Other vegetation included small trees that are rarely taller than 2 meters with the exception of a few mesquites and perennial shrubs such as cenizo
, guayacan, leather stem, lotebush, and Spanish dagger.
This year, on the recommendation of Texas Attorney General Dan Morales, the state legislature passed House Bill 1001, a measure that would outlaw the development of subdivisions like El Cenizo
unless they could meet all of the infrastructure requirements necessary for legal platting.
They were playing politics with people's water," said Israel Reyna, an attorney who represents citizens' groups in Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
That's when complaints from the two border towns of Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
led to discovery of E.
This August, the mayor of El Cenizo
, TX declared Spanish the town's official language.
The primary dominants are guajillo (Acacia berlandieri) and cenizo
Former Webb County employees Johnny Amaya and Luis Camacho are accused of lying about quality of drinking water treated at the Rio Bravo Water Treatment Plant, which serves the neighboring towns of Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
vine mimosa (Mimosa malacophylla), blackbrush (Acacia rigidula), allthorn (Castela texana), vasey adelia (Adelia vaseyi), oreja de raton (Bernardia myricifolia), cenizo
(Leucophyllum frutescens), and desert yaupon (Schaefferia cuneifolia--Table 2).
For decades, residents of the two neighboring communities of Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
, about 20 miles south of Laredo, complained of unsafe water coming out of their taps.
(Leucophyllum frutescens), chapotillo (Amyris texana), anacua, la coma (Bumelia celastrina), tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca), catchweed bedstraw, Texas ebony (Pithecellobium flexicaule), and snailseed (Cocculus diversifolius) bloomed in May.
Most Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
residents don't trust the tap water despite a new water treatment plant that was supposed to vault the two poor border towns into a better standard of living.
In August, the towns of Rio Bravo and El Cenizo
had water trucked in for more than three weeks after residents fell ill and tests showed that the water was contaminated with dangerous amounts of E.