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Undecided future of California’s water supply

The Daily Californian 09 Aug 2022
Undecided future of California’s water supply World Island Info/Creative Commons ... agriculture revenue and water for 29 million Californians ... The goal is to ecologically transport more water from the state’s wet, rural north to the arid and densely populated south ... This is justified by Brown’s EIR while transporting 50% more water.

Imperial Oil Still Investigating Cause of Produced Water Spill in NWT

The Epoch Times 09 Aug 2022
Produced water is treated water that is pumped back to the surface during oil recovery and reused in operations, the company said.

Three injured in accident on High Rock Lake on Saturday when pontoon boat is broadsided

The Lexington Dispatch 09 Aug 2022
Three people were thrown into the water and injured after a bass boat T-boned a pontoon boat at High Rock Lake on Saturday afternoon ... As a result of the collision, the operator and a passenger on the pontoon boat were thrown into the water and a third passenger was injured.

Watering trees during the Texas drought

Palestine Herald-Press 09 Aug 2022
The most important thing you can do for your trees is water – which can be a challenge when trying to conserve the necessary resource ... The best thing we can do to slow mortality rates in trees is water them, and consistently ... Root disturbance and compaction reduces the ability of the tree to absorb and transport water.

California county is profiling Asian drivers — and cutting off water from Asian homeowners: lawsuit

Raw Story 09 Aug 2022
"The suit said they were also targeted by ordinances in the spring of 2021 that required permits to transport water from an owner’s property or to carry water in large containers on trucks, forcing some residents out of their homes, until the measures were blocked by U.S.

Recent water line break prompts look at water and sewer system

Watauga Democrat 09 Aug 2022
The recent pipeline blowout that prompted the loss of more than three million gallons of water only serves to underline that fact ... The town's water plant was built in 1978, 44 years ago ... The treated-to-pure water is discharged into the Middle Fork South Fork of the New River and the waste solids are transported off the mountain with a sludge truck.

Watershed Implementation Plan a work-in-progress

The Star Democrat 09 Aug 2022
... water quality, experts say ... “Most of the project efforts are focused on agriculture, with a side conversation about urban and other nonpoint sources, but it’s really about the nutrients and how the transport of nutrients from land affects water quality in the Bay,” said Toor.

Senators vote to nullify repeal of NEPA improvements

Capital Press 09 Aug 2022
Senate ... S.J. Res ... “Bureaucratic delays held up critical transportation projects, water infrastructure and basic stewardship activities,” she said ... Chamber said clear and efficient permitting processes are needed to build the new transportation and energy infrastructure the nation so badly needs — and changes to the NEPA improvements have moved the U.S.

Biden steps out of the room and finds legacy-defining wins

Times Free Press 09 Aug 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over five decades in Washington, Joe Biden knew that the way to influence was to be in the room where it happens ... Chris Murphy, D-Conn ... At the same time, a separate bipartisan group had been quietly meeting on its own, discussing how to overhaul the nation's transportation, water and broadband systems ... senator," said Sen ... ....

Low water levels cause problems for river shipping in Germany 08 Aug 2022
"The water levels and discharges of the German federal waterways remain at a low level," Parliamentary State Secretary with the Ministry for Digital and Transport Oliver Luksic told Xinhua on Monday. "Despite some forecasted rain, the signs point to a further intensification of the low water this week," warned Luksic.

Asian Americans sue Siskiyou County and its sheriff, alleging racial bias

The Los Angeles Times 08 Aug 2022
The killing ignited protests and drew attention to the allegedly unequal enforcement of the water transportation ordinance ... Vexed by the cultivation of black market marijuana, Siskiyou County authorities banned the transport of water to a largely Asian subdivision.

‘The new normal’: how Europe is being hit by a climate-driven drought crisis

The Observer 08 Aug 2022
Water levels have also fallen to dangerous lows on the Rhine, a vital north-west European waterway used to transport oil, ... In Obwalden canton near Lucerne, the army had to be called in to transport water by helicopter from Lake Sarnen to thirsty cows in the village of Kerns.

Roanoke Gas Co. seeks state approval of renewable energy project

The Roanoke Times 08 Aug 2022
In May, Roanoke Gas and the water authority announced what is believed to be the first such endeavor in Virginia ... Roanoke Gas will purchase and operate the conversion system, which will convert the biogas to natural gas and transport it at high pressure to an existing line that currently runs through the water authority’s property.

An Old Town bridge’s new weight limit means a longer trip for much of Maine’s lumber

Bangor Daily News 08 Aug 2022
The Maine Department of Transportation last month imposed a 30-ton weight limit on the Llewellyn G ... Department of Transportation ... A May 17 Department of Transportation inspection of the bridge revealed that water was leaking through the northern span’s deck and found that it had lost a large section of concrete.

Rio South Texas' Intercoastal Waterway: Your Continental Connection

Victoria Advocate 08 Aug 2022
From here, these products are transported throughout the U.S ... The GIWW efficiently moves millions of tons of cargo, provides a safer route of transport, and produces less greenhouse emissions by moving commodities on the water ... efficiently, via the GIWW or other modes of transport.

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