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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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Hubbard County accepts 2 land donations

[ad_1] 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 […]

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The AI ​​Forecaster: Machine learning tackles weather forecasts

[ad_1] 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 $ […]

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Extension workers hosting the Earth-Kind education program | News

[ad_1] 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. […]

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New Canterbury Braided Rivers Conservation Plan

[ad_1] 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 […]

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New Jersey Conservation Foundation Executive Director Bids Grateful Farewell

[ad_1] 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. […]

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Zimbabwe: Pfumvudza’s success strengthens grain market

[ad_1] 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. […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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State Completes Purchase of Popular Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project

[ad_1] 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 […]

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The timing aligns perfectly with the proposed retention obligation | Editorials

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Sacramento, Calif. Receives $ 81 million WIFIA loan

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 – […]

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National City Postpones Groundbreaking for Paradise Creek Expansion Project

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Historic Travis Building Gets Sustainable $ 5 Million Upgrade

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Legal threat hangs over ECan’s Hidden River report

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Why California has taken a huge stance against food waste

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 $ […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Florida will start feeding its hungry manatees

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Our service area is growing

[ad_1] 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, […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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HOME: Wintering to save water | Immovable

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Two new wells to provide drinking water to Hoosick Falls

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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New San Diego County Water Authority Joins Metropolitan Council

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Tower Grove, forest parks to get basketball courts

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Mozingo Creek Watershed Landowners Attend Soil Conservation Meeting

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Valley Water rebates save water and money – Morgan Hill Times

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Conservation Ethics Help Monterey Bay Farmers Thrive During Drought – Monterey Herald

[ad_1] Despite record rains in October, farmers in the Central Valley are still in shock to see their water supplies drastically reduced when the drought intensified last spring. Many farmers have been forced to pull up crops that can no longer be irrigated. Some have doubled or tripled their groundwater pumping as wells are drying […]

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Kootenai Conservation Agreement protects 27,000 acres of Stimson Timberland

[ad_1] A conservation easement was finalized Thursday on more than 27,000 acres of woodland owned by Stimson Lumber Company near Libby, providing permanent protections over key wildlife habitats while securing access to recreation and keeping a forest active. . The property is owned by the Stimson Lumber Company, which is one of the oldest integrated […]

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California drought: Water conservation will be mandatory in several South Bay cities after state approves new restrictions

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – Despite recent rains, California is still in the throes of a drought. Conditions have improved, but hardly. Most of the state is still in a period of exceptional or extreme drought. RELATED: All California Counties Now Under Declaration of Drought Emergency In the South Bay, one million people will […]

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Blackburn: State Will Eventually Lead Water Conservation Efforts | Region

[ad_1] BELTON – Bell County Judge David Blackburn has said he believes water conservation efforts in Texas will ultimately be state-driven. “The state has largely left water conservation in general to the local level,” he said. “Representatives of local communities, cities and river basin districts (…) come together to work out a plan which is […]

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$ 500,000 grant program will boost production of blueberry wine and other inventive uses of Maine’s special crops

[ad_1] Maine’s agricultural scene now has the money to become much more resilient. On Monday, the Mills Administration allocated a total of $ 492,039 to seven organizations in Maine to invest in innovative technologies and develop new markets for specialty crops in Maine, such as wild blueberries and potatoes. These grants were awarded under the […]

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16 sites where camps will be banned | Do you know your watering days? | Daily Digest evening edition

[ad_1] Welcome to the Daily Digest, which features the latest content from TheEastsiderLA.com. A big greeting to our veterans today! Hope you had a good vacation. Now read on for the last one. Jesús Sanchez, editor • Do you have a story idea or a photo to share? Submit it here • News from the […]

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Wastewater recycling gains traction as drylands seek water – NBC Los Angeles

[ad_1] Cities in the United States are increasingly turning to an idea that once sparked gags: sterilize wastewater from toilets, sinks, and factories, and eventually return it to homes and businesses as water. tap. In the Los Angeles area, projects to recycle wastewater for consumption are advancing with fanfare just two decades after similar efforts […]

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National Water Policy and Action Plan for India 2020 – Part 1

[ad_1] Water is the very basis of life and the foundation of human survival and development. The sustainable and equitable use of water over the millennia has been ensured through cultural adaptation to water availability, through water conservation technologies, agricultural systems and adapted cultivation patterns to different climatic zones and lifestyles based on conservation. However, […]

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Without essential context, the comparison of local public services is misleading

[ad_1] An Oct. 23 opinion piece by Gordie Brenne (“Another rate hike won’t solve WSSC’s structural problems”) questioning WSSC Water’s need for a 9% rate hike selectively pulled information from a survey comparing WSSC Water to regional utilities, including Bowie, Rockville, DC Water, Fairfax County Wastewater and Fairfax Water. Every utility is unique and the […]

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Danville City Council Seeks to Amend Auction Ordinance | New

[ad_1] Danville City Council is considering amending its ordinance on tendering for purchases and contracts to an extent to speed up the process for regular services and to appropriately reflect inflation since the last update. Logo of the city of Danville Cities are responsible for deciding when contracts will be awarded with or without tendering […]

