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Houston Ship Channel success story
(Houston-Galveston Area Council, 1992)
Serving as the port for the largest petrochemical complex in the world, the Houston Ship Channel is part of the third largest port in the United States. However, the ship channel was declared biologically dead in October ...
Demonstration/Evaluation of Constructed Wetlands as an Alternative On-Site Wastewater System
(Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, 1999)
Adequate on-site waste water treatment in the Galveston Bay watershed and Brazoria County directly effects the in-flow water quality and the ultimate water quality of the estuary. There are more than 90,000 permitted ...
Houston-Galveston navigation channels, Texas Project. Report 1, Galveston Bay field investigation
(U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 1994)
The field investigation report herein was conducted by the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES), Vicksburg, MS, from 9 July 1990 through 16 January 1991, to provide the data for support of the numerical ...
Summary of Water-Resources Activities of the U.S. Geological Survey in Texas-Fiscal Years 1989-1992
(U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1993)
Water resources activities in Texas include the systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of hydrologic data, evaluation of eater demands, and water resources research. This report describes the activities of ...
Flow from the Trinity River to Galveston Bay
(Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1993)
The flow of the Trinity River into Galveston Bay varies naturally over a very wide range. Naturalized flows, which remove man-made influences from measured flows by subtracting the effects of reservoir evaporation and ...
Turning the tide: America's coasts at a crossroads
(U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, 1997)
NOAA's State of the Coast Project offers information about topics related to the use and preservation of natural resources in our Nation's coastal areas. It is a focal point for exchange of ideas among those responsible ...
Volunteer Water Monitoring: A Guide for State Managers
(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, Office of Water Regulations and Standards, 1990)
This document provides state, regional, and federal program managers with a practical reference for developing, implementing, and maintaining a surface water volunteer monitoring program. A number of states have successfully ...
Diazinon in municipal effluents and ambient waters for the upper Trinity River, Texas
(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Management Division, Water Quality Management Branch, Technical Section and the Texas Water Commission, Water Quality Standards and Assessment Section, 1992)
Diazinon is a broad spectrum organophosphate insecticide used widely both around the home and in agriculture for the control of soil insects, such as wireworms, cutworms, fire ants, etc. In spite of its broad usage in Texas ...
New tools to protect water quality. Computerized maps, decision-support systems, use high-tech methods to safeguard water supplies.
This report includes a background to the problem of water quality and its solutions to safeguard water quality. Computerized maps called Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are discussed, along with Texas agencies beginning ...
Non-Transient, Non-Community Water Systems
(United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1995-10)
No abstract available.