- Proposals invited for 2017-2018 TWRI Graduate Student Research Programs
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) has called for pre-proposals for graduate students conducting water resources research in Texas. TWRI has funds available for graduate students at Texas universities through two programs.
- Eckstein discusses Israel’s water resilience, lessons for U.S. water management
Despite its geographical location in a desert by salty seas, Israel has used technology, policy and innovation to achieve water security and even abundance, according to Gabriel Eckstein, professor of law at the Texas A&M University School of Law.
- Meet a scientist: Jessica Light
Most people are wary of parasitic insects such as lice and ticks. But for Dr. Jessica Light, understanding these complex parasites is a driving force of her research.
- New book, certification program available for Texas Master Naturalists
Texas Master Naturalists interested in better understanding and solving water issues across the state now have two new opportunities to do so.
- Early registration for TWDB’s Water for Texas 2017 ends Nov. 18
Early registration is open for Water for Texas 2017, set for Jan. 23-25, 2017, in Austin. The two-day conference is hosted by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) and will focus on water issues and solutions that affect all Texans.
- Results show why water well testing in Texas is important
Results of recent private water well screenings in five South Texas counties underscored the importance of regular testing of private water wells, according to a Texas Well Owner Network official.
- Lower Rio Grande Valley soil testing campaign runs through January
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is offering its annual soil testing campaign Oct. 3 through Jan. 31, 2017, according to AgriLife Extension personnel.
- Aggies get schooled on how to prepare for extreme Central Texas weather
From flash floods to flash droughts, the Brazos Valley is no stranger to severe weather. The region, which sits between the Navasota and Brazos rivers in southeast central Texas, has experienced extreme weather patterns in recent months. On May 26, three tornadoes hit in the area, beginning a series of weather woes.