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    • Capping of Water Wells for Future Use 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Mechell, Justin (2007-09-04)
      Water wells that are not being used, but that might be needed in the future, can be sealed with a cap that covers the top of the well casing pipe to prevent unauthorized access and contamination of the well. This publication ...
    • Case Studies on the Effects of Climate Change on Water, Livestock and Hurricanes 

      Yu, Chin-Hsien (2014-07-25)
      This dissertation investigates the agricultural impacts of climate change in three ways addressing water implications of mitigation strategies, feedlot livestock productivity vulnerability induced by climate change and ...
    • Decontaminating Flooded Wells (Spanish) 

      Boellstorff, Diana; Dozier, Monty; Provin, Tony; Dictson, Nikkoal; McFarland, Mark L. (2007-10-08)
      This publication explains how to decontaminate and disinfect a well, test the well water and check for well damage after a flood.
    • Disinfecting Water Wells by Shock Chlorination (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2007-10-05)
      If your well has been flooded, it must be shock chlorinated before it can be used as a source of drinking water. This publication explains how to disinfect a well using either dry chlorine or liquid household bleach.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      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 ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Lead (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      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.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-06-19)
      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.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      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. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      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. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-05-03)
      High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what are the health effects of nitrates in drinking water ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-02-21)
      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 ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Radionuclides (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-12-21)
      Radionuclides in drinking water can cause serious health problems for people. This publication explains what the sources of radionuclides in water are, where high levels have been found in Texas, how they affect health and ...
    • Drinking Water Standards (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2006-04-26)
      This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems. It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for contaminants ...
    • Energy Portfolio Assessment Tool (EPAT): Sustainable Energy Planning Using the WEF Nexus Approach - Texas Case Study 

      Mroue, Ahmed Mohamad (2017-08-04)
      The future energy portfolio at the national and subnational levels should consider its impact on water resources and environment. Although energy resources are the main contributors to the national economic growth, these ...
    • Environmentally related water trading, transfers and environmental flows: welfare, water demand and flows 

      Han, Man Seung (Texas A&M University, 2008-10-10)
      This dissertation reports on economic studies of Texas Interbasin Water Transfers (IBT) as a way to lessen expected water shortages, Texas minimum freshwater inflows requirements (FWIB) to protect environmental flows and ...
    • Evaluation of water production in tight gas sands in the Cotton Valley formation in the Caspiana, Elm Grove and Frierson fields 

      Ozobeme, Charles Chinedu (Texas A&M University, 2007-04-25)
      Normally in tight gas sands, water production is not a problem but in such low permeability reservoirs it is difficult to produce gas at commercial flow rates. Since water is more viscous than gas, very little water is ...
    • Harvesting Rainwater for Wildlife 

      Cathey, James; Persyn, Russell A.; Porter, Dana; Dozier, Monty; Mecke, Michael; Kniffen, Billy (2008-08-11)
      Landowners can attract wildlife to their properties by installing rainwater catchment devices. This publication explains wildlife water sources, management considerations, rainfall catchment areas and wildlife tax valuation. ...
    • Homeland Security Challenges Facing Small Water Systems in Texas 

      Dozier, Monty; Theodori, Gene L.; Jensen, Ricard (2007-05-31)
      This fact sheet describes Homeland Security issues that affect Texas and the nation. It includes an overview of some of the key water resource issues associated with preventing intentional contamination of water supplies ...
    • Improving Rainfall Effectiveness on Rangeland 

      McGinty, Allan; Thurow, Thomas L.; Taylor Jr., Charles A. (2000-01-11)
      Rainfall is a major limiting factor for livestock production on Texas rangelands. This publication explains how to more effectively use water for forage production on rangelands, and how to reduce runoff, evaporation, ...
    • Information Sources for Small Water Systems 

      Dozier, Monty; Theodori, Gene L.; Jensen, Ricard (2007-02-19)
      Managers of small waters systems must have information about a variety of topics. This publication lists essential printed and electronic resources on disaster preparedness, national drinking water standards, private water ...