User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
Last updated: Jan 29 2015 18:36 IST RSS 2.0
1 to 20 of 1,689    
Most of Hawaii's coral recover from mass bleaching 29.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HONOLULU (AP) — Coral rely on algae for food and their survival. So when the stress of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures prompted many of Hawaii's corals to expel algae last year — a phenomenon called bleaching because coral lose their color when they do this — many were worried they might die.
Also found in: [+]
Judge to rule on Adams County stormwater fee 26.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
A judge on Friday began deliberating a lawsuit filed by an Adams County group that claims a local stormwater fee is actually a tax and asks the court to strike it down.
Also found in: [+]
Routt County is in the midst of revisiting the 1999 Stagecoach Community Plan 14.1.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Unincorporated Stagecoach in South Routt County has grown from 250 dwelling units to 475 since 1999 when its community plan was created, but several of the issues that frustrate residents and absentee owners of the sprawling neighborhood that comprises 31 subdivisions are familiar. Now Routt County is taking a stab at updating the 20-year plan to make certain it fits the evolving community that has just 530 full-time residents and many more absentee owners. Of the 1,938 platted lots in greater Stagecoach, 1,688 are vacant. Many lots at Stagecoach, particularly unbuilt lots in subdivisions at the southern end of the area about 17 miles south of Steamboat Springs, lack water and sewer infrastructure, but mostly sewer. And Denver resident John Troka, who is president of the Stagecoach Property Owners Association, told the Routt County commissioners Tuesday his members are eager for better service. “Water and sewer are the biggest issue our owners face,” Troka said. The availability of wastewater treatment ...
Also found in: [+]
Essebsi narrow favorite to win Tunisian presidency 19.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — For the third time in just two months, Tunisian voters will head to the polls this weekend, this time to elect a president in a runoff vote that presents a stark choice between the country's past and its Arab Spring revolution.
The Latest: EPA released final cleanup order for Duwamish River 17.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
A million cubic yards of toxic sludge will be dredged from Seattle’s only river.
Also found in: [+]
Ouch: Steep water rate hikes hit some in La Plata County 17.12.2014 Durango Herald
Concerned county residents decried city water rate hikes that will hit them harder than their city neighbors Tuesday at a City Council meeting.County residents will be charged double compared with those living within city limits for water services in January when the new rate hikes kick in.“We’re all part of the...
Also found in: [+]
Workers find flushed heirloom 29.11.2014 Durango Herald
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – It took sewer workers in southern Oregon a couple of days of looking, but they finally found a 1920 wedding ring a local woman lost in a church toilet.Pat Hanson of Central Point tells the Medford Mail Tribune it was her mother’s ring, and she’s been wearing it for about 25 years.The...
Also found in: [+]
Bahrain voters cast ballots in runoff election 29.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini voters returned to the polls Saturday for a runoff election being boycotted by the opposition for the tiny island nation's first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.
Evacuation plans in place as flooding looms in Buffalo 24.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now the big melt. Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare for the possibility of evacuation.
Dry San Diego to look to sewers as water source 19.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Acknowledging California's parched new reality, the city of San Diego has embraced a once-toxic idea: turning sewer water into drinking water.
Also found in: [+]
Sewer, water rates to rise 19.11.2014 Durango Herald
After no public comment about significant proposed increases in water and sewer rates, Durango city councilors agreed Tuesday to proceed with city ordinances to up the charges.The average household’s total increase for water and sewer services will be about $22.60 per month in the winter – which reflects domestic usage but...
Also found in: [+]
Scientists study stormwater, deadly to salmon 17.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — Just hours into the experiment, the prognosis was grim for salmon that had been submerged in rain runoff collected from one of Seattle's busiest highways.
Also found in: [+]
Milbank: A "Hail Mary" for Sen. Landrieu 15.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
There are many crucial items facing the lame-duck Congress, from Ebola to the Islamic State to funding the federal government.
Also found in: [+]
Immigration, Keystone top first day of lame duck 13.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in.
Also found in: [+]
Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama 13.11.2014 Denver Post: All Political News
ATLANTA (AP) — Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among African-Americans in states where they anchor the party's base.
House to vote on Keystone, Landrieu seeks action 13.11.2014 Denver Post: All Political News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a high-stakes political poker game, with the Louisiana Senate seat the big prize.
Fast currents 10.11.2014 Current Issue
Also found in: [+]
Flushing wipes a big drain for homeowners, cities 10.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
About three weeks ago, Frances Quintana's downstairs tenant on Lima Street noticed water was backing up from his toilet. A plumber came, ran a snake and said the problem was fixed.
Also found in: [+]
Storm drain project underway behind Northpoint Mall 6.11.2014 Durango Herald
The first phase of the city of Durango’s 13th Street Storm Drain project is underway, according to a Durango Business Improvement District news release.The project is taking place behind the Northpoint Mall, which will hinder access to the rear of the mall parking lot.The first phase of the project is installation of...
Also found in: [+]
McConnell wins Ky. as GOP bids for Senate majority 5.11.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell won a hard-fought sixth term Tuesday, putting him a step closer to his lifelong dream of becoming majority leader and getting the GOP off to a good start in its goal of taking control of the Senate.Democrats once had high hopes for challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes,...
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 1,689