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Initially Prepared Plan for the Panhandle Water Planning Area

CONSULTANTS:

Amarillo, Texas August 9, 2005

Freese and Nichols, Inc. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Texas Cooperative Extension Bureau of Economic Geology


Why Senate Bill One & Two? •1995-1996 Drought •Sixth drought in 50 years •SB1 passed in 1997 • $6 Billion Estimated Economic Losses • Nearly 300 Entities with Threat to Water Supplies • Large cities suffered the least throughout the drought •Continued Drought in 2001 and beyond •SB2 passed in 2001


Interest Groups Represented „

Membership Includes: – – – – – –

Municipalities River Authorities Counties Public Environmental Electrical Generating Utilities

– – – – – –

Water Utilities Water Districts Industrial Small Business Agriculture Higher Education


Members of the Panhandle Water Planning Group Interest Public Counties Municipalities

Name Janet Guthrie Judge Vernon Cook Dan Coffey David Landis

Industries

Bill Hallerberg Denise Jett

Agricultural

Frank Simms Janet Tregellas B. A. Donelson Rudie Tate

Environmental Small Businesses Elec. Generation Utilities River Authorities

Grady Skaggs Dr. Nolan Clark Inge Brady Rusty Gilmore Gale Henslee Jim Derington

Water Districts

Richard Bowers C. E. Williams Bobbie Kidd John C. Williams

Water Utilities

Charles Cooke

High Education

John Sweeten


Water User Groups Water User Groups (WUGs) All Uses by City, County, River Basin & Region For each decade 2010-2060 z

Municipal – Cities – County Other

z

Irrigation

z z z z

Manufacturing Steam Electric Power Mining Livestock


Adopted December 12, 2001 by TWDB

Request copy from TWDB


What Goes Into a Regional Plan? • 50 year planning period • Determine Population and Water Demands • Determine Existing Supplies • • • • • • • • •

Determine Water Surplus or Needs Social & Economic Impact of Not Meeting Needs Develop Plans to Meet Needs Consideration of Conservation Efforts (SB2) Evaluate Water Management Strategies to Meet Needs Evaluate WMS impact on Water Quality (SB2) Identify Ecologically Unique Streams and Rivers Identify Unique Sites for Reservoir Construction Propose Legislative Policy Recommendations


Irrigation 38%

Municipal 36%


Surface Water Versus Groundwater Use

Greater than 55% groundwater 45 to 55% groundwater and surface water Greater than 55% surface water


25,000,000

50,000,000

20,000,000

40,000,000

15,000,000

30,000,000

10,000,000

20,000,000

5,000,000

10,000,000

0

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Water Use (1997 Plan)

Water Use (2002 Plan)

Water Use (2005 Plan)

Population (TWDB-1997)

Population (RWPG-2002)

Population (RWPG 2004)

Population

Water Use (AFY)

Population and Water Use


Planning Area Description


Planning Area Description 21 COUNTIES IN PWPA - Armstrong - Carson - Childress - Collingsworth - Dallam - Donley - Gray

- Hall - Hansford - Hartley - Hemphill - Hutchinson - Lipscomb - Moore

- Ochiltree - Oldham - Potter - Randall - Roberts - Sherman - Wheeler


Planning Area Description Population Projections 600,000

500,000

400,000

300,000

200,000

100,000

0 1990

2000

2010

2020

SB1

2030

SB2

2040

2050

2060


Planning Area Description Economy z

Economy – Agribusiness – Manufacturing

z

Major Water Use – Irrigation – Agricultural Production – Food Processing and Kindred

– Petroleum – Petroleum Refining – Tourism

– Chemical and Allied Products – Electric Power Generation


Planning Area Description Surface Water Supplies

35,000

Supply (AFY)

30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 0 2000

2010 M eredith

2020 Palo Duro

2030 Greenbelt

2040

2050

Run-of-the-River

2060


Planning Area Description Ground Water Supplies (1.25%) 3,500,000

Supply (AFY)

3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 0 2000

2010

2020

2030

Ogallala

Blaine

2040 Seymour

2050

2060


Senate Bill 1 vs. Senate Bill 2 3,500,000

Amount (ac-ft/yr)

