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September 22, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Environmental restoration
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Studying tile’s role in rising river levels

Tile drainage has often been blamed for higher water levels and eroding riverbanks along Midwest rivers. Now a study under way in South Dakota will attempt to prove whether tile drainage is really to blame. >> Read full article

Iowa nitrate pollution

Iowa is experimenting with ways to stem the release of nutrients from drainage systems, incorporating nitrate-absorbing wetlands and other practices with tiling in order to cut levels that threaten public water systems. >> Read full article

MN water protection methods

After a contentious debate in the state legislature, the way Minnesota protects its lakes, rivers and drinking water supplies is about to undergo changes that could have far-reaching impact. State and local leaders have proven tools, new enforcement powers and a dedicated source of funding to clean up the state’s waters. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
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Environmental restoration

In 2005, Murray and Wilma Scott approached the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority with a common drainage issue. With hard work, they resolved the issue for good and were awarded the Ontario Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence for their efforts.

Ten years on, the Scott farm continues to demonstrate to drainage contractors, farmers and community leaders alike the benefits of using a systems approach when it comes to drainage. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

LICO Conference

Jan. 20-21, 2016
Location: Best Western Lamplighter Inn in London, Ont. >> More Info

National LICA Winter Convention

Feb. 29 – March 6, 2016
Location: Drury Plaza Hotel Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas >> More Info

National LICA Summer Meeting

July 18-23, 2016
Location: Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. >> More Info