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Last week the online Texas Tribune published an important piece by environmental reporter Neena Satija making clear that piping water in from the Carrizo Wilcox aquifer to cities on the I-35 corridor is not quite the “quick fix” that private water sellers and some elected officials are claiming.   San Antonio is actively considering a proposal to purchase water from a the Carrizo at a cost of $2 to $3 billion for its rate payers. This summer Austin’s Water Resources Planning Task Force recommended against Austin’s participation in any large-scale water importation scheme.