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New Water Monitoring Project in Alabama’s National Forests

…ama Water Watch is a statewide citizen volunteer water quality monitoring program. AWW is part of the Auburn University Water Resources Center and is supported by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Sta…

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Agricultural Best Management Practices for Water Quality

Roughly 46 percent of United States acreage is made up of grassland-pasture, rangeland, and cropland that produce an abundant supply of food and food-based products. Agriculture is vital to the economic and social well-being of all American…

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Understanding the Types of Water Pollution

… to degradation. Alabama utilizes their drinking water from both ground and surface water.

Many of Alabama’s water resources are highly susceptible to pollution due to our unique geology and climate. Dissolved pollutants reach gr…

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Watering Tips

 As with any system it is important to avoid runoff when irrigating or watering. Proper irrigation installation and design will ensure that each plant receives sufficient water.

Reduce the need for watering. Choose water-effic…

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Water Use in Alabama

Alabama’s water resources are important for economic growth and sustainability and for quality of life. The rivers, lakes, and streams in the state help to sustain communities, provide support for industries and jobs, generate pow…

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Everyday Water Conservation

… sprinkler heads are watering your yard (and not the street).

Taking on a few of these actions will help stretch our water resources in times of drought and in times of plenty. You may see a savings in your water bill, too!

To learn m…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Handbook

… Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies including Alabama Water Watch with the Auburn Water Resources Center. This project was fully funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management through a Cl…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Workshops

… Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies including Alabama Water Watch with the Auburn Water Resources Center. This project was fully funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management through a Cl…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Program

…lake, or ocean.  No matter where you are, you are in a watershed and your actions may help protect or potentially harm water resources.
What is Alabama Watershed Stewards?
The Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a science-based education…

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Alabama Water Watch Offers Alabama Rivers Educator Workshops

…n, habitats and recreation for those who call Alabama home. Alabama Water Watch, which is part of the Auburn University Water Resources Center and receives support from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, is providing educators with A…

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SerPIE: What’s in your soil and water?

…hat can I do to help?

SerPIE-ASEMP for Undergraduates
Science Video Resource Library

Pollution of soil and water resources by pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) is a serious environmental issue.
Types of PPCPs

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Pond Construction and Watershed Management in Recreational Fish Ponds

Pond Construction and Watershed Management is part one of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Alabama has about 250,000 small ponds covering more than 134,000 acres. Ponds are usually built for several purposes: ir…

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Aquatic Resources Team: Project Activities & Impacts 2017

… of freshwater fishes and diverse marine fishes and invertebrates, aquatic plants, reptiles, and amphibians. These rich water resources are used for drinking and other household uses, hydroelectric power, irrigation, aquaculture, commercial…

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Water Access Issues in Alabama

All along Alabama’s rivers, lakes, bayous, and bays, towns small and large rely on water access to support their economies. The state, therefore, is taking steps to ensure that there is water access for traditional uses for its future gen…

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