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asianage
No sugar production?Relief and rehabilitation minister Eknath Khadse has said the state government
No sugar production?
asianage / Posted an hour ago
Relief and rehabilitation minister Eknath Khadse has said the state government is considering not allowing production of sugarcane and its crushing this year, keeping in mind the drinking water crisis in the region and some parts of western... Read more
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PhysOrg
Engineers develop new approach to modeling Amazon seasonal cyclesColumbia engineers develop new approach to modeling amazon seasonal cycles that
Engineers develop new approach to modeling Amazon seasonal cycles
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
Columbia engineers develop new approach to modeling amazon seasonal cycles that will improve understanding the impact of deforestation and climate change on the Amazon basin. Credit: lbl.gov With the rise of CO2 in Earth's atmosphere, understanding... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Court asked: Order FLO Water to fulfill contractMETRO Iloilo Water District (MIWD) asked the Regional Trial Court to oblige FLO
Court asked: Order FLO Water to fulfill contract
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
METRO Iloilo Water District (MIWD) asked the Regional Trial Court to oblige FLO Water Resources Iloilo Inc. to deliver its contracted volume of 15,000 cubic meters daily (CMD). This, after MIWD filed an Interim Measure of Protection with prayer for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-Central's Quiet Deputy GovernorsNigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State G
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Nigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State Governors with equal number of Deputy Governors. However, citizens hardly recognize them not to talk of feeling the presence of the Deputy Governors. Hence, Daily Trust on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia to End Open Defecation By 2017 - Jammeh DeclaresBy Halimatou Ceesay & Isatou Senghore-Njie President Yahya Jammeh has made a d
Gambia to End Open Defecation By 2017 - Jammeh Declares
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
By Halimatou Ceesay & Isatou Senghore-Njie President Yahya Jammeh has made a declaration that The Gambia would be "open defecation-free" by 2017. The declaration was announced by the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, who represented the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio Clean Marinas and boater programs expand statewide through Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Seat Grant partnership After a decade of success, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in partne
Ohio Clean Marinas and boater programs expand statewide through Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Seat Grant partnership
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 hours ago
After a decade of success, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in partnership with the Ohio Sea Grant College... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Who owns WNC's water?Asheville Meter Services worker Tyler White installs a new 1.5-inch meter servi
Who owns WNC's water?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 hours ago
Asheville Meter Services worker Tyler White installs a new 1.5-inch meter service on Sweeten Creek Road in Asheville last Wednesday. The future...BlueRidgeNow.comAugust 31, 2015 11:00 AM

Some Western North Carolina community water systems are so... Read more

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AllAfrica.com
What Africa Can Learn From China About Growing Its Agribusiness SectorBy Calestous Juma, Harvard University The World Bank projects that agriculture
What Africa Can Learn From China About Growing Its Agribusiness Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
By Calestous Juma, Harvard University The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent must review its incentive... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Medical Marijuana Bills RetooledCalifornia legislators regrouped last week and cobbled together a revised packa
Medical Marijuana Bills Retooled
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
California legislators regrouped last week and cobbled together a revised package of medical marijuana legislation with a wary eye on a growing campaign for a statewide initiative to legalize recreational use of the drug. Three bills were compared,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sonoma County residents' battle with wineries is about more than waterThese days, the redwood-shaded creek by Laura and Ray Waldbaum's house is a bon
Sonoma County residents' battle with wineries is about more than water
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 hours ago
These days, the redwood-shaded creek by Laura and Ray Waldbaum's house is a bone-dry path of rocks and gravel, its occasional stagnant pools a somber reminder of the salmon that once thrived there. Fewer than 500 endangered coho now wend their way... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese-Built Solar Power Project Benefits LocalsYaounde — The Mvomeka village solar power station project constructed by Huawei
Chinese-Built Solar Power Project Benefits Locals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Yaounde — The Mvomeka village solar power station project constructed by Huawei Technologies Company Cameroon Ltd. in Cameroon's South Region has brought benefit to around 15,000 villagers. The completion ceremony of Mvomeka village solar power... Read more
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The News & Observer
Study finds hog farm waste in NC waters, but significance is disputed | News & Observer August 30, 2015 Some types of nitrogen, a component of a
Study finds hog farm waste in NC waters, but significance is disputed
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
| News & Observer August 30, 2015 Some types of nitrogen, a component of animal waste, is higher in streams... Read more
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Gulf News
Al Sissi kicks of high profile Asia tourEgypt president seeks to build diplomatic and economic ties beyond traditional
Al Sissi kicks of high profile Asia tour
Gulf News / Posted 12 hours ago
Egypt president seeks to build diplomatic and economic ties beyond traditional links with the West Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, left, greets Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, Monday,... Read more
