Abstracts of presentations given on Tuesday, 12 July 2005 in session 9 of the UCOWR conference.


The Red Bluff Water and Power Control District proposed the Pecos River Ecosystem Project in 1997, to address saltcedar issues along the Pecos River. The initial objectives of the project were to increase efficiency of water delivery in the river to irrigation districts within the Red Bluff District and improve the quality of the water by decreasing the salinity. After four years of herbicide application on the saltcedar, the project has emerged as the first step to what could be important to the overall statewide plan for water conservation along Texas rivers by managing saltcedar infestations.