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Energy and Water

Water and energy—few other issues are as fundamental to the very survival of Central Texas. AARO’s focus is to ensure access to a long term sustainable and affordable water supply for the region and to ensure an uninterrupted flow of affordable power for 21st Century Texas. A highly engaged committee of leaders drawn from all sectors of the economy concentrates its efforts on research, data collection, sponsorship of important meetings and symposia, education of key decision-makers and thought-leaders, and close and careful monitoring of public and private sector initiatives.

Policy Goal

  • Ensure a long-term affordable and sustainable water supply for Central Texas.
    • Study Central Texas’ water situation to create a common understanding of the region’s water needs and challenges.

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Now accepting 2018 McBee Fellowship applications

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Austin Area Research Organization (AARO) is accepting applications for the 2018 Class of Frank McBee [...]

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Meet the 2017 class of McBee Fellows

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Ms. Shilpa Bakre Communications Strategist – Office of the President The University of Texas at [...]

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Vote YES on Transportation Bonds

November 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

By CLARKE HEIDRICK and CARL RICHIE When transportation works, our lives work. We can get [...]