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Friday, July 19, 2013

The Energy Cost of Water

In recent years, global issues such as drought and the scarcity of natural resources have put a spotlight on two critical resources that make most of life’s daily activities possible: energy and water.

Two researchers from The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering believe that increasing awareness about water and energy interdependencies — an area referred to as the energy-water nexus — could help regions and communities manage the resources they have more efficiently, as well as help shape
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