Enhancing Texas’ Water Supplies

Desalination offers a viable, drought-proof solution to water needs in the Lone Star State.

Nearly 100 inland desalination facilities across Texas produce 138 million gallons of water per day from the 2.7 billion acre-feet of brackish water in our aquifers. Seawater desal is coming soon to Texas along the Gulf Coast—stay tuned. These untapped, dependable waters can free up existing fresh water supplies for other uses and for in-stream flows — starting now and into the future.

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What is desalination? Who’s doing it? Are we drinking seawater? Learn more about desalination technology and how it’s being used here in Texas and around the world.

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Drought Monitor.

As drought returns, experts say Texas cities aren’t conserving enough water

April 30, 2018

Texas Tribune

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