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Issues and attitudes on the Texas water plan.

Comer Clay

Issues and attitudes on the Texas water plan.

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Published by Institute of Public Affairs, University of Texas in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [127]-138.

      SeriesPublic affairs series,, no. 83
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK4801 .T52 no. 83, HD1694.T4 .T52 no. 83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination145 p.
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5319658M
      LC Control Number72170079

      Water Plan indicates that conservation accounts for nearly 23 percent of the projected additional water supply needed in , which is enough to supply half of the current annual municipal use in Texas (TWDB, ). Water conservation can be achieved across a broad spectrum of best management practices throughout municipal, industrial. Find everything you need to start the conversation in your community or organization. It is simple to host a State of Water video screening! Our Screening Toolkit provides all the instructions and some of the necessary items to make your video screening a success. . Texas Water Plan as it Affects North Texas and Water for Energy in North Texas Tom Gooch – Freese and Nichols • Environmental issues continue to increaseEnvironmental issues continue to increase in importance • P bli t i d d t f dPublic support is needed to move forward. Water is generally expected flow downhill, but it can be made to flow the other way—if you can afford to pay for it and as history shows, it won’t get any cheaper. The estimated cost to implement major supply water projects in the State Water Plan through the year was $ billion. The plan estimated that $ would be required.


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