For Educators

TAWC Online Tools


TAWC 2014 Field Day Presentations

Update from the Texas Water Development Board - Bech Bruun

Water Planning in Texas and How Ag Fits into the Equation - Doug Shaw

Out in the Field with TAWC


TAWC 2014 Irrigation Short Course Presentations

March 11 Meeting:

Irrigating by the Numbers and Understanding the Parameters - Bob Glodt

Cotton Water Supply & Demand - Dr. Dan Krieg

March 18 Meeting:

2014 Pre-Plant and Early Irrigation Strategies - Jim Bordovsky

April 1 Meeting:

TAWC Research Findings - Rick Kellison

Cotton Irrigation Information - Dr. Dan Krieg

April 8 Meeting:

Scheduling Cotton Irrigation (60% PET) - Bob Glodt



TAWC Presentations

Presentation made to the Nebraska Independent Crop Consultants Association on February 13, 2014.

Presentation made to Sorghum U in Levelland, Texas, on January 7, 2014.

Presentation made at the 2nd Biennial Texas Panhandle High-Plains Water Conservation Symposium on February 11, 2014.

Presentation made at the Region O Planning Meeting - April 2014.



Presentations made at 2014 HPACC Meeting

Water Supply & Demand -Dr. Dan Krieg

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation - Rick Kellison

High Plains Water District Update - Jason Coleman and James Powell

Understanding Moisture Probe Data - Brady Hinson

Cotton Production in a Changing Environment - Bill Robertson


Other Helpful Sites

Texas Coalition for Sustainable Integrated Systems is part of the Plant & Soil Science Department at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Our program is multidisciplinary with large interaction from various departments, universities, state agencies, government entities, companies, commodity groups and producers.

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Information for Students and Teachers provides information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge. Links to other helpful web sites are also available.

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources
provides general information over varying water topics such as Groundwater, Surface Water, Water Quality, Water Use, etc. These information pages can be used as background information when teaching students about different aspects of water.

“Water IQ: Know your water”
is a multifaceted educational campaign targeting businesses and 1.5 million consumers. Water IQ challenges people to learn more about their natural water source and how wise, efficient daily water-use habits can make it last, especially during a drought. This site provides Water IQ Quizzes and general educational tips and resources.

The Groundwater Foundation
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and motivating people to care for and about groundwater. This site provides student activities, games, and puzzles as well as sample activities and educational games for the classroom.

The Environmental Science Institute at the University of Texas in Austin has developed a web site that provides information on Groundwater, Hydrology, Ecosystems, People and water, and K-12 Educational Resources that parallel these areas. Supportive classroom and laboratory.