AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -

The Texas Water Development Board drafted a list of "Potential Priority State Water Plan Projects" for lawmakers as early as January, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
    
The projects, broken down by region and projected cost:
    
NORTH TEXAS
    
Pipeline to bring water from existing reservoirs to Tarrant Regional Water District and Dallas: $1.8 billion
    
Municipal conservation: $1.2 million
    
Pipeline from Lake Fork to Lake Tawakoni to Dallas Water Utilities: $496.2 million
    
Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir: $615.5 million
    
Lake Ralph Hall: $286 million
    
FAR WEST TEXAS
    
Irrigation conveyance system conservation: $147.6 million
    
Aquifer storage and recovery of treated surface water: $39.8 million
    
Expansion of brackish groundwater desalination plant: $34.3 million
    
NORTH/CENTRAL TEXAS
    
Brazos River Authority system operations permit: $204.3 million
    
Cedar Ridge Reservoir: $285.2 million
    
Miller's Creek augmentation: $46.9 million
    
GULF COAST
    
Luce Bayou transfer from Trinity River to Lake Houston: $253.9 million
    
Major transmission in Harris County from Lake Houston: $462.6 million
    
Allens Creek Reservoir: $222.8 million
    
EAST TEXAS
    
Lake Kruth Regional System: $56.5 million
    
CENTRAL TEXAS
    
City of Austin reuse project: $302.3 million
    
SOUTH TEXAS
    
Texas Water Alliance Regional Carrizo groundwater project: $313 million
    
SOUTH TEXAS/RIO GRANDE VALLEY
    
Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority mid-basin off-channel reservoir: $546 million
    
Hays/Caldwell Public Utility Authority Carrizo groundwater project: $307.7 million
    
Brackish groundwater desalination: $267.3 million
    
Irrigation conveyance system conservation: $131.9 million
    
Acquisition and conveyance of irrigation water for non-irrigation uses: $703.5 million
    
Brownsville weir and reservoir: $98.4 million
    
Non-potable reuse: $174.9 million
    
SOUTH PLAINS
    
Lubbock Bertram Lake 7: $68.3 million
    
STATEWIDE
    
Development of groundwater projects serving entities with 5,000 population or less, including all county-other users that have identified needs in 2020: $518.8 million

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