With Texas facing projected water shortages as our population grows, planners are weighing options from cloud seeding to saltwater desalination. However, an idea that's receiving a great deal of attention is water reuse. Though some may foresee the "yuck factor" as a potential roadblock, the idea of cleaning wastewater and reusing it has been a practical facet of the Texas water planning process for years. For more, click here.
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.
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.