Welcome to RATES Research!
RATES, Research, Applied Technology, Education, and Service is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit Corporation formed to promote and coordinate the collaborative and cooperative use of technology by and among colleges, high schools, public schools, community school districts, public and school libraries, health care facilities, government offices, businesses, health and educational professionals, other educational and community service organizations and community residents for the benefit of the collaborating organizations, their clients, and community residents.
In late June, RATES completed installation of the first two of four RTHS stations for the TWDB-funded Freshwater Flows project, both in Willacy County. Station TWDB-1 is monitoring the Raymondville Drain, and station TWDB-2 is monitoring the Hidalgo-Willacy Main Drain. On July 6-7, the region received significant rainfall; airports in MacAllen, Harlingen, and Brownsville, respectively