December

Meet a Scientist: Ed Rhodes

Researching water quality does not only include examining water. Ed Rhodes, research associate for Texas Water Resources Institute, studies land cover and land use as it relates to water quality.

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Texas watershed coordinators learn watershed planning essentials

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI)’s Texas Watershed Planning Training Program recently held its 9th short course at Camp Allen Conference and Retreat Center near Navasota to train 30 watershed coordinators and other water resource professionals in watershed planning.

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EPA accepts updated Arroyo Colorado WPP

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted the Update to the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan, developed by the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership, Texas Water Resources Institute and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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Healthy lawns make for healthier waters

What if understanding the soil and grass in residential lawns could help with water quality and reducing runoff? The Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is doing just that by helping Texas homeowners make better management decisions that will have a lasting impact on watersheds.

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USGS 104G Water Resources National Competitive Grants announced

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) announces the Request for Pre-Proposals for the FY 2018 National Competitive Grant Program by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources. Pre-Proposals are requested on the topics of improving and enhancing the nation’s water supply and availability. Any investigator at an institution of higher learning is eligible to apply.

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Ogallala Water team reviews accomplishments, plans for year

Team members of the Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project heard updates on the project’s year two accomplishments and reviewed timelines and goals in anticipation of its next project year, which starts in mid-March, at their recent annual meeting in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Texas A&M shares National Water and Energy Conservation Award

Researchers from The Texas A&M University System were part of a multistate project team that recently received the National Water and Energy Conservation Award from the Irrigation Association for significant achievements in the conservation of water and energy relating to irrigation procedures, equipment, methods and techniques.

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