Seasonal flooding in the southern areas of Texas was commonplace until a number of flood control reservoirs were built in the latter half of the 20th century. A new study partnering the Brazos River Authority and other state and local organizations will help protect residents in the lower Brazos basin from the potential of flooding. For more, click here.
WATER IS A GREAT TOPIC
FOR SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS
With the start of a new school year, many students will soon be looking for ideas for science fair projects. Itís a great time for children to learn about drought, the need for water conservation and many other water-related issues. 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.