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Texas Water Regions

      Region A
      Region B
      Region C
      Region D
      Region E
      Region F
      Region G
      Region H
      Region I
      Region J
      Region K
      Region L
      Region M
      Region N
      Region O
      Region P

Region I - East Texas

Region I - East Texas

Regional Facts

Major Cities
Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange, Tyler
Primary RiversNeches, Sabine, Trinity
Major AquifersGulf Coast, Carrizo-Wilcox
Annual Precipitation40-60 Inches
Net Evaporation<16-32 Inches

2011 Regional Water Plan

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

Additional Resources

Take Action!

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

Here are just a few things you can do.

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For Immediate Release: August 12, 2003
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