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In the News

March 16, 2023

PepsiCo beverages & Frito-Lay announce $1.2 million water replenishment project with Texas Water Trade that will benefit Galveston Bay

PepsiCo Beverages North America and Frito-Lay North America announced a commitment of $3.3 million in funds toward water replenishment projects across North America. These projects aim to advance PepsiCo's ambitious effort to become Net Water Positive by 2030, which includes reducing absolute water use and replenishing back into the local watershed more than 100% of the water used at company-owned and third-party sites in high water-risk areas.

In the News

February 28, 2023

SpringsFest to Celebrate Historic Comanche Springs, March 11, in Fort Stockton, TX

On Saturday, March 11, SpringsFest ’23 will celebrate the history of Comanche Spring – both past and present –with a series of events from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Comanche Springs Swimming Pool and James Rooney Memorial Park. 

In the News

February 16, 2023

Black and Hispanic Texans say they don’t trust the quality of their water

A survey was commissioned by the nonprofit organization Texas Water Trade and included responses from households in both rural border communities and in urban areas across Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth.

In the News

January 12, 2023

Austin and Travis County are ripe for water reuse – and tapping low-cost financing to pay for it

See the two-page flyer that outlines opportunities for developers to use TX-PACE financing for water reuse infrastructure that will reduce water use and utility bills

In the News

December 5, 2022

Can new strategies finally provide El Paso colonias with safe drinking water?

The new strategies improving water access in El Paso colonias ATTRIBUTION: © El Paso Times – USA TODAY NETWORK

In the News

November 28, 2022

Texas Water Trade (TWT) with help from the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation district and financial assistance from the USDA-NRCS announce Water Metering Funding Opportunities for FY 2023

Texas Water Trade, a Regional Conservation Partnership Program of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) award recipient, announced fiscal year 2023 assistance opportunities for irrigators in the Middle Pecos Groundwater District’s Management Zone 1 to enhance data collection though the installation of water meters in wells in that zone.

In the News

October 28, 2022

Texas Water Trade announces water purchase to protect endangered whooping cranes on Texas coast

Texas Water Trade and the International Crane Foundation have finalized a water acquisition for the immediate delivery of 200 acre-feet of water to a critical bird habitat for one of the rarest and most endangered bird species in North America, Whooping Cranes.

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.