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Mumbai-based Avana offers water storage solution at one-tenth the cost of traditional methods

[ad_1] Three years ago, farmers in Dudhanwadi village in Satara district, Maharashtra worried about their sericulture harvest as their area fell under the shadow of the rains of the Western Ghats. Pradhan Village (Chief) Bopatrao Jadhav considered various options since the village was fed by rain. This led him to Avana, a division of Emmbi […]

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More VEEs found

[ad_1] OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department announced that two more mosquito samples collected last week in the city of West Monroe tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV). County and state health departments continue to work together to monitor the situation. Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang reminds people that […]

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Valley Water hopes a wastewater purification expansion plan can lift Santa Clara County out of drought

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – Could sewage be the solution to our drought problems? Valley Water thinks so and they are doubling down by expanding their advanced water purification center in North San Jose and planning to build a new plant in Los Atos to produce millions of gallons of purified drinking water. In […]

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Why did we remove the water cuts imposed by Jerry Brown in 2015?

[ad_1] For the publisher: Thank you for your continued coverage of the current drought in California. It is not surprising that we have barely reduced our water consumption; common sense mandatory water restrictions enacted by the government of the day. Jerry Brown in 2015 should never have been repealed. A historic rainfall total in early […]

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Georgia Power Highlights Waterway Conservation Efforts for Third Week of Environmental Awareness Month

[ad_1] In honor of the third week of Environmental Awareness Month in September, Georgia Power highlights its efforts to improve and protect Georgia streams and the species that live there, such as Shoal Bass. At Georgia Power, our projects are aimed at conservation, restoration and awareness, so that future generations have a thriving, healthy and […]

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The reuse of water helps meet future needs. But we can do better.

[ad_1] With the state’s population skyrocketing, limited water resources, and global warming, water reuse is a growing but still underutilized solution to ensuring Texas has a clean and plentiful supply of water to long term. the last of the state water plan projects that direct reuse of non-potable water could produce up to 180,000 acre-feet […]

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Water and sewer service Replacement of mechanical meters

[ad_1] The Water and Sanitation Department is continuing its efforts to improve the replacement of defective meters with digital meters throughout the Territory. Director Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard said work began in July 2020 to replace faulty mechanical meters that have been in the field for more than 20 years and have passed their useful lives. […]

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Moscow City Council accepts Woodbury development

[ad_1] September 21 — Moscow’s city council on Monday narrowly approved a 21.7-acre development project on the city’s northeastern outskirts, just north of Slonaker Drive. Called the Woodbury Subdivision, the flat consists of 74 lots ranging from 3,794 square feet to 17,973 square feet on what is primarily farmland. The approved measures included relocating the […]

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City Council: Athens Mayor Steve Patterson proclaims September 20 as the start of National Clean Energy Week in Athens

[ad_1] Athens city council discussed at its Monday night meeting the establishment of Clean Energy Week in Athens and the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in the city. The meeting began with an announcement from Councilor Sam Crowl of Ward D-3 that he is Pollution prevention week in Athens. Throughout the week, Ohio University […]

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Colorado River Water Legal Dispute Settled | Agriculture

[ad_1] California’s largest agricultural user and urban user of stressed Colorado River water resources have announced a settlement in a two-year legal dispute. The agreement between the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) was signed last week after being approved by the agencies’ respective boards. It settles disputes […]

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Taiwan’s TSMC continues to improve water management | Taiwan News

[ad_1] TSMC logo (Reuters photo) TSMC logo (Reuters photo) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) was able to conserve 1.927 million tonnes of water in 2020, according to a recent financial disclosure report. Last year, TSMC spent NT $ 1.6 billion (US $ 57.51 million) on water conservation efforts and investments in […]

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Haryana Names Femina Miss Grand India 2021 Manika Sheokand Goodwill Ambassador for Water Conservation Campaign | Chandigarh News

