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TR-200

Efficient Water Use for Texans: Policies, Tools, and Management Strategies

Jan Gerston, Mark MacLeod, C. Allan Jones

Texas faces a formidable challenge in meeting the water needs of its citizens as its population doubles over the next fifty years. To meet this challenge and to provide necessary flows of water for the environment, Texas will need to rely upon water conservation and alternative water management strategies.

But first, policy makers and interested citizens need to be made aware of the available options to meet these challenges. This paper will present some alternative conservation and water management strategy options, the challenges of implementing them, and their overall costs and benefits.

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