GEAA Discusses Water Reuse in Comal County at ‘Water Wonks’ Online Lecture Series

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Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Policy Director Rachel Hanes, far right, participated in the Hays County Growth Talk on Dec. 3, 2023.

The nonprofit Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (GEAA) kicks off its Water Wonks online lecture series at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 with a presentation by Policy Manager Rachel Hanes entitled Water Reuse in the Hill Country: Analyzing Opportunities in Comal County, Texas.

To register for the free event click here or visit aquiferalliance.org.

The talk focuses on a GEAA  report on the state of recycled water use in Comal County and outlines opportunities to use recycled water to alleviate growth-related stress on the Trinity and Edwards aquifers.

The advocacy group believes using reclaimed and treated wastewater is vital to providing adequate water supplies that ensure the health, safety and quality of life of residents in the years to come.

Upcoming Lectures:

  • 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.28 – Use of comprehensive models for targeting green stormwater infrastructure. Presentation by Sheeba Thomas, a senior technical engineer with the San Antonio River Authority.
  • 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 – Integrating stormwater ecosystem services into local governance. Presentation by Danielle Craig, part-time instructor with Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture.

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