Public Outreach

Water Quality Multimedia

Explore a Wastewater Treatment Plant

An informational wastewater treatment module that shows the procedures of wastewater treatment and explains why it is important to properly manage wastewater at all steps in the process, from your home all the way to the stream where the treatment facility discharges.

Explore the Do's and Don'ts of Septic Systems

Spanish version of Explore the Do's and Don'ts of Septic Systems

An online training program to illustrate proper septic system function and maintenance to ensure efficiency and to extend the life of the system.

Explore the Sources of Fats, Oils and Greases

An online training program to address management practices for handling fats, oils, grease, and household chemical use and disposal. The training is geared toward both businesses and homeowners.

Flush It or Toss It!

A fun and engaging way for people of all ages to learn about what to flush and what NOT to flush down the toilet. Factoids are provided on the dangers of flushing inappropriate things down the toilet. These actions, compared with FOG issues, can contribute to the plugging of sewer lines, creating fatbergs.

Components of a Riparian System

Learn about the three parts of a Riparian System, and the role each plays in water quality.

NonPoint Source Pollution Education

These videos were funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, as a component of a 319 NonPoint Source Pollution Grant focusing on Geronimo Creek. The creative design originated with the Seguin High School Summer 2015 Project Based Learning Class.

Water Quality Publications

Don't Be Clueless About Water Quality

Don't Be Clueless About Water Quality - This brochure covers watersheds, nonpoint source pollution, stewardship, alternatives to HHW, and a listing of contact resources.

Basin Highlights Report

Basin Highlights Report - GBRA produces an annual report to its Clean River Program Activities. The report can downloaded from our Publications section, or single printed copies can requested.

Guadalupe River Basin Macroinvertebrates & Crustaceans Identification Chart

Guadalupe River Basin Macroinvertebrates & Crustaceans Identification Chart

Water Conservation Education

Water Conservation

Water Conservation - Using water efficiently and avoiding waste is fundamental to ensuring water availability in the future. Here are a few ideas that will help to protect our water supply. In our businesses, schools, and homes, using water more efficiently will lessen the effects of limited water supply.

Water-Related Interactive Activities

Watershed Puzzle

Watershed Puzzle - Everyone lives in a watershed - an area of land that drains water into a particular creek, river or lake. This puzzle will help you learn about the watersheds of the Guadalupe River Basin.

Water Trivia Quiz

Water Trivia Quiz - Think you know a lot about water? Take this quiz to find out - and you might just win a prize!

GBRA Scholarships

The opportunity to submit scholarships has passed. Applications are currently under review. Finalists will be notified in April via the contact information provided on their application or by their high school counselor.

The GBRA Scholarship program helps students across the counties of the Guadalupe River Basin to achieve their educational goals. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 will be awarded for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Graduating Seniors who demonstrate exemplary writing skills, academic excellence and educational motivation are encouraged to apply. Students who reside in the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority's 10- County service area (Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Dewitt, Victoria, Calhoun and Refugio) are eligible to apply.

2020-2021 High School Seniors, check back in the fall 2020 semester for the 2020-2021 school year application.

Speaking Engagements

For school presentations contact:
Cinde Thomas-Jimenez
GBRA Education Coordinator

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