Water School

What is erosion?

Erosion is the process in which soil is moved or carried away by water, air or other natural processes.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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