Author Archives: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

How Much to Water Lawn in Winter

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

Water My Yard

Source: 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. [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]  

Drinking Water Problems: Copper

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. Read More →

Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate

Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select and maintain treatment systems. Read More →

Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic

This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply. Read More →

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Liquid Chlorination

This publication explains the process, components, legal requirements, factors affecting performance, and maintenance needs of liquid chlorination systems. Read More →

Constructed Media Wetland

This publication explains the functions, characteristics, choices, configurations and maintenance needs for constructed wetland media. Read More →

Using Renewable Energy to Pump Water

This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable energy sources, and methods to calculate your pumping requirements, and more! Read More →

Texas Rangeland Monitoring: Level Three

In this leaflet, you will learn techniques for monitoring processes such as nutrient cycling, energy flow and more! Read More →

Drinking Water Problems: Lead

This publication explains how lead can enter drinking water, how to have your water tested, and how to eliminate lead from drinking water. Read More →

Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese

In this publication you’ll learn how to know whether your water contains iron or manganese and how to eliminate these contaminants. Read More →

Indicators of Rangeland Stream and Riparian Health

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. Read More →

Indicators of Range Watershed Health

This 26- by 38-inch poster explains the importance of maintaining healthy watersheds on Texas rangelands. Read More →

Shock Chlorination of Wells

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

Saltcedar: Biology and Management

This publication explains saltcedar biology and ecological impacts, water use and control strategies. Read More →