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Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
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'Nightmare on Monroe Street': A tiny Queen Village block's six-year feud with the Philly Water Department 6.7.2018 Philly.com News
Neighbors call it Nightmare on Monroe Street. For the last six years, resident on the tiny 100 block of Monroe Street have had flooding, a sinking street, broken sewer pipes and now a decrepit street. The Philadelphia Water Department says all the issues were caused by several broken sewer laterals, which are the responsibility of the property owners. The residents, however, believe there is a much larger issue underneath their street.
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Northfield says 1 million gallons of wastewater entered Cannon River from treatment plant 4.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
From Northfield News: The city of Northfield Tuesday issued an advisory to the public to avoid direct contact with the Cannon River downstream of Northfield after a broken PVC pipe at the city's treatment plant caused approximately 1 million gallons of wastewater to pour into the river.
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How to effectively design for a biodiverse, urban future 29.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
We need to make our city areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.
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Romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal 29.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
About 200 people were sickened in the E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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Rivers of Oil, Episode 2: The largest inland spill 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This story isn't just about the risks of transporting huge amounts of oil through pipelines. It's also about the reward that oil provides.
Enbridge would work with landowners who want old Line 3 pipe removed 9.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The company had originally proposed leaving the entire old pipeline in the ground, saying it would be cheaper and do less environmental damage than removing it.
Smart sprinklers slashing lawn water use in Woodbury 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sprinkler systems can waste a lot of water and money. In Woodbury, however, residents are saving both by using smart controllers for irrigation systems. Here's how the city-led effort works.
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New test: 10.7 million asbestos fibers on floor at Philadelphia elementary school 6.6.2018 Philly.com News
New tests show off-the-chart levels of asbestos fibers on surfaces at Olney Elementary School after officials at the School District of Philadelphia had ordered a cleanup.
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Hardlook — Water Scarcity: Dry Days in Delhi 4.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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A new U.S.-Mexico border? At the Venice Biennale, imagining a binational region called MEXUS 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
With Trump undaunted in his quest to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale will look at issues of citizenship and the border - and the ways in which it remains incredibly porous.
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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 Philly.com 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 Philly.com 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...

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