- New Texas+Water newsletter to be launched
The Texas Water Resources Institute is joining with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University and the Texas Water Journal to launch an electronic newsletter, Texas+Water! The first issue will be released March 22 in celebration of World Water Day.
- World water expert to speak April 3, 4 at Texas A&M
International water expert Dr. Joan B. Rose, winner of the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize, will speak April 3 at Texas A&M University in College Station and April 4 at the Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth as part of the fifth annual Water Lecture Speaker Series, Perspectives on Law and Policy.
- Institute launches new program to restore urban streams
The new Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program, coordinated by the Texas Water Resources Institute in collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center in Dallas, is bringing awareness, education and the value of stream restoration to urban areas around Texas.
- Learn more about groundwater during Groundwater Awareness Week
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is celebrating National Groundwater Awareness Week March 11-17 along with the National Groundwater Association, the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee and other organizations across the United States to highlight the responsible development, management and use of groundwater.
- Water Daze student poster competition set for April 3 at Texas A&M
The Water Management and Hydrological Science (WMHS) program at Texas A&M University is hosting Water Daze, a student poster competition and water lecture, April 3 on the Texas A&M campus.
- Conference roadmap outlines the needs, next steps for Southern Plains ag, forestry
“Developing Agricultural Solutions for the Southern Plains: Responding to Climate Change and Resource Constraints, A Research and Extension Roadmap for Agriculture and Forestry,” a report based on outcomes of the Resilient Southern Plains Agriculture and Forestry in a Varying and Changing Climate conference, held in July 2017 in El Reno, Oklahoma, is now available online.
- Texas A&M researchers develop methods to clean polluted groundwater
A new study led by Dr. Itza Mendoza-Sanchez, research assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, applied experimental data and mathematical models to understand limitations of biodegradation of toxic pollutants frequently found in contaminated aquifers.
- World Water Day celebrates ‘nature for water’
Less than 1 percent of the water supply on earth can be used as drinking water, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. World Water Day focuses on the importance of that 1 percent.