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Texans Show Strong Support for Water Infrastructure Funding, According to UT/Texas Tribune Poll

AUSTIN, Texas — A majority of Texas voters believe it is important for the state to invest in water infrastructure and support a constitutional amendment allotting a portion of the state’s Rainy Day Fund to finance water projects, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.

Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

By creating a small electrical field that removes salts from seawater, chemists have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater that consumes less energy and is dramatically simpler than conventional techniques

Scientists seek sustainable water supply for a thirsty world

Scientists seek sustainable water supply for a thirsty world

Edge of the Desert: Around the world, water supplies are threatened. The discovery of drugs in public drinking water is just the latest crisis in the United States. From California to Columbia, a larger problem looms—the ongoing availability of the resource itself. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are at the forefront of scientific efforts to ensure a sustainable global water supply, examining water use for energy, agriculture and population growth.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and The University of Texas at Austin Form Academic Partnership

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and The University of Texas at Austin today announced a research and educational partnership in computational earth sciences and engineering.