Videos has made of all presentations at the 2017 Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts Summit are now available. Check out Dr. Miller’s video here:
Smith defends dissertation
Congratulations to Dr. Ben Smith for successfully defending his dissertation, Improving Adoption of Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Texas. Dr. Smith starts in his new position at GSI Environmental in Houston.
Smith publishes article on feasibility of aquifer storage and recovery in two Texas aquifers
Read the article here. Thanks also to the Texas A&M Library OAKFund for allowing us to make this article open access, meaning anyone in the world can view it for free.
Applications open for Summer 2018 Research Experience for Undergraduates in Costa Rica
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! https://tamu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dcZlhp3nVWp1Tb7 Purpose: The goal of this NSF-sponsored REU is to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to develop essential skills in designing, executing and disseminating original research that quantifies the hydrologic and biogeochemical fluxes in the watershed of a tropical montane cloud forest. Students will have an opportunity to work on field and […]
Dr. Miller discusses managed aquifer recharge post-Harvey with the Texas Tribune
Check out Dr. Miller’s interview with the Texas Tribune on aquifer recharge using storm water here.
Dr. Miller interviewed for Conservation Matters
Read Dr. Miller’s interview in Conservation Matters, the official publication of the Texas Water Resources Institute. It discusses groundwater research needs following Hurricane Harvey.
Merket defends thesis June 28th
Group member Courtney Merket successfully defended her MS thesis, Earth Systems Modeling in the Brazos River Alluvium Aquifer: Improvement of Computational Methods and Development of Conceptual Model. Congratulations Courtney and good luck in your new position at Freese and Nichols!
Miller’s Drainage Reuse Initiative Project Featured on NPR’s Houston Matters
Harris County Comissioner Jack Cagle and Harris County Flood Control District Executive Director Russ Poppe were recently featured on the NPR show Houston Matters, discussing the Drainage Reuse Initiative, for which Dr. Miller is the lead Texas A&M researcher. Listen below:
Watching tropical storm Otto closely…
Current predictions suggest that our site at the Soltis Center is along the path of what may soon be Hurricane Otto! We hope all our friends at the center and their families stay safe! The region is already prone to mudslides and flooding, so 8-18″ of rain in a short time can be quite problematic. […]
Miller and Smith tour El Paso’s water infrastructure
Dr. Miller and Ph.D. student Ben Smith recently visited collaborator Dr. Zhuping Sheng at the AgriLife Research Center in El Paso, to discuss progress on our joint Managed Aquifer Recharge project. While there, we met his post-doctoral research associate Dr. Shalamu Abudu, his graduate students from Texas A&M and New Mexico Tech, and visiting scholar Dr. Lifei Chen. While in […]