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

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    With the state's growing population and limited supply of groundwater and surface water, Texans must use water wisely. Rainwater harvesting is an approach that anyone can use to capture rainfall....
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    Texas landowners are responsible for managing the drinking water from their private wells. This publication explains how to protect your water supply by keeping records on each well, managing potential...
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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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    ...it as a source of drinking water is responsible for ensuring that the water is safe for consumption. Because the quality of well water can change, private well owners should...
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    ...limitations related to the use of water on their property. This publication discusses groundwater and surface water as well as the legal approaches to the two water categories. (5 pages)...
  • Course
    Course Information Welcome to the Texas Watershed Steward online course! Learn more about watersheds, water quality, and watershed management. Gain access to all of the information supplied in the face-to-face...
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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...
  • Publication
    ...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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    ...in order to properly treat wastewater. This manual is intended for use as an instructional guide accompanying a short course discussing wastewater loading to onsite wastewater treatment systems. (228 pages.)...
  • 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...