Monitoring, improved efficiency are critical to preserve water resources in the High Plains

Smith, Ron
February 2010
Southwest Farm Press;2/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) project aiming to monitor and improve preservation of water resources in the Texas High Plains. It presents the importance of saving water which includes allowing water availability to the next generation, prolonging the life of aquifers and providing the chance to discover new technologies for efficient water use. It mentions useful tools which includes water meter, irrigation program and economic decision tool.


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