- 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.
- TWRI takes basin approach to dealing with Matagorda Basin impairments
Maintaining water quality is a priority for the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) water team. Research, planning, educational outreach and community implementation go into the creation of a successful watershed protection plan (WPP) designed to restore water quality and monitor impairment levels for years to come.
- 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.
- 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 through Jan. 31, according to AgriLife Extension personnel.
- TWRI researcher recognized at national conference
Dr. Rosario Sanchez, Texas Water Resources Institute’s senior research scientist, received a Recognition Award from the Mexican Association of Hydrogeologists during the XI National Congress of Groundwater in Puebla, Mexico.
- 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.
- Additional free testing available for private water well owners affected by Hurricane Harvey
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of water testing opportunities for private well owners in areas affected by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey.
- NSF awards $1.2 million to A&M System researchers to study effects of Hurricane Harvey
- 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.