Groesbeck Texas Nearly Out of Water

Groesbeck plans emergency pipeline to provide water for the town.

Groesbeck, located in central Texas is nearly out of water. The small town gets most of its water from Fort Parker Lake. The lake has almost completely evaporated.

Texas Department of Parks & Wildfire are considering approving an emergency three-mile pipeline to divert water from the Navasota River. Texas Quality Commission on Environmental Quality has already approved a simliar plan.

The pipeline, if approved and constructed is considered a stopgap measure, expected to be utilized for 6 months. According to a report in CNN, the city will spend $200,000 on initial construction, and $35,000 per month on pipe rental.