Reply to comment received from Robert E. Mace, published in the Texas Water Journal (2021) 12(1):202-205, regarding “Exploring Groundwater Recoverability in Texas: Maximum Economically Recoverable Storage,” published in the Texas Water Journal (2020) 11(1):152-171, by Justin C. Thompson, Charles W. Kreitler, and Michael H. Young
Cover photo: Llano River with fisherman. ©2018 Ray Uherek.
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Keywords

groundwater availability
groundwater recoverability
pumping costs
total estimated recoverable storage
TERS
maximum economically recoverable storage
MERS

How to Cite

Justin C. Thompson, Michael H. Young, & Charles W. Kreitler. (2021). Reply to comment received from Robert E. Mace, published in the Texas Water Journal (2021) 12(1):202-205, regarding “Exploring Groundwater Recoverability in Texas: Maximum Economically Recoverable Storage,” published in the Texas Water Journal (2020) 11(1):152-171, by Justin C. Thompson, Charles W. Kreitler, and Michael H. Young. Texas Water Journal, 12(1), 205–208. https://doi.org/10.21423/twj.v12i1.7140

Abstract

Editor-in-Chief's Note: The Texas Water Journal accepted a request by authors, Justin C. Thompson, Charles W. Kreitler, and Michael H. Young, to reply to the commentary by Robert E. Mace on their article published in the Texas Water Journal (2021) 12(1):202-205, regarding “Exploring Groundwater Recoverability in Texas: Maximum Economically Recoverable Storage,” published in the Texas Water Journal (2020) 11(1):152-171, by Justin C. Thompson, Charles W. Kreitler, and Michael H. Young. The opinions expressed in this commentary are the opinions of the individual authors and not the opinion of the Texas Water Journal or the Texas Water Resources Institute.

https://doi.org/10.21423/twj.v12i1.7140
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References

Mace RE. 2021. Comment on “Exploring groundwater recoverability in Texas: maximum economically recoverable storage,” published in the Texas Water Journal (2020) 11(1):152-171, by Justin C. Thompson, Charles W. Kreitler, and Michael H. Young. Texas Water Journal. 12(1):202-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21423/twj.v12i1.7136

Texas Water Code, Title 2 – Water Administration, Subtitle E – Groundwater Management, Chapter 36 – Groundwater conservation districts, subchapter A – General Provisions. Available from: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/WA/htm/WA.36.htm.

[TWDB] Texas Water Development Board. 2021 (adopted by TWDB on July 7, 2021, graphically enhanced final edition forthcoming). 2022 state water plan – water for Texas. Austin (Texas): Texas Water Development Board. 187 p. Available from: https://www.twdb.texas.gov/waterplanning/swp/2022/docs/SWP22-Water-For-Texas_Adopted.pdf.

[TWDB] Texas Water Development Board. 2016. 2017 state water plan – water for Texas. Austin (Texas): Texas Water Development Board. 150 p. Available from: http://www.twdb.texas.gov/waterplanning/swp/2017/index.asp.

Thompson JC, Kreitler CW, Young MH. February 11, 2021. Webinar: Exploring groundwater recoverability in Texas. College Station (Texas): Texas Water Journal. Available from: https://twj-ojs-tdl.tdl.org/twj/index.php/twj/exploring-groundwater-recoverability.

Thompson JC, Kreitler CW, Young MH. 2020. Exploring groundwater recoverability in Texas: maximum economically recoverable storage. Texas Water Journal. 11(1):152-171. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21423/twj.v11i1.7113.

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