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Red Bluff council to discuss naming downtown lane to recognize Chinese contributions – Red Bluff Daily News

RED BLUFF — City Council will consider on Tuesday whether a downtown alley should be named “Historic Chinatown Alley.” The alley is between Main Street and Rio Street and runs from Hickory Street to Pine Street. The Helen and Joe Chew and Jessica Casas Foundation met with city staff and suggested the creation of an […]

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America Should Increase Oil Production, Not Reduce It

With market forces and geopolitical turmoil driving up energy prices, it has become abundantly clear that America needs more energy and the ability to produce it at home. Ken Summers Unfortunately, the policies of the current administration have left us in an untenable situation. The price of natural gas and oil has increased 100% and […]

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Announcement of the new Dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire — known for his experience in urban water conservation, research, community andindustry support — was named the new dean of Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences andTechnology at Fresno State, beginning Sept. 15. St. Hilaire previously spent 24 years in the New Mexico Department of Plant and Environmental SciencesState University, where he […]

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United Health Command urges residents to save water | New

Yellowstone County Unified Health Command press release: Billing, MT – With the recent announcement that the City of Billings was forced to shut down its water treatment plant late Tuesday evening June 14 due to flooding from the Yellowstone River, the Unified Health Command (UHC), composed of Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, RiverStone Health, and […]

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Extreme temperatures continue throughout the weekend

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The National Weather Service is predicting a long spell of intense heat through early next week. Maximum heat index values ​​could exceed 110 degrees for inner parts of the city during the afternoon hours. A heat advisory is in effect for Sunday, June 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In […]

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Utah’s official state of drought emergency is over — but not because the drought is

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s official state of drought emergency is over, but that’s not because the drought is. Governor Spencer Cox issued the emergency order in April as the state entered another year of drought. Under Utah law, these orders are only good for 30 days. But to extend it requires the Utah State […]

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State Water Board Approves Historic Russian River Water Sharing Agreement

The National Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday approved a groundbreaking deal that allows “senior” water rights holders in Russia’s upper river basin to share their supply with junior rights holders whose claims might otherwise be suspended due to drought. The collaborative, community-driven approach negotiated over many months by agricultural, municipal, tribal and other actors […]

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Core Creek Park’s Lake Luxembourg will be lowered as the conservation pool is drained

Fishing and boating on Lake Luxembourg could be hampered this summer by Bucks County Conservation District plans to improve water quality in the lake at Core Creek Park. “For diehards who don’t mind a bit of mud,” the lake in Middletown County Park should still be usable for outdoor activities for most of the season. […]

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Chino Hills offers a one-stop shop for water discounts | New

The City of Chino Hills has partnered with local water agencies to offer water-saving discounts and programs to help residents save water and money, according to the City spokesperson Nicole Freeman. The city declared a Phase III high water conservation alert that went into effect June 1. Chino Hills residents must reduce outdoor watering to […]

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Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market Assessment

Wilmington, Delaware, USA, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The industrial wastewater treatment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5% for the forecast period from 2022 to 2031. Important applications of treated industrial wastewater in boiler feed Water and cooling towers are fueling the growth of the industrial wastewater treatment market. Chemical […]

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How Catalina hopes to survive a historic drought • Long Beach Post News

He was developing technology at the time and the city hoped it would provide a stable source of drinking water on an island 23 miles off the southern California coast with few other options. “I don’t know what we would have done without desalination,” said Avalon Mayor Anni Marshall, who has lived here for 38 […]

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Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Goes Viral With Stupid, Brutal Tweets

(NEXSTAR) – The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation might be the best Twitter account you don’t follow. The department, which oversees the protection of Oklahoma’s fish and wildlife resources, is taking a somewhat unusual approach to maximizing social media engagement — at least as far as a state-run agency is concerned. Ahead of Mother’s Day, […]

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In the pits: Delhi fails to harvest rainwater | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: For a city facing a shortfall of around 400 million gallons of clean water per day, or 32% of daily needs, and with over-exploited groundwater resources, Delhi needs a strong collection culture rainwater (RWH). However, when TOI visited some locations, the picture of this simple and viable water conservation system was confused at […]

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Teaching young people the importance of natural resources

Over the past two months, staff from the Noble Soil and Water Conservation District have been involved in many events with young people in our community. From hunter education to farm school days and Envirothon and 4-H events, there have been endless opportunities to talk with kids about natural resources and the role they can […]

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Vedanta Aluminum strengthens its efforts in favor of the conservation of biodiversity

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity, Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest aluminum producer, announced that it is stepping up its efforts to foster biodiversity in its operating areas in Odisha and Chhattisgarh, in the as part of its sustainable development program. The company has embarked on […]

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Watering Tips for Sacramento Lawns During California Drought

California cities are enforcing water-saving measures, the summer heat has crept in early, and your lush green grass is probably starting to wilt. As reported by the California Drought Information System, 40% of the state is experiencing extreme drought. There is not enough water for wildlife, agriculture and city needs. Among the 40% is Sacramento […]

