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September 30, 2019

Building a water-resilient future for all Texans

Texas has enormous opportunities to invest in realistic, long-lasting water solutions that will ensure ample water flows for all Texans, no matter their income or zip code.

Blog Post

August 20, 2019

Carlos Rubinstein: Short-term, temporary fixes will not solve Texas’ long-term water needs

Texas Water Trade CEO Sharlene Leurig interviews key thought-leaders in Texas on interesting water ideas and the people behind them.

Blog Post

August 12, 2019

Welcome to Texas Water Trade

Welcome to Texas Water Trade, a new nonprofit group that aims to leverage the power of markets and technological innovation to build a future of clean, abundant water for all Texans.

In the News

July 13, 2019

Austin’s long-term water plan calls for underground reservoirs, local sources

Austin’s recent water troubles gave new urgency to the city’s first look at a water resiliency plan, now years in the works, that local officials Tuesday said may be unprecedented nationwide.

In the News

July 12, 2019

Communities in Texas and all over the world are storing water underground

Actively moving water underground, a practice known as managed aquifer recharge, is increasingly popular, with 1,200 projects worldwide, including San Antonio and El Paso.

In the News

July 12, 2019

Deep in the desert in West Texas, a spring-fed swimming pool beckons 

The sprawling pool in Balmorhea is part of a complex ecosystem fed by underground springs. On summer weekends, cars line up for a half-mile waiting to get in.

In the News

July 12, 2019

Austin’s Water Forward plan is a bold step into the future

Austin’s 100-year water plan, the first of its kind in Texas, looks to use all sources of water, including rainwater, stormwater and wastewater.

In the News

July 12, 2019

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies

With about 1,000 people arriving in Texas each day, officials are struggling to ensure they can meet the growing demand.

In the News

July 11, 2019

Texas Ranch to Fetch Almost Half a Billion Amid Water Rush

An obscure Texas company has bid $450 million to acquire the Hanging H Ranch in one of the state’s most desolate corners, aiming to make a big splash amid booming demand for water in the world’s busiest oil patch.