- New Book presents insights on Texas water issues
A new book published by the River Systems Institute at Texas State University and the Texas A&M University Press uses innovative maps and graphics to present water resources issues facing Texas.
- Far West Texas climate change conference scheduled
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is sponsoring a Far West Texas Climate Change Conference June 17 at the Water Resources Learning Center in El Paso. The conference will consider the possible impact of climate change on surface water supplies from the Rio Grande and brainstorm potential water management strategies to offset any potential impacts.
- Real-time water quality information available across the nation
- Arnold named Purdue’s 2008 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni
Dr. Jeffery Arnold, research leader of the Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service in Temple, was recently recognized as Purdue University’s 2008 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni. This title is given to individuals in recognition of outstanding accomplishments and significant contributions to their profession and society.
- New Waves E-letter - May 30, 2008
Articles: TWRI requests Mills Scholarship applications; Nonpoint pollution annual report published; Book summarizes turfgrass use, water management in urban landscapes; Climate Change conference proceedings available; Desalination workshop will present latest technologies; Texas Watershed Steward Training set; Workshop to focus on water-wise landscapes; Far West Texas climate change conference scheduled; New Book presents insights on Texas water issues; Real-time water quality information available across the nation; Arnold named Purdue's 2008 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni
- Desalination workshop will present latest technologies
The 4th annual practical short course, "Water: Desalination, Process and Wastewater Issues and Technologies," is set for Aug. 4-5, 2008 at Texas A&M University in College Station.
- TWRI requests Mills Scholarship applications
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is still accepting applications for the 2008-2009 TWRI Mills Scholarship Program. TWRI anticipates funding 15 graduate students with one-year $1,500 scholarships payable at the beginning of the 2008-09 academic year. The deadline for submission is June 19, 2008.
- Nonpoint pollution annual report published
- Book summarizes turfgrass use, water management in urban landscapes
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) recently published the book, “Water Quality and Quantity Issues for Turfgrasses in Urban Landscapes.”
- Climate Change conference proceedings available
- Texas Watershed Steward Training set
- Workshop to focus on water-wise landscapes
Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s Concho Valley Master Gardeners Association is hosting “Water-Wise Landscaping,” at 7 p.m. June 10 at the Tom Green County 4-H Center, 3168 N. U.S. Hwy 67.