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Fight drought with Fullerton Arboretum

As much of California and the West continues to experience worsening drought, prioritizing water conservation is more critical than ever. Fullerton Arboretum Superintendent Greg Dyment says, “Water is an important natural resource in California and should not be wasted. Here at Fullerton Arboretum, we have implemented a water conservation plan, […]

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FCC issues bi-monthly guidelines to cotton growers – Latest News – The Nation

MULTAN – The Farmers Advisory Committee (FAC) on Saturday released its bi-monthly guidelines for cotton farmers applicable until May 31, advising them to use laser land levelers for land preparation to save resources like water and fertilizer and get a good production. The 5th FAC meeting, chaired by Director of Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) […]

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As drought worsens, Milpitas gets message about conservation

MILPITAS – Despite urgent pleas to keep going during California’s third consecutive drought year, many communities are still not getting the message. Meanwhile, a South Bay community answers the call for conservation. If one is looking for a community that knows how to shut off the water, a good place to start is Big Bend […]

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California officials say residents used more water in March than any month since 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s drought is getting worse and yet residents used more water in March than any month since 2015, defying conservation calls from Governor Gavin Newsom and other officials, state officials announced on Tuesday. Water consumption jumped almost 19% in March, one of the driest months on record. Last summer, Newsom asked […]

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Amb Hurst: Key to water conservation for Antigua to overcome drought

Residents of Antigua and Barbuda have been warned that the country’s water problems could worsen if much of the Caribbean experiences drought conditions over the next three months. The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) warned Friday of a long-term drought that could have a “negative” impact on the eastern Caribbean islands. “Many […]

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Dunes urges water conservation | News

On Wednesday, April 27, the Town of Sioux City held a press conference to discuss the need for voluntary water conservation due to prolonged drought conditions. The need for this discussion arose because they are beginning to see challenges in pumping raw water from wells for treatment due to the drought. Although the CID has […]

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Tree ring study shows local drought worst since Dust Bowl and 1630s, water supplier says

Sitting at a large table in a conference room, executives from the largest water providers in the Snyderville Basin presented a report Monday evening on the state of the local water supply. The drought was a constant backdrop to their comments. Darren Hess, assistant general manager of the Weber Basin Water Conservation District, discussed cuts […]

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Lake Powell is dangerously close to falling too low, Grand County could suffer

Lake Powell plunged below 3,525 feet for the first time in history. The man-made reservoir, seen here near Bullfrog on March 15, 2022, provides water and electricity to the southwest.National Park Service/Courtesy Photo For the first time in history, Lake Powell plunged below 3,525 feet. This artificial reservoir provides water and electricity to the southwest. […]

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Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation Hosts Earth Day Festival – InkFreeNews.com

Megan Craft, center in pink, took a lesson in how to roll seed balls using clay and soil from Joyce Corson, right, master gardener and naturalist, at the Earth Day Festival from WACF to Syracuse on Saturday, April 30. InkFreeNews photos by David Hazledine. By David HazledineInkFreeNews SYRACUSE — The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation held […]

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Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District Events

PARIS — Spring workshops for the Oxford County Soil and Water District are continuing, and upcoming classes are filling up fast. Upcoming courses are: Maine Forestry for Birds, Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. to noon: Join the OCSWCD and Maine Audubon to learn more about managing forests with birds in mind. The Forestry for Maine […]

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Panola Soil and Water Conservation District Hosts Annual Forest Competition | News

The Panola Soil and Water Conservation District (PSWCD) recently sponsored the annual Woodland Clinic with Harrison County at Double A Hunting Ranch. Members of Panola County FFA chapters competed with Harrison County FFA teams. Teams completed a course that included hardwood identification, wood products, relationships between fodder wood and wildlife, growth rate, tree measurement, volume, […]

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Crow Wing County to Offer Free Water Nitrate Testing – Brainerd Dispatch

Private wells should be tested for nitrate every two years, according to a press release from the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District. Nitrate occurs naturally and at safe, healthy levels in some foods (like spinach and carrots) and comes from natural processes, like plant decay. High nitrate levels in water can be the […]

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Hood executives tackle environmental challenges and drought conditions | through the fort

Military and civilian leaders joined Col. Chad R. Foster, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood, and Brian Dosa, director of public works, for an environmental quality control committee meeting March 31 at the Community Event Center. “We’re trying to balance the realities of being an Army position that falls under the rules, laws and […]

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India: Government efforts turn water conservation into a mass movement

Resonating with the idea of ​​’Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ — the world as one family, India has remained at the forefront of many global initiatives and the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making renewed efforts to water conservation, making it a mass movement of its own. The government under Prime Minister Modi has taken […]

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Chandigarh: Day 1 of water conservation campaign, 7 violators challenged, 98 notices slapped

On the opening day of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation’s campaign against water waste in the city, the civic body cracked the whip, issuing 98 notices to offenders, in addition to 7 challans. The Chandigarh civic body had announced on Thursday that it would start a challan campaign from today (Friday) to curb water wastage during […]

