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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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From the Newsroom

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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.

In the News

April 25, 2022

Belding Farms and Texas Water Trade launch irrigation trial

Belding Farms, one of the largest pecan growers in Texas, and Texas Water Trade, a nonprofit water-conservation organization, have launched their first joint project in Pecos County to save irrigation water through low-evaporation sprinklers.

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April 22, 2022

Texas Water Trade announces significant water purchase to protect critical bird habitat near Galveston Bay

Texas Water Trade, the Galveston Bay Foundation and The Nature Conservancy have announced agreements to purchase water to provide critical freshwater inflows into Galveston Bay.

In the News

March 31, 2022

Fort Stockton Pioneer Op-Ed: Canary in the Coal Mine

Blog Post

March 21, 2022

TWT announces RFP for 2022 Flows Fund

The Texas Flows Fund is designed to make funding available to any nonprofit advancing an environmental water project. Funds are exclusively limited to the acquisition of water, whether through temporary contract or permanent acquisition. See RFP for complete details.

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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