What is the Future of Water in Texas?

LISTEN: State Representative Lyle Larson from San Antonio joins Robert Puente, President and CEO of San Antonio Water System; Blair Calvert Fitzsimons, CEO of the Texas Agricultural Land Trust; and Meredith Miller, Senior Programs Coordinator for The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment to discuss the future of Texas water on TPR’s The Source.

As the state legislative session rolls on, water is never far off the agenda. State Representative Lyle Larson from San Antonio says water will be his priority as acting chair of the Texas House Natural Resources Committee.

Should we be planning for the next drought? Can we protect Texas cities from water infrastructure problems? What’s ahead in terms of conservation efforts? Why should growing cities like San Antonio pay attention to the land-water connection?

How should we be thinking about the future for water-related issues in Texas and especially in San Antonio, during this time of rapid development? For more information about the Texas Water Symposium, click here.

Listen to the broadcast from Texas Public Radio here