[ad_1] CHANDIGARH: The government of Haryana has appointed Femina Miss Grand India-2021 Manika Sheokand as the goodwill “ambassador” for the water conservation campaign. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, on Saturday delivered the letter of appointment and the agreement to Manika as part of a program organized in Haryana Niwas. Speaking on the […]

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researchers study ways lawns can survive drought | Minnesota News

[ad_1] By KRISTI MAROHN, Minnesota Public Radio News FALCON HEIGHTS, Minnesota (AP) – As elsewhere in the state, rain has been sparse this summer at the University of Minnesota’s Turfgrass Research, Outreach and Education Center, making it an ideal year to study how well the grass can survive a drought. University extension educator Maggie Reiter […]

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The “Dirt Lady” Retires After Three Decades of Service | New

[ad_1] Known affectionately as the “Dirt Lady,” Patty Dellinger retired from her tenure as director of the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District after serving more than three decades in the department. Beginning with the county on July 11, 1988, as a typist, Dellinger worked his way up the departmental ladder to leadership. “I […]

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Conservation Corner: Water, Water Everywhere – Taking Care of the River Banks to Reduce the Risk of Flooding | Characteristics

[ad_1] The summer of 2021 turned out to be another for the record books in terms of heavy rain. Unsurprisingly to many Newark residents, heavy rains associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred in August and the remnants of Hurricane Ida last week have once again resulted in flooding of local roads. This follows […]

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ADPD condemns authorities for failures in water conservation

[ad_1] The ADPD called the planning authority and the Water Services Corporation “incompetent” and their failure in water conservation. ADPD candidate and Deputy Secretary General Sandra Gauci noted that following the first rains of the season, various residential areas were flooded. She added that the flooding is seriously affecting traffic and in Qormi it is […]

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County plans to expand Shaw wetlands

[ad_1] As part of a plan by Fayette County Commissioners to purchase additional property to expand Shaw’s wetlands, a resolution was recently signed to help secure a grant for the project. The Clean Ohio Fund-Green Space Conservation Program provides financial assistance for the conservation of green spaces. The resolution authorizes Brigitte Hisey, a natural resources […]

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Watershed Conservation Program kicks off Zoom Forum Series on September 9

[ad_1] The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, with the first of eight forums, The Future of Our Watershed in the Hatch and Mesilla Valleys. See the event on Zoom at (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85286064996). Or, visit daswcd.org/master-watershed-conservation-program for the Zoom link and to subscribe to the forum. The event […]

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Oklahoma Farm Report – Cattle Grazing Can Reduce Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint

[ad_1] Agricultural news Livestock grazing can reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint Mon, 23 Aug 2021 08:16:13 CDT In an article by Adam Russel for Simmental.org, he writes about cattle grazing to reduce carbon footprint .. see below .. Ruminant animals like livestock help maintain healthy soils and grasslands, and proper grazing management can reduce carbon emissions […]

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The State at the head of water conservation works: Minister

[ad_1] “The state won the country’s top prize for undertaking water conservation work,” Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa said in Belagavi on Wednesday. Jal Shakti Abhiyan focuses on water conservation in water stressed taluks across the country. The state has used several techniques such as rainwater harvesting, renovation of traditional and other […]

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Game & Fish Building is Fair Ready – Austin Daily Herald

[ad_1] The Game & Fish Building is ready for the 2021 Mower County Fair. Exhibitors include the Izaak Walton League – Austin Chapter 10, Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District, Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, Mower County Habitat and Pheasants Forever, and the National Wild Turkey Federation – Cedar River Longbeards Chapter. On the […]

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The Outer Banks Voice – Dare Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for community conservation assistance program

[ad_1] Dare Soil and Water Conservation District Now Accepting Community Conservation Assistance Program Applications By story submitted on August 6, 2021 Applications are now open for the Community Conservation Assistance Program. County of Dare The Dare Soil and Water Conservation District has announced that it is now accepting applications for the Community Conservation Assistance Program […]

