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Aspen hosts Mountain Nations Summit for a Sustainable Future

Delegates from mountain countries around the world are gathering in Aspen this week for the Sixth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership, the main event of the 2022 International Year for Sustainable Mountain Development. The UN alliance is dedicated to mountain peoples and environments, with more than 450 members from 96 countries, including national and […]

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The Water Board needs new faces. Elect Cantrell, Eisenberg

Click here for a full list of our election recommendations. The problems in the Santa Clara Valley water district keep getting worse. Projects over budget. The largest reservoir in the district has emptied due to earthquake risk. About $100 million in flood damage due to failed preparations for heavy rains. Delay in water conservation measures […]

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Drought-tolerant landscaping and lasagna mulch help retired nuns turn their home into a water-saving oasis

MONROVIA (KABC) — In Monrovia, the grounds of Maryknoll Sister’s nursing home are becoming a water-saving oasis. The nuns of Maryknoll decide to get rid of their six acres of grass. The move saves water during Southern California’s ongoing drought. “The healing cry is something we respond to as well.” Sister Arlene Trant, coordinator of […]

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What do you know about your well water?

If you are one of the 230,000 to 290,000 people in Iowa who depend on a private well for your drinking water, and you live in one of the 90% of those households that have not tested the water from your well last year, it’s time to test. The Conservation Learning Group (CLG) and the […]

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Flaming Gorge falls as drought hits higher on the Colorado River

Nick Gann fishes in Firehole Canyon Aug. 5 on the northeast rim of Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Wyoming. A boating and fishing paradise on the Utah-Wyoming line, Flaming Gorge is starting to feel the effects of the mega-drought that has plagued the southwestern United States for two decades (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 6-7 […]

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Ditch Design Options – Ohio Ag Net

By Jon Witter, Jessica D’Ambrosio and Justin McBride A grant program through H2Ohio was recently announced by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to support the installation of two-stage ditches in counties draining to the western basin of Lake Erie. The program will be administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture through the County Soil and […]

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Nalco Water to deliver water treatment works for Shell Jurong Island

Nalco Water, Ecolab’s water and process management business, will design, build, operate, own and maintain a new water treatment plant at Shell Jurong Island, a chemical manufacturing site. The plant is expected to start operations in July 2023 and is expected to contribute to Shell’s water conservation ambition. Ecolab will oversee the design and construction […]

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1 dead after the sinking of a motorboat on Saturday

One person died and several others were injured after a motorboat capsized in the Grand Canyon over the weekend, National Park Service officials said Sunday. Grand Canyon Park Service officials received a report of an “overturned motorboat” at the Colorado River’s Bedrock Rapid shortly after 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, according to a tweet […]

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Utility company recommends water conservation in the face of drought

Danbury’s West Lake Reservoir, which serves the west side of the city. The city’s water supply was at about 72% capacity on August 31, compared to 100% in April/May this year. H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media Connecticut Water, a utility company that serves 60 communities statewide, is urging residents to consider or […]

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City Council considers emergency measures for water | Local News

WHITE SALMON – White Salmon councilors will consider a proposal allowing the mayor to declare a water emergency and implement mandatory conservation measures at this Wednesday’s council meeting. Proposed changes to the municipal water conservation code would give the mayor the power to declare various stages of water emergencies and implement conservation measures based on […]

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Major Municipal Water Providers Act on Colorado River Crisis

By water from Denver Editor’s note: We share on TAP this important announcement of august 24 major water suppliers to Colorado and other states that rely on the Colorado River. Subscribe to TAP to keep abreast of water-related issues affecting the metropolitan area and the West. A two-decade drought on the Colorado River affects 40 […]

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Upgrade allows Las Vegas Valley Water District to track usage in real time

The Las Vegas Valley Water District is nearing completion with a planned upgrade to its water metering system that will allow the utility to track water use in the Valley closer to real time and conserve some extra water along the way. The new advanced metering program will allow the water district to receive data […]

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8th Highland Co. Farm Tour scheduled for September 17

The eighth annual Highland County Farm Tour, co-hosted by the Highland County Farm Bureau and the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District, will take place Saturday, September 17 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Berryville area. This year, the tour will begin at Maplecrest Farms with presentations on beef production strategies, annual forage management and […]

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Collecting rainwater can save you money on your water bill and help restore your lush garden

Bell County, Texas (KWTX) – As water conservation measures continue here in parts of central Texas, we have a way for you to keep your garden lush without breaking those rules. Rainwater harvesting has many benefits for your garden and your wallet. Ideal for watering plants, the natural irrigation system will also save you money […]

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Proposed binational river park can help conserve water and bolster border security, proponents say

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (border report) – The ambassadors to the United States and Mexico both on Wednesday gave their full support to an ambitious and costly environmental conservation project on the southern border of Texas, saying it will save the Rio Grande and improve security at the borders. On the opening day of the XXVI […]

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Marion’s Water Improvements End the Distribution of Bottled Water | New

MARION, KY – The Town of Marion has announced that the bottled water distribution will end at 6 p.m. on September 2. According to a statement on Monday, this is good news for the people of Marion, and it is only possible thanks to recent improvements in water supply and quality. Previous cover The current […]

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SoCalGas will provide water and energy saving solutions to meet carbon emissions targets by 2045

Posted on Aug 19, 2022 by Liz Carey © Shutterstock SoCal Gas announced Tuesday that it will implement several measures to conserve water and energy as part of its plan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions goals by 2045. The company said it recently completed its 22nd Xeriscaping project at a facility in Oxnard, California. Xeriscaping […]

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Is a Critical Stage 3 Drought on the Horizon for Hays County?

