From supporting a vibrant recreation-based economy, to sustaining our drinking water supplies, clean and clear rivers are the heart of the Hill Country. They have drawn people to the region for centuries. The recent decade of explosive growth and development has brought greater challenges than ever before to the Hill Country’s existing water quality.

On April 11, the Hill Country Alliance and Schreiner University hosted their annual Texas Water Symposium on these challenges… and solutions. You can listen to this forum audio using the player at the top of this page, or read the transcript below, lightly edited for the web.

Listen to the full recording and read the transcript from Texas Public Radio here.