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NW CT Land Conservancy passes preservation milestone

KENT— Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy recently announced a new milestone in conservation: 13,000 acres of land and water permanently protected. Newly conserved land in Bridgewater, Kent, Sharon and Washington includes a public nature reserve, working farmland and habitat for rare species, members said. “Connecticut is not on track to meet its statewide land conservation goals. […]

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Indonesia and Panama cooperate on water conservation

So, I am very satisfied with Indonesia’s attempts. We have the potential for multilateral cooperation which can generate a concrete result. Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia and Panama have agreed to cooperate on water conservation to strengthen the implementation of the blue economy concept to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. “The attempt aims […]

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Wichita City Council renews water conservation rebate program for 2022

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The Wichita City Council has approved $100,000 for the continuation of the water conservation rebate program. The program encourages residents to purchase water-efficient appliances by providing rebates in the form of credits to their water accounts. This is the 10th consecutive year of the program. Discounts are available to customers who […]

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San Diego County Water Districts before the Conservation Game – NBC 7 San Diego

Although the governor of California has made overtures to save water, most water districts in San Diego County are already ahead of the game. Governor Gavin Newsom recently asked everyone to try to conserve up to 20% of their water as the state experiences another drought. The Sweetwater Authority in San Diego’s South Bay area, […]

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Serpent Lake in Crosby is twice as clear as it was a decade ago – Brainerd Dispatch

DEERWOOD – Targeted conservation projects in Deerwood, Crosby and nearby Cranberry Lake that keep 4.7 tonnes of pollutant-carrying, algae-feeding sediment out Serpent Lake contributed each year to reversing the downward trend in the quality of its water. Water clarity exceeded 30 feet in July. The season average was 27.2 feet. At its murkiest in 2012, […]

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HPWD: 2022 Water Level Data Now Available | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from HPWD: The publishable results of the 2022 water level measurements are now available on the HPWD interactive web map. An average drop of -0.63 feet was calculated in groundwater levels of the Ogallala/Edwards-Trinity (High Plains) (ETHP) Aquifer from 2021 to 2022. HPWD field technicians […]

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Water conservation through plumbing and boosting

Allcott, H. & Greenstone, M. Is there an energy efficiency gap? J.Econ. Perspective. 263–28 (2012). Item Google Scholar Gillingham, K., Keyes, A. & Palmer, K. Advances in the evaluation of energy efficiency policies and programs. Ann. Rev. Resour. Econ. ten511-532 (2018). Item Google Scholar Graff Zivin, J. & Novan, K. Improving Efficiency and Behavior: Electricity […]

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Newsom urges water conservation in executive order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The latest wave of wet weather still isn’t enough to lift California out of drought. After California experienced its driest three months this year, Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an executive order in an effort to boost water conservation. Newsom is asking state water regulators to consider banning the watering […]

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Home Matters: Upcoming Events, Tours and Classes

April 7: The large Japanese tea garden built by George Turner Marsh in Coronado will be discussed by a professor of Asian art history at the Coronado Historical Association. Kendall Brown will also talk about the rich history of Japanese gardens in Southern California at the turn of the 20th century. Cost: $15 members; $18 […]

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LADWP Water Conservation Discounts Increase During Droughts

Amid a historic drought in California, water conservation rebates were increased by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Thursday, offering residential customers $500 rebates for purchases of high-efficiency washing machines and $250 for purchases of water-efficient toilets. Rebates were previously $400 for high-efficiency washers, which use up to 55% less water than […]

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Forest Service tool highlights connection between forests and water | News

Have you ever wondered where exactly your drinking water comes from? To help land managers and the public understand where their water comes from and what affects it, the USDA Forest Service has launched an interactive map called Forests to Faucets 2.0. The map shows that forests are an essential link in providing reliable drinking […]

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Can we build a sustainable future without groundwater?

Groundwater is one of the country’s most important natural resources on which our future depends. Found in aquifers below the Earth’s surface, groundwater is the mainstay of India compared to any other nation in the world, according to the World Bank. India accounts for around 25% of global groundwater demand. More than 90 percent of […]

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Cities and counties turn to forming barrels for water conservation

UTAH (ABC4) – Amid Utah’s drought conditions, Utah government leaders are taking action to conserve the water we get. A new initiative in 11 Utah municipalities is offering discounted rain barrels to residents in those areas. According to the Utah Drought Monitor, most of the state is in severe or extreme drought conditions and natural […]

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Cash for Grass: Colorado Bill would pay to give up lawns | Colorado News

By CONRAD SWANSON, The Denver Post DENVER (AP) — Faced with a historic mega-drought across the American West with no end in sight, Colorado lawmakers, looking for simple and effective ways to conserve water, have set their sights on Kentucky Blue Grass. . Not just Kentucky Blue Grass, but all kinds of non-native grasses planted […]

