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The Hiawatha National Forest has repealed the current forestry ordinance which restricted the construction, maintenance, participation or use of a fire or campfire except those in the forest service which provided and maintained rings of fire and prohibited the use of charcoal barbecues (forestry ordinance R9-10-21-02). These Stage 1 fire restrictions are lifted due to …

What about our water? In your comprehensive report on the water crisis in California on Monday, from the front page and continuing on three inside pages, you printed 93 inches of wide column text on water supply problems throughout the state and not a single word about the water situation in Coachella Valley, where it’s …

The owners of the former General Motors property on Ontario Street submitted a plan to prevent PCBs from entering a municipal storm sewer that was accepted by the ministry overseeing the efforts. Kim Groombridge, director of the Niagara district office of the Department of Environment, Conservation and Parks, told city council the department received the …

The chairman of the board of directors of Champlain Towers South said in a letter to residents in April that the deterioration of concrete seen by an engineer in 2018 was “accelerating” and that “the damage observable as in the garage” had “significantly worsened since the initial inspection”. The letter from Jean Wodnicki, president of …

Ian McAlister, Managing Director, CRS Technologies. Contrary to popular belief, migrating to a digital payroll solution isn’t just about copying and pasting data in a cloud environment. According to Ian McAlister, CEO of CRS Technologies, there are system-wide dependencies to consider, especially when it comes to accessing databases and other dynamic information. The importance of …

Listen to the report here As drought sets in in the San Joaquin Valley, a new report warns of other circumstances that could result in the loss of drinking water for entire communities. More than a million people in the valley could lose their public water over the next few decades under extensive groundwater legislation …

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) decided to proceed with a major water shutdown on Wednesday and Thursday to stop a six-month-old leak in one of its Cauvery pipelines. For six long months, water has been leaking from the main water line from Thorekadanahalli (TK Halli) to the city. (File photo) The Bangalore …

Industry leader and solar inverter game changers FIMER have announced the launch of two new platforms in the large-scale photovoltaic sector. The high power stringer inverter, featuring multi-MPPT and modular conversion capability, is designed to meet the demands of decentralized and centralized applications. The innovation also covers 100 percent of utility applications. The latest renewable …

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Driven by recent hurricanes and a rare winter storm that demonstrated the fragility of Louisiana’s public water supply, lawmakers have focused their attention on improving the ailing water systems of the ‘State. Lawmakers created a new ranking metric for community water systems, earmarked $ 300 million in federal coronavirus assistance for …

Through Rebecca Miller Cripps, Master Gardener UCCE Posted June 27, 2021 12:14 pm The US Drought Monitor map released on June 10, 2021 shows much of the West ranging from extreme drought to exceptional drought. Lake Mead has fallen to its lowest level since filling in 1937, which may require reduced water supplies for Nevada, …