Topic: Water

Storing Extra Surface Water Boosts Groundwater Supply

March 24, 2016
Agua Fria Water Recharge Facility

Although years of drought and over-pumping have depleted groundwater in Arizona and California, a new study shows the situation has created underground reservoirs where extra surface water can be stored.

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Nature Has Greatest Influence on Water in Colorado River

Dec. 10, 2015
Lake Mead

Researchers have found that the water supply of the Colorado River basin, a vital source of water in the Southwest, is influenced more by wet-dry periods than by human use, which has been stable during past decades.

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Texas Must Store More Water During Floods For Future Use

June 24, 2015
Road Water

What is obvious is that the recent floods were devastating and underscores the need to be better prepared in not only monitoring, but also keeping as much of that water as possible.

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What Every Texan Needs to Know About "Toilet to Tap" Water

Aug. 1, 2014
What Every Texan Needs to Know About "Toilet to Tap" Water

Direct potable reuse projects, or putting treated municipal wastewater directly back into the same city's drinking water supply, are creating headlines all over the Southwest and especially in Texas where the City of Big Spring is already doing it, and Wichita Falls just started.

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UT Professor to Discuss the Interdependence of Energy and Water

Aug. 5, 2013

Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos, 512.232.5771

Date: Aug. 5, 2013

Event: "A Thirst for Power: The Global Nexus of Energy and Water" with Michael Webber, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

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