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Center to focus on statewide water issues
SAN ANTONIO -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp recently announced the formation of a new A&M system center to address multiple water issues in and develop solutions for Texas.
Administered by the Texas Water Resources Institute, an entity of the Texas A&M System, the center will increase the system’s ability to meet existing and emerging statewide needs in water conservation and technology, according to a May 29 Texas A&M University press release.
The center includes a collaborative relationship with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station through the Texas Center for Applied Technology and will be located at the Texas Engineering Extension Service’s South Presa campus in San Antonio.
The center will target its work on four high priority efforts: water conservation, water reuse, groundwater desalination, and energy development and water use.
The center will work with industry, state and federal agencies, municipalities, trade associations, and other research institutions to undertake projects and develop solutions within these four areas.
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