Water is vital for the health of all
ecosystems, and for the economic sustainability of ranchers,
farmers, industries, and municipalities within the Trinity River
Basin. Effectively managing our
water resources and the land that water flows over and beneath
will determine the future health of our ecosystems and humans
On this page, you can access
information on rainwater harvesting techniques, the characteristics
and importance of streams and rivers, issues within urban areas,
the nature and function of watersheds, and ways to conserve water
around the house and on your land.
Visit the TPWD
The State of Water website for information and videos
pertaining to streams, rivers, bays, springs, wetlands, estuaries
and other water resources within Texas.
Visit the Texas A&M TEXAS WATER
website for information on surface and groundwater, water laws,
rainwater, stormwater, and water marketing.
For a comprehensive look at Texas
water laws, including surface and groundwater, water use, and
public access to waters, look at the Handbook of
Texas Water Law.
Techniques for rainwater harvesting at home and on land. View Links »
Streams and Groundwater
The nature and function of streams and interactions with groundwater.View Links »
Describes what a watershed is and ways to restore and protect them.View Links »
Ways to conserve water around the house and on your land.View Links »
Resources for urban issues such as stormwater and drinking water standards, and urban wildlife.View Links »