Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set Oct. 3 in Robstown

ROBSTOWN–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop in the Robstown area from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3 for local residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Lower Nueces River watershed. The morning session will be at the Nueces County Emergency Services District No. […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop for Plum Creek watershed set Sept. 26

LOCKHART–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 26 in Lockhart for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Plum Creek watershed. The morning session will be at the Lockhart State Park Recreational Hall, 2012 State Park Road. The afternoon […]

Private water well owners should test well after a flood

COLLEGE STATION — Private water well owners whose wells flooded from the recent rains should assume that their well water is contaminated until tested, according to Dr. Diane Boellstorff, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service water resource specialist, College Station. “You should not use water from a flooded well for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing your […]

Maverick County Agricultural Irrigation Field Day set Sept. 13 in Eagle Pass

EAGLE PASS – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an educational field day focusing on water conservation in irrigated agriculture for producers Sept. 13 in Eagle Pass. The event is free and will be from 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Maverick County Junior Livestock Show Meeting Room, 2350 E. Main St. Registration will begin […]

Homeowner Septic System Workshop Sept. 7 in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Attoyac Bayou Watershed Partnership will present a homeowner training on septic system  maintenance from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 7 in Nacogdoches. The free event will be at the AgriLife Extension office for Nacogdoches County, Courthouse Annex, 203 W. Main St. Amy Truong, […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set Aug. 29 in Seguin

SEGUIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership Aug. 29 in Seguin. The free event will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 U.S. Highway 90 […]

Institute to hold first meeting on improving Carancahua Bay water quality

LOLITA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an Aug. 17 meeting in Lolita for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in Carancahua Bay. The meeting is free and will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Lolita United Methodist Church, 94 College St. Michael Schramm, an […]

Water well owner training set for Aug. 23 in Conroe

CONROE–Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 23 in Conroe. The free training is offered to area private water well owners through collaboration with the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. It will be provided from 1-5 p.m. at the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Office, […]

Stakeholder meeting for Mission, Aransas rivers set for Aug. 10 in Refugio

REFUGIO—Anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Mission and Aransas rivers is invited to an Aug. 10 meeting in Refugio. The Texas Water Resources Institute will host the free meeting, which will begin at 1 p.m. at the Refugio County Fairgrounds, 245 Fairgrounds Road. Dr. Allen Berthold, Texas Water Resources Institute research […]