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Conservation District Seeks Submissions for Art Exhibits | News, Sports, Jobs

The Warren County Conservation District is seeking submissions for an art contest – Healthy Soil, Healthy Life. The contest is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. “Life comes from the ground. Not just plant life, but all life,” the conservation district said in a statement. “What three things do all living […]

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Nature Conservancy CEO Jennifer Morris’ Perfect Day in DC

“It’s been a really exciting time for us with our mission and connection to nature,” Morris says of the nonprofit, which works to create a world where people and nature can not only coexist, but prosper together. Morris, 53, had spent almost 25 years working for International custody — she started as a wild harvest […]

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Delegation announces over $39 million USDA investment in watersheds and water supply

03.04.22 Funding is part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act US Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Congressman Don Young, all of R-Alaska, welcomed Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $39 million in Alaska infrastructure. This funding goes through the implementation of the? Infrastructure […]

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Local News: PlyWood Trail back before council (3/4/22)

LE MARS — The Town of Le Mars will apply for land and water conservation funds to help fund Phase 1b of the PlyWood Trail. The PlyWood Trail Foundation proposed to the City of Mars to seek funding. As the contracting authority for the construction of Phase 1, the City of Mars must be the […]

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What La Niña means for California’s drought – The Milken Roar

As December drew to a close, rain swept across California, leaving behind a renewed vigor embraced by new growth of once gray green cover, dead hills and snow now hiding dark mountain peaks. Along with the cool feeling in the air was an almost ineffable sense of hope that California’s perpetual drought would be erased. […]

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Benefits of cover crops extend to dry areas

Comparison of grazed and ungrazed portions of a cover crop field in Alexander, KS. This study focused on semi-arid environments like the Great Plains in the United States. Credit: Augustine Obour Cover crops do more than just cover soil. They offer a range of benefits, such as the ability to reduce soil erosion and improve […]

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As visitation increases, park officials seek to protect resources | State and region

As visitation increases on the heels of the relatively recent creation of the newest national park in the United States, National Park Service employees and the general public at large are aware of the need for expansion or updating. infrastructure in the future. Eve West, chief of interpretation, visitor services and cultural resources for New […]

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Tucson’s wild sway in water use – a red flag or a blip? | Subscriber

In calendar year 2020, total water consumption increased by approximately 6% to 98,279 acre-feet compared to calendar year 2019. This was the highest total annual demand. highest in Tucson Water since the early 1990s. Water consumption per person also increased in 2020, by 6 gallons, to 82 gallons per person, from 76 in 2019. But […]

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Water Company clarifies | Block Island Time

For the editor, The article, “Block Island Water Company considers conservation measures” (February 4), stated in its first paragraph: “Block Island Water and Sewer Commissions have approved a new water allocation for Salt Pond Settlement despite the refusal of at least three requests for allowance. commercial water users last month. This gives the false impression […]

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H2Ohio Producers Eligible for Next Phase of Program Incentives – Ohio Ag Net

Growers in the 10-county expansion area of ​​Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative are eligible to apply for the next phase of the program, which expands the conservation practices available.Producers were first able to enroll in three Best Management Practices (BMPs) – Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan (VMP), overwintering cover crops, and conservation crop rotation for small […]

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A parched West remains divided over desalinated seawater

MONTEREY, Calif. – Drought-ridden communities along the California coast are exploring innovations and investments to ensure residents have access to clean water. But seawater desalination, a proposed solution, has caused heated debate, as some environmentalists say the process is inefficient, expensive and wasteful. The California Coastal Commission will decide next month whether to approve a […]

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Conservation Tillage Conference Focuses on Soil Health, Water Quality and Other Agricultural Issues – Ohio Ag Net

Wondering how climate change can impact agriculture, food quality and public health? Want to know how subsurface drainage affects river shine? Or how about what type of insects are beneficial for sustainable agriculture? The answers to these questions and more will be discussed at the annual Tillage and Technology (CTC) conference, taking place March 8-9 […]

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Focus on the rejuvenation of water bodies: KTR to managers

Posted: Updated – 9:55 PM, Sat – Feb 19, 22 Hyderabad: Reiterating that the protection and conservation of water bodies was a top priority for the state government and that all necessary measures would be taken to that effect, Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, KT Rama Rao , told officials on Saturday to […]

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Durability is good business

Sponsored by: Many people focus on the attributes that define sustainability: mitigating climate change, reducing pollution, conserving natural resources and the health of the planet. While these are all strong enough reasons to make sustainability a top priority for everyone everywhere, there are more to consider. Research has shown that customers care about social and […]

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Voters will decide on conservation district renewal and mileage increase

MANISTEE COUNTY – Conserving an area’s natural resources is an ongoing commitment, and for the past seven decades, the Manistee Conservation District has sought to do just that. The district’s mission, according to its strategic plan, is to “implement programs and provide services, including technical assistance, that promote appreciation of the beauty and quality of […]

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The differentiation of water use by plants explains the great diversity of Chinese subtropical forests

