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

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    The Texas Water Resources Institute, TWRI, has helped solve Texas’ water issues through research, education and outreach for 68 years. TWRI provides science-based, community-supported solutions for the state’s pressing water...
    Students in a boat at the Aquacultural Research
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    ...common contaminants in well water in Texas, water testing methods, treatment options, well siting, and recommendations for protecting the quality of your well water. Also discussed are aquifers, watersheds, and...
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    Managers of small water systems must have information about a variety of topics. This publication lists essential printed and electronic resources on disaster preparedness, national drinking water standards, private water...
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    According to the EPA, pollutants in stormwater discharges have a significant effect on water quality. The Clean Water Act and its amendments regulate certain discharges of stormwater. Learn which sources...
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    This publication will teach you how to protect streams, rivers, and lakes. This publication outlines elements of water quality standards with a focus on understanding and controlling non-point source pollution.
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    ...roads. Stormwater ponds reduce the speed of water joining nearby waterways and protect surrounding areas from floods and erosion, by interrupting the surface flow and storing excessive rainwater. (8 pages)...
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    This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems. It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for...
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    In order to keep our water supplies safe from pesticide contamination, we must understand which pesticide properties affect water quality, and how....
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    ...of water for landscapes, pets, wildlife, livestock, and private potable and nonpotable in-home rainwater systems. This 2012 edition contains a chapter on cold weather considerations and underground storage. (228 pp.)...
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    Landowners can attract wildlife to their properties by installing rainwater catchment devices. This publication explains wildlife water sources, management considerations, rainfall catchment areas and wildlife tax valuation. It also illustrates...