- 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.
- 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. The three-day course consistently receives excellent reviews and has educated around 300 professionals since the first course in 2008.
- 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 (TWRI) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ogallala Water team reviews accomplishments, plans for year
Team members of the Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project (CAP) recently held their annual meeting to hear updates on year two accomplishments and review the project timelines and goals for the next year, according to meeting attendees.
- Dec. 11 meeting to focus on Navasota River watershed protection plan implementation
Anyone interested in protecting or concerned about water quality in the Navasota River and its watershed downstream of Lake Limestone are invited to a public meeting Dec. 11 in College Station.
- 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 achievement in the conservation of water and energy relating to irrigation procedures, equipment, methods and techniques.
- TWDB accepting applications for ag water conservation grants