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A new force in finding water quality financing?

Proponents looking at a new funding source for Iowa water quality solutions could have a powerful ally: the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. >> Read full article

Lawsuit could be a game-changer for drainage districts

In its water quality lawsuit, Des Moines Water Works is fighting a longstanding precedent protecting drainage districts from lawsuits. A ruling in favor of the central Iowa utility could significantly alter a century of legal precedent. >> Read full article

Manitoba signs on to flood and drought planning model

The pieces are all falling into place for the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA) Aquanty modelling project for the Assiniboine River Basin. Ralph Eichler, Manitoba's minister of agriculture, recently signed the province’s commitment to the $1.7 million project, adding his signature to Lawrence MacAulay’s (Canada's minister of agriculture) on the project. >> Read full article

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Attracting millennials

The term “millennials” is usually considered to apply to individuals who reached adulthood around the turn of the 21st century. The precise delineation varies from one source to another, however, for purposes of this article we will place millennials as born between 1980 and 2000.

Millennials do not have a good reputation within the construction industry. Terms like “job-hoppers,” “entitlement,” “no work ethic” and “self-absorbed” have been used to describe this employment cohort, and like it or not, we must understand what makes this group tick. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

2017 LICA National Winter Convention

March 4-6, 2017
Location: Las Vegas >> More Info

2017 LICA National Summer Meeting

July 11-16, 2017
Location: Elegante Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO >> More Info