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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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…
New study finds agricultural runoff led to increase in coral reef pollution in recent years
New study finds agricultural runoff led to increase in coral reef pollution in recent years
Sep 6 2018
A new study by researchers from Southern Cross University found that groundwater pollution containing excess nitrogen has contaminated South Pacific…
Florida declares state of emergency for red tide related to storm water runoff
Florida declares state of emergency for red tide related to storm water runoff
Aug 21 2018
On Aug. 13, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties impacted by red tide. This red tide was caused by a high…
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Protestors gather to raise awareness on toxic algae blooms and storm water runoff
Aug 13 2018
On Aug. 12, protestors joined hands at more than 30 beaches across Florida in a movement called “Hands Along the Water.” The movement sought to raise…
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Toxic algae blooms may be linked to storm water runoff
Aug 6 2018
Southern Florida has been hit by a red tide and a blue-green algae bloom, which has led to the death of marine life and beach closures across the…
Jul 20 2018
On July 11, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order to designate eight Ohio watersheds in distress, which would allow the Ohio Department of…
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