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Esri Announces Winners of the Visualize Your Water Quality Challenge

April 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Water

Redlands, Calif., April 26, 2016—Esri joins the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Geological Survey in congratulating the winners of the Visualize Your Water Quality high school citizen science challenge. In the challenge, students from 13 US…

USDA Invests $25 Million in High-Priority Watersheds to Improve Water Quality

March 2, 2016 - in Financial, Water

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an investment of $25 million targeted to help agriculture producers improve…

Governor Signs Groundwater Adjudication Bills into Law

October 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law two groundwater bills, AB 1390 (Alejo) and SB 226 (Pavley), that establish an improved process for groundwater…

Some Coastal Plain Streams Influenced by Animal Feeding Operations

June 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

Animal feeding operations have measureable effects on stream water quality in many agricultural watersheds in the North Carolina Coastal Plain, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey. USGS scientists took water samples from 54 agricultural…

California Curtails Water Rights for Farmers in Delta, San Joaquin and Sacramento Watersheds

June 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Water

SACRAMENTO -- With drought conditions continuing into the summer months, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced today that there is insufficient water available for senior water right holders with a priority date of 1903 or later…

Cities Look to Nature to Bridge Water Investment Gap

December 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Financial, Planning, Water

The water sector has always struggled for investment, and each year the gap between dollars being spent and dollars that need to be spent on critical water infrastructure grows. The US, for example, is facing an $84bn funding gap by 2020, and it is estimated…

“National Climate Change Viewer” Enables Focus on Future Climate-Driven Changes for U.S. Watersheds at Local Levels

May 9, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Water

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today unveiled the National Climate Change Viewer, a climate-visualization website tool from the Interior Department’s U.S. Geological Survey. The new tool gives citizens and resource managers the opportunity to look…

New Report Reveals Continuing Coastal Wetlands Losses in U.S.

November 21, 2013 - in Planning, Water

The United States is losing wetlands in coastal watersheds at a significant rate, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These wetlands are vital to the…