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Possible new water authority

If it becomes law, a bill introduced in the Iowa Legislature last week would dismantle the Des Moines Water Works and replace it with a regional water authority under the control of local municipalities in central Iowa.

Imperative to maintain tile

“Proper management in tile drained landscapes is key to reducing nutrient losses,” says Eric Cooley of the University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms program. “It is less expensive to maintain the tiles and prevent losses and more effective than it is to treat the water at the end of the pipe.”

Greenley research center to update drainage system

A large-scale drainage water management system will be installed in cooperation with the Missouri Land Improvement Contractors of America and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service at the 240-acre Grace Greenley Farm.
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Tackling water quality

The Red River Valley Drainage Water Management Project consists of two field sites approximately three miles apart in Wilkin County, MN, on Jared Nordick’s corn and soybean farm. The first site is 156 acres divided into three sections: a control section with surface drainage only; a section with controlled drainage and potential sub-irrigation; and a section with conventional subsurface drainage. The second site is 65 acres with two zones managed with controlled drainage and a third zone with a saturated buffer. » Read more...


March 7-11
Location: Las Vegas
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Overholt Drainage School

March 13-17
Location: Ohio
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New Jersey LICA

March 24-25, 2017
Location: Clinton, NJ
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2017 LICA National Summer Meeting

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