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Quartz
Innovators and entrepreneurs will unlock Africa’s agribusiness promiseThe World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow t
Innovators and entrepreneurs will unlock Africa’s agribusiness promise
Quartz / Posted 12 hours ago
The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent must review its incentive structures. Agriculture averages 24% of GDP across the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Talented Youth Innovates Automatic SystemIn Tanzania, agriculture fits in many descriptions. It is a strenuous economic
Talented Youth Innovates Automatic System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
In Tanzania, agriculture fits in many descriptions. It is a strenuous economic activity of peasants that produces food for themselves, their dependants and the urban lot. Agriculture is an activity that employs 80 per cent of Tanzania's economically... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
What Africa can learn from China about growing its agribusiness sectorAgriculture averages 24% of GDP across the continent. With post-harvest activit
What Africa can learn from China about growing its agribusiness sector
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Agriculture averages 24% of GDP across the continent. With post-harvest activities taken into account, agriculture-related industry accounts for nearly half of all economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa. The region holds about half of the world’s... Read more
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Times of Malta
Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stressNearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 204
Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stress
Times of Malta / Posted 14 hours ago
Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is limited and demand is high, said experts who ranked 167 nations. Thirteen Middle Eastern countries and the Palestinian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyusi Guest of Honour At Harare Agricultural FairHarare — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi met on Friday with his Zimbabwean co
Nyusi Guest of Honour At Harare Agricultural Fair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Harare — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi met on Friday with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe, during a two day visit to Zimbabwe. After the meeting, the two presidents visited the Harare Agricultural Fair. As guest of honour, Nyusi... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Area group focusing on pipelineMountain Lakes Preservation Alliance spokeswoman April Keating said the group's
Area group focusing on pipeline
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 15 hours ago
Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance spokeswoman April Keating said the group's new home on the Internet is www.mountainlakespreservation.org. There are many resources on the site for people who would like to know more about hydraulic fracturing and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Tackles Water CrisisGoo-Kodisa — Huge developmental budget channeled towards Ministry of Mineral En
Govt Tackles Water Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Goo-Kodisa — Huge developmental budget channeled towards Ministry of Mineral Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) is a clear demonstration of the government commitment to clamp down on water crisis bedeviling the country. The Vice-President, Mr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Should Australian workers be worried about the China FTA? Unions are worried that the free trade agreement with China could see local w
Should Australian workers be worried about the China FTA?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
Unions are worried that the free trade agreement with China could see local workers displaced by migrant workers employed with inferior conditions. Joanna Howe and Stuart Rosewarne look at... Read more
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The News & Observer
Study finds hog farm waste in NC waters, but significance is disputedIndustrialized animal farms put inexpensive meat on Americans’ dinner tables, b
Study finds hog farm waste in NC waters, but significance is disputed
The News & Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
Industrialized animal farms put inexpensive meat on Americans’ dinner tables, but these farms also have been linked to serious environmental and human health problems. This summer, a long-awaited study on the effect of such farms on North Carolina... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Ayala, Villar firms eye MIWD joint ventureTWO prominent firms in water production and distribution are interested to join
Ayala, Villar firms eye MIWD joint venture
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
TWO prominent firms in water production and distribution are interested to join the proposed joint venture project of Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) with the private sector. Lawyer Roy Villa, MIWD corporate counsel, said Ayala Group’s Manila... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Sandoval to put 3-week trade mission to workBy Michelle Rindels, AP CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval and more than 60 bus
Sandoval to put 3-week trade mission to work
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
By Michelle Rindels, AP CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval and more than 60 business, government and education officials recently returned from a three-week trade mission to England, Ireland, Germany, Poland and Italy. The visit included meetings... Read more
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The Columbian
Forum to examine possible effects of county land-use planLocal farm, water and land-use advocates will hold a forum Monday to discuss th
Forum to examine possible effects of county land-use plan
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Local farm, water and land-use advocates will hold a forum Monday to discuss the potential environmental impacts of Clark County’s Comprehensive Growth Management Plan update. The forum, hosted by the Clark County Food System Council, will address... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Ohio EPA appoints official to manage Lake Erie water qualityTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Ohio's environmental chief is creating a new team to oversee
Ohio EPA appoints official to manage Lake Erie water quality
