This app invites users to create a profile and receive weekly customized yard/grass water recommendations that tell them how long to run their irrigation systems.
This app invites users to create a profile and receive weekly customized yard/grass water recommendations that tell them how long to run their irrigation systems. The program uses ETo (reference evapotranspiration) and rainfall data from the TexasET website to generate watering recommendations.
This program is performed in collaboration with cities, utilities and water districts. It significantly reduces water use for landscape irrigation and is a part of the water conservation plan of these cities/districts. This program was originally requested by the North Texas Municipal Water District.
Such organizations pay a fee to Extension to participate in the program. Fees are used to cover the costs of providing this service.
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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.
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.
This 1-hour course exposes learners to information regarding The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) Program. Students will learn about the importance of water, the role of watersheds in the water cycle, and much more. Students have the option of obtaining school credit for this course.
This self-paced course provides a complete guide to center pivot irrigation systems and covers important details on their selection, operation, and management. All data and specifications are in both US customary units (or English unites) and metric units (or S.I. units), as is typical of center pivots outside of the United States. Test your knowledge of the material in each section through interactive quizzes.
Reseeding native plants is one of the most technically demanding land management practices in South Texas and this publication will point out 10 practices to avoid when reseeding.