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Texas Funds Promising Groundwater Desalination Projects

Texas Funds Promising Groundwater Desalination Projects

AUSTIN, Texas, May 7, 2008 (ENS) – As the population of Texas grows and demand for water increases, access to enough fresh drinking water will become a critical issue in many areas of the state. Yet, Texas has an abundance of brackish water. While this water source is too cloudy and salty to drink, it…

Wind Power Will Help Texas Town Desalinate Groundwater

Wind Power Will Help Texas Town Desalinate Groundwater

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2008 (ENS) – The first project in the United States to use wind power to desalinate drinking water for an inland municipality rather than a coastal town has just received a $500,000 grant from the Texas state Office of Rural Community Affairs, ORCA. The $1.075 million pilot project utilizing wind power…