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

  • Publication
    Radionuclides in drinking water can cause serious health problems for people. This publication explains what the sources of radionuclides in water are, where high levels have been found in Texas,...
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    Course Information This online course is primarily designed for cooperative extension agents, agriculture technical service providers, and agriculture commodity representatives. Topics discussed include the inter-dependencies between water, energy, and climate,...
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    Knowing how to set the proper rate for water service is a challenge for small water systems. They must generate enough revenue to remain solvent but offer affordable service. This...
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    This publication explains steps that people living near streams or lakes should take to minimize their environmental impact and improve water quality. (2 pages, 4 photographs)
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    Drinking water in Texas sometimes contains potentially harmful chemicals, including benzene. Well owners can learn how to treat their well water to remove these chemicals. (4 pages, 3 images)...
  • Tools and Apps
    ...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...
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    Homeowners who use graywater to water their lawns need to understand the risks and safety issues associated with this practice. This publication discusses the constituents of graywater; their potential effects...
  • Program
    ...for optimizing water use across the Ogallala region. Our interdisciplinary team was engaged in research, outreach and cooperative partnerships with a diverse set of stakeholders, working to support current and...
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  • Course
    Course Information Protecting the well-being of children should be the first priority of any child care program, and one that cannot be taken lightly. Because children are children, injuries cannot...
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    Demand for water is increasing, so our aquifers must be conserved and protected. The Groundwater Conservation Districts in Texas are carrying out a number of successful programs in the areas...