A mountain humid evergreen broadleaf forest in southwestern Yunnan. Credit: Song Liang As a subtype of subtropical broadleaf forests, montane moist evergreen broadleaf forest (MMEBF), also known as montane cloud forest, is widely located in the mountainous regions of southwestern China. Water is a key factor in the formation and maintenance of the Chinese MMEBF. […]

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Apply Now For Funds Under Hunter Waters Love Water Grant Program 2022 | Port Stephens Examiner

Port Stephens groups with an ongoing water project are encouraged to apply for funding through the Hunter Water Grants Program. A one-time grant of up to $10,000 is available to community groups, small businesses and organizations in Lower Hunter, including those in Port Stephens, through the Love Water Grants program to support initiatives that promote […]

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Aloe Vera of America Receives Two Awards for Environmental Health Efforts | national news

For the seventh year, the manufacturer and distributor of aloe vera products has received the Blue Thumb Award and the Pollution Prevention Award DALLAS, February 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Aloe Vera of America, Inc. on dallasmanufacturer and distributor of Forever Living’s aloe vera products in over 160 countries, recently received two awards, the Blue Thumb […]

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How California Can Conserve Water and Generate Clean Energy

A surefire formula for producing clean energy is lots of sun and less hay. Or less tomatoes and – God forbid – a reduction in almonds. Plow some cropland in the San Joaquin Valley and install solar panels. Turn alfalfa fields and walnut orchards into solar farms. This would have a double advantage. In addition […]

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3,500 trees donated to county residents

By DUNCAN DENT A local organization distributed about 3,500 trees in Madison County last week to promote conservation efforts across the county. Celia Miller, district administrator for the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District, said they had no problem disposing of the approximately 3,500 saplings they ordered for the event. . “Yeah, we donated […]

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Authorities are pushing to add Lake Owasco to the state’s list of impaired water bodies | Local News | Auburn, NY | Auburnpub.com

Cayuga County elected officials and water quality advocates are calling on New York State to add Lake Owasco to an official list of degraded water bodies, a step that would require the state to develop a detailed clean-up plan. The State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting public comment until Friday, Feb. 11 for its […]

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Upcoming February agendas from the City of Williamsburg

(WY Daily/Ben Mackin) WILLIAMSBURG — The City of Williamsburg welcomes six meetings to Stryker Center this week. Below is City council working session The first meeting is a City Council business session to be held Monday, February 7, 2022 at the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary Street beginning at 4:00 p.m. Four presentations are on […]

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We need better water management – Journal

PAKISTAN is struggling to achieve many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to water security. While many countries have turned to precision farming and other modern techniques to meet their needs, policymakers in Pakistan seem intent on continuing with outdated methods. Outdated techniques used for irrigation and water conservation not only waste precious water resources but […]

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River District addresses controversial water speculation bill

An organization that works to keep water on the West Slope is trying to rewrite an unpopular bill aimed at preventing speculators from profiting from the water. The Colorado River Water Conservation District Board of Trustees voted at its January quarterly meeting to present lawmakers with an amendment to Senate Bill 29, which deals with […]

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Agricultural producers are the key to climate resilience

Minnesota’s climate is already changing, and we’re starting to see first-hand evidence of it. Increasingly heavy rains are hitting private properties and agricultural infrastructure. Recent drought conditions have damaged crops and burned residential lawns for all to see. Hazy skies with smoke from wildfires in Canada and the western United States lowered air quality across […]

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Wasa will add a fine to bills to stop wasting water

LAHORE: To prevent consumers from wasting groundwater, the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has decided to include fines in the monthly water bills of citizens who waste water. The decision was taken by the Agency’s DMD Ghafran Ahmed. The decision will help the agency conserve groundwater in addition to helping educate users about saving water. […]

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Memoirs of February 1, 2022 | Local announcements

We want to hear from you. To submit information for inclusion in Briefs, email [email protected]; or by mail to Register-Star, Attention: Briefs, 364 Warren St., Unit 1, Hudson, NY 12534. For more information, call 315-661-2490. HUDSON – The annual Columbia County Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale has begun. This sale offers bare root […]

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Our view: December storms didn’t wash away the drought | Opinion

Heat from a wind-driven wildfire last weekend along the California coast between Monterey and Big Sur has dashed dreams that the state’s lingering drought has come to an end. Threatening 200 homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 500 residents, the unusual winter forest fire is expected to serve as a wake-up call that […]

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Join the PCSWCD for a snowshoe event at the Law Farm

Contributed • January 27, 2022 DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to kick off its fifth annual Families Outdoor Series with Snowshoeing Adventure at Law Farm. The goal of the Families Outdoors Series is to provide families with fun, active and engaging opportunities to enjoy the outdoors together. DOVER-FOXCROFT […]

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New State Water Body Addresses Conservation | News

The newest Texas 2022 water management plan is the first of its kind to have a chapter dedicated to water conservation, according to an article by the Texas Water Newsroom. On July 7, 2021, the Texas Water Development Board, or TWDB, adopted the state’s 2022 water management plan, which is estimated to cost $80 billion […]

