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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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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Neeley: Protect Landowners’ Groundwater Rights

By Josiah Neeley - Special to the American-Statesman  Who owns the water beneath your property? According to state law (as well as the Texas Supreme Court), you do. Yet all too often, local regulatory entities act as if groundwater belongs to them.   ...

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Texas: The Breath of Hell

While delivering an introductory speech at last week’s Texas Desal 2014 Conference in Austin, State Representative Lyle Larson stood at a podium flanked by two large Texas maps in which the majority of the state was colored bright red. He explained to the 350 delegates th...

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