In this Monday Aug. 8, 2011 photo, State Park Ranger Brandon Dunham walks along the dried Canadian River bed on Lake Meredith National Recreation Area near Fritch, Texas. On paper, at least, Texas is ... more 
In this Monday Aug. 8, 2011 photo, State Park Ranger Brandon Dunham walks along the dried Canadian River bed on Lake Meredith National Recreation Area near Fritch, Texas. On paper, at least, Texas is well-prepared to meet the water needs of its rapidly expanding population, even when Mother Nature lays down some of the worst drought conditions imaginable. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) less 
1 / 1
Associated Press | Photo By Tony Gutierrez
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 4:08 PM EDT