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Insulating Concrete Forms Have Many Functions | Local columns

[ad_1] Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity is asking its volunteers to do something different this week and invites the public to come watch. Instead of hammering the wood with hammers and nails, the organization will stack hollow blocks of concrete insulating forms. When lumber prices soared earlier this year, Habitat for Humanity International was approached […]

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Background gardens increase regional bird diversity • Earth.com

[ad_1] Bird populations are declining across the United States as their preferred habitats are replaced. This is especially true in urban areas where impermeable surfaces and man-made structures predominate. However, a recent study of bird diversity in six U.S. cities found that the way people manage and design their own backyards has the potential to […]

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Disaggregation resets expectations when energy efficiency is insufficient

[ad_1] The following is an article written by William Hughes, a senior research analyst who leads Guidehouse Insights’ building automation and control solution. It seems obvious that when an owner replaces an old device or light fixture with a more efficient one, it is always a good thing. Surprisingly, it is not that clear. A […]

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Ygrene expands its management team with a new legal advisor

[ad_1] PETALUMA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Ygrene, a leading provider of property improvement finance in the country, today announced the appointment of John Apostle as General Counsel. In this role, the apostle will oversee all legal and compliance matters, providing strategic advice to the management team and the board of directors. Apostle joins Ygrene […]

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HPWD: Well Condition Reports Due 60 Days After Drilling | KLBK | KAMC

[ad_1] (Photo provided by High Plains Groundwater Conservation District # 1.) LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from the HPWD: Water well license applicants are reminded to provide a completed State of Texas Well Report to the High Plains Groundwater Conservation District (HPWD) no later than 60 days after drilling. […]

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PWD, students praise water conservation | New

[ad_1] PALMDALE – The Palmdale Water District invited students at Golden Poppy Elementary School to “Imagine a Day Without Water” by distributing reusable stainless steel water bottles to students, along with water-related stickers for students. decorate. The bottles were distributed to students in teacher Janet Morris’ fifth grade class as part of the district’s annual […]

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Water conservation encouraged by Sarasota County utilities

[ad_1] SARASOTA COUNTY, FL – As Florida enters its dry season, the Sarasota County Utilities Department is encouraging the community to conserve water. While there is an adequate water supply for customers in unincorporated areas of the county, Utilities Director Mike Mylett said conserving water would help mitigate potential impacts to the system during this […]

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Sweetwater Lake to become our newest Colorado State Park

[ad_1] This Sara Wilson story appeared on Colorado Newsline October 20, 2021. Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced on Wednesday that the land surrounding Sweetwater Lake will become the newest state park thanks to a partnership between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the US Forest Service. “Sweetwater Lake is simply beautiful and has great potential for […]

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The Nature Conservancy: TNC and partners conserve Ravensworth Farms

[ad_1] October 19, 2021 The conservation easement on Ravensworth Farms prohibits development and maintains critical habitat and natural systems in the Arbuckle Creek watershed E-mail:[email protected] TNC and partners completed protection of the vital and diverse landscape of Ravensworth Farms, a 1,069-acre working cattle ranch located along the eastern edge of the Lake Wales Ridge in […]

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groups: New Mexico must fund more conservation projects | New Mexico News

[ad_1] By THERESA DAVIS, Albuquerque Journal ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) – The land of enchantment is home to vast forests and deserts, meandering rivers and streams, and diverse wildlife. Now, a coalition of outdoor recreation and conservation groups is pointing to an influx of federal stimulus funds and a healthy state budget as funding sources […]

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2021 Elections: Abbott-Kenan vs. Dwire in Onondaga County Legislature Race

[ad_1] Syracuse, NY – Former television reporter Julie Abbott-Kenan of Skaneateles is seeking a new term in the Onondaga County Legislature against retired nurse Diane Dwire of Camillus. Abbott-Kenan was appointed to the seat of the 6th District of the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and successfully ran for the position in 2019. The district includes […]

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Apache Corporation Donates Over 55,000 Trees to 66 Nonprofit Organizations | Your money

[ad_1] HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Apache Corporation, a subsidiary of APA Corporation (Nasdaq: APA), today announced the donation of more than 55,000 trees to 66 nonprofit partner organizations in the as part of the annual Apache Corporation Tree Grant program. Since 2005, approximately 4.8 million trees have been awarded to more than […]

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Water conservation slows rate of decline of South Bay’s groundwater

[ad_1] By Jana Kadah, Bay City News Foundation SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – Since the Santa Clara County Water District declared a water shortage emergency in June, water use has continued to decline, slowing the rate decrease in groundwater. At the Santa Clara Valley Water District board meeting on Tuesday, staff said almost all of […]

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Nearly $ 1.6 million in grants available for fisheries habitat conservation, dam removal and more

[ad_1] The Michigan Department of Natural Resources provides nearly $ 1.6 million in funding for various activities related to improving the state’s fisheries and aquatic resources, including conservation of fish habitat, dam removal and repair, resource assessment studies and access to recreation. Distributed through three themes – aquatic habitat conservation, dam management and aquatic habitat, […]

