Environmental Protection

Watersheds


Nutrient Levels Stable in Half of Streams USGS Tested

The assessment will help determine the effectiveness of land management practices, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Water Policy Event Aims for Integration

The Chronicles Group is gathering water planners to discuss the need to implement a comprehensive integrated water policy.

Mississippi River Is Coastal Areas' Hottest Hotspot

University of California researchers say resource management and conservation won't work if they don't address the impacts of land-based human activity, particularly the mouth of the Mississippi River.

ASFPM Commends Waters for Reducing Flood Risk

CH2M Hill's Tom Waters received an award for his work with the Association of State Flood Plain Managers and in flood protection.

Study Suggests Higher Runoff, Better Models Needed

Climate change models don't consider how carbon dioxide, ozone, and nitrogen may affect water cycle.

Volunteers Sample Kentucky Loading to Ohio River

ORSANCO provided the lab to analyze the nutrient loadings to the Ohio River.

NGWA Slates Fractured Rock Settings Short Course

A National Ground Water Association course explains the hydrology of coupled groundwater/surface water systems in fractured rock settings.



NOAA Gives $1.5 M to Improve Salmon Habitat

Cooperative watershed stakeholders receive stimulus funding for rain catchment tanks, vegetation, and other restoration activities in Bodega, Calif.

Rain, Manure Application Timing Affect Carbon Losses

Purdue University study measured drainflow and solute losses from agricultural practices over a six year span.

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