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2022 Local Working Group Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) | New

[ad_1] The Blackford County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host a meeting of the 2022 Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) Local Working Group at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 25 as that meeting of Microsoft teams. This is due to COVID-19. Karen Kitterman of the Blackford County Soil and Water Conservation District will […]

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States are considering paying people to keep their water in the Colorado River. Some don’t think they can afford it

[ad_1] More than 40 million people depend on the Colorado River in the West, and every drop of it is used. But with climate change, there is now less water to circulate. In an attempt to avoid a legal battle between several states over this precious resource, Colorado and other states are considering pay people […]

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Casper buys chemicals for water treatment from global supplier hit by polar vortex and ransomware attack

[ad_1] Water extracted from the North Platte River is sent at an early stage of treatment to the Central Wyoming Regional Water Treatment Plant. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo. – Citizens of the Casper area have been urged to conserve water not because of a problem with any of the infrastructure in the central […]

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Cape Cod still faces drought as rest of state improves

[ad_1] Map courtesy of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. HYANNIS – The Cape Cod region still faces mild drought conditions despite higher rainfall rates recently, including Tropical Storm Elsa, according to the state’s executive office for energy and environmental affairs. All other parts of the Commonwealth have been declared to have returned […]

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OSU takes action to reduce water use in times of drought

[ad_1] CORVALLIS, Oregon – Oregon faces drought conditions statewide and Oregon State University is working to do its part to help reduce water use. Governor Kate Brown recently issued an executive order ordering state agencies to reduce their non-essential use of water. Public universities are not required to follow the order, but OSU is revising […]

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Whitmer declares “Conservation District Day” on Saturday

[ad_1] Governor Gretchen Whitmer proclaimed July 17 Conservation District Day across the state of Michigan to honor the hard work and dedication of Conservation Districts providing vital information to the people of Michigan preserving the state’s natural resources for generations to come. “Today, I am happy to join Governor Whitmer in recognizing our conservation districts, […]

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Critical chlorine shortage eases – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

[ad_1] The Medford Water Commission urges Rogue Valley customers to continue to conserve water. Photo file Medford Water Commission still calls for conservation Nationwide chlorine shortage eases after production resumes at west coast plant, but Medford Water Commission still urges customers to conserve water amid unstable supply and drought . The shortage was triggered by […]

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Water conservation and the focus on alternative transport for sustainable tourism

[ad_1] “The aim is to help businesses, visitors and residents [to] take simple actions that reduce our ecological footprint “ Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT) encourages tourism providers to conserve water and welcome or offer greener modes of transportation as part of a new Sustainable Sunshine Coast campaign. “The objective is to support businesses, visitors and […]

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Macleay Students Learn About Water Conservation Through Kempsey Shire Council Program | The Macleay Argus

[ad_1] water, conservation, Kempsey Shire Council, education The KEMPSEY Shire Council’s innovative water sustainability program continues to pave the way for students in the Macleay Valley to receive hands-on training on the importance of water conservation and preservation. More than 15 schools across the county have joined the council’s Waterwise Schools program, which encourages students […]

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Red Bluff board to discuss water conservation – Red Bluff Daily News

[ad_1] RED BLUFF – Red Bluff City Council will discuss on Tuesday what water conservation policies the city may adopt. In March, Governor Gavin Newsom declared drought emergencies in 41 California counties in the Russian River, Klamath River, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Tulare Lake watersheds. Although Tehama County is not in this area, many wells […]

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Monitoring water use best plan for conservation – Marin Independent Journal

[ad_1] The move to Marin Municipal Water District’s monthly billing could be one of the most effective ways to help its customers meet their vital responsibility to reduce their water use. As of June 24, MMWD’s commercial, residential and institutional customers had reduced their water use by 19.5% compared to last year’s figures. This is […]

