Population In Border Region Goes Up, Putting Pressure On Our Water Supply

Published: Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:44pm
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Population growth in the region surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border is putting pressure on our limited water supply. So, starting today, the University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Water are bringing together stakeholders and experts for a border water summit that will address the issues facing the municipal water agencies of the border cities.

MORE: Border Water Summit To Be Held In El Paso

Jeff Biggs, administrator for the Strategic Initiatives Division of Tucson Water, has been invited to discuss how Arizona fits in with the rest of the nation regarding water reuse, and how strategies utilized here can be shared with Mexico.

For more on the big issues facing water in the border region, The Show's Lauren Gilger got a hold of Ed Archuleta, director of water initiative at the University of Texas at El Paso. And, they started by discussing the main concerns for water authorities in border cities right now.

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