Water School

What is water supply?

Water supply refers to the amount of water stored and available for consumption by municipalities, agriculture and industry.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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