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What's Happening to Texas' Water

Storm Water Videos

Broadcast on Travis County's Cable Channel 17

April Schedule

These six special features, presented by Texas Parks and Wildlife, and videos presented by the LCRA, will be broadcast during each time block listed below:

1) In Land We Trust (TP&W)- the growing land trust movement offers new hope for threatened farm & ranch lands

2) Policing Pollution (TP&W)- game wardens work to keep our water & air clean

3) Last of the Bayous (TP&W)- chronicles the natural beauty of the Clear Creek area & its ecological significance

4) Restoring Galveston Bay (TP&W)- challenges of reversing damage inflicted on Galveston Bay and its marshes

5) Clean Water: It Starts With You (LCRA)- tips on how you can reduce the amount of pollution in storm water runoff.

6) Blind Man's Vision (LCRA)- a brief look at Adam Johnson, who conceived the idea for what would become Buchanan Dam.

April 2nd- 10:00 PM
April 3rd- 12:30 PM & 6:30 PM
April 4th- 9:00 AM & 8:30 PM
April 5th- 8:30 AM
April 6th- 3:00 PM
April 7th- 12:30 PM


The video titled, 'Texas, The State of Flowing Water', presented by TEXAS Parks & Wildlife, explores the importance of water for people and for wildlife, examines the threat facing Texas' water and how to protect it, and outlines simple steps people can take to avoid water shortages. It will be broadcast on the following dates/ times:

April 9th- 10:00 PM
April 10th- 12:30 PM & 6:30 PM
April 11th- 9:00 AM & 8:30 PM
April 12th- 8:30 AM
April 13th- 3:00 PM
April 14th- 12:30 PM


The video titled, 'Texas, The State of Water', presented by Texas Parks & Wildlife, explores the present state of water resources in our state, takes an in-depth look at individual water systems such as the parched deserts in the west to the rich swamps of the east, and examines how these separate elements are really part of a complex, interconnected ecosystem. This video also raises awareness of the demands being placed on the aquifers, rivers, and bays of Texas. It will be broadcast on the following dates/ times:

April 16th- 10:00 PM
April 17th- 12:30 PM & 6:30 PM
April 18th- 9:00 AM & 8:30 PM
April 19th- 8:30 AM
April 20th- 3:00 PM
April 21st- 12:30 PM


The video titled, 'Texas, The State of Water: Finding a Balance', presented by Texas Parks & Wildlife, explores the growing demand for water, the impact that growth will have on Texas, and how the steps we take will impact Texas' people, wildlife, and economic vitality. It will be broadcast on the following dates/ times:

April 22nd- 10:00 PM
April 23rd- 12:30 PM & 6:30 PM
April 24th- 9:00 AM & 8:30 PM
April 25th- 8:30 AM
April 26th- 3:00 PM
April 27th- 12:30 PM


These four following special features, presented by TEXAS Parks & Wildlife, will be broadcast during each time block listed below: 1) Prescription to Burn- examining fire as an important tool to manage and restore natural landscapes. 2) Forests of the River Bottom- examination of how natural flooding cycles are an integral part of the bottomland hardwood forests. 3) Diggin' School- school children learn to construct a 'Wildscape' using native plants that requires little watering. 4) Dealing with Drought- how Corpus Christi is working to secure water for the future.

April 30th- 10:00 PM


Last Modified: Monday, March 3, 2014 12:12 PM

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