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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

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Index Terms

Related Material

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Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Sites

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Collection, 2010-



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio
Title: A Guide to the Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Collection
Dates: 2010-
Abstract: Websites and blogs addressing water issues in Texas and throughout the Rio Grande/Bravo Watershed..
Identification: MS 338
Extent: 41 web sites
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

Web collection of web sites relating to water issues, which were crawled by the University of Texas at San Antonio using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web crawler beginning in 2010. The collection includes web sites created by individuals, organizations, and businesses involved in or interested in water use and water conservation in the Rio Grande Watershed or throughout Texas. Also included are links to previous web crawls preformed by the Internet Archive between 1996-2008 for selected web sites. Full text search of web collection is available at the Archive-It web site.

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Arrangement

Web sites are arranged alphabetically by organization, then chronologically by crawl date.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Please contact University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections for further information about copyright issues and permission to publish items from this collection.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Water conservation.
Water quality management.
Wind power.
Solar power.
Locations
Texas.
Colorado.
New Mexico.
Genres/Formats
Digital images.

Local Subjects

Science and Technology
Texas History

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Related Material

Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Collection, 2010-

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[URL], Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Collection, 2010- , University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Web sites gathered beginning in June, 2010 using the Archive-It web crawler.

Processing Information

Created by Juli McLoone, Rare Books Librarian, December 2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Rio Grande Watershed and Texas Water Issues Web Sites

