User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
Last updated: May 17 2018 02:11 IST RSS 2.0
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You're wasting water on your lawn. Here's how to stop this summer. 16.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More than 60 percent of Twin Cities area residents with irrigation systems are using far more water than they need, a recent U survey found.
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A fast-growing Denver suburb is planning a 70-mile water pipeline – opponents want them to improve the Poudre River while they’re at it 15.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Thornton, facing projections that its population will grow by well more than half over the next 50 years, is ready to claim the water it bought in the Cache la Poudre River three decades ago.
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Pa. pipe shop owner sentenced for selling pot paraphernalia 11.5.2018 News
The owner of three pipe shops in the Philadelphia suburbs, convicted in November of selling drug paraphernalia, was sentenced Thursday to a year of probation and was forced to give up his stores.
Metro was just given $15.5 billion over a decade to fix the system. But three years later, it still can’t repair the chillers. 6.5.2018 Washington Post
Metro was just given $15.5 billion over a decade to fix the system. But three years later, it still can’t repair the chillers.
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27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden 5.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.

If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:

1. Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it,...

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Tap water in some Denver homes contains elevated lead. Now Denver Water, CDPHE and others are fighting about what to do. 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Six years after Denver Water detected elevated lead in residents' tap water, state health officials have ordered injection of a chemical into water supplies to slow lead pipe corrosion -- but utility officials are resisting.
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Dog treats on cutting board, tobacco water pipe on shelf close Philly eateries 3.5.2018 News
Philadelphia food inspectors busy as they temporarily closed 39 facilities between April 15 and April 30.
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The vaunted garden at Dumbarton Oaks reopens after some major surgery 2.5.2018 Washington Post
The vaunted garden at Dumbarton Oaks reopens after some major surgery
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Maharashtra set to get Rs 13,650-crore package, and can thank Nitin Gadkari 1.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Work on water infrastructure to cause 7 months of partial road closures in Beverly Crest 26.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A city water infrastructure project is scheduled to bring partial road closures to a stretch of Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Crest starting next month.

The improvements will center around Liebe Drive and stretch from Mulholland to Hutton drives, said officials with the Los Angeles Department...

Westminster, home of British democracy, is rotting from within 25.4.2018 Washington Post: World
The British Parliament’s leaky loos and Victorian ventilation are set to get a $5 billion restoration.
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Lewis and Clark water project turns into 30-year expedition for southwest Minnesota 23.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A southwest Minnesota water project will be completed this fall after nearly 30 years of waiting.
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Chandigarh: Hopes of getting more water from May 1 dashed 20.4.2018 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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At 37 feet tall, Jeff Koons’s flower-draped ‘Split-Rocker’ demands a whole lotta love 18.4.2018 Washington Post
At 37 feet tall, Jeff Koons’s flower-draped ‘Split-Rocker’ demands a whole lotta love
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Rodent droppings in kids' classrooms close Philadelphia care centers 17.4.2018 News
Philadelphia food inspectors temporarily closed 34 facilities between April 1 and April 13.
Officials Say Flint’s Water Is Safe. Residents Say It’s Not. Scientists Say It’s Complicated. 16.4.2018 Mother Jones
Four years ago, the city of Flint changed its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Almost immediately, foul-smelling, discolored water began coming out of city taps. For almost two years, the mostly low-income and black residents were left to cook, drink, and bathe in water that was contaminated with lead. The crisis led to […]
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Philly has a plan to replace decaying water pipes and sewers. And you will pay for it 16.4.2018 News
The Philadelphia Water Department says it needs higher rates to upgrade and replace aging infrastructure. The average water main is 70 years old.
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Groom who won baraat battle: Water supply to Dalits’ fields stopped over route crisis, says Bride’s father 12.4.2018 Lucknow – The Indian Express
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Oil spill that caused Indonesia fire was due to broken pipe 5.4.2018 Washington Post: World
An oil spill that caused a fire that killed five people and sickened hundreds in an Indonesian port city came from a broken pipe the state-owned energy company was using to transfer crude oil, police said Thursday.
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Today: Trump’s EPA Fuels a New Fight With California 3.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Once again, the Trump administration has put “out of control” California in its sights.


Trump’s EPA Fuels a New Fight With California

The “Trump administration versus California” battle has many fronts: immigration, oil drilling, civil rights. On Monday, two of the state’s environmental...

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