How Much to Water Lawn in Winter

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Source:  Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Dallas – YouTube Channel

Water My Yard

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Source:  WaterMyYard.org

WaterMyYard.org is a free website that lets Texas residents know when and how much to water based on local weather patterns, the type of irrigation they use and other factors.

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Drinking Water Problems: Copper

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. 

By: Monty Dozier, Mark L. McFarland, Bruce J. Lesikar

ID: L-5472

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Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select and maintain treatment systems. 

By: Monty Dozier, Dana Porter, Bruce J. Lesikar, Rebecca Melton, Michael Hare

ID: L-5468

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Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

High levels of arsenic in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply. 

By: Monty Dozier, Bruce J. Lesikar, Rebecca Melton, Janie Hopkins, Michael Hare

ID: L-5467

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Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Liquid Chlorination

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

This publication explains the process, components, legal requirements, factors affecting performance, and maintenance needs of liquid chlorination systems for onsite wastewater treatment.

By: Richard Weaver, Bruce J. Lesikar, Amanda Richter, Courtney O’Neill

ID: L-5460

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Constructed Media Wetland

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

This publication explains the functions, characteristics, choices, configurations and maintenance needs for constructed wetland media in on-site wastewater treatment systems. 

By:  Richard Weaver, Bruce J. Lesikar, Amanda Richter, Courtney O’Neill 

ID: L-5459

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Using Renewable Energy to Pump Water

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

 Solar and wind power can be economical and environmentally friendly ways to pump water for homes, irrigation and/or livestock water wells. This publication explains how these pumps work, the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable energy sources, and methods to calculate your pumping requirements.

By:  Juan Enciso, Michael Mecke

ID: L-5457

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Texas Rangeland Monitoring: Level Three

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Rangeland health is the degree to which the integrity of the soil, vegetation, water, air and ecological processes are balanced and sustained. In this leaflet, you will learn techniques for monitoring processes such as nutrient cycling, energy flow and water cycling using a simple scoring method to indicate rangeland health.

By: Charles R. Hart, Allan McGinty, C. Wayne Hanselka

ID: L-5455

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Drinking Water Problems: Lead

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Lead in drinking water can damage the brain, kidneys, nervous system and red blood cells. This publication explains how lead can enter drinking water, how to have your water tested, and how to eliminate lead from drinking water. 

By: Monty Dozier, Mark L. McFarland

ID: L-5452

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Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Iron and manganese can give water an unpleasant taste, odor and color. In this publication you’ll learn how to know whether your water contains iron or manganese and how to eliminate these contaminants with various treatment methods such as aeration and chemical oxidation.

By: Monty Dozier, Mark L. McFarland

ID: L-5451

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Indicators of Rangeland Stream and Riparian Health

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

The management of streams and riparian areas directly affects the quality of Texas water. The descriptive text and 12 color photos on this 26- by 38-inch poster make it easy to identify areas that are healthy, at risk or unhealthy. Landowners can change management practices to promote the recovery of streams and riparian areas that have become degraded. 

By:   Larry D. White, Barron S. Rector, Nikkoal  Dictson  

ID: L-5449

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Indicators of Range Watershed Health

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

This 26- by 38-inch poster explains the importance of maintaining healthy watersheds on Texas rangelands. The descriptive text and 15 color photos make it easy to identify watershed areas in three categories–healthy, at risk and unhealthy. If a watershed has become degraded, the landowner should change land management practices to promote its recovery. 

By:   Larry D. White, Barron S. Rector, Nikkoal  Dictson  

ID: L-5448

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Shock Chlorination of Wells

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

hock chlorination is a method of disinfecting a water well. This publication gives complete instructions for chlorinating with bleach or with dry chlorine.

By:  Bruce J. Lesikar 

ID: L-5441

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Saltcedar: Biology and Management

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Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Saltcedar is a small tree that causes major problems along rivers in the western half of Texas and throughout the U.S. Southwest. This publication explains its biology and ecological impacts, water use and control strategies.

By:  Bruce J. Lesikar 

ID: L-5440

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