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Patty Potty reminds us to “trash ’em, don’t flush ’em” – flushable wipes that is

Posted  June 11, 2015  by  Water News of Texas

“People are flushing all kinds of things down the toilet!” Patty points out. “It’s not a trash can, you know! Wipes don’t decompose.

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The Woodlands’ water program named top in Texas

Posted  April 5, 2015  by  Water News of Texas

“This award is not only a tribute to WJPA and the 11 MUDs we serve, but to The Woodlands community who heard and responded to our message of water conservation,” Stinson said

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Houston suburbs reclaiming more wastewater

Posted  January 11, 2015  by  Water News of Texas

As suburban water providers aim to meet state benchmarks for reducing reliance on groundwater, they have cringed at undertaking costly expansions to draw more water from Lake Houston via the city system.

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Tropical rainfall in September in the Lower Rio Grande Valley interrupted the final phases of harvest of the area’s 145,000 acre cotton crop, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications specialist, Weslaco. This field north of McAllen was harvested but not before rains kept the grower from stalk destruction, a state-mandated operation designed to prevent overwintering of boll weevils. (AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana)
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After prolonged drought, South Texas producers are now struggling with too much moisture

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

On Sept. 16, the rains were continuing without any let up in the forecast, which was discouraging for South Texas growers of cotton and citrus

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Water Conservation

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension & Texas Water Foundation Join the Save Water Texas Coalition

Posted  August 6, 2014  by  Water News of Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Texas Water Foundation are new partners in the Save Water Texas Coalition’s efforts to raise public awareness about the critical need for water conservation

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Patty Potty reminds us to “trash ’em, don’t flush ’em” – flushable wipes that is

“People are flushing all kinds of things down the toilet!” Patty points out. “It’s not a trash can, you know! Wipes don’t decompose.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Wet Wipe Manufacturer Agrees To Substantiate “Flushability” Advertising Claims under Settlement with FTC

Under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, Nice-Pak Products, Inc., a manufacturer of wet wipes, has agreed to stop advertising moist toilet tissue as flushable unless it can substantiate that the product is safe to ...
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Bob Nichols, 1926-2015

Bob Nichols, a longtime executive at the Freese and Nichols consulting firm and a nationally recognized leader in the engineering profession, passed away Friday, May 8, in Arlington, Texas. He was 88.
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Ghosts for 1950s Drought Haunt Texas in 2015

Lake Arrowhead was built in the 1960s to supply water to the city of Wichita Falls near the Texas-Oklahoma line. For the last several years, drought has depleted what was once a popular destination for recreation. As of this sp...
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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State Supreme Court Punts on Major Water Case – via The Texas Tribune

  The Texas Supreme Court made news Friday for what it didn’t do. To the surprise of a bevy of water rights experts, the court turned away a high-profile case seeking clarity on murky groundwater laws. As the state’...
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Texas needs network for sharing water supplies

This is why we filed House Bill 3298. This bill instructs the Texas Water Development Board to study the viability of developing markets for water in Texas, including the potential construction of a water grid within and acro...
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Rain tops off Lewisville Lake

After a week of downpours in North Texas, Army Corps of Engineers officials in Lewisville report lake levels across this part of the country are reaching capacity — and in some cases exceeding it.
by Water News of Texas
 

 



 
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The Woodlands’ water program named top in Texas

“This award is not only a tribute to WJPA and the 11 MUDs we serve, but to The Woodlands community who heard and responded to our message of water conservation,” Stinson said
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Houston suburbs reclaiming more wastewater

As suburban water providers aim to meet state benchmarks for reducing reliance on groundwater, they have cringed at undertaking costly expansions to draw more water from Lake Houston via the city system.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
Tropical rainfall in September in the Lower Rio Grande Valley interrupted the final phases of harvest of the area’s 145,000 acre cotton crop, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications specialist, Weslaco. This field north of McAllen was harvested but not before rains kept the grower from stalk destruction, a state-mandated operation designed to prevent overwintering of boll weevils. (AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana)

After prolonged drought, South Texas producers are now struggling with too much moisture

On Sept. 16, the rains were continuing without any let up in the forecast, which was discouraging for South Texas growers of cotton and citrus
by Water News of Texas
 

 

 
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Texas is fuming because Mexico isn’t sending the water it owes

Mexico doesn’t dispute its water debt, but says that its own shortages make it impossible, at this point, to comply with the annual 350,000 acre-feet to be given to the United States.
by Water News of Texas
 

 
 
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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension & Texas Water Foundation Join the Save Water Texas Coalition

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Texas Water Foundation are new partners in the Save Water Texas Coalition’s efforts to raise public awareness about the critical need for water conservation
by Water News of Texas
 

 


 
 


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