June 2021 Newsletter
To be sure, we're coming out of the pandemic with lots of momentum. Our virtual music benefit was a smashing success and our projects are advancing rapidly.
Announcing Live from the Stream
Texas Water Trade announced today our free, virtual music event featuring iconic Texas musicians to support the restoration of Comanche Springs and other Texas waterways.
TWT is hiring a Conservation Finance Program Associate
The Program Associate will be joining TWT’s critical startup phase to support the leadership team responsible for setting and achieving the organization’s programmatic goals. The Program Associate will support TWT’s existing programs aimed at generating voluntary transactions to secure environmental water while also meeting agricultural, industrial and municipal needs.
Can Fort Stockton Reclaim its Title as the Spring City of Texas?
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University and Texas Water Trade released a new study that seeks to uncover a significant question many have been eager to answer: What would it take to restore perpetual flow at Comanche Springs in Fort Stockton?
Texas Water Trade named as a finalist for the Lone Star Prize
Quantified Ventures selects City of Fort Stockton for Texas Outcomes-Based Finance Challenge to restore Comanche Springs
Quantified Ventures announced its selection of the City of Fort Stockton and its Economic Development Corporation (EDC), in partnership with Texas Water Trade and the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District, as one of the first round winners of the Texas Outcomes-Based Finance Challenge, enabling the organizations to receive expert support in securing $5 million to revitalize the Fort Stockton community by restoring Comanche Springs.
Texas Water Trade among 1 of 5 finalists selected for $10 million Lone Star Prize to improve the quality of life of Texans
Today, Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Lever for Change announced that Texas Water Trade and four other finalist teams will advance to the next stage of the Lone Star Prize, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020 to improve the lives of Texans and their communities.
Request for Proposals: Texas Flows Fund
Texas Water Trade is pleased to announce a new fund to accelerate and expand the use of voluntary water transactions to restore flow in priority Texas basins. Please see the RFP for complete details.
TWT is looking for a Conservation Finance Director
The Conservation Finance Director will be joining TWT’s critical startup phase as a member of the leadership team responsible for setting and achieving the organization’s programmatic goals. The Conservation Finance Director will lead TWT’s existing programs aimed at generating voluntary transactions to secure environmental water while also meeting agricultural, industrial and municipal needs.