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Watershed Training Presentations

Watershed Training Presentations

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Watershed Program  (PDF: 3.67 Mb)
This presentation gives some background of the watershed program, including the public laws under which the watershed program is implemented, current status of projects in Texas, staffing, funding, benefits, and problems with aging watershed dams; as well as activities of the Water Resources Assessment Team at Blackland Research Center.

Rehab Program (PDF: 1.86 Mb)
This presentation covers the rehabilitation program, including issues and concerns with aging dams such as hazard classification changes and repair needs. Also covered is the rehabilitation planning process.

Sponsor Responsibilities (PDF; 2.61 Mb)
This presentation provides information on typical sponsor issues such as encroachment on easements and urban development around and downstream of floodwater retarding structures. Also covered is suggested actions the sponsors can take to minimize impacts to their dams and inform the public of the benefits of the watershed program.

Watershed Planning, Design, and Construction (PDF; 503 KB)
This presentation covers the planning, design and construction of watershed sites, channels, and related measures.

Texas Watershed Web (PDF; 523 KB)
This presentation gives an overview of the Texas Watershed Information on the Web.