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Big Hollow Lake unveils quality plan to tackle water problems

[ad_1] The Big Hollow Water Quality Symposium began, as it should, with a downpour. “Whoever brought the rain; we needed it,” Des Moines County Conservation Director Chris Lee said Wednesday night when the meeting opened at the Hickory Shelter House – after moving to inside when a thunderstorm flooded the tent outside. “It’s a water […]

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Dear Governor Cox, Utah needs tougher water conservation and harvesting measures – St George News

[ad_1] Image bank | Photo by zms / iStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News NOTICE – I appreciate the recent executive actions of Governor Spencer Cox and his request for prayers to deal with the increasingly severe drought conditions in Utah. Governor Spencer Cox speaks in Cedar City, Utah on May 17, 2021 […]

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Small Towns Growing Along Colorado’s Front Range Plan For Less Water Cronkite News

[ad_1] Severance, Colorado, a former farming and ranch town about an hour’s drive north of Denver, approaches a population of 8,000. Falling housing costs are stimulating many newcomers. (Photo by Jodi Petersen / KUNC) SEVERANCE, Colorado – Birdsong fills the air on a sunny May morning along the poplar-lined Main Street of Severance – but […]

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Modi congratulates Uttarakhand environmentalist Sachidanand Bharti for his efforts to conserve water in the hills | Dehradun News

[ad_1] Dehradun: For having made more than 30,000 water wells in the hills of Pauri Garhwal, the ecologist Sachidanand Bharti – who launched the andolan “Paani Raakho” – was greeted on Sunday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his program Mann ki Baat. Bharti, a teacher, converted the barren land of his village, Gaad Kharak, […]

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Governor Polis signs bills to tackle climate change, new energy sources and drought resilience programs – by Jan Wondra

[ad_1] This month has been bill signing season for Colorado Governor Jared Polis after a frantic and historically productive General Assembly session. On June 24 alone, Governor Jared Polis promulgated 18 pieces of legislation during signing ceremonies in Denver and Boulder. Among them were several bills intended to boost Colorado’s economy, improve energy efficiency, protect […]

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Department of Water Supply Calls for Water Conservation in West Maui | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] WEST MAUI – Residents and businesses of West Maui served by the Maui County Water Supply Department are reminded to voluntarily conserve water while the Mahinahina water treatment facility undergoes upgrades . The installation is expected to be back online no later than August 6, 2021. The upgrades include the installation of a new […]

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Why there is no “creek” in the Soquel Creek Watershed District

[ad_1] Here, halfway up the coast, many people know that the Soquel Creek Water District provides clean, high-quality drinking water to residents of Aptos, La Selva Beach, Opal Cliffs, Rio Del Mar, Seascape, Soquel and parts of Capitola. But many may not realize that – despite the district’s name – the Soquel Creek Water District […]

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New Town of Layton ordinance encourages water-friendly landscaping

[ad_1] LAYTON, Utah – The city of Layton is implementing a new city ordinance in hopes of encouraging commercial developers to conserve water. The flowers and landscaping outside Layton Town Hall are beautiful, but not all plants are drought tolerant. Chad Wilkinson, director of Layton City Community and Economic Development, said they recently amended a […]

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Wastewater use and sustainable agriculture can ensure water security in India | News | Eco-Enterprise

[ad_1] The use of wastewater, water-efficient agriculture, knowledge of soil moisture and convergence in agriculture could be possible methods to deal with the double scourge of climate change and the new coronavirus disease (Covid -19), according to experts at a recent water conference. The conference enabled policymakers, academics, researchers and students to acquire the expertise […]

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Bureau blocks water transfer to help save SJ Valley farmers

[ad_1] Farmers on the western edge of the parched San Joaquin Valley have little to no groundwater resources this year. The Southern San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District have legal rights to 200,000 acre-feet of water behind the New Melones Reservoir in excess of this year’s needs for farms and businesses. urban customers […]