Dallas has had record rainfall in 2015 totaling 57.95 inches. Could homeowners be doing something to slow and/or lessen storm water runoff, create less pollution in runoff, or direct water that falls on your property so that groundwater supplies are replenished? Dr Fouad Jaber will address these subjects next Tuesday.
Date: Tuesday, December 8
Time: 10:00 am
Place: The Raincathcher’s Garden of Midway Hills (we will meet in fellowship all)
11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas 75229
Master Gardeners can receive one hour of education credit
This class is open to the public. Bring a friend, all welcome.
Video by Starla
Information about our speaker, Dr.Fouad Jaber:
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in Integrated Water Resources Management
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dr. Jaber’s research emphasis is integrated water resources management. His area of study is focused on best management practices to mitigate the harmful effects of urbanization on storm water volume and water quality. He test the effectiveness of green infrastructure (GI) and low impact development (LID) practices such as porous pavement, bio-retention areas, green roofs, rainwater harvesting and wet detention ponds. Dr. Jaber also conducts research in water reuse in urban settings including grey water and A/C condensate reuse.