Search results for: “protect your water well during drought”

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    ...in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply. (6 pages)...
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    Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to...
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    High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. (4 pages)
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    Drinking water in Texas sometimes contains potentially harmful chemicals, including benzene. This publication will help teach well owners how to treat their well water to remove these chemicals. (4 pages)
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    ...Duckweed and watermeal grow in ponds, lakes, canals, lagoons, bayous, and sluggish streams. They are typically found in nutrient-rich waters with little wind or wave action. Often, more than one...
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    This publication explains the threat of abandoned water wells to groundwater resources and the responsibility of Texas property owners to plug abandoned wells. It offers step-by-step instructions for plugging wells...
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    Providing enough water can be a problem when grazing livestock are on rangeland. This publication identifies sources of water that are the least expensive, explains how rainwater capture is done...
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    This publication explains how stocking rates and grazing management decisions can help a ranch survive a drought. To deal with drought, a rancher must monitor forage supply and demand; use...
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    ...characteristics that help them better tolerate drought. This publication explains how plants respond to drought so that homeowners and ranchers can protect their plants during extended dry periods. (4 pages)...
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    When water is limited, farmers must make several difficult decisions about how many times to irrigate, when to apply the water, and how much to apply. This publication offers guidelines...