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Legislation could define management of brackish water

Although questions remain on how to manage brackish water, the salty, mineral-loaded resource is part of the answer to the ongoing drought. It is estimated that Texas aquifers hold 2.7 billion acre-feet of brackish groundwater, said Kyle Frazier, Texas Desalination Association executive director. Texas uses about 16 million gallons of water annually, meaning the salty resource could sustain the state ...

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