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By Art Chapman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 28--The Rio Grande no longer runs to the Gulf of Mexico; the Pecos River is being sucked dry by vegetation. Panhandle aquifers are dropping yearly, and East Texas tourism and growth are threatening shallow Caddo Lake.
Water no longer runs freely in Texas. With a 10-year drought gripping a vast portion of the state, the available water supply can no longer support agriculture, wildlife and a burgeoning urban population.
That is the clear message in Thursday night's Texas: The State of Water, a co-production of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and …