DALLAS PROTECTS ITS WATER RESOURCES AND ITS COMMUNITIES FROM FLOODING AND DROUGHT
1% DECREASE IN PERCAPITA ANNUAL WATER CONSUMPTION.
5% AND 10% OF WATER FOR INDIRECT REUSE IMPLEMENTATION BY 2030 AND 2050, RESPECTIVELY.
30%, 60% AND 100% REDUCTION IN NUMBER OF IMPAIRED WATERBODIES LISTED IN THE WATERSHED BY 2030, 2040 AND 2050, RESPECTIVELY.
45% AND 100% REDUCTION IN GHG EMISSIONS FROM TREATMENT FACILITIES BY 2035 AND 2050, RESPECTIVELY.
Reported July 2023
The water and wastewater sectors together comprise less than 1 percent of the Dallas’ GHG emissions; however, climatic variation from flooding to drought forms the largest single risk posed by climate change. Dallas Water Utilities has proactively planned for future conditions as a part of standard operations for years. This plan builds upon these ongoing robust plans and related actions. In FY 22-23, 13 actions from this sector, with 46 milestones will be initiated. Implementation of these new milestones will involve collaboration between the following City departments:
Dallas Water Utilities
Environmental Quality & Sustainability