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In the News

September 27, 2022

To save water in Texas, these nonprofits are paying farmers to leave it in reservoirs

As Texas continues to battle drought, groups are trying a market-based solution to help farmers and protect what little water is left.

In the News

September 19, 2022

Keeping PACE in Texas opens door for ‘greenfield’ parcels to qualify for low-cost financing for energy and water efficiency efforts

Thanks to the efforts of Texas Water Trade, Keeping PACE in Texas and other volunteer stakeholders, the opportunities for Texas developers to use low-cost financing for energy and water efficiency infrastructure, including water reuse projects, just got bigger.

In the News

September 6, 2022

New CEO selected for Vida Water, a water service provider for underserved populations across Texas

Texas Water Trade is pleased to announce the hiring of the inaugural CEO of Vida Water, a new Public Benefit Corporation that aims to close the clean water gap for underserved populations across Texas.

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

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.

In the News

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.