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The goal of the Lone Star Healthy Streams program is to help protect Texas waterways from bacterial contamination originating from livestock operations and feral hogs that may pose a serious health risk to Texas citizens. To achieve this, the program strives to educate Texas farmers, ranchers and landowners about proper grazing, feral hog management and riparian area protection. rivers. The program's framework is five resource manuals that focus on bacterial runoff management for beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry and feral hogs. Through enhanced education regarding riparian protection and vegetation management on grazing lands, the program also helps protect Texas waterways from sediment, nutrient and pesticide runoff. Funding for this project is provided through a Clean Water Act nonpoint source grant from the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency.
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This guide helps homeowners who are seeking maintenance services for their onsite wastewater treatment systems (such as septic systems).
This course will inform participants about riparian and watershed processes, the benefits that healthy riparian areas provide, and the tools that prevent and/or resolve degradation and improve water quality.
Welcome to the Texas Watershed Steward online course! Here you will learn about watersheds, water quality, and watershed management and gain access to all of the information supplied in the face-to-face workshops we hold around the state.
An aerobic septic system, or aerobic treatment unit (ATU), uses oxygen to breakdown both dissolved and solid constituents into gases, cell mass, and non-degradable material contained in wastewater. This online course will teach you how to properly maintain and operate your ATU. You will have 30 days from the day you register to complete this program. If you do not complete the program within this limit, your registration will expire, and you will need to pay the registration fees again to start over.