City of College Station Mayor Karl Mooney and City of Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson have both declared a local state of disaster in their respective cities due to extreme drought.
Almost 96% of Brazos County is classified in the Extreme Drought Category, with 20% in the Exceptional Drought Category.
The declarations are valid for seven days. The City of Bryan City Council will consider extending the declaration at its Aug. 16 meeting. The City of College Station City Council will consider extending the declaration at its Aug. 17 meeting.
City of Bryan Drought Declaration
City of College Station Drought Declaration