An opportunity to sit on the Nine Mine Creek Watershed District board in Minnesota is open for members who have a background in water conservation and development. The application deadline is Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
Contractors in Iowa with knowledge of land improvement practices that focus on the reduction of contaminants in the groundwater are encouraged to contribute to a local Source Water Protection Team, according to the latest newsletter from Land Improvement Contractors of America (LICA).
Town council is looking to conduct an independent study to resolve drainage and water management issues in the rural municipality of Wallace-Woodworth in Manitoba, Canada.
Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission established a task force to review how to best execute the order to require farmers to keep plans on how fields are fertilized.
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.
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.
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Drainage Task Force Annual Meeting
June 5-6, 2019
LICA National Summer Meeting
July 8-13, 2019
Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium
July 23-25, 2019