Archive for November, 2011

GEAA and SOS Commission Study of Land-Applied Effluents on the Edwards Aquifer

A new report released by the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance and Save Our Springs Alliance shows that the state’s permitting of land disposal of wastewater is failing to protect the Edwards Aquifer and Hill Country springs, creeks, rivers, and groundwater. According to the report, Land Applied Wastewater Effluent Impacts on the Edwards Aquifer, prepared by Dr. Lauren Ross, Ph.D., P.E. of Glenrose Engineering, a growing body of evidence establishes that poorly operated systems and a lack of permit standards are ...

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TWRI to host Watershed Coordinators Roundtable, Stakeholder Facilitation Training

The Texas Water Resources Institute will host a Texas Watershed Coordinators Roundtable Jan. 25 at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Training Center in Waco. To RSVP, visit http://watershedplanning.tamu.edu.

Preceding the roundtable, a Stakeholder Facilitation Training will be held Jan. 24, also at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Training Center. The training, instructed by Charlie MacPherson of Tetra Tech, will highlight the tools used to effectively identify, engage and involve stakeholders throughout a watershed to restore ...

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Vote For Proposition 8 on November 8th

Securing Clean Reliable Water for Texas’ Future – Vote for Prop. 8
Vote Early October 24th – November 4th
Election Day is November 8th

Prop 8 will help Texas, secure a reliable supply of water for our children and grandchildren, protect water quality in our streams, rivers and aquifers, increase our water supply, which will help keep water rates affordable, and enhance water conservation by encouraging more efficient water usage.

For more information click here.

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