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Water Deals for our Ecosystems


Texas Water Trade announces a milestone water purchase to protect Matagorda Bay, a rich coastal ecosystem fed by the Texas Colorado River.

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Karine Aigner for The Nature Conservancy

Restoring Comanche Springs


Quarterbacking a comeback for a lost water resource in West Texas.

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Clean Water for All Texans


We are looking for a CEO to launch a new water service to bring affordable, safe drinking water to underserved populations in Texas.

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We aim to build a future of clean, flowing water for all texans

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In the News

July 12, 2022

Texas Water Trade Unveils First Aquifer Resilience Fund in West Texas

Texas Water Trade has unveiled its first Aquifer Resilience Fund to allow landowners to conserve their groundwater without losing ownership of it.

In the News

July 7, 2022

Texas Water Trade announces second cohort of Texas Water Market Makers

Texas Water Trade is pleased to announce a second cohort of Texas Water Market Makers, each of whom has a clear vision for using voluntary water transactions to build a more secure water future for Texas.

In the News

July 5, 2022

In a West Texas town, there’s hope for springs eternal

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May 31, 2022

TWT is hiring a Development Associate

The Development Associate will play a critical role in supporting the leadership team responsible for setting and achieving the organization’s development goals. The Development Associate should have a good understanding of philanthropy and fundraising and be a strategic thinker and problem solver.

Blog Post

May 6, 2022

TWT is looking for a Summer 2022 Development Intern

The Development Intern will play a key role in the advancement of our corporate outreach strategy.

Blog Post

May 6, 2022

Vida Water, a new Public Benefit Corporation formed by Texas Water Trade, is recruiting.

We are recruiting the inaugural CEO of Vida Water, a new Public Benefit Corporation formed by Texas Water Trade, to close the clean water gap for Texans across the state. Vida Water will provide a subscription-based drinking water treatment service to supply safe drinking water at a price below what Texans pay for bottled water. The full Position Specification can be found here.

In the News

May 2, 2022

Nonprofit buys fresh water to keep Galveston Bay healthy

A group of nonprofits has purchased 1.6 billion gallons of water to pump into Galveston Bay ecosystems during times of drought. The nonprofit groups hope the $150,000 purchase will preserve areas sensitive to changes in salinity over the next four years.

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As Texans continue to seek innovative solutions for today’s and future water needs, for all uses, we at Texas Water Trade are honored to assist in identifying, incentivizing, undertaking and charting new paths forward to help pave the way.

- Carlos Rubinstein, former chairman of the Texas Water Development Board