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    • Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., Cultivars Differential Response to Salinity 

      Elkins, Heather D'Ann (2017-08-21)
      Arable land for crop production is increasingly affected by soil salinization, including the irrigated land in western and southwestern regions of the United States. The primary water source for irrigated cotton in the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Energy Use and Irrigation Scheduling for Efficient Water Use 

      Marek, Thomas; Porter, Dana (Texas Water Resources Institute, 2010-09)
      Texas High Plains Evapotranspiration (TXHPET) network personnel continued to operate and maintain the network of 15 to 18 weather stations to provide timely weather and evapotranspiration (ET) data in support of related ...
    • Evaluation of Contaminant Mixing in Rainwater Harvesting First Flush Diverters 

      Mechell, Justin K. (2010-01-14)
      As the world population increases, the demand increases for quality drinking water. The harvesting of rainwater has the potential to assist in alleviating pressures on current water supplies and storm water drainage systems. ...
    • Groundwater Conservation Districts: Success Stories 

      Porter, Dana; Persyn, Russell A.; Enciso, Juan (1999-09-06)
      Demand for water is increasing, so our aquifers must be conserved and protected. The Groundwater Conservation Districts in Texas are carrying out a number of successful programs in the areas of education and public awareness, ...
    • Groundwater Conservation Districts: Success Stories. 

      Porter, Dana; Persyn, Russell; Enciso, Juan (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1999)
    • 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. ...
    • Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-01-19)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Irrigation Monitoring with Soil Water Sensors (Spanish) 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Peries, Xavier (2007-07-25)
      Monitoring soil water content is essential if growers want to optimize production, conserve water, reduce environmental impacts and save money. This publication illustrates how soil moisture monitoring can improve irrigation ...
    • Irrigation of Forage Crops 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Fipps, Guy; Colaizzi, Paul (2004-06-10)
      Irrigation is a crucial part of crop production in many parts of Texas. This publication explains the importance of knowing seasonal and peak water requirements and selecting the proper irrigation method. Several methods ...
    • 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.
    • Maintaining Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Bordovsky, Jim; Fipps, Guy (2004-09-07)
      A subsurface drip irrigation system should last more than 20 years if properly maintained. Important maintenance procedures include cleaning the filters, flushing the lines, adding chlorine and injecting acids. Details of ...
    • Maintaining Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems (Spanish) 

      Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Bordovsky, Jim; Fipps, Guy (2004-09-07)
      A subsurface drip irrigation system should last more than 20 years if properly maintained. Important maintenance procedures include cleaning the filters, flushing the lines, adding chlorine and injecting acids. Details of ...
    • Rainwater Harvesting 

      Porter, Dana; Persyn, Russell A.; Silvy, Valeen (2008-05-30)
      Homeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants.