Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

  • Do you know how the Water Cycle works?

    This is the neverending circulation of water from clouds to earth to the ocean and back to the clouds again.
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  • What You Can Do to Prevent Stormwater Pollution

    Stormwater runoff occurs when rain flows over the ground. Stormwater pollution runoff is a serious concern because it may be contaminated with pesticides, fertilizers, animal droppings, trash, food wastes, automotive by-products and other toxic substances that are part of the urban environment. Storm water runoff that flows over streets, parking lots, construction sites and industrial …
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  • HEY! Water conservation is no laughing matter!

    Each and every one of us can use our precious water supplies more efficiently. Sometimes, it is just a matter of avoiding waste.
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  • Don’t make me come over there…STOP WASTING WATER!

    A single dripping faucet can waste more water in one day than a family member would need for drinking in a whole week!
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  • Water Conservation Top Priority for North Fort Bend Water Authority

    The Committee recommended that the Authority offer evaluations of residential irrigation systems. The Board agreed and approved an agreement with the W.I.S.E. Guys to conduct evaluations of residential irrigation systems for customers of participating MUDs within the Authority’s boundaries
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  • LSGCD Adds New Weather Monitoring Equipment

    The new weather station will be equipped to monitor, record and transmit temperature, the amount of moisture in the air, solar radiation and wind speed on a continuous basis. The Texas A&M team will routinely collect and evaluate the data, using formulas specially created for this application. At the beginning of each week
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  • A Water Efficiency Checklist for Restaurants

    Non-kitchen use can account for up to 35% of water usage in restaurants. Restaurant managers should continuously remind their employees about the importance and benefits of water conservation.
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  • Use water wisely…it is the right thing to do.

    There are 1.1 billion people in the world who do not have access to safe drinking water, and that number will more than double by 2020.
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  • What Landscapers (and homeowners) should know about Stormwater Pollution and how to help prevent it!

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warns that Storm-water Runoff Pollution may well be the biggest single threat to the quality of our drinking water.
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  • What do you know about stormwater pollution?

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    Stormwater pollution can result from contaminated runoff from urban areas as it drains from streets or property through the municipal storm water drainage system and into our waterways (bayous, channels, ditches, etc.). The contaminated storm water may affect waterbodies we use for fishing, swimming and providing drinking water. What pollutes a stormwater drainage system? Common residential …
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