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Can Brackish Water Add to Water Sources?

An op-ed by William McKenzie calls for more private-sector initiatives and adding more geologists to the staff of the Texas Water Development Board in order to explore the potential of turning brackish water into viable water sources for the state.

Seen is the inside of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant on April 16, 2012. The $87 million facility produces 27.5 …

An op-ed by William McKenzie calls for more private-sector initiatives and adding more geologists to the staff of the Texas Water Development Board in order to explore the potential of turning brackish water into viable water sources for the state. Currently, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant in West Texas contributes to the water supply for the city of El Paso and for Fort Bliss. (The Dallas Morning News)

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