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Bureau of Reclamation Releases Water From Friant Dam to San Joaquin River

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:20
Source:  Bureau of Reclamation Deck: 

Water release will help meet contractual obligations with the Exchange Contractors

Reclamation will begin increasing releases from Friant Dam near Fresno, Calif., into the San Joaquin River to help meet contractual obligations to deliver Central Valley Project (CVP) water to the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley.

Image:  Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation Publication Date:  May 15, 2014

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WaterSMART Funding to Help Watershed Groups

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:03
Source:  Bureau of Reclamation Deck: 

Federal funding to help entities establish or expand watershed management groups

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Cooperative Watershed Management Program is accepting applications from entities seeking to establish or expand watershed management groups. The funding opportunity announcement is available at by searching for funding opportunity R14AS00038.

Image:  Watersmart Watershed Funding.jpg Publication Date:  May 15, 2014

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EPA Releases EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping Tool

Wed, 2014-05-14 10:15
Source:  EPA Deck: 

EnviroAtlas lets users generate customized maps showing local air, water and landscape conditions

The U.S.

Image:  EPA EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping.jpg Publication Date:  May 14, 2014

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Everglades Storm Water Management Contract Awarded

Wed, 2014-05-14 10:00
Source:  Parsons Brinckerhoff Deck: 

Parsons Brinckerhoff will ensure that the storm water project meets water quality goals

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for construction management services in connection with a water quality restoration project in the Everglades.

The C-44 Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) Project is part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which sets out a long-term plan for restoring, protecting, and preserving the water resources of central and southern Florida, including the Everglades.

Image:  Photo courtesy of Parsons Brinckerhoff Publication Date:  May 14, 2014

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EPA Adds Seven Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Tue, 2014-05-13 10:03

Agency also proposes to add an additional five sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added seven hazardous waste sites that pose risks to people's health and the environment to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. EPA is also proposing to add another five sites to the list.

Image:  EPA Adds to SUperfund NPL.jpg Publication Date:  May 13, 2014

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Philadelphia Opens Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility

Tue, 2014-05-13 09:54
Source:  Synagro Technologies, Philadelphia Water Department Deck: 

Recycling and sustainability transforms Philadelphia’s biosolids management program

Mayor Michael Nutter, Synagro Technologies President and CEO, Eric Zimmer and other local officials hosted a public opening and tour of the Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility.

Image:  Philadelphia Bio-Fuels Facility.jpg Publication Date:  May 13, 2014

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EPA Seeks to Enhance Transparency in Hydraulic Fracturing

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:42
Source:  EPA Deck: 

Public process to help promote transparency and safety of unconventional oil and gas activities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will seek public comment on what information could be reported and disclosed for hydraulic fracturing chemicals and mixtures and the approaches for obtaining this information, including non-regulatory approaches. EPA is also soliciting input on incentives and recognition programs that could support the development and use of safer chemicals in hydraulic fracturing.

Image:  EPA Hydraulic Fracturing.jpg Publication Date:  May 12, 2014

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WRI Aqueduct Overall Water Risk Map Launched on Bloomberg

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:27
Source:  Water Resources Institute Deck: 

Water risk information now available to financial professionals worldwide

The World Resources Institute (WRI) announced the integration of the WRI Aqueduct Overall Water Risk map with Bloomberg’s interactive mapping platform, BMAP. It is available to the more than 320,000 subscribers of the Bloomberg Professional service.

Image:  WRI Water Risk Map.jpg Publication Date:  May 12, 2014

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