This program provides information around urban ecological issues including stormwater management, green infrastructure, stream restoration, and urban water conservation.
This program provides information around urban ecological issues including stormwater management, green infrastructure, stream restoration, and urban water conservation. The website contains basic information on green infrastructure management. The page also links to publications from the program but also is used as the main hub for announcements from on-going projects. The websites host as subpages, websites required by project sponsors: these include a TCEQ funded project (Rowlett Creek Watershed characterization project) where announcement of stakeholder meetings, recording and minutes of minutes are posted. It also links to report produced by the project. The website also hosts an EPA project website entitled “Incorporating GI/LID and Nature Based Systems into the Denton County Hazard Mitigation Plan” where a GIS tool for flood risk prioritization is located for use by the public. The site also hosts the final report of the EPA project for public access.
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This course aims to help beef cattle producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is linked with the production of livestock. These contaminations may also pose a health risk to Texas citizens.
This publication explains what happens to rainwater in a watershed and discusses practices that can help prevent excess runoff, avoid erosion, increase forage or plant production, and protect water quality.
This manual is intended for use as an instructional guide accompanying a short course discussing wastewater loading to onsite wastewater treatment systems.
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.
This course will help land owners and managers become familiar and confident to manage invasive and encroaching brush species with individual plant treatment (IPT) herbicide applications.