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McAllen Eyes Geothermal Wells for Water Source

The city of McAllen is considering extracting water from more than 500 unused natural gas wells in the area that also tap into geothermal water sources.

A tour group samples treated wastewater at the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center, operated by the San Antonio Water System.

The city of McAllen is considering extracting water from more than 500 unused natural gas wells in the area that also tap into geothermal water sources. The geothermal water can be treated through reverse osmosis to provide potable water, a far cheaper process than desalination. (The Monitor)

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