Enhancing water supplies for now and the future.

Almost 100 desalination facilities across Texas are producing 138 million gallons of water per day.  Desalination offers a viable, drought-proof solution to water needs in the Lone Star State. Texas aquifers hold 2.7 billion acre-feet of brackish groundwater, while the Gulf of Mexico provides an inexhaustible supply of seawater. These new supplies also can free up existing water supplies for other uses and for in-stream flow.

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2014 - The Future of Desalination in Texas

The latest report, 2014 Biennial Report on Seawater Desalination, by the Texas Water Development Board has been published.  You can read it by clicking here:  2014 Biennial Report on Seawater Desalination...

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Water, Texas, and an Opportunity that should not be Wasted

Texas oil and gas production has been growing rapidly, making the state the eighth largest oil producer in the world. This is in part a technology driven outcome, resulting from advances in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and seismic imaging. However, appl...

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5 Reasons Why Texas Needs Desalination

Texas continues to deal with the ramifications of an historic drought that is wreaking havoc on the state’s rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. This dire situation spurred the state’s voters to approve a 2013 statewide referendum to allocate $2 billion of the Rainy Day Fund fo...

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Coming to Grips With Rising Water Costs

by Christine Ayala and Neena Satija   Paul Dowlearn poses for a portrait at Wichita Valley Nursery in Wichita Falls on Oct. 7. Dowlearn has been collecting rain water for years.     WICHITA FALLS — As this North Texas city struggles...

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