By Amira Van Leeuwen COUNTY OF HAYS – The Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) could declare a critical stage 3 drought if drought conditions continue to worsen, but the BSEACD remains optimistic. According to the district’s lead hydrogeologist, Brian Smith, the BSEACD is expecting months of low rainfall. “We were looking at maybe […]

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Mexican drought causes water crisis in South Texas

This story is a collaboration between The Texas Observer and Inside climate news. The water crisis in northern Mexico is spilling over into Texas, drying up the two binational reservoirs of the Rio Grande, on which millions of people and a billion dollars of agriculture depend. One reservoir, Lake Falcon, is only nine percent full. […]

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Whether born or created, conservation leaders are sorely lacking in Minnesota

Numerous studies have shown that some people naturally possess leadership qualities, while others who lack these native skills can learn to lead. The contrary belief that leaders are born, not created, dates back to the 1840s, when Thomas Carlyle, a Scottish philosopher, advanced the “great man theory”, which suggests that a number of individuals are […]

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‘A Great Example’: Skaneateles Farm Wins New York Environmental Conservation Award | Policy

Two state agency commissioners traveled to central New York on Thursday to present a Skaneateles farm with a prestigious award. Greenfield Farms is the winner of the New York Agricultural Environmental Management-Leopold Conservation Award. According to the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the award “honors a farm for its extraordinary efforts to promote and […]

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residents urged to save water

WORCESTER – The city is asking residents to be more mindful of their water use as the ongoing drought in the county takes its toll on the city’s water supplies. Phil Guerin, the city’s director of water and sewer operations, said levels in the city’s 10 reservoirs dropped 78.4% on Sunday. “We want people to […]

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Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Bureau Ag Banquet co-host

VAN WERT – The Van Wert SWCD held its 73rd annual meeting by co-hosting with the Van Wert Farm Bureau the Ag Banquet on August 2 at Life House Church, Van Wert. An SWCD election was held for two supervisory positions on the five-member SWCD Supervisory Board. Craig Pohlman and Ryan Mohr were elected for […]

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West Slope water managers ask: what authority does the federal government have?

Paonia Reservoir, May 2022. Aspen Journalism/Courtesy Photo As the deadline approaches for the seven states in the Colorado River Basin to develop a water conservation plan, some Colorado water managers are asking what authority the federal government has in the upper basin and what projects of water could be at risk of federal action. U.S. […]

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CRIT water bill passed by US House of Representatives – Parker Live

A U.S. House version of S. 3308, a bill that would allow Colorado River Indian tribes to lease a portion of its federal Colorado River water allocation, has been approved in a House floor vote. Bedroom. Arizona District 3 Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced the House legislation as part of a broader drought relief bill. He […]

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City Utilities showcases emergency water features as Ozarks face extreme drought

Late last month, the southwest corner of Missouri lit up bright red on the US Drought Watch. That means our drought is extreme — and water watches and emergency conservation plans could be coming soon from Springfield City Utilities. Steve Stodden is CU’s director of natural gas and water operations. Last week, he updated the […]

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USU Extension Professor Receives National Crop Science Award – Cache Valley Daily

Kelly Kopp, Utah State University Extension Turf and Water Conservation Specialist Kelly Kopp, a turf and water conservation specialist at Utah State University, recently received the Crop Science Extension Education Award from the Crop Science Society of America. The annual awards are given for outstanding contributions to crop science through education, national and international service, […]

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Importance of water conservation highlighted during Kisan Mela at Gobichettipalayam

The importance of water conservation in the current scenario was explained to farmers during a program held at PKR Arts College for Women in Gobichettipalayam here on Wednesday. ICAR KVK MYRADA organized the Kisan Mela under the direction of Jal Shakti Abhiyan with the theme “Catch the rain, where it falls and when it falls”. […]

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Park City residents reduce water use as drought continues

Park City has limited outdoor watering at homes and businesses to a maximum of every other day to reduce the impact of an ongoing drought. | David Jackson/Park RecordingTRP With Park City in the grip of a drought, city administrators are asking residents to conserve water by limiting when they irrigate their lawns and complying […]

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Fort Collins’ water future hinges on conservation and cost

Whenever the Coloradoan posts about a new subdivision, a common response we see in the comments is, “Where will the water come from?” In our reports we aim to identify which water district will supply water to new developments, but we know this is a question in search of a much broader answer. While we […]

