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    Irrigation water quality is determined by the total amounts of salts and the types of salts the water contains. In this publication, you'll learn why well water can be salty,...
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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...
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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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    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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    In Texas, watermelons are a favorite summer treat. They are made up of about 90 percent water, making them the perfect way to quench thirst and satisfy a sweet tooth....
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    A soil storage and infiltration system collects rainfall runoff from the roofs of buildings and directs it underground where it infiltrates the soil. Such a system conserves water and protects...
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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...
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    Groundwater conservation districts (GCDs) are being created in many parts of Texas to allow local citizens to manage and protect their groundwater. This publication answers frequently asked questions about groundwater...
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    The greater Houston region is losing freshwater wetlands to the point that the water quality of Galveston Bay and other local water bodies is severely threatened. This publication offers a...
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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...