WATERSHEDS ARTICLES

World Water Day 2013: Water Sharing Key to Avoiding Water Wars

With efforts underway for World Water Day 2013 to bring attention to the millions still lacking access to drinking water and sanitation, the UN urges better co-operation between countries when it c...

Competition challenges college students to find new uses for toxics data

The EPA launched a new initiative designed to use academic partnerships to find innovative uses for Toxics Release Inventory data.

EPA sets water quality improvement plan for major PA watershed

The EPA has established a water quality improvement plan for the Pine Creek watershed in Allegheny County, Pa.

EPA announces membership of first-ever Great Lakes Advisory Board

The EPA announced the membership of the first advisory board to support implementation of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Sixty-five dams in 19 states removed to restore rivers in 2012

Communities in 19 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 65 dams in 2012.

Pittsburgh's aging sewers impacting urban watersheds

Aging sewer systems are spilling large amounts of nitrogen into urban watersheds, diminishing water quality and ecosystems' habitats.

Ohio company accused of violating Clean Water Act

An indictment against a northeast Ohio business alleges it violated the Clean Water Act by dumping gas-drilling wastewater into a storm sewer.

Water quality expert calling for shift in U.S. water body treatment strategies

Dr. Kenneth Hudnell is calling for a significant shift in government regulatory policy and remediation strategies of impaired freshwater bodies.

U.S. Endowment advances national water and watershed protection programs

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities announced that The Cadmus Group will coordinate the Endowment’s source water protection efforts.

Pennsylvania DEP awards 106 grants to protect, improve watersheds in 40 counties

The Department of Environmental Protection will invest more than $18.7 million in watershed protection projects.

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