Water quality monitoring during an eclipse

TWRI Research Associate Amanda Tague at Deer Creek during the total eclipse. (Photo by Cameron Castilaw, TWRI)

Texas experienced a total solar eclipse for the first time in decades on April 8.

A few members of the Texas Water Resources Institute water team got a unique view of the event while conducting regular water quality monitoring at Deer Creek and Pond Creek.

Follow along for a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to experience an eclipse from the banks of a central Texas creek!


Cameron Castilaw is a communication specialist at the Texas Water Resources Institute. She works with the communications team to create social media content, write for TWRI’s various platforms and print projects, and find new ways to inform people of TWRI’s mission and programs.

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