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The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is expected to receive 12 high-capacity pumps to assist with the issues of drainage in and along the coastland regions of Guyana.
Ohio farmers are upset about Governor John Kasich's executive order to lower nutrient runoff in Lake Erie. 
Ohio Governor John Kasich signs an executive order to implement rules on sources of agricultural pollution feeding Lake Erie's chronic algae problem. 
The Iowa Drainage School program will run from August 21 to 23, 2018 and focus on the design, installation and maintenance of drainage systems. 
Reeve Ralph Groening welcomes a new tile drain template created by The Red River Basin Commission that the municipal council can use to deal with tile drainage requests in the town of Morris, MB.
The first-ever Pennsylvania drainage tile field day was hosted June 20, 2018 by the Pennsylvania Land Improvement Contractors Association at Spring Meadows Farm in Grove City. More than 150 people showed up to see Stuchal Custom Agriculture Service lay a four inch plastic pipe in the ground on a 50-acre field. | READ MORE
Eric Young, soil science expert, spoke about the impacts of tile drainage on watersheds at a public event at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York.
Hundred of landowners in North Gower are asking Ottawa city council to shut down a proposed $1.5-million upgrade to drainage works in their area. Landowners oppose paying their share of the costs arguing that only farmers will benefit. Read the full CBC report.
A recent study from the University of Iowa shows the pace of nutrient runoff has increased since 1999 and continues to be a large portion of the total runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. 
A busted farm drainage tile is suspected to have caused a sink hole, estimated to be 3-feet wide and 7-feet deep, in Lafayette, IN. | READ MORE
In early May, Upper Thames River Conservation Authority staff led the installation of a saturated buffer project. This agricultural best management practice (BMP) is aimed at reducing phosphorus and nitrogen delivery to the Thames River, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie in Ontario.
AMES, Iowa – The design, installation and maintenance of drainage systems is the focus of the Iowa Drainage School to be held on Aug. 21-23 at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua, Iowa.
As another toxic algae season approaches, Ohio lawmakers are turning their attention to a pair of bills putting dollars behind the state's efforts to dam the flow of agricultural nutrients into Lake Erie. | READ MORE
Marquardt Farm Drainage is celebrating 50 years of operation in Palmerston, ON. Three Ontario brothers began tiling their farms to gain higher yields and improve their crops in the late 1950s. After seeing the quality work, it did not take long for neighbouring farmers to begin requesting the same for their operations. | READ MORE
Timewell Drainage Products is expanding again, taking steps to open a plastic pipe manufacturing facility in the southern United States. The company has purchased a building at 2 Industrial Parkway in Selma, AL, for the new operation. The 40,000-square-foot building sits on 20 acres in the Craig Industrial Park. 
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