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2014-01-22 12:21:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection will invest more than $20.65 million in watershed protection projects to improve watersheds, reduce stormwater runoff and acid mine drainage (AMD), and support educational programs, among other environmental efforts. "Maintaining water quality and protecting Pennsylvania's resources is an important focus of my administration," Corbett said. "The...

2013-12-11 12:22:33

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality are preparing to gather at the Portland Convention Center next August 3-7 to explore the newest surface and stormwater pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/LA22573LOGO) With clean water and...

2013-08-26 08:24:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts acknowledge the important role of forestlands in protecting our nation's water quality. The U.S. Forest Service estimates that about two-thirds of our nation's freshwater resources originate in forests. Water utilities are increasingly taking responsibility for the health of local watersheds as the best way to ensure a long-term supply of clean water for the community. A new project managed by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry...

2013-07-12 12:21:42

World Water: Stormwater Management will debut this fall at WEFTEC® 2013 LONDON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WEF Publishing UK Ltd. (WEFP), a wholly-owned and for-profit subsidiary of the U.S.-based Water Environment Federation (WEF), is launching a new international quarterly publication this fall in Chicago, Ill., USA. World Water: Stormwater Management will focus on innovative, sustainable stormwater management solutions. The official launch will take place at the...

2013-05-30 23:02:26

River Network, the leading conservation organization for the river and watershed community in the United States, commemorates its 25th anniversary this year, and just wrapped up a successful 14th annual River Rally in St Louis, Missouri. After Rally, longtime partner, board member and most recently President of River Network, Todd Ambs announced that he would be leaving River Network to return to his home watershed - The Great Lakes. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Network, the...

2012-10-05 10:20:44

Deadline to submit an application is Oct. 26 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that applications are being accepted for four different grants through the 2012 Growing Greener Plus grant solicitation. The awards are for Watershed Protection grants, Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) grants, Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) Set-Aside grants and Section 319 Nonpoint Source grants. "This...

2012-08-07 06:21:21

DENVER, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts on Stormwater and post-fire damage control will gather here August 19 - 23 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share recent experiences and discuss strategies that are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution and protecting watersheds. With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2012 brings together municipal and government officials, property owners and builders, site inspectors, civil...

2012-07-18 06:23:38

DENVER, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announced earlier this week an expanded educational lineup that includes a full day Post-Fire Watershed Protection Course and separate tracks addressing Green Infrastructure, Water-Quality Monitoring, Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Program Management. This increases the number of conference tracks and separate educational sessions to an unprecedented array of choices...

2012-07-12 06:21:51

DENVER, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires have scorched thousands of acres across the country and "fire season" is still ahead. How do we protect our people, property, infrastructure and watersheds from post-fire erosion, debris flows and flooding hazards before the winter rains arrive? StormCon announces the addition of a full-day course on August 21st titled "Fire & Rain: Rapid Assessment and Emergency Mitigation Measures Following Wildfires." This is an invaluable opportunity...

2012-07-03 06:22:22

Emergency funding was used to repair damage caused by a landslide that threatened life and property LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has completed a series of critical repairs to a damaged hillside that imperiled seven homes in Hollywood Hills, Calif. The necessary repairs, completed in two phases, were done to further protect life and property threatened by three landslides, which occurred because...