Group Meets at UT Dallas to Discuss Long-Term Water Planning

Feb. 25, 2008

State Sen. Florence Shapiro confers with UT Dallas President David Daniel at a meeting of the Study Commission on Region C Water Supply.

State policymakers gathered Feb. 13 at UT Dallas for an organizational meeting of the Study Commission on Region C Water Supply.

The commission is charged with helping solve the problem of meeting the region's mounting water supply problem.

The region includes the cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and includes about 25 percent of the state’s population.

Rapid population increase in the region is expected to outstrip growth in water supply by 2050, posing a threat to industry and the economy.

The commission, formed through legislation passed during the Legislature’s 80th session, includes State Sen. Florence Shapiro and State Reps. Jodie Laubenberg and Stephen Frost.

More information: Region C Water Planning Group, http://www.regioncwater.org/index.cfm

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