Lubbock and the surrounding areas need to spend more than $1 billion in the next 50 years for water. That's according to the rough draft of the Texas Water plan.
Lubbock is within a 21-county region for the water plan. It says the areas water needs will almost double in 60 years. That same rough draft plan says water supply will go down 56%.
State officials are taking public comment until October 25th. There will also be a public hearing Monday, October 3rd, at 6 PM at the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District office, 2930 Avenue Q, Lubbock.
Click Here to see a copy of the plan and for instructions on how to send in your comments to the Texas Water Development Board
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