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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.

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March 31, 2022

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

In the News

March 11, 2022

Groups on a mission to have Comanche Springs to flow year-round

If you've lived in West Texas long enough, you've probably heard the story of how the springs started. If you haven't, it was once the third largest spring system in the entire state of Texas. It stopped flowing over 60 years ago. Now, it flows once in a while, but there are several groups working to see if they can get it to flow again year-round.

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March 10, 2022

Fort Stockton residents reminisce about how Comanche Springs affected their families

When you drive by Fort Stockton, it's hard to miss the big sign that welcomes you. Historic Fort Stockton has a back story to why it has its name but you might be surprised that it was once called Spring City.

In the News

March 10, 2022

Fort Stockton Pioneer Op-Ed: Water conservation will protect county’s future

In the News

March 9, 2022

Basin Buzz: Taking a step back in time at the Annie Riggs Museum

West Texas is home to those towns that are full of history. Fort Stockton is one of them that can take you back in time. The Annie Riggs Museum is where you can learn about what life was like back in the 1800s in West Texas.

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February 28, 2022

SpringsFest to Celebrate Historic Comanche Springs, March 12, Fort Stockton TX

Event highlights the Springs’ history and plans to capture memories and photographs of an earlier time

In the News

February 14, 2022

Texas Water Trade announces milestone water purchase to protect Matagorda Bay

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