Current Texas Drought Conditions

U.S. Drought Monitor

November 25, 2017

Abnormally Dry
Moderate Drought
Severe Drought
Extreme Drought
Exceptional Drought

The Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Local conditions may vary.

Brad Rippey
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Drought Related Maps

Interactive Map: Texas Cities at Risk of Running Out of Water
TCEQ - Map of Water Systems under Water Use Restrictions
Texas Drought Monitor
Global Drought Monitor
Palmer Drought Severity Index
Radar Precipitation Estimates
Drought Impact Reporter
Outdoor Burn Bans
How Much Rain do we need?
National Integrated Drought Information System

Drought Related Links / Photos

Drought in my Backyard
Water News of Texas
Texas A&M - Agricultural Drought Task Force
Texas Water Resources Institute's photostream
Texas Water Resources Institute txH2O page
Drought Survival Kit
Dry Season: The Texas Drought of 2011
Texas Parks and Wildlife Drought Parkshotos
TCEQ - List of Texas PWSs Limiting Water Use to Avoid Shortages

Weather Related Links

National Water information System: Mapper
Harris County Flood Warning System
WunderMap Interactive Radar Weather Stations

The links provided on this page are for information purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the view or opinions of this web site or anyone associated with this site or organization.

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Put An End To The Buzz!
Posted: Sep 30, 2017 6:15pm

Mosquitoes aren’t just a bothersome itch, they are also carriers for the Zika virus and more. Here are a few safe treatments and natural prevention methods to keep your home bite-free.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Help
Posted: Sep 28, 2017 11:06am

For those affected by Hurricane Harvey, knowing what to do next, where to find items that need replacing or contractors to help it get done, may be a bit of a challenge.To that end, the following list of resources has been compiled to help in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Meeting Location Changed
Posted: Sep 8, 2017 4:04pm

HCMUD 1 Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm. This month the meeting location has been changed to:

Nino's Restaurant
2817 West Dallas
Houston, Texas 77019

The public is welcome to attend.

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Revisions to Trash and Recycling Schedule
Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:18pm

Due to circumstances as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the recyclables which were scheduled to be picked up on 9/6 will not be collected until 9/10 (Sunday). Please have your recycle bins in the street no later than Sunday morning at 6:00am. We apologize for the inconvenience. Normal schedules for recycling should resume next week.

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Services Update
Posted: Sep 4, 2017 2:20pm

Water services are fully operational and the water is safe to drink. Trash collection services are continuing as regularly scheduled, but high volume and lots of traffic at disposal sites may cause some delays for trash collection for residents. Thank you for your patience as we get through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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