John Stalsby | Staff Photographer

Electro Purification sparks water war amid drought conditions

Water scarcity remains at the forefront of county politics as a Houston-based company, Electro Purification (EP), plans to pump an unrivaled amount from the Trinity Aquifer.

Austin suburbs are facing pressure to accommodate growing demand caused by an influx of new developments. Buda City Council has already acted on the issue and voted 6-1 to proceed with a contract with EP to prevent a potential water shortage in 2017.

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