoir would inundate roughly 68,000 acres of land, including bottomland hardwood forest and acres of productive farmland.

Take Action!

Find out what is happening in Region D. Meeting information and planning documents are posted on the TWDB website.
Go to TWDB's Region D page.

Here are just a few things you can do.

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Groups Disagree on water reservoir
Longview News Journal, 2/10/10
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Water or Woods?
Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, July 2007
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Study group will look at water supply options in NE Texas
Sulphur Springs News-Telegram, 6/21/2007
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Marvin Nichols Reservoir opponents voice concerns
Texarkana Gazett, 6/6/2007
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Dam plans earn Neches River 'endangered' label
News-Journal.com, 4/17/2007
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Save Water, Save Money, Save the Refuge
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Water-release method put to test in Texas
Star-Telegram, 1/29/2007
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Power struggle on water planning
The Dallas Morning News, 1/12/2007
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Self interest: East Texans apparently need to stand on their own
Longview News-Journal, 1/12/2007
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Residents unhappy with reservoir plan
Longview News-Journal, 9/22/2006
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Region D water planning group oks work plan, New board members placed
Country World, 8/24/2006
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State adopts plans for, against reservoir
Longview News-Journal, 5/18/2006
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