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Paddy Murphy

Event: Texas Well Owner Workshop

The Texas Well Owner Workshop, an educational training session for residents who depend on household wells for their water supply, will be held July 27 in Wimberley.

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Photo by: Shelby Knowles

Event: Cypress Creek Open House

The Second Cypress Creek Watershed Protection Plan Open House Meeting is scheduled for July 22 at the Blue Hole in Wimberley.

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Maggie Osterberg

Some simple ways to protect rivers

An environmentalist has some suggestions on simple ways to protect Texas rivers and wildlife, from buying a river-themed license plate to easing up on outdoor irrigation.

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Invasive mussels found in Lake Travis

Zebra mussels, an invasive species that can clog public water intakes and damage boats, have been found in Lake Travis, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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Trey Ratcliff

Event: InvestH20 Forum

The third annual InvestH2O Forum, "Disruptive Water Technologies and Innovative Investment Scenarios," will meet in Austin on June 15-16.

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Caleb Bryant Miller

Off-channel reservoirs come with problems

Off-channel reservoirs, constructed away from a river's main channel, may be more environmentally friendly in some ways than on-channel reservoirs, but they come with their own problems.

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Steve Overby

TWDB reports on progress in dealing with floods

Beginning with improvements of the state's streamgage network, the Texas Water Development Board has used funding aimed at protecting communities from catastrophe to help the state deal with flooding.

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