3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 0 2000

SB 1 Demand

2010

2020

SB 2 Demand

2030

2040

SB 1 Supplies

2050

2060

SB 2 Supplies


Groundwater Availability Modeling 1.25% Availability Management Policy „ Future Conditions Simulation „ Uncertainty in Results „ 50-ft Intervals „

– White Denotes <50ft


1950

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1960

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1970

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1980

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1990

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2000

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2010

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2020

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2030

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2040

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2050

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2060

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1950

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1960

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1970

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1980

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


1990

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2000

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2010

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2020

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2030

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2040

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2050

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


2060

OKLAHOMA TEXAS DALLAM

SHERMAN

HANSFORD

OCHILTREE

LIPSCOMB

HARTLEY

MOORE

HUTCHINSON

ROBERTS

HEMPHILL

OLDHAM

POTTER

CARSON

GRAY

WHEELER

RANDALL

ARMSTRONG

DONLEY

COLLINGSWORTH


Water Quality Areas of Concern Ogallala Perryton

Pampa

Lefors Wheeler

Dockum

N Blaine

Ogallala 0

30 mi

Seymour

RRA

Dockum Cl area of concern NO3 area of concern

Dodson

Blaine


Water Management Strategies Evaluation: – Quantity, reliability, and cost; – Environmental factors; – Water resources and other water management strategies; – Agricultural and natural resources; – Political and socioeconomic issues – Consideration of Conservation


Water Management Strategies Strategies: – – – – – – – – – –

New Groundwater Wells Conservation Reuse NPET Improved Irrigation Equipment Conservation Tillage Precipitation Enhancement Voluntary Transfer from Other Users Palo Duro Reservoir Project Utilize Existing Water Rights


County Summaries


Armstrong County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

2,300

60,000

2,200

50,000

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

2,250

2,150 2,100 2,050 2,000

40,000 30,000 20,000

1,950

10,000

1,900

0 2000

1,850 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2010

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Claude

2040

2060


Carson County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

7,000

250,000 Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000

200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0

1,000

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Demand

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Groom, Panhandle, Skellytown, White Deer

No Shortages Identified

Hi Texas Water

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

2060


Childress County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

8,200

70,000

Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

8,100 8,000 7,900 7,800 7,700 7,600

60,000 50,000 40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000 0

7,500

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

7,400 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Demand

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Childress

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Collingsworth County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

3,500

140,000 Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000

120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0

500

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

Demand

2060

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Wellington

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Demands in this Category

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Dallam County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

9,000

100%

8,000

Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

7,000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000

80% 60% 40% 20%

2,000

0%

1,000

2000

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

Water User Group

2050

2060

2010

2020

2030

1.25% Available Supply

2040

2050

Shortage

Strategy

Dalhart, Texline

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

NPET, Improved Irrigation Equipment, Conservation Tillage, Precipitation Enhancement

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

Voluntary Transfer From Other Users, Conservation

Mining

No Demands in this Category

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Donley County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

4,500 4,000

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500

90,000 80,000 70,000 60,000 50,000 40,000 30,000 20,000 10,000 0 2000

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2060

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Clarendon

2040

2060


Gray County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

25,000

200,000 Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

20,000 15,000 10,000

150,000 100,000 50,000

5,000

0 2000

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2060

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Shortages Identified

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Pampa, Lefors, McLean

2040

2060


Hall County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

3,900

100% Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

3,850 3,800 3,750 3,700

80% 60% 40% 20% 0%

3,650

2000 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

1.25% Available Supply

Water User Group

Shortage

Strategy

Memphis (Shortage < 10 AFY)

No Strategy Required

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

NPET, Improved Irrigation Equipment, Conservation Tillage, Precipitation Enhancement

Manufacturing

No Demands in this Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining (Shortage < 10 AFY)

New Groundwater Wells

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Hansford County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

8,000

300,000

6,000

250,000

Amount (ac-ft/yr)

7,000

5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000

200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0

0

2000 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Demand

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Gruver, Spearman

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Palo Duro Reservoir Project, Conservation

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing (Shortage < 10 AFY)

No Strategy Required

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Hartley County County Population

County Supplies and Demands

6,100

350,000

5,900

300,000

Amount (ac-ft/yr)

6,000 5,800 5,700 5,600 5,500 5,400

250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000

5,300

0

5,200

2000 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

Demand

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Dalhart

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

NPET, Improved Irrigation Equipment, Conservation Tillage, Precipitation Enhancement

