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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 publication explains how to inspect a home aerobic treatment unit, disinfection unit, and spray field in order to complete reports Texas.
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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.
The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) online program is a statewide educational program designed to improve the quality of Texas’ water resources by educating and informing local stakeholders about their watershed, potential impairments, and steps that can be taken to help improve and protect water quality in their watershed.