The Monroe Evening News / Posted yesterday
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Ohio's environmental chief is creating a new team to oversee water quality issues in Lake Erie. State Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig Butler has appointed Karl Gebhardt, the Ohio EPA's deputy director for water... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Renew law for conservationWhen Congress returns from its long summer vacation, one of the things it quick
Renew law for conservation
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
When Congress returns from its long summer vacation, one of the things it quickly should take up is ... vacations. That is, it quickly should renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the principal vehicle that the government has used since 1965 to... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Water treatment management may go to third partyNeosho city leaders are negotiating a possible deal to contract out for water a
Water treatment management may go to third party
The Neosho Daily News / Posted yesterday
Neosho city leaders are negotiating a possible deal to contract out for water and wastewater treatment services.City council Thursday heard a presentation in a special session from Alliance Water Resources of the Columbia firm’s qualifications for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California takes new approach on water regulation for pot farmsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife helicopter circled over steep ti
California takes new approach on water regulation for pot farms
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife helicopter circled over steep timberland in Humboldt County’s coastal mountains, prowling for potential water diversions and environmental damage caused by what is arguably the state’s most lucrative... Read more
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The Hindu
Clean Ganga Fund: Rs. 66 crore and countingClean Ganga Fund (CGF), an initiative launched by the NDA government as part of
Clean Ganga Fund: Rs. 66 crore and counting
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Clean Ganga Fund (CGF), an initiative launched by the NDA government as part of its ambitious mission to cleanse the Ganga river, has received donations to the tune of over Rs. 66 crore till August this year. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Coffman applauds water-rule injunction Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is cheering a ruling blocking imple
Coffman applauds water-rule injunction
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is cheering a ruling blocking implementation of new federal water-protection rules in numerous states — a ruling she participated in seeking. A federal judge in North... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
LaHood puts on miles in congressional raceQUINCY -- Darin LaHood has maintained a frenetic pace on the campaign trail in
LaHood puts on miles in congressional race
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
QUINCY -- Darin LaHood has maintained a frenetic pace on the campaign trail in the Sept. 10 special election for Congress. "I'm not taking anything for granted. I'm working to earn every vote," the Republican nominee said. One recent day, he left... Read more
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The Hindu
Water Resources Department starts restoration of Cooum stretchesThe Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust has identified 27 kms between the Cooum’s
Water Resources Department starts restoration of Cooum stretches
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust has identified 27 kms between the Cooum’s mouth near Napier bridge and Paruthipattu to be improved. Residents who have had to endure seeing filthy stretches of the Cooum river along Poonamallee High Road near... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra NevadaA Sierra Nevada lake surrounded by snow barren ridges are seen during an aerial
Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
A Sierra Nevada lake surrounded by snow barren ridges are seen during an aerial survey of the snowpack done by the California Department of Water Resources in this April 28, 2015, file photo. Photo by Associated Press /Times Free Press.... Read more
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The Hindu
Herculean task beginsesidents who have had to endure seeing filthy stretches of the Cooum river alon
Herculean task begins
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
esidents who have had to endure seeing filthy stretches of the Cooum river along Poonamallee High Road near Koyambedu may now hope to have a better view in some portions. The Water Resources Department (WRD) has started cleaning some stretches of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Marijuana and the California droughtCommercial-style farms grow marijuana in mountainous timberland clearings above
Marijuana and the California drought
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Commercial-style farms grow marijuana in mountainous timberland clearings above Highway 299 near Willow Creek in July 2015 in Humboldt County, Calif. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Watershed Enforcement Team and State Water Resources... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Petroleum pollutants increasingly contaminating drinking waterAn alarming degree of toxins such as lubricants, engine oil and other cleaning
Petroleum pollutants increasingly contaminating drinking water
Sunday Observer / Posted 2 days ago
An alarming degree of toxins such as lubricants, engine oil and other cleaning detergents used by petrol service stations are polluting water resources making water unsafe for human consumption, Head, Toxicology Information Unit, National Hospital,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Great Lakes water isn’t likely to be diverted to drought areasA decade ago, during another drought period, the Great Lakes states and Canada
Great Lakes water isn’t likely to be diverted to drought areas
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
A decade ago, during another drought period, the Great Lakes states and Canada worried about water diversion. There was talk of constructing massive tunnels to move water from the Great Lakes basin to the West and Southwest. There was speculation... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Can the Great Lakes become an engine for growth again?Milwaukee leads the way Milwaukee’s promoters talk of taking advantage of worl
Can the Great Lakes become an engine for growth again?
