Update of Estimated Agricultural Benefits Attributable to Drainage and Flood Control in Willacy County, Texas
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This study presents an economic analysis of agricultural benefits attributable to a proposed drainage project which includes on farm systems, laterals (ditches) and major canals designed to lower the groundwater table and provide an outlet for floodwater from agricultural land in Willacy county, Texas as provided by the Raymondville Drain. There are benefits to the urban communities that are not included in this update.
Lacewell, Ronald D.; Freeman, Roger; Petit, David; Rister, Ed; Sturdivant, Allan; Ribera, Luis; Zinn, Michele (2006). Update of Estimated Agricultural Benefits Attributable to Drainage and Flood Control in Willacy County, Texas. Texas Water Resources Institute. Available electronically from