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Summer Reading: Hail of Fire — A Man Struggles to Cope with His Decisions During a Natural Disaster

Posted on · In September of 2011, severe drought – coupled with a tropical storm – helped fuel a wildfire that destroyed the home of Randy Fritz and his family in the Lost Pines area, about 103 miles northwest of Houston near Bastrop. While neither he, his wife nor his three daughters were hurt in the fire that […]

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What’s Up with Texas Water?

Posted on · As the10th annual Texas Water Day kicked off yesterday in Washington DC, where they’ll be looking at things like water infrastructure development, it got us thinking, what is the situation with water in Texas and Houston? It may not feel like it recently with all the rain, but the memory of the 2011 drought is […]