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From One Gardener to Another: Current Trend – Beautiful Plants | Opinion

The secret is revealed! Gardeners and their plants are the new trendsetters! I was flipping through a home and garden magazine recently and came across a name I recognized – Carl Linnaeus. A Swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician, Linnaeus is credited with developing the two-name, or “binomial,” system used in the classification of organisms. For […]

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Utica Shale Drilling Benefits Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs

Editor, News-Register: Austin Lakes RV Park and Cabins is nestled on 1,300 acres in Jefferson County, where we provide space for guests from everywhere to come and enjoy what nature has to offer. Over the years we have leased our land to various companies to enable natural gas and oil development while using the revenue […]

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Virtual rally to save GSL held just before 2022 legislative session

January 20, 2022 at 5:27 p.m. Mmore than 400 people joined a virtual rally on Saturday afternoon to talk about the shrinking Great Salt Lake just before the 2022 legislative session. The event was originally scheduled to take place in person at the Utah State Capitol but, due to the growing number of coronavirus cases, […]

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Turning cover crops into a family business

On their farm in Miami County, Indiana, soil health and conservation are top priorities for Jon Reese and his daughter, Sarah Hanes. Reese started using cover crops almost 25 years ago. This passion has led to more than just using cover crops on their own farm. The father-daughter team continued to learn more about them. […]

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Lawmakers should focus on the environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues.

Lawmakers should focus on our environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues. (Rick Bowmer | AP Photo) The Utah State Capitol is shown during the virtual special session of the Utah Legislature Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City. By the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune | January […]

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HeleWai Eco Tours Explore Maui’s Peaceful Untouched Pu’u Kukui Preserve

MAUI, Hawaii (KGO) — A one-of-a-kind journey awaits to explore a side of Hawaii that many don’t see. HeleWai Eco Tours are an unforgettable way to experience the ecosystem and watershed of a peaceful and truly untouched Hawaiian rainforest. “Hawaiian culture is very polite,” said HeleWai Eco Tours cultural advisor Kainoa Horcajo. “When we enter […]

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Utah’s gnarly drought leads governor to release water action plan

Citing the extreme drought that suffocated Utah last summer, forcing residents to conserve water, Governor Spencer Cox released the first chapter of Utah’s Coordinated Water Action Plan on Thursday. “. “Last year’s extreme drought conditions showed everyone in Utah the importance of water planning and conservation,” Cox said. “We have benefited from water storage decisions […]

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The proposed plan would stabilize the shores of Saginaw Park, link hiking trails

SAGINAW, MI – Executives at Saginaw later this month may approve a five-year strategic plan document for its city park system. A draft of 287 pages outlines priorities which include stabilizing and repairing riverbanks bordering city-managed parks as well as connecting existing hiking trails throughout the region. The city council will vote on whether to […]

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California offers $ 6.1 billion for electric vehicle initiatives

California Governor Gavin Newsom holds a copy of the California state budget after he officially signed it at a rally in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Hans Gutknecht | MediaNews Group | Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom presented a $ 286.4 billion budget proposal, dubbed the “Californian plan,for the state on Monday. […]

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NRD reflects on 50 years | Farm and ranch

In 1969, the 80th unicameral created the Natural Resource Districts with the passage of Bill 1357. Left to right: Chester Ellis, president of the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Districts Association; Senator Maurice Kremer, Chairman of the Agriculture and Recreation Committee of the Nebraska Legislature; Governor Norbert Tiemann; Warren Patefield, past president of the Nebraska […]

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Hubbard County accepts 2 land donations

County land commissioner Mark “Chip” Lohmeier informed the board of directors of two possible acquisitions at their meeting on Tuesday (January 4th). County commissioners reluctantly approved the two, acknowledging that they have no control over who individuals sell their property to. First, Lohmeier explained that the Trust For Public Lands (TPL) had funding from the […]

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The AI ​​Forecaster: Machine learning tackles weather forecasts

Source: Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES) According to a 2009 study, American adults consult the weather forecast almost 300 billion times a year. Reliable forecasts can predict dangerous weather conditions, such as blizzards, hurricanes and flash floods, as early as 9-10 days before the event. Estimates put these forecasts at $ 31.5 […]

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Extension workers hosting the Earth-Kind education program | News

The Earth-Kind Environmental Stewardship educational program will take place on Monday January 24 at the Palestine First Baptist Church, 5700 N. Loop 256. The program will take place in the large meeting room upstairs. Registration will start at 5:45 p.m., the program will start quickly at 6 p.m. and should end around 7:30 p.m. to […]

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New Canterbury Braided Rivers Conservation Plan

A new conservation strategy for Canterbury’s dilapidated braided rivers is expected to be unveiled this year. Canterbury’s Waimakariri River is an example of a braided river. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Canterbury Regional Council will work with local communities, private landowners and iwi to improve the health of rivers, which have deteriorated in recent decades. The Braided […]

