Agricultural Runoff

Read about the latest news, trends and projects relating to agricultural runoff. Whether from rainfall, irrigation or melted snow, agricultural runoff can cause water quality issues. Stories here reflect on how to prevent, protect and plan against this while also discussing the latest industry news.

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Apr 12 2022
Federal and Michigan agricultural officials are bringing back a conservation program in several key Michigan watersheds. According to Michigan News,…
Mar 1 2022
William Hintz, an assistant professor in the University of Toledo’s Department of Environmental Sciences, recently researched the deicing salt…
Dec 7 2021
Floyd County, Indiana, Commissioners are debating storm water fees for county users by the end of the year. According to the News and Tribune,…
Oct 22 2021
The U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the appointment of Rod Snyder to become EPA’s Agriculture Advisor.  Snyder will lead outreach…
Sep 23 2021
U.S. EPA administrator Michael Regan spoke to state agricultural regulators at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture’s annual…
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Aug 2 2021
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, as of May 2021, 100% of California is in drought, with nearly 75% of the state in extreme or exceptional…
Jul 12 2021
In 2020, Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center began an annual analysis of bacteria testing.  Beaches and rivers across the state…
Jul 9 2021
Protecting surface and groundwater resources, including sources of public drinking water, has been an important and long-standing objective in New…
Apr 27 2021
A water quality project in Sioux Center has received $100,000 in state funding. The Sioux Center Meadow Creek Wet Pond project will receive $100,000…
Feb 25 2021
The state of New York announced $4 million is being awarded through the Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program to help 80 farms across the state of…
Jan 13 2021
EPG designs and manufactures trouble-free equipment used to address the needs of the landfill, remediation and industrial markets, including products…
Oct 18 2019
A red tide bloom that's lingered off Southwest Florida for a few weeks has made its way into local bays and is killing larger marine life, such as…
Oct 9 2019
The Blue-Green Algae Task Force in Florida aims to expedite water quality improvements in the next five years with a list of recommendations…
Jul 29 2019
New legislation may help boost funding for the Great Lakes. According to Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition press release, Sens. Debbie…
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3.
Apr 18 2019
Update: Abstract submissions have been extended to May 3. There is one day left to submit abstracts for the third-annual SWS Conference &…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Florida executive order targets water quality issues associated with storm water runoff and toxic algae
Jan 11 2019
On Jan. 10, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to implement major water reforms across the state. The reforms include $2.5 billion…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with storm water runoff provisions
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Wetland restoration to improve storm water runoff in Lake Erie
Wetland restoration to improve storm water runoff in Lake Erie
Nov 6 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced plans to restore wetlands along Lake Erie’s shoreline in Port Clinton, Ohio. To be completed over…
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