DROUGHT UPDATE: CONSERVATION STILL KEY
Reports from officials at state environmental agencies conclude that a few inches of unexpected rain in individual areas of the state does not mean Texas is out of a drought. The need to minimize water use and extend current reserves while researching ways to increase supply to meet future demand is now more important than ever.
VICTORIA COUNTY OPENS NEW EOC
The New Year brought a new start to Victoria County. Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony in January for its new 15,000 square-foot emergency operations center. Investing in a new, larger and more modern emergency operations center has been an area of concern for local officials for many years.
AGENCY PARTNER: PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION
The Public Utility Commission serves as the state regulator for the electric and telecommunications industries by developing regulatory rules of the road based on state law. Read to learn about the Commission’s responsibilities during disaster and non-disaster times.