The Water Education Network website provides front door access to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service resources and programs focusing on Water Conservation, Water Management, Irrigation and Water Quality. With its statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, community collaborators, and AgriLife Research partners, efforts are ongoing to address the water priorities for Texas.
The educational priorities of the Water Education Network include:
- In-Home Water Conservation and Use
- Residential and Municipal Landscape Water Use
- Agricultural and Wildlife Water Utilization and Management
About the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. Some of our major efforts are in mitigating drought impacts; conserving water use in homes, landscapes, and production agriculture; improving emergency management; enhancing food security; and protecting human health through education about diet, exercise, and disease prevention and management.
Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Established: 1915
- Number of direct teaching contacts: 24 million
- Number of volunteers supporting extension programs: 98,573
- Number of counties with an Extension office: 250
- FY 2013 operating budget: $113 million (excludes $35 million in local operating funds from county commissioners courts)