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Texas water quality and septic systems

Over 2.2 million Texas homes and businesses depend on septic systems, but these can cause human health and water quality problems if they aren’t working right. Read more to learn ways to find potential funding aid for repairing or replacing failing systems.

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Trust the tap in the COVID-19 pandemic

Tap water is safe and available at home while going out to buy bottled water can put you at risk.

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TWRI’s Winter 2020 txH2O published

We recently published the Winter 2020 issue of our magazine, txH2O, highlighting the connection between water and health, including pathogens, poverty, PFAS and other water-health issues and developing potential solutions. 

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East Texas watershed efforts to improve water quality seeing positive results

Texas Water Resources Institute staff report positive results in one East Texas watershed and substantial progress in another while working with stakeholders and a team of university researchers and agency staff to improve water quality in the region’s many watersheds.

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Texas Watershed Planning Program reaches watershed coordinators statewide

Almost every watershed coordinator in the state has now attended and benefited from the Texas Watershed Planning Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute.

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Institute to hold second water quality meeting in Victoria

The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa Creek watersheds.

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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.

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Institute to hold water quality meeting in Victoria

The Texas Water Resources Institute 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.

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Institute invites stakeholders to join partnership to improve Big Elm Creek water quality

The Texas Water Resources Institute 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.

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Watersheds across Texas benefit from bacterial source tracking research team's work

For more than a decade, the Texas Bacterial Source Tracking Program has improved the identification process for bacterial pollution sources in watersheds across Texas to help restore water quality and protect human health, according to a Texas Water Resources Institute official.

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Photo essay: Navasota River water quality monitoring

Water quality monitoring on the Navasota River.

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