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New Jersey Conservation Foundation Executive Director Bids Grateful Farewell

By Michele S. Byers During my years at New Jersey Conservation, I made the Garden State my home and learned to love it like a native. I have been to almost every corner from High Point to the tip of Cape May saw a lot of change and learned a lot about this state. I […]

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Zimbabwe: Pfumvudza’s success strengthens grain market

The success of the previous crop year has been laid bare as evidenced by the saturation of key food grains, which are usually out of stock at this time of year. President Mnangagwa’s administration introduced transformative measures in the agricultural sector anchored in achieving food security in the country and a return to self-sufficiency. They […]

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Column: 2021 Highlights from Your Water and Sewer District | South Lake Tahoe

By John Thiel, Managing Director of STPUD SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif .– Not being outdone by 2020, 2021 fires delivered,evacuations, no more COVIDs, big winter storms and power outages. And once again our tough little mountain town came together to overcome and keep going. The South Tahoe Public Utility District was proud to play an […]

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State Completes Purchase of Popular Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) has finalized the purchase of 772 acres of unspoiled forest land along the Flathead River near Columbia Falls, which the state will now manage as critical habitat for fish and wildlife , protecting a range of species and preventing development along the scenic river corridor while allowing public access. […]

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The timing aligns perfectly with the proposed retention obligation | Editorials

Sometimes the timing is right. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, candidate for re-election next year, is looking for an iconic achievement to polish her campaign resume. Meanwhile, conservation, environment and preservation groups have searched for years for a way to pay for a variety of programs and projects that have languished with little to no funding […]

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Marin IJ Readers Forum for December 26, 2021 – Marin Independent Journal

With Mother Nature, we must take human nature into account Reading the headline for the December 19 edition of Marin IJ, “Above Average Tanks,” I looked further and saw that water officials were considering removing the restrictions. It reminded me of a study I conducted in 1978 for the National Science Foundation to find out […]

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Winter Springs man’s personal plan to save water sparks legislative action – WFTV

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla .– A man in Winter Springs says he bought a tool to help him save water and control irrigation on his lawn, but ended up starting a two-year research project. >>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE Art Gallo says what he saw as an impulse buy turned into a mission to […]

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Sacramento, Calif. Receives $ 81 million WIFIA loan

Yesterday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an $ 81 million loan under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) to the Sacramento County Water Agency in northern California. The funded project will modernize water infrastructure to support a more reliable and climate-resilient water supply. “The Sacramento County Water Agency project is […]

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New limits on the grass, the coolers of the swamps: “We live in a desert. We should act like this’

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Changes are planned for the future of water use in the Las Vegas Valley. The board of directors of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) today passed two resolutions aimed at reducing water use. First, a limitation on turf, and second, restrictions on the installation of evaporative cooling systems – also […]

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National City Postpones Groundbreaking for Paradise Creek Expansion Project

National City has postponed the grand opening of the long-awaited Paradise Creek Park extension project for at least a month due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, officials said on Tuesday. A ceremony was slated for Sept. 17, but could take place in early November, chief executive Brad Raulston said. The expansion project includes the transformation […]

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Historic Travis Building Gets Sustainable $ 5 Million Upgrade

Downtown San Antonio is about to become a little more sustainable. The Travis Building, a historic former office space on St. Mary’s Street, is slated for $ 5 million in sustainability renovations funded by the Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy program. The statewide funding program, called TX-PACE for short, will help convert the 10-story mixed-use […]

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Natural Resources Conservation Service invests more money in its WaterSMART initiative to build resilience to drought

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) WaterSMART Initiative has partnered with the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) WaterSMART Initiative for about 10 years to help farmers and herders conserve water and build resilience to drought. The NRCS recently invested $ 21 million in the partnership to increase the effectiveness of the program in Wyoming. “Through the […]

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Legal threat hangs over ECan’s Hidden River report

Environment A regional council will be warned if it does not respect a water conservation order to which it could be forced. David Williams reports. An environmental organization is set to threaten legal action over a leaked report suggesting the Canterbury Regional Council is not monitoring or properly enforcing legal rules on the Rakaia River. […]

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Summer renovations upgrade Ella White Elementary School | News, Sports, Jobs

News photo by Barbara Woodham Principal Thomas Berriman and students playing a play for the council. ALPENA – After a busy summer of renovations, the Alpena Public Schools School Board held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate upgrades at Ella White Elementary School. APS Superintendent Dave Rabbideau delivered a speech in the new […]

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Why California has taken a huge stance against food waste

Once the household food waste is collected at the residence that generated it, the municipalities are then required to recover this waste and transform it into compost or create biogas with it, depending on The Guardian. What each city or town does with its organic waste depends entirely on what steps it has been able […]

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Federal Money to Help Repair Texas’ Aging Water Infrastructure, Secure Healthy Watersheds |

