WATERSHEDS ARTICLES

Green infrastructure program to help protect, restore Chesapeake Bay

Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Initiative expansion was announced with $3.4M by Maryland, EPA and the Chesapeake Bay Trust.

Wetlands could be used to improve quality of acid streams, researchers say

University of Texas at Arlington and U.S. Geological Survey scientists have found watershed wetlands can improve streams polluted by acid rain.

New grant spurs forest landowners, water utilities to protect watersheds

An SFI and U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities project will encourage forest landowners and water utilities to protect watersheds.

Eastern U.S. waterways, supplies affected by increased alkalinity

A University of Maryland study found that human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S.

Stormwater association provides Maintenance Ordinance template

A Maintenance Ordinance template was recently drafted by the Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association for use by state and local government agencies in setting an ordinance requiring the main...

American Water announces 2013 Environmental Grant Award recipients

American Water recently announced the recipients of the company's 2013 Environmental Grant Program awards.

Clarifying Treatment: Dissolved Air Flotation Provides Alternative for Treating Raw Water with Light Particles

Dissolved air flotation is an alternative clarification process ideal for treating raw water with light particles, such as algae or color-causing organics, and at low temperatures when sedimentatio...

Chesapeake Bay water quality to be improved with EPA model program

EPA published an NSF International model program to manage water quality in Chesapeake Bay watershed wastewater treatment systems.

New partnership to protect U.S. water supply, resources from wildfire risk

A new partnership announced by USDA and Interior will reduce the risks of wildfire to America's water supply in western states.

Connectivity of created wetlands crucial to their health, finds new research

Proper hydrologic connectivity of wetlands is key to maintaining their health, according to new research by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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