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Milwaukee leads the way Milwaukee’s promoters talk of taking advantage of worldwide drought conditions by luring companies and people to the Great Lakes and its abundant water supplies. But mostly, they talk of having a water technology sector that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Metro Manila faces water supply cut by 3 cubic meters The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is set to implement a fresh cut on
Metro Manila faces water supply cut by 3 cubic meters
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is set to implement a fresh cut on water allocation for domestic water supply “as soon as possible” amid the strengthening of El Niño episode in the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
10 years after Hurricane Katrina, U.S. needs to prepare for the next big oneA decade after one of the costliest and deadliest disasters slammed into New Or
10 years after Hurricane Katrina, U.S. needs to prepare for the next big one
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A decade after one of the costliest and deadliest disasters slammed into New Orleans, many communities remain dangerously vulnerable to future storms akin to the next Hurricane Katrina. As towns and cities along the Gulf Coast commemorated the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, Italy Ink Cooperation Agreement On Water Resources ControlMinister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazy and Italian Ambassador in Cairo Maurizio
Egypt, Italy Ink Cooperation Agreement On Water Resources Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazy and Italian Ambassador in Cairo Maurizio Massari signed an agreement on Friday to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of water resources management. Under the agreement, a number of projects... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Irrigation Minister to Visit Sewage Water Treatment Plant in SingaporeEgypt's Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said that he wil
Irrigation Minister to Visit Sewage Water Treatment Plant in Singapore
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Egypt's Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said that he will visit a sewage and agriculture water treatment plant in Singapore to get acquainted with the latest technological methods in water treatment there. In statements,... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists, tribe study shrinking glaciersMOUNT BAKER — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount B
Scientists, tribe study shrinking glaciers
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
MOUNT BAKER — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in northern Washington and watches as streams of water cascades off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Dying glacier' in Washington state a focus for scientists, tribeMOUNT BAKER, Wash. – Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on
'Dying glacier' in Washington state a focus for scientists, tribe
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
MOUNT BAKER, Wash. – Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Northern California golf courses fighting for their livesIt was 40 years ago that I relocated from the Midwest and moved to Northern Cal
Northern California golf courses fighting for their lives
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 2 days ago
It was 40 years ago that I relocated from the Midwest and moved to Northern California. I spent the first five years in the San Francisco area and for the past 35 years I have resided within the beautiful confines of Lake County. Sad to say, but it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra looks to bring sustainable water, irrigation practicesThe state government has decided to make a district irrigation plan (DIP) to ex
Maharashtra looks to bring sustainable water, irrigation practices
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The state government has decided to make a district irrigation plan (DIP) to expand cultivable area under assured irrigationThe Maharashtra government is considering to introduce... Read more
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Huntington Beach Independent
State regulatory changes could require Poseidon to reapply for discharge permit for proposed desal plantState water officials confirmed to environmental groups this week that the deve
State regulatory changes could require Poseidon to reapply for discharge permit for proposed desal plant
Huntington Beach Independent / Posted 2 days ago
State water officials confirmed to environmental groups this week that the developer of a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach would need to reapply for one of its permits if state regulatory amendments go into effect. In response, Orange... Read more
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The Hindu
Road project hits a snagotorists are facing severe hardship due to the Motorists are facing severe difi
Road project hits a snag
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
otorists are facing severe hardship due to the Motorists are facing severe dificulty due to the stoppage of road-widening work on Taramani Link Road in Velachery. The widening work, started in 2009, has been dragging on. It has been stopped now due... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
750 Acres of Land To Be Preserved For Public UseHundreds of acres of land in Northern Michigan are now officially saved for pub
750 Acres of Land To Be Preserved For Public Use
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of acres of land in Northern Michigan are now officially saved for public use. 750 acres of land will now be conserved, funded completely by grants and the landowner. The landowner is Lake Louise Christian Community. They along with the... Read more
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