AUSTIN – President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law has the potential to advance Texas watershed projects that had previously been postponed, state water officials have said. Biden enacted the more than $ 1,000 billion spending plan on November 15. In it, $ 4.5 billion is earmarked for the restoration of watersheds nationwide, including $ 2.4 […]

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Paducah School Board Approves $ 10.6 Million Energy Saving Project | News

The Paducah Independent School District Board has approved an energy conservation project proposal from Ascendant Facility Partners, a company that provides full-service energy and infrastructure solutions and is based in Paducah. This action took place Thursday during a special meeting at the Paducah Innovation Hub. The project will involve several schools in the city and […]

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Florida will start feeding its hungry manatees

Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui (Getty Images) Florida environmental officials have resorted to food West Indian manatees as a last resort effort to potentially prevent hundreds of them from starvation to death. The raison the gentle marine mammals starve first, although, is partly the work of man, the result of pollution of waterways and climate change […]

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Our service area is growing

Mount Shasta, California. For more than 17 years, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy has successfully supported efforts to improve the environmental, economic and social well-being of the Sierra Nevada region. Starting next year, the state agency will add nearly two million more acres to its service area, including northern California’s forests and vital water sources, such […]

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How much more waste do we produce at this time of year?

MUST SEE: Gigantic Christmas light display takes shape in Pittsville MUST SEE: Gigantic Christmas light display takes shape in Pittsville Salisbury Daily With the holidays quickly approaching, donation season can turn into garbage season with the amount of garbage produced this time of year. Jennifer Albero, Wicomico County Solid Waste Recycling Coordinator, knows full well […]

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HOME: Wintering to save water | Immovable

Santa Fe’s irrigation season officially ended in November. Even though the gardening months are behind us, water conservation needs to be a year-round endeavor for residents and businesses. There are a lot of things we can do to help save water and energy during the winter, and it all starts with preparing our homes and […]

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Two new wells to provide drinking water to Hoosick Falls

HOOSICK FALLS, NY (NEWS10) – Two test wells south of Hoosick Falls will serve as a new source of water for the village after years of testing, bottled water and home filtration systems. In addition, an existing village well will remain in service, according to the plan published by the New York State Department of […]

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Nominations begin Monday for the 2022 elections; See which races will be on your ballot

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Candidates who want to run for most local, state, federal or judicial office in 2022 can file for office from Monday December 6 to Friday December 17 at noon. At the county level, races that include the county commissioner, school board, sheriff and court clerk will be on the ballots in […]

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Terrawatch: What the world can learn from the sinking of the Chinese city | Science

Fproblems and sinkholes are the norm in China’s Shanxi Province. Intensive agriculture combined with heavy charcoal production put enormous pressure on water resources and dried up the land, leaving Taiyuan City, with a population of 5 million, and its surroundings suffering from high rates of highest sag in the world. Pipelines, roads, bridges and railroads […]

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New San Diego County Water Authority Joins Metropolitan Council

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Community leader and Vista Irrigation District board member Marty Miller was one of four delegates representing the San Diego County Water Authority on the Southern California Metropolitan Water District board of directors. Miller took his seat at a special board meeting last Tuesday (November 23). He replaced outgoing director Michael Hogan, […]

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Tower Grove, forest parks to get basketball courts

By 2023, the two largest parks in St. Louis are expected to have basketball courts. A $ 250,000 grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund will help fund court restoration at Tower Grove Park, located in south-central St. Louis. The park used to have basketball courts, but they were removed in the late 1990s […]

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Mozingo Creek Watershed Landowners Attend Soil Conservation Meeting

At a meeting on November 16, about half of the landowners who own land within the 8,000-acre Mozingo Creek watershed heard about the cost-sharing programs available for the development of conservation practices on the lawn. from the Mozingo Lake Conference Center. The information meeting was planned by the Nodaway County Soil and Water Conservation District, […]

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Ross Swain and the Ellis Pond Sidekicks defend their beloved Silver Lake

Members of the Ellis Pond Sidekicks and the Lake Stewards of Maine pose at Roxbury Pond last summer during a vegetable paddle sponsored by Lake Stewards of Maine. The group discovered native and invasive aquatic plants in Maine. The event was chaired by Invasive Species Program Director Roberta Hill and Education and Outreach Coordinator Drew […]

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Chloride Pollution Top Concern for Minnesota’s Degraded Water | Wild news

It is proposed that over 70 water bodies in Scott and Carver counties be placed on Minnesota’s latest degraded water list. It is proposed to add Bevens Creek in Carver County, which empties into the Minnesota River, next year due to the presence of chlorpyrifos, a neurotoxic pesticide. The creek, proposed to become Carver County’s […]

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Valley Water rebates save water and money – Morgan Hill Times

Homeowners and business owners who want to reduce their outdoor water use and landscaping maintenance should consider starting now or in the spring if they want to install drought-tolerant lawns, conservation experts say. No matter what time of year one is able to complete such a project, interested homeowners can get discounts from Valley Water, […]