Project Goals/Objectives: Demonstrate the effectiveness of winter cover crops in removing nitrate-nitrogen from the soil profile to minimize nitrate leaching; Demonstrate the ability of zeolite to reduce atrazine and arsenic concentrations in water; Assess the extent of atrazine and arsenic detections in private groundwater in the Seymour and Ogallala Aquifers.
Project Location: The Texas High Plains (Ogallala Aquifer) and Texas Rolling Plains (Seymour Aquifer)
Project Costs: Federal ($98,341); Non-Federal Match ($118,113); Total ($216,454)
Project Participant(s): TSSWCB and Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Project Workplan: 03-08
Quality Assurance Project Plan: 03-08
Project Final Report: 03-08