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August 23, 2023

Vida Water prepares to launch an innovative subscription water treatment service with focus on underserved populations across Texas

Texas Water Trade is pleased to announce the commitment of funds to launch services of Vida Water, a Public Benefit Corporation that aims to close the clean water gap for underserved populations across Texas.

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July 14, 2023


Online toolkit from Texas Water Trade will provide detailed information on incorporating water reuse, conservation in new buildings


May 26, 2023

TWT: Water for People, Water for Nature

TWT CEO Sharlene Leurig talks Texas Water Trade and the Texas opportunity to secure water for people and water for nature.

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.


March 11, 2023

SpringsFest 2023

SpringsFest will celebrate the history of Comanche Springs. Visitors and local residents are invited to reflect on the community's rich history while creating new memories.

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. 


February 16, 2023

TWT hosted a webinar on the survey results and Vida Water’s service plans.

Learn more about the findings of a recent 650 households survey of drinking water concerns for low-income residents across Texas conducted by Texas Water Trade, Vida Water, and UTEP.

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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.

February 6, 2023

New survey results: Poor drinking water quality is major concern among low-income populations across Texas

A new Texas Water Trade analysis shows that Black and Hispanic populations living in border communities, as well as Metro Houston and the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, are broadly dissatisfied with the quality of their drinking water. As a result, most are relying on bottled water as their primary drinking water source.