B.C. study finds ineffective farm drainage in Lower Mainland
A study of drainage issues was recently completed in Delta, B.C., by researchers from the University of B.C. According to the reasech, during key periods, the drainage systems were not that effective.
The main objective of the research project was to look at different methods of dealing with drainage. Many producers in the region have their spacing at 30 feet or greater and the researchers put the spacing at 15 feet.
Twenty-six fields across Delta were surveyed for the project, including fields that had drainage systems with pumps and fields that had no systems at all. READ MORE
Guyanese government to acquire 12 new drainage pumps under US $3.6 million contractThe National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is expected to…
Florida's algae crisis draws fire from activists and lawmakersFlorida’s toxic algae bloom is wreaking havoc on marine life…
The Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico reported below average sizeThe size of the "Dead Zone," a hypoxic area in…
USDA aims to boost water, soil health in more than one million acres of the Chesapeake Bay watershedBy 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture wants to improve…