October

Meet a Scientist: Clare Entwistle

From a math major to a watershed saver, Clare Entwistle, Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) research associate, knows that protecting riparian areas is important for the future of Texas.

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Institute to host agricultural best management training Oct. 10

The Texas Water Resources Institute will host an Agricultural Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training Oct 10. in Reisel for watershed coordinators and water professionals.

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Institute to hold second water quality meeting in Victoria

The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa Creek watersheds.

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Water well owner training set for Oct. 18 in Beeville

Texas Well Owner Network Well Educated training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Bee County Expo Center, 214 S. Farm to Market 351 in Beeville.

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Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for Oct. 23 in Lampasas

The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23 in Lampasas for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Lampasas River watershed.

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Turfgrass and landscape field day for professionals and enthusiasts set for Oct. 10 in Dallas

An Oct. 10 turfgrass and landscape field day for professionals and enthusiasts will offer industry networking opportunities, research facility tours and technical discussions by Texas A&M AgriLife researchers and specialists.

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Texas A&M ocean engineering researchers studying adaptation of coastal ecosystems to environmental stressors

Researchers in Texas A&M University’s Department of Ocean Engineering are working to better understand the natural adaptation of coastal ecosystems to environmental stressors such as storms, rising temperatures and sea levels.

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A&M School of Law students publish report on potential liability for dam, reservoir operators, post-Harvey

A group of students from Texas A&M University School of Law recently published a report, Flooding Events Post Hurricane Harvey: Potential Liability For Dam and Reservoir Operators and Recommendations Moving Forward.

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New UT center to address water purification technologies

The Center for Materials for Water and Energy SysTems (M-WET), a new multi-university research center headquartered in The University of Texas (UT) at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, was recently announced.

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ICYMI: Texas+Water newsletter, Volume: 1 Issue: 6

Texas+Water has published its sixth newsletter. In this issue, the featured articles include topics on the overall health of Galveston Bay, the state’s lone natural lake, invasive zebra mussels clogging Austin’s water supply and more.

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New Program Review published by Texas Water Journal

The Texas Water Journal has published a new Program Review titled Integration of the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) observations into the West Gulf River Forecast Center operations by Gregory J. Story, hydrometeorologist with the National Weather Service.

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