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The voice for water recycling in Texas.

Water Planning in Texas

The Texas Water Development Board recently released an updated, 2017 version of the State Water Plan. The previous version was released in 2012, during the driest days of the drought gripping Texas at the time. There is no one right answer to solving the on-going water woes in Texas - all possible solutions need to be part of the discussion and future planning. Read on for other approaches to ensuring adequate water supplies in Texas.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram explores Tarrant County's never ending thirst for water, stating that if no new water sources are identified, North Texas will face a shortfall of 456 billion gallons by 2070.

The Business Journal details
how Texas plans to not run out of water.

And Water Deeply delves into the surprising way climate change is impacting water.

Recycling is an important, cost-effective part of conservation efforts. TXWRA encourages all technologies in the effort to increase adoption of water recycling.

Upcoming Events of Note
Below are brief details on upcoming seminars and conferences that may be of learning and networking value to your organization.
  • Texas Water Technology Investor's Forum 2016 is this week (June 16-17) in Austin, Texas, at the W Hotel downtown. Visit InvestH2O for more information.
  • The 31st WateReuse Symposium will be held Sept. 11-14 in Tampa, Florida. The event brings together water managers and industry leaders to network with the best and brightest in the field and learn what’s working and what’s next in water reuse policy, operations, technology and public perception.Visit the event's website for details and registration info.
  • Texas Desal 2016: Best Practices & Public Policy will be held in Austin, Texas, at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in downtown, on Sept. 29-30. Register by mid-July and save $100 off fees.

Media Tidbits
TXWRA thought you might find the following articles noteworthy.

Global market for fracking water treatment equipment driven by increased demand
Contaminated wastewater found near underground injection site
Regional investment to provide regulatory relief under new state rules
PMC: Treat, recycle waste water or be ready to pay
Fracking water treatment: is centralized wastewater treatment a trend for the future?
More than 180M gallons of water saved using innovative program
Spain's citrus sector starts water recycling trial
SAWS water recycling center is a natural wonder
Water reclamation and reuse projects get $30M from Interior Dept.
Strength in numbers. Technologies and approaches to water recycling are diverse, and we welcome all perspectives. If you know of a company that should be a member of TXWRA, please let us know.

Membership renewals are continuing. TXWRA understands and appreciates that the economy is forcing many of our member businesses to adapt to constantly and possibly rapidly evolving circumstances. We are stronger for your participation, so please let us know how we can help you renew your organization's membership.

Keep TXWRA informed of news, upcoming events, and other information that would benefit members. Send details to Jennifer for dissemination.
As always, thank you for your support of the
Texas Water Recycling Association.
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