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    • 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 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2005-11-18)
      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: 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 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-08-04)
      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 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 

      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluating Quality and Palatability Characteristics of Beef Subprimals Treated with Low-dose Irradiation 

      Arnold, John (2012-02-14)
      This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of low-dose irradiation on beef quality and sensory attributes. Beef top rounds (n=10), bottom round flats (n=10), and knuckles (n=18) were collected from a commercial meat ...
    • Hydrogen Sulfide in Drinking Water: Causes and Treatment Alternatives 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Provin, Tony (1999-06-15)
      If drinking water has a nuisance "rotten egg odor, it contains hydrogen sulfide. This leaflet discusses how hydrogen sulfide is formed and how the problem can be corrected.
    • 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 ...
    • Investigation of Data Quality for Wind Tunnel Internal Balance Testing 

      Hidore, John Preston (2013-04-04)
      Achieving high quality, consistency, and testing efficiency in wind tunnel tests using internal balances is accomplished through the use of new testing methods, analysis of data output, and standardized documentation of ...
    • Irrigation Water Quality 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Lemon, Robert G.; Stichler, Charles (2002-04-11)
      Irrigation water quality is determined by the total amounts of salts and the types of salts the water contains. In this publication you'll learn why well water can be salty, what problems salty water can cause, what tests ...
    • Keep Pesticides Out of Texas Water Supplies: Best Management Practices to Prevent Pesticide Contamination of Water Resources 

      Porter, Dana (2008-09-22)
      To protect our water supplies, pesticides must be used carefully. This publication explains the how to use, store, handle, and dispose of pesticides properly. Trifold brochure.
    • Land Application of Organic Fertilizers or Amendments 

      Harmel, Daren; Mechell, Justin; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2007-12-13)
      Applying organic materials to your land can add beneficial nutrients to the soil. But when too much is applied, or when it is applied incorrectly, organic material can cause environmental problems. This publication will ...
    • Nitrogen Deposition in the Southern High Plains 

      Upadhyay, Jeetendra; Auvermann, Brent W.; Bush, K. Jack; Mukhtar, Saqib (2008-02-11)
      Nitrogen, the most abundant element in the atmosphere, is necessary for life. But too much of this vital element can have negative effects on the environment. This publication can help landowners in the Southern High Plains ...
    • Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Graywater Safety 

      Melton, Rebecca; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2008-10-23)
      Homeowners who use graywater to water their lawns need to understand the risks and safety issues associated with this practice. This publication discusses the constituents of graywater; their potential effects on human, ...
    • Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Graywater Use and Water Quality 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Mechell, Justin; Alexander, Rachel (2008-08-28)
      Like paper and plastic, some water can be recycled. This "graywater," which can be water from bathtubs and showers, clothes washing machines and some sinks, can then be used in landscapes. 1 graphic, 2 page
    • Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Understanding and Maintaining your Septic System 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Mechell, Justin; Alexander, Rachel (2008-10-23)
      It is important that homeowners maintain their septic systems properly. Otherwise, problems that develop could threaten human health and the environment. In this publication you will learn how to maintain all the components ...
    • Pesticide Properties that Affect Water Quality 

      Stevenson, Douglas; Baumann, Paul A.; Jackman, John A. (1997-06-30)
      In order to keep our water supplies safe from pesticide contamination, we must understand which pesticide properties affect water quality, and how. The subject is complex, as properties such as pesticide class, formulation, ...
    • Plugging Abandoned Water Wells 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2002-02-28)
      This brochure explains the threat of abandoned water wells to groundwater resources and the responsibility and liability of Texas property owners. It offers information to landowners on ways to plug such wells.