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Water Resources in Texas—Issues and Careers

About this presentation

Zoomerama 2020 TX water resources talk 200 wide


Texas leads the nation in flood deaths and damage costs. Additionally, some of the most severe droughts occur in Texas. During the next severe extended drought, many if not most of the state water suppliers will have water shortages.

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About the presenter

Zoomerama 2020 presenter Raymond Slade Jr


Raymond Slade Jr.

Raymond Slade Jr is a certified professional hydrologist and adjunct professor who has authored more than 200 reports on Texas water resources and served on dozens of committees and groups regarding water resources.

Educational Resources

Video (view on YouTube)

Presentation (PDF, will be posted after the event)

Lesson plans/ activities

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas

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