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FINN Corp. Introduces First Tier 4F Large Tank HydroSeeder in California

Wed, 2016-07-27 08:43
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Machine’s diesel engine meets California emission standards

FINN Corp. has introduced the first large tank HydroSeeder with a CARB Compliant, Tier 4 Final Diesel Engine in California. The machine is powered by a Cummins QSB 4.5 liter diesel engine and meets the state of California’s emissions standards for diesel powered machinery. The FINN Titan 400 HydroSeeder unit was purchased by a California firm that provides a variety of erosion control services in the western U.S.

Image:  7.27 farm-land-1558948-640x480.jpg Company Reference:  Finn Corp. Publication Date:  July 27, 2016

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U.S. EPA, Goodrum Farm CR314 LLC Reach Settlement on CWA Violations

Wed, 2016-07-27 08:16
Source:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deck: 

Company to pay $15,000 civil penalty

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 reached a proposed administrative settlement with Goodrum Farm CR314 LLC in Butler County, Mo., to resolve alleged violations of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). As part of the settlement, the company has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $15,000.

Image:  7.27 wetlands-at-sunset-1409535-639x442.jpg Publication Date:  July 27, 2016

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Bioreactors in Mississippi River Basin Help Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

Tue, 2016-07-26 15:25
Source:  American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Deck: 

Water quality scientist Laura Christianson researches how to reduce Nitrogen in the Gulf

Water quality scientist Laura Christianson began working on a solution to the “dead zone”—an area with dangerously low levels of oxygen—in the Gulf of Mexico. Christianson lives more than 1,000 miles north of the Gulf in Illinois, but human activity in the Mississippi River basin, which connects to the Gulf, can lead to major water quality issues downstream.

Image:  dead zone.jpg Publication Date:  July 27, 2016

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New Website for National Green Infrastructure Certification Program Launches

Tue, 2016-07-26 09:13
Source:  District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, Water Environment Federation Deck: 

DC Water, Water Environment Federation provide industry resource

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), an in-development national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection and maintenance workers. The website, www.ngicp.org, is a resource for program news and updates, industry and certification resources, and regional training opportunities.

Image:  7.22 server-concept-5-1236244-639x426.jpg Publication Date:  July 26, 2016

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U.S. EPA Issues Partial Decision on Missouri’s 2016 Impaired Waters List

Tue, 2016-07-26 07:53
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EPA welcomes public comments on proposal for 60 days

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its partial decision on Missouri’s 2016 list of impaired waters. EPA is approving Missouri’s list of 307 waters that are impaired by one or more pollutants and the removal of 16 water bodies from the list. The agency also proposes to add four water bodies and corresponding pollutants to the list. 

Image:  7.21 lake-at-sunset-1480886-639x481.jpg Publication Date:  July 26, 2016

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National Concrete Pipe Week Begins August 14

Mon, 2016-07-25 10:05
Source:  American Concrete Pipe Assn. Deck: 

The event recognizes reinforced concrete pipe, precast concrete products

National Concrete Pipe Week announced its theme: “Concrete Pipe and Precast: Maintaining Resiliency.” Held Aug. 14 to 20, the event recognizes the importance of reinforced concrete pipe and precast concrete products. The contributions of thousands of workers, hundreds of manufacturing plants and other industries that support concrete pipe producers will be acknowledged during the week-long celebration.

Image:  CPWPoster2016 OFFICIAL.jpg Company Reference:  American Concrete Pipe Assn. Publication Date:  July 25, 2016

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MWRD Works to Restore Cook County Canopy, Eliminate Flooding

Mon, 2016-07-25 08:40
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More than 10,000 oak tree saplings distributed under “Restore a Canopy, Plant a Tree” initiative

In only two months, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has distributed more than 10,000 oak tree saplings across Cook County, Ill., as part of the agency's new "Restore the Canopy, Plant a Tree" initiative.

Image:  7.25 oak-tree-1533427-638x425.jpg Publication Date:  July 25, 2016 Home Page Slider Slider Image:  Slider Text: 

MWRD Works to Restore Cook County Canopy, Eliminate Flooding

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IECA Great Connections Shares Conference Technical Program

Fri, 2016-07-22 10:38
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2016 conference to be held July 26 to 28 in La Crosse, Wis.

IECA Great Connections announced the technical program for the Great Connections 2016 conference. The conference will be held at the La Cross Center in La Crosse, Wis., July 26 to 28. Registration is still open for the event and the three full-day and two half-day courses.

The course titles include:

Image:  7.22 sunset-over-river-valley-1333059-639x413.jpg Company Reference:  IECA Publication Date:  July 22, 2016

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Suez Launches Urban Drainage System

Thu, 2016-07-21 11:48
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Digital solution helps preserve natural environment

Suez announced it is launching Aquadvanced Urban Drainage, a digital system that allows local authorities to monitor their sewer and storm water networks in real time. The system will help mitigate the risk of flooding and control the quality of discharges into the natural environment.

Image:  7.21 rain-1171021-639x426.jpg Publication Date:  July 21, 2016

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Resource Environmental Solutions Invests in Coastal Restoration

Wed, 2016-07-20 09:48
Source:  America's WETLAND Foundation Deck: 

America’s WETLAND Foundation can proceed with phase two of project

America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) recognized Resource Environmental Solutions (RES) for its significant investment in supporting the foundation’s next phase of shoreline restoration project development in Louisiana. 

