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  Collection Irrigation Practices 19
  Collection Cropping Systems to Conserve Water 5
  Collection Landscaping Practices to Conserve Water 16
  Collection Rainwater Harvesting 2
  Document Document BAE-1529 Evaporation Losses from Shallow Water Bodies in Oklahoma

By Saleh Taghvaeian and Al Sutherland. This Fact Sheet provides a brief review of available methods for estimating free-water evaporation losses. It then presents evaporation estimates for shallow water bodies in Oklahoma, using the pan evaporation method and monthly Mesonet data.

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  Document BAE-1531 The Ogallala Aquifer

By Saleh Taghvaeian, R. Scott Frazier, Dustin Livingston and Garey Fox. This fact sheet discusses the Ogallala Aquifer, the primary source of water for many communities throughout the High Plains region.

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  Document BAE-1532 Agricultural Irrigation with Reclaimed Water: Oklahoma Regulation

By Saleh Taghvaeian and Patrick Fox. Things to consider when planning to reuse water for irrigation include; source water quality, source water quantity, crop selection, soil conditions, method of irrigation, economics, potential health effects and existing regulations (EPA, 2012). This fact sheet focuses on Oklahoma regulations.

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  Document BAE-1533 Drought and Its Impact on Agricultural Water Resources in Oklahoma

By Kul Khand, Saleh Taghvaeian and Ali Ajaz. This fact sheet discusses the impact drought has on agriculture. Revised February 2018.

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  Document BAE-1535 Review and Operational Guidelines for Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeters

By Blessing Masasi, Scott Frazier and Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet describes the general characteristics and principles behind two main types of portable ultrasonic flowmeters currently available in the market and used for both laboratory and field applications: transit-time and doppler ultrasonic flowmeters.

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  Document BAE-1536 Bioretention Cell Design Guidance for Oklahoma

By Alex McLemore, Jason Vogel and Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet discusses bioretention cells (BRC), which are shallow landscape features that capture stormwater runoff. They utilize biological and physical processes to improve stormwater quality and hydrology of a site.

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  Document BAE-1537 Understanding Soil Water Content and Thresholds for Irrigation Management

By Sumon Datta, Saleh Taghvaeian and Jacob Stivers. This fact sheet provides agricultural producers with the basic concepts of soil water and the thresholds utilized for proper interpretation of sensor data for efficient irrigation scheduling. With efficient irrigation management practices, producers can manage and conserve water, maximize the yield of crops and improve economic benefits.

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  Document BAE-1538 Measuring Depth to Groundwater in Irrigation Wells

By R. Scott Frazier, Saleh Taghvaeian and Divya Handa. This fact sheet discusses measuring depth to groundwater in irrigation wells.

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  Document BAE-1742 Vermicomposting – Composting with Worms

By Douglas Hamilton. Vermicomposting is composting with worms. This fact sheet provides information for setting up your own bin.

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  Document HLA-6454 Sustainable Landscapes: Designing a Rain Garden for Residential Property

By Qing Lana Luo, David Hillock and Michael Holmes. This fact sheet discusses the components, design, construction, benefits and plant selection for rain gardens.

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  Document HLA-6612 Turf Irrigation Water Quality: A Concise Guide

By Justin Moss and Michael Kress. This Fact Sheet helps turf managers assess their irrigation water by using four key water properties that are listed on water reports and four key soil properties listed on soil salinity and texture reports.

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  Document L-439 Water Use by Eastern Redcedar

By Chris Zou, Rodey Will, Donald Turton and David Engle. This brochure discusses the use of water by redcedars, and how it affects the water quality and quantity of watersheds.

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  Document L-457 The Water Conservation Garden

By Justin Moss. This leaflet includes information about landscape planning and design, soil quality improvement, turfgrass management, and plant selection and placement to conserve water.

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  Document L-458 Water-wise Landscape Principles

This brochure includes the seven Water-wise Landscape Principles. These are designed to reduce water usage in home landscaping.

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  Document WREC-104 Introduction to Groundwater Hydrology and Management

By Garey Fox, Saleh Taghvaeian and Larry Sanders. This fact sheet reviews the fundamentals of groundwater flow and hydrology, and introduce key terms necessary for adequately understanding groundwater use and management.

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