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SUMMARY: Drought—including exceptional drought—is focused on the southeastern two-fifths of the state. Drought is expected to remain in this area through June. Wash your hands and only flush toilet paper!
Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Margaret Martens from the Water Systems Council and Susan O’Grady from Xylem Inc. Margaret Martens is the Executive Director of the Water Systems Council (WSC), a national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems. Susan O’Grady, Xylem Director of Marketing, Residential and Agriculture at Xylem Inc., has more than 20 years of experience in the residential and agriculture pump market.
In this issue’s Q&A, Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, interviews Ron Nirenberg, the mayor of San Antonio, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities with the seventh largest population in the United States.
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