UNL lectures on water for the right use at the right time
Lectures begin Jan. 18, and continue roughly every-other-Wednesday through the month of April. All lectures will be in the first floor auditorium of Hardin Hall, northeast corner of N. 33rd and Holdrege Sts, on UNL’s East Campus.
Permanganate Candles Clean Contamination at Former Cozad Landfill
The synergy created from an experienced researcher mentoring promising and creative graduate students has resulted in a seemingly effective and low-cost solution to groundwater contamination at a former central Nebraska landfill.Read More
Irrigation Management Project Expands
University of Nebraska Extension Educator Randy Pryor said it all started when he learned about the success of the Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Demonstration Network (NAWMDN) in 2007. He and City of Wilber Water Manager Jerry Petracek ordered watermark sensors and an ETgage through a Wilber Wellhead Sourcewater Grant.Read More
Partnership of UNL, Private Firm Works to Clean Contaminated Groundwater
Sometimes rather thorny and extensive groundwater contamination problems can be overcome with the right combination of innovation, experimentation and partnership.
That's what a researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hoping will provide a possible answer for cleaning up a large plume of contaminated groundwater just east of Grand Island.Read More
Evapotranspiration, or ET, is loss of water through evaporation from the earth's surface, including open water and plant surfaces, and plant transpiration, or how a plant grows by passing water from its roots up through its stem and leaves to the atmosphere (Source: Derrel Martin, UNL Biological Systems Engineering. Watershed Water Balance: The Role of ET and Consumptive Use.)Read More