Manufacturing (Shortage < 10 AFY)

No Strategy Required

Livestock

Voluntary Transfer From Other Users, Conservation

Mining

No Demands in this Category

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2060


Hemphill County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

3,600 3,500

250,000

Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

3,400 3,300 3,200 3,100 3,000 2,900 2,800

200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0

2,700 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2000

2010

2020 Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Shortages Identified

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Demands in this Category

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Canadian

2040

2060


Hutchinson County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

25,000

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

24,000 23,000 22,000 21,000 20,000 19,000 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

160,000 140,000 120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0 2000

2010

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Shortages Identified

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Demands in this Category

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Borger, Fritch

2040

2060


Lipscomb County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

3,200

300,000 Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

3,100 3,000 2,900 2,800 2,700

250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0

2,600 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2000

2010

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Shortages Identified

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands in this Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Booker

2040

2060


Moore County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

40,000 100%

30,000

80%

Am ount (ac-ft/yr)

35,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000

60% 40% 20%

5,000 0%

0

2000

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2060

2020

2030

1.25% Available Supply

Water User Group

2040

2050

2060

Shortage

Strategy

Cactus, Dumas, Sunray

New Groundwater Wells, Palo Duro Reservoir Project, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

NPET, Improved Irrigation Equipment, Conservation Tillage,

Manufacturing

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Livestock

Voluntary Transfer From Other Users, New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation


Ochiltree County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

14,000 300,000

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000

250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 2000

0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2060

2020 Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands In This Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Perryton

2040

2060


Oldham County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

2,500

A m o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

2,000 1,500 1,000 500 0

40,000 35,000 30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 0 2000

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060 Demand

Water User Group

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Vega

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands In This Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category

2060


Potter County County Supplies and Demands

County Population 250,000

100% Amo un t (ac-ft/y r)

200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000

80% 60% 40% 20% 0%

0

2000

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2060 1.25% Available Supply

Water User Group

Shortage

Strategy

Amarillo

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Steam Electric Power

No Shortages Identified

2050

2060


Randall County C o u n ty P o p u la tio n

County Supplies & Demands

200,000 180,000 160,000 140,000 120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0

Amount (ac-ft/yr)

100% 80% 60% 40% 20% 0% 2000

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2060 1.25% Available Supply

Water User Group

Shortage

Strategy

Amarillo

Utilize Existing Water Rights

Canyon

No Shortages Identified

Lake Tanglewood

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Livestock

Voluntary Transfer From Other Users, New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Mining (Shortage < 10AFY)

No Strategy Required

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category


Roberts County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

1,200

A m o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

1,000 800 600 400 200 0 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 2000

2010

2020 Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands In This Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Miami

2040

2060


Sherman County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

4,500 4,000 3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 0

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

100% 80% 60% 40% 20% 0%

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2000

2010

2020

2030

1.25% Available Supply

Water User Group

2040

2050

Shortage

Strategy

Stratford

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

County-Other

New Groundwater Wells, Conservation

Irrigation

NPET, Improved Irrigation Equipment, Conservation Tillage, Precipitation Enhancement

Manufacturing

No Demands In This Category

Livestock

Voluntary Transfer From Other Users, Conservation

Mining

New Groundwater Wells, Reuse, Conservation

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category

2060


Wheeler County County Population

County Supplies & Demands

5,300 140,000

Am o u n t (ac-ft/yr)

5,250 5,200 5,150 5,100 5,050 5,000

120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0

4,950 2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

2060

2000

2010

2020

Demand

Water User Group

2030

No Shortages Identified

County-Other

No Shortages Identified

Irrigation

No Shortages Identified

Manufacturing

No Demands In This Category

Livestock

No Shortages Identified

Mining

No Shortages Identified

Steam Electric Power

No Demands In This Category

2050

1.25% Available Supply

Strategy

Shamrock, Wheeler

2040

2060


QUESTIONS?

Stefan Schuster

10814 Jollyville Road, Building 4, Suite 100 Austin, Texas 78759 Phone: (512) 617-3121 Fax: (512) 451-7956

sks@freese.com

http://panhandlewater.org/2006_reg_plan/Plan/Appendix%20L%20Public%20Presentation(revised)  

http://panhandlewater.org/2006_reg_plan/Plan/Appendix%20L%20Public%20Presentation(revised).pdf

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