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Regional Water Plan: Region L (South Central Texas), 2016, Volume 1. Executive Summary and Regional Water Plan

Description: Water plan for Region L (South Central Texas) describing water resources and suppliers in the area, usage statistics and forecasts, water needs, recommended water management strategies for the suppliers and counties, drought management, funding plans, and information on the creation of the plan.
Date: December 2015
Creator: South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group

Medina County / Community of D'Hanis Flood Protection Study

Description: The purpose of the Medina County - D'Hanis Flood Protection Study is to evaluate the flooding problems in the D'Hanis area within Medina County and develop cost effective flood reduction alternatives considering public safety and welfare. This project was funded by Medina County and the Texas Water Development Board under the Flood Protection Planning Grant Program.
Date: August 2011
Creator: Halff Associates, Inc.

Regional Open Space Plan

Description: This report presents and applies the concept of utility open space to the Alamo Area Council of Governments region, and delineates utility open space needs, priorities, and opportunities.
Date: March 1973
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments

Housing Characteristics Study: Phase 2

Description: Summary: "This report is a brief analysis of 1970 Census Information from the 1st, 2nd, and 4th count summary tapes. It is compiled from several published sources as well as special designated tract group print-outs for the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region, its several counties and incorporated cities. It is to form a basis along with other studies, of the regional housing development plan."
Date: December 1972
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments

Housing Market and Industry Profile: Phase 2

Description: Summary: This report is a brief analysis of the Housing Market and Industry in the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region. It relates the various sources of housing and locates geographically their concerted efforts, in order to identify gaps and unmet needs. It incorporates housing activity throughout the entire eleven county region and will form an important base of the regional housing development plan.
Date: December 1972
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments

Windmill-Regulator

Description: Patent for a windmill regulator, specifically windmill breaks "to be used in connection with a windmill placed upon a tower in the usual manner and having the controlling-wire depending therefrom to be drawn upon for stopping the pumping mechanism and to be released for allowing it to resume its operation" (lines 22-28), including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Rohlf, Claus H.

Acetylene-Gas Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements in “gas-machines in which the gas is generated from calcium carbid; in which the gas will be thoroughly washed before passing to the distributing-pipe, thus affording a pure white light, and further to provide a means for running off coal-tar that may gather on the top of the water in the machine.” (Lines 9-18) Illustration is included.
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Metzger, Frederick

Sash Fastener

Description: Patent for a new and useful Sash holder and lock to "provide a simple, cheap, and efficient device of this character which may be applied to either the upper or lower sashes of windows in general use at the present time without materially injuring them and without requiring the aid of a skilled mechanic" (line 10 - 15).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Tuitte, Frank

Mowing Machine

Description: Patent for a mowing machine. This invention is designed to attach to mowers of various sizes in order to divide material along a proper line of swath and guide it over the cutting-bar.
Date: April 11, 1901
Creator: Weynand, Peter