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Region M - Rio Grande

Region M - Rio Grande

Regional Facts

Major Cities
Laredo, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen
Primary RiversRio Grande, Nueces-Rio Grande
Major AquifersGulf Coast, Carrizo-Wilcox
Annual Precipitation20-28 Inches
Net Evaporation40-64 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 M. Meeting information and planning documents are posted on the TWDB website.
Go to TWDB's Region M page.

Here are just a few things you can do.

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