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How to overcome drought? Inland Empire water agency wants to make it rain – press enterprise

[ad_1] The drought control manual programs practiced by the Southern California water agencies include recycling water, building stormwater catchment ponds, and offering replacement cash rebates. thirsty lawns by xeriscape landscaping. In the grip of a second year of drought, an Inland Empire regional water planning agency is moving forward for the first time in its […]

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The waterscape of Lodges on Vashon is an essential and respectful element of an island getaway

[ad_1] THE LODGES ON VASHON is a hospitable gathering place on an island that is close but somehow feels far away. According to Jena Thornton – who, along with her husband, Scott Shapiro, owns the Stylish Getaway – comfort, durability, and guests’ connection with the local community were the guiding principles when it came to […]

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Boss Defrost could change the way restaurants defrost food while helping conserve water – CBS Denver

[ad_1] DENVER (CBS4) – Gallons of water are wasted every day trying to safely thaw foods used in restaurants across the country. A Colorado team therefore invented a product to preserve this precious resource while helping kitchens efficiently cook frozen meat and vegetables. Boss Defrost is hoping to change an industry as many companies seek […]

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Groups oppose BC Mine’s call to relax pollution criteria on Koocanusa

[ad_1] Conservation groups in Montana and Idaho say a petition from a Canadian coal company to weaken standards to protect water quality at the international border would have adverse consequences for Lake Koocanusa and the Kootenai River, where hazardous pollutants are released from upstream mining operations in British Columbia. The company behind the petition, Teck […]

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Helicopter mulching aims to protect critical watersheds in the East Inconvenient burn scar

[ad_1] Northern spring water protection specialist Kimberly Mihelich filters a sample of wood mulch through wire mesh to ensure the mulch meets specifications on Wednesday, September 29. For three weeks, mulch was scattered over 2,200 acres of the East Troublesome burn scar in Arapaho National Forest.Amy Golden / Sky-Hi News GRANBY – Far East With […]

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conservation project receives grant from Texas Water Development Board | KLBK | KAMC

[ad_1] LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: Since its inception in 2005, the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) has promoted water conservation through technology and best management practices to improve the sustainability and profitability of High Plains agriculture. from Texas. One way to do this […]

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SWCD Supervisor Vote, US Citizenship, Academic Honors

[ad_1] Voting begins Monday for Richland SWCD board supervisor positions The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will hold an election of two supervisors to the board of directors of the Richland District Soil and Water Conservation Commission. The nominees are Lanny Hopkins, Jean McClintock and Mike Temple. Supervisors are interested and conservation-minded local leaders […]

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Small Efforts Can Save Energy and Save Money – Fort Carson Mountaineer

[ad_1] By Susan C. Galentine Department of Public Works, specialist in sustainability FORT CARSON, Colorado – October is Army Energy Action Month, which is linked to National Energy Awareness Month observed across the country. The theme for Army Energy Action Month 2021 is “The Power to Win”. The Army’s energy goal is resilience. Energy resilience […]

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New water conservation policies coming as drought situation in Utah improves slightly

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – The drought situation in Utah has improved slightly, Gov. Spencer Cox said. Recent monsoons have improved soil moisture, which means any snow that falls this winter is more likely to go into reservoirs, the governor told reporters at his monthly press conference on PBS. In addition, the Utahns have stepped […]

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Dane County Renewable Gas Vehicles Would Receive $ 10 Million Increase in Budget Proposal | Local government

[ad_1] If the target is met, the grasslands and forests conserved by the county and community partners will suck all the carbon created by county government operations out of the atmosphere, resulting in carbon neutral operations. “If we give the opportunity to nature, she will do what she does best,” said Parisi. “It will purify […]

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Proposed 741-acre Cottonwood resort runs out of water

[ad_1] A developer is looking to build a resort-style community with large waterways and other entertainment amenities on a 741-acre plot in Cottonwood. Cottonwood City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission heard a presentation of the proposed project in a special joint session on September 14, where they were invited to provide commentary and […]

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India unveils new variety of rice to reduce water and labor consumption

[ad_1] NEW DELHI, September 28 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a range of new high-yielding crop varieties, including herbicide-tolerant rice that can be sown directly into the ground, reducing water expenditure and agricultural workers. In India, the world’s largest rice exporter, the conventional method of growing rice requires farmers to […]

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Sports betting brings in more money than expected for Colorado water

[ad_1] Since Colorado launched legalized sports betting in 2020, the state has raised nearly five times more money than expected for water projects. DENVER – Since Colorado launched legalized sports betting in May 2020, the state has raised nearly five times as much money for water projects than expected, gambling officials said. The start of […]

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Record Rains in Delhi Help Increase Groundwater by 2.5m Along Yamuna Flood Plains | Latest Delhi News

[ad_1] The devices installed by the Delhi government to measure the groundwater level in an area of ​​four square kilometers around a reservoir created along the Yamuna flood plains near the Palla district, located in the northern outskirts of the city, recorded an elevation of 2.5 meters this year, the highest in three years with […]