November

TWRI publishes water security issue of txH2O

The Texas Water Resources Institute recently published its Fall 2017 issue of its magazine, txH2O, spotlighting water security in Texas and beyond.

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TWRI takes basin approach to dealing with Matagorda Basin impairments

Maintaining water quality is a priority for the Texas Water Resources Institute water team. Research, planning, educational outreach and community implementation go into the creation of a successful watershed protection plan designed to restore water quality and monitor impairment levels for years to come.

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Meet a Scientist: Joshuah Perkin

Did you know that studying fish populations helps with understanding water management? Looking at the behaviors and patterns of organisms such as fish can give researchers a better perspective of how to manage water.

Dr. Joshuah Perkin, assistant professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and fish ecologist, is doing just that.

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TWRI researcher recognized at national conference

Dr. Rosario Sanchez, Texas Water Resources Institute’s research scientist, received a Recognition Award from the Mexican Association of Hydrogeologists during the XI National Congress of Groundwater in Puebla, Mexico.

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Virginia Tech team brings relief to well owners following hurricanes Harvey and Irma

A team of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) professors and students are helping reach Texas well owners with vital information on well-water supply contamination, the likelihood of which increases following hurricanes.

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NSF awards $1.2 million to A&M System researchers to study effects of Hurricane Harvey

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced awards totaling more than $1.2 million to support 13 research projects throughout the Texas A&M University System that aim to understand the effects of natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey.

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Texas A&M collaborates with University of California on grant to fund food, energy, water research

Four Texas A&M University professors are collaborating with University of California–Riverside researchers to study and improve decision-making processes related to food, energy and water resources, or FEW.

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