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January 22, 2019

Adoption of saturated buffers could reduce total nitrogen load by up to 10 percent

University of Illinois researchers found that, if adopted on a wide scale throughout the Midwest, saturated buffers could reduce nitrogen pollution entering the Gulf of Mexico by 5 to 10 percent.

Florida's new governor gets strict on the state's water problems

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis used his opening week to tackle Florida’s deepening environmental problems, including signing an executive order pledging $2.4 billion to Everglades restoration and water protections, among other water pollution initiatives.

Aqua Q raises drainage pipe price

Aqua Q is raising its prices by five percent on all drainage pipe, tubing and fittings, effective Jan. 31, 2019, due to increased costs of HDPE resin. The company states existing quotes and purchase orders will be honoured until the end of January.
Erosion and Sediment Control Program

Refresher on erosion and sediment control

The Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control program is now required by numerous local and state governments to ensure contractors are implementing the best practices to keep the soil on the land and the nutrients in the soil. Here are some key takeaways from a recent training session and more information on the certification. » Read more...

LICO Conference

Jan. 21-24
Location: London, Ont.
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Indiana LICA Convention

Jan. 23-25
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Kansas LICA Winter Convention

Jan. 27-29
Location: Manhattan, KS
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Missouri LICA Winter Convention

Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Location: Columbia, