BE AWARE OF HEALTH RISKS IN TEXAS LAKES AND RIVERS THIS SUMMER
Planning to take a plunge in a river or lake this summer? Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a rare disease caused by an amoeba that thrives in stagnant or slow-moving, untreated fresh water. Once infected, the disease is usually incurable. The good news is that it is preventable. Before taking that running leap, click here.
BE SMART WHEN WATERING LAWN & GARDEN
Did you know there are some simple steps you can take to ensure you water efficiently to reduce waste and expense? July is national Smart Irrigation Month and it is a great time to take stock of the methods we use to keep our outdoor plants alive. For more, click here.
ZEBRA MUSSEL BOAT DRAINING RULE
NOW MANDATORY STATEWIDE
Don't forget this holiday weekend that the new state-wide rule requiring all watercraft approaching or leaving public waterways in Texas drain any standing water within its wells is now mandatory. For more, click here.
Irrigating a golf course during a hot Texas summer can be a challenge. Keeping everything green during an ongoing drought while complying with mandated cutbacks is an even larger challenge. SugarTree Golf Course, located near Weatherford in the Upper Brazos basin, has managed to implement an effective drought program while maintaining a championship course. For more, click here.