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Study Up For 'Think': Drought in the South

Anne Worner
Gripped by drought, Texas is forced to weigh its options to cope with water scarcity.

Texas is big, hot and thirsty for water. Today on Think at 1 p.m., conservationist Ken Kramer and Jody Puckett, director of water utilities for the City of Dallas, join Krys Boyd to discuss the courses of action the state can take to combat the continued water shortage.

The NT Daily talked to North Texas farmers last year to see how the extended drought affects them.

KXAN looked at weather patterns that may prolong Texas' drought to the year 2030.

The New York Times covered the toll water restrictions took on a town and its livestock industry. 

To conserve water, GOOD shared 10 ways to stop wasting water.

This map shows the current levels of drought throughout Texas.

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has provided a list of drought-resistant plants that can withstand dry Texas weather.