Image:  coastal-evening-1391742-639x853.jpg Publication Date:  July 20, 2016

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IECA Great Connections Launches Official App

Wed, 2016-07-20 09:10
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Free app assists attendees in planning, navigating conference

IECA Great Connections launched the free official app of the conference—Whova. It is available for download in preparation for IECA Great Connections July 26 to 28, 2016, in La Crosse, Wis.

The app allows attendees to:

Image:  clipboard-1143789-639x451.jpg Publication Date:  July 20, 2016

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St. Anthony Regional Storm Water Treatment & Research System Officially Opens

Wed, 2016-07-20 08:53
Source:  Mississippi Watershed Management Organization Deck: 

Ribbon-cutting ceremony July 21 marks completion of project

An estimated 169 million gal of polluted storm water runoff will be captured and cleaned each year by a new underground treatment and research facility near St. Anthony Village, Minn. Recently completed, the St. Anthony Regional Storm Water Treatment and Research System—a $1.6 million project—is projected to cut pollution levels by more than half for storm water runoff flowing from the southern half of the city into the Mississippi River. The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) funded the project via a grant to the city of St. Anthony Village, which will own the system.

Image:  The system near the end of its completion Publication Date:  July 20, 2016 Home Page Slider Slider Image:  Slider Text: 

St. Anthony Regional Storm Water Treatment & Research System Officially Opens

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USDA Announces $49 Million to Improve Critical Wetlands in 12 States

Tue, 2016-07-19 10:53
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Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership will support 10 projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $44.6 million through its Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP) to support 10 wetland enhancement projects on private and tribal agricultural lands in 12 states. Recipients for each project are providing more than $4.3 million in matching funds, bringing the total investment to approximately $49 million. In total, the projects will help to protect, restore or enhance 15,000 wetland acres in critical watersheds across the U.S.

Image:  7.19 ames-iowa-train-1217656-640x480.jpg Publication Date:  July 19, 2016

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Mississauga Offers Storm Water Programs

Mon, 2016-07-18 10:10
Source:  City of Mississauga Deck: 

City council working group creates three residential programs

In October, the city of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, council passed a resolution to form a working group to consider a program for residential properties. As a result of the working group’s decision, the city will offer three storm water programs for residential properties:

Image:  7.18 algonquin-sunset-1502972-640x480.jpg Publication Date:  July 18, 2016

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U.S. Exhibitors at SIWW 2016 Build Partnerships, Generate Business

Fri, 2016-07-15 10:04
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AWWA/U.S. Global Pavilion was primary destination for buyers

Against a dynamic backdrop of heightened environmental pressures, infrastructure safety and security concerns, and global demand for clean water, the U.S. sought to strengthen business relationships and open new opportunities for growth at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2016.

Image:  7.15 singapore-1556150-640x480.jpg Company Reference:  American Water Works Association Publication Date:  July 15, 2016

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Indiana's 2016 White River Festival Announces Theme, Events

Thu, 2016-07-14 11:17
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Clear Choices Clean Water initiative culminates in capstone event

The annual White River Festival announced it will return Sept. 9 to 27, 2016 with history themed events at venues and locations throughout Central Indiana. The White River Festival is a celebration of the area’s land, wildlife, plants, streams and people.

Image:  7.14 grassy-river-bank-1399799-640x480.jpg Publication Date:  July 14, 2016

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StormTrap, Lafarge Announce License Agreement

Wed, 2016-07-13 10:16
Source:  StormTrap Deck: 

Agreement compiles full range of storm water solutions

StormTrap and Lafarge Canada Inc. announced that they have entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement. StormTrap has granted an exclusive license to Lafarge to develop and commercialize StormTrap’s detention and retention products in western Canada. StormTrap's systems join Lafarge’s existing oil/grit separator and storm water filtration products, providing a full range of storm water solutions.

Image:  7.13 autumn-in-park-2-1548991-640x480.jpg Company Reference:  StormTrap Publication Date:  July 13, 2016

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Trout Unlimited Issues Statement on Mine Cleanup Bill

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:20
Source:  Meltwater Press Deck: 

Steve Moyer, vice president of government relations at TU, applauds approval

The U.S. House of Representatives approved HR 3844—the Bureau of Land Management Foundation Act. Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia and Rep. Alan Lowenthal of California, the bill would facilitate cleanup of abandoned mine lands (AML) and orphaned oil and gas well sites on federally managed lands. Trout Unlimited (TU) issued the following statement from Steve Moyer, vice president of government relations at TU:

Image:  7.13 stream-1506069-640x480.jpg Publication Date:  July 13, 2016

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Imbrium Systems Wins 2016 Waters Next Award

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:17
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Stormceptor MAX recognized in the storm water technology category

Imbrium Systems received a 2016 Waters Next Award in the storm water technology category for the Stormceptor MAX storm water treatment system.

The Water's Next Award program is the only national awards program that honors leadership across the entire water sector—public servants, non-governmental groups, researchers, municipalities and technology providers that successfully work to change water across Canada. Since 2010, Water Canada has hosted the awards to help strengthen and celebrate the thriving national community by showcasing Canada's water innovators.

Image:  7.12 water-ripple-1187709-640x480.jpg Company Reference:  Imbrium Systems Corp. Publication Date:  July 12, 2016

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SIWW 2016 Exhibits Smart Water Technologies

Tue, 2016-07-12 10:08
Source:  Hill+Knowlton Strategies Deck: 

Smart water focus features technologies, forum, pavilion

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) focused on the growing smart water technologies market at SIWW 2016. PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, exhibited an array of technologies at the new Smart Water Solutions Pavilion.

Image:  7.12 singapore-3-1230496-640x480.jpg Publication Date:  July 12, 2016

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