Full text search of the entire collection is available at the Archive-It web site.
AGUA
AGUA is a coalition of concerned individuals and citizen groups working together to preserve the environmentally sensitive Edwards Aquifer. They educate about, and take action to protect the Aquifer and the quality of life of residents and the sustainability of businesses in the Edwards Aquifer region.
Homepage
2004-2011
2010-
The Alamo Group of the Sierra Club
This San Antonio-level group of the national Sierra Club consists of over 2,000 volunteers promoting energy efficiency, a clean environment, and livable communities.
Homepage
2001-2011
2010-
Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District
Formed in 1943, the Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District provides a venue for local input into the management of natural resources in Bernalillo County and parts of southern Sandoval County, including the cities of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.
Homepage
2003-2011
2010-
Conserving Water for Future Generations
This blog addresses water conservation efforts in the Texas Panhandle.
Blog
2011
2011-
Coyote Gulch
John Orr blogs daily about water issues in Texas.
Blog
2009-2011
2011-
Drought Monitor
Provides regular updates on drought status in the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District .
Homepage
2008, 2010-2011
2010-
Durango Texas
In this blog, "Durango" talks about his life in Texas and frequently comments on the rain and the weather and how it is affecting the Forth Worth area.
Blog
2008, 2011
2011-
The Edwards Aquifer
Eckhardt first created this website in 1995 to provide an internet based resources on the Edwards that would be unbiased, educational, and non-technical. He has continued to update its information since that time.
Homepage
1998-2011
2010-
Freshwater Society
A weekly digest of freshwater management news from accross the country.
Blog
2009-2011
2010-
Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
The Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (GEAA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based advocacy for protection and preservation of the Edwards Aquifer, its springs, watersheds, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country.
Homepage
2004-2011
2010-
Harmon on Earth
News archive of Harmon's writing, focusing on environmental and border justice.
Blog
2007-2011
2010-
Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club is an outdoor recreation and conservation organization representing approximately 24,000 Texans in 12 regional groups located throughout the state. Our State Conservation Office located near the State Capitol in Austin serves as a lobbying office and grassroots communications center supporting advocacy and education about our environmental priorities.
Homepage
2000-2011
2010-
Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly
The Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly is a grass roots all-volunteer organization that focuses on water-related issues for Valencia, Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties in New Mexico.
Homepage
2001-2011
2010-
Preserve our Water
Preserve Our Water’s purpose is to educate citizens in protection and preservation of Blanco County’s rural and small town communities, including the protection of water resources, and to encourage informed citizen participation.
Homepage
2006-2011
2010-
Region L: South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group
Region L developes develops five-year plans that protect water resources now and in the future.
Homepage
2008-2011
2010-
Remote Sensing and Hydrological Modelling of the Rio Bravo, Aguascalientes and Central Northern Valleys in Mexico
This project was funded by the Bank Netherlands Water Partnership with the intent to provide a fuller picture of the effets of irrigation, introduce evaporotranspiration management, and create awareness of possible uses of remote sensing measurements coupled with hydrological simulation models.
Homepage
2006-2007
2010-
Rio Grande Class
Blog for a 2009 class taught by Mark McGinley on the cultural and biological history of the Rio Grande.
Blog
2010-
Rio Grande Current
A blog featuring periodic updates on news related to water use in the Rio Grande Watershed.
Blog
2010-
Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust
Formed in 1999, the Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust has worked to "conserve our land, wtaer, and way of life in Colorado's Rio Grande Basin."
Homepage
2006-2011
2010-
Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project
The project seeks to restore and conserve the historical functions and vitality of the Rio Grande in Colorado for improved water quality, agricultural water use, riparian health, wildlife and aquatic species habitat, recreation and community safety.
Homepage
2010-
Rio Grande Institute
The Rio Grande Institute is working to foster appreciation of the unique economic, cultural and natural resources of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo border and to facilitate informed action to conserve those resources and use them for the public good.
Homepage
1997-2011
2010-
Rio Grande International Study Center
The mission of the Rio Grande International Study Center is to "preserve, protect, and foster respect for the Rio Grande-Rio Bravo, its watershed, environment and cultures through research, education, binational stewardship, and alliances with individuals, agencies, and organizations."
Facebook page
2010-
Homepage
2002-2011
2010-
Rio Grande Regional Water Authority
Created by the Texas legislature in 2003, The RGRWA "investigates, plan, acquire, construct, maintain, or operate any property the authority considers necessary or proper for the accomplishment of the purposes of the authority, including water treatment, wastewater treatment, water conveyance, and desalination of water" in Willacy, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Zapata, and Webb counties, excluding the City of Laredo.
Homepage
2006-2011
2010-
Rio Grande Regional Water Planning Group
The Rio Grande Regional Water Planning Group (Rio Grande RWPG) is one of 16 local bodies established under Senate Bill 1 to coordinate long-range water supply planning by bringing together local stakeholders. It includes Maverick, Webb, Zapata, Jim Hogg, Starr, Hidalgo, Willacy, and Cameron counties.
Homepage
2003-2011
2010-
Rio Grande / Rio Bravo: Designing a Common Future
This cooperative project between several Mexican and American institutions seeks to identify opportunities for improved bi-national management of the Rio Grande / Rio Bravo river system.
Homepage
2002-2004, 2007, 2010
2010-
Rio Grande Water Conservation District
Since 1967, the Rio Grande Conservation District has sought to protect the water rights of citizens in the San Luis Valley.
Homepage
2006, 2008-2011
2010-
Rio Grande Watershed Association of Water Conservation Districts
This association consists of five conservation districts in the Upper Rio Grande watershed.
Homepage
2011
2011-
River Systems Institute
The River Systems Institute is committed to protecting and studying the streams that are the essence of life in Texas and elsewhere on the planet.
Homepage
2005-2011
2010-
South Llano Watershed Alliance
The South Llano Watershed Alliance is an organization of landowners and interested stakeholders whose mission statement is to preserve and enhance the South Llano River and adjoining watersheds by encouraging land and water stewardship through collaboration, education, and community participation.
Homepage
2010-
TAMU Water Project
The TAMU Water Project is dedicated to the production, distribution, and research of affordable, appropriate technology point of use ceramic water filters for residents in the Texas Colonias and other rural communities locally and worldwide, and the interdisciplinary engagement of creative public pedagogy informed by social, cultural, political, and health issues related to inadequate access to potable water.
Blog
2008-2011
2010-
Texas Coastal Watershed Program
The Texas Coastal Watershed Program (TCWP) is part of Texas Sea Grant and Texas AgriLife Extension Service , and is affiliated with the national NEMO organization. TCWP provides education and outreach to local governments and citizens on the impacts of land use on watershed health and water quality.
Homepage
2002-2008, 2010
2010-
Texas Water Conservation
SaveWaterTexas specializes in water-related communications, including public outreach, education programs for students and homeowners, and event or workshop hosting.
Homepage
2010-2011
2011-
The Water Information Program
The Water Information Program is a public information program sponsored by the water districts, organizations and agencies in the San Juan and Dolores watersheds of Southwestern Colorado. The purpose of the WIP is to provide information to the public and community on water topics and water related issues.
Blog
1998-2011
2010-
Water is Life / Agua es Vida!
Blog featuring news updates and opinion pieces on water issues in Texas and the Southwest.
Blog
2009-2011
2010-
Texas Water Matters
By collaborating with water policy specialists, public officials, and the communities of Texas, Texas Water Matters hopes to ensure adequate water for all needs, reduce the future demand for water and foster efficient use, educate decision makers and the general public about the environmental and economic impacts of wasteful water development and the availability of cost-effective, environmentally sound alternatives.
Homepage
2001-2011
2010-
Texas Water Solutions
A blog with ideas for conserving water, specifically ideas for Texas.
Blog
2010-2011
2011-
Texas Watershed Program
This site provides information about Texas watersheds and how to conserve water in those areas.
Blog
2008-2011
2011-

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