Sustaining & Enhancing

Our Water Sustainability Program centers on securing adequate municipal, industrial and agricultural water supplies to meet the increased demand from Texas’ growing population. Learn more.

Ogallala Aquifer Program

Since 2003, the Ogallala Aquifer Program (OAP) has provided permanent federal funding to a research consortium for numerous research projects on water conservation.

Transboundary Water Portal

The Transboundary Water Portal is a data center created by the Texas Water Resources Institute to integrate and share data related to transboundary surface water and groundwater resources between Mexico and the United States.

Southern Great Plains Regenerative Agriculture

This multi-disciplinary and multi-institution research project is investigating regenerative agricultural practices to increase the agricultural sustainability of the Southern Great Plains in cotton production systems.

Pond Creek Characterization

Pond Creek is a tributary of the Brazos River that flows southeast through Bell, Falls, and Milam counties. This project aims to improve water quality in Pond Creek through data collection and analysis, public education, and community engagement.