- New grant will examine desalination, water reuse as path to sustainable urban water security
The Texas Water Resources Institute is part of a new interdisciplinary research project funded by Texas A&M University’s X-Grants program. Only eight total X-Grant proposals were funded across the university.
- It’s Water Quality Month and TWRI’s water team travels to the Texas coast
While August is Water Quality Month, the Texas Water Resources Institute’s water team is always working on water quality, traveling to watersheds throughout Texas.
- Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for Aug. 16 in The Woodlands
The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in The Woodlands for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around the Houston area.
- FFA students speak about watersheds at the 90th Texas FFA Convention
Three FFA students from different areas in Texas took home the top honors for their speeches about watersheds at the Soil Stewardship Public Speaking Contest in July.
- Water well owner trainings, screening campaign set for August
The Texas Well Owner Network is conducting two Well Educated trainings in West Texas and a sampling screening campaign in August.
- Institute to hold water quality meeting in Victoria
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is hosting a meeting Aug. 16 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas Creek and Arenosa Creek watersheds.
- With extreme temperatures, will the summer of 2018 be one of Texas’ hottest?
Everything is bigger in Texas including the temperatures. On July 23, the temperature in Waco peaked at 114 degrees and the temperature in San Angelo was 108, the highest ever recorded for both cities, according to the Office of the Texas State Climatologist (OSC) at Texas A&M University.
- Institute invites stakeholders to join partnership to improve Big Elm Creek water quality
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is hosting a meeting Aug. 23 in Belton for anyone interested in joining a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed.
- AgriLife Extension offers Water-Wise Tips for Turfgrass
Lawn owners may be second-guessing their regular maintenance practices, especially in the hottest and driest months.
- Texas Water Journal publishes new article
The Texas Water Journal recently published a paper titled “Systems-level thermodynamic and economic analysis of a seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant integrated with a combined cycle power plant” by Andrew S. Reimers and Dr. Michael E. Webber, both of the University of Texas, Austin.