Posts tagged “hydrologic cycle

So the Drought is Over – Now What?

Have you heard the fantastic news?

THE DROUGHT IS OVER!

In 2011, we endured the worst single-year drought in Texas history. Just 19 inches of rain fell on College Station, less than half of our average. But just three months into 2012, the Bryan – College Station area already has surpassed last year’s total with more than 20 inches. As a result, landscapes are green, creeks are flowing, ponds are full and a bumper crop of wildflowers adorns our highways. The buckets of rain we’ve enjoyed also means the soil is saturated, so you don’t need to water as much.

(more…)