Planning for Community Resilience

Climate Change

Water Resources


The Gulf Coast aquifer extends from the northeastern Texas-Louisiana Border to the south border of Texas with Mexico. What else does water have to do with the population pressure and change in climate? Evaporation increases as a result of heat increases, part of the greenhouse effect (IPCC). These issues are “local in [its] specifics, yet global in [its] relevance.”

Total groundwater withdrawals for each county in 2010, in millions of gallons per day

External Resources