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Grow food in small spaces with fish poop and recycled water

If your garden is tiny, or even just a balcony, Jordan Karambelas has a suggestion for growing food organically: an attractive aquaponics system that uses recycled water enriched with fish poop to irrigate the vegetables planted above. Karambelas, a junior at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif., is a lifelong Girl Scout who […]

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FSI announces its revenue for the second quarter of 2022

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, July 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE-SOULFADN: FSI, FRANKFURT : FXT), is the developer and manufacturer of biodegradable polymers for oil extraction, detergent ingredients and water treatment as well as crop nutrient availability chemistry. Flexible Solutions also manufactures biodegradable and environmentally friendly water and energy conservation technologies. Today, […]

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Citizen initiative contributes to water conservation on Baner-Pashan Hill

It took Vasundhara Swachata Abhiyan volunteers 15 years to transform the Baner-Pashan hill from barren to lush green, with rising groundwater levels and also controlling flooding in the area. Baner-Pashan hill was declared a place of biodiversity by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in 2005, after which Vasundhara Sachata Abhiyan (VSA) started a planting and […]

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Water for Life Festival at Jacobson Park on July 17

Come to Jacobson Park this Sunday for a day of water-focused family activities in our community. Water for Life is a free public event that celebrates water in our environment. It is being held as part of this year’s Kentucky-Tennessee Water Professionals Conference, where 1,500 water professionals will gather in Lexington to learn about water […]

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Save the Bees: A Recent Buzz in Chicago

The editorial page of the Chicago Sun-Times has decided to inform its readers about the plight of bees. Kudos to them. It’s necessary. Nearly one in four native bee species is in dangerand bee colonies across the country are collapse. Everything in nature is connected, and bee mortality is part of the “unprecedented decline. That’s […]

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Crystal River rancher and Water Trust try again to increase flows

Cold Mountain Ranch owner Bill Fales stands on the banks of the Crystal River. Fales entered into a second agreement with the nonprofit Colorado Water Trust to voluntarily reduce diversions of the Helms Ditch to increase the river’s low flows. Heather Sackett/Aspen JournalismBill Fales 1 A Crystal River Valley rancher and a nonprofit are teaming […]

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Fort Huachuca receives $2.8 million for water and environmental conservation projects

As part of a partnership committed to preserving the environment and natural water resources along the San Pedro River, Fort Huachuca and the City of Sierra Vista have secured $2.8 million from the Preparedness and Ministry of Defense Environmental Protection Integration (REPI). “(REPI) is a program designed to help military installations across the country address […]

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RCSD disagrees with restrictions | New

ROSAMOND — Members of the Rosamond Community Service District Board of Directors would like to see water restrictions applied to individual areas based on their conservation history, rather than seeing blanket mandates applied nationwide. ‘State. RCSD customers have already significantly reduced their water use during the previous drought, achieving the 20% reduction in overall water […]

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OUTDOORS: FL Conservation Club’s Annual Free Kids’ Fishing Day Attracts 137 Anglers | Sports

The Finger Lakes Conservation Club held its 19th free day of fishing for kids on June 25 on Oak Island in Waterloo. This year 137 children registered at the end of the day. The weather was perfect and all the youngsters seemed to have enjoyed themselves. Ed Mitchell, chairman of the annual event, said the […]

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Hays and Russell Receive Favorable Ruling Regarding R9 Ranch Water Use

City of Hays Today, the towns of Hays and Russell received a formal ruling from the Chief District Judge of the Edwards County District Court denying Water PACK’s motion for judicial review of the order of the State authorizing the conversion of R9 ranch water irrigation rights in Edwards County to municipal use rights. The […]

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Sharing Mississippi water with California would feed America

A recent edition of The Desert Sun contained two letters opposing the routing of water from the Mississippi River to the Colorado River and then to California. While I understand water rights, but global warming has introduced new priorities. California uses 34 million acre-feet of water annually for agriculture. About 33% of vegetables and 66% […]

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Water Quality Grant to Protect Lake Washington | Local News

MANKATO — Le Sueur County will receive $408,187 to reduce blue-green algae blooms in Lake Washington by increasing water storage capacity, through one of three water storage grants of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. The grant, called the Lake Washington Patterson Watershed Storage Project, is part of a long-term effort to address […]

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Mayor of Fairhope says water conservation is working, next step decided on Monday

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) – We turn on the tap expecting water to pour out, but rapid growth and aging infrastructure have put this precious resource at risk over the past week. “Fairhope was built with small pipes in the ground and we need to go in and expand that capacity to be able to carry […]

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IID implements court-sanctioned water plan for agriculture and cities | Agriculture

THE CENTER – As the western drought entered its third decade, the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) accelerated the Equitable Distribution Plan (EDP). To help manage its water supply available for 2022, the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Trustees has approved a plan that distributes the resource fairly among its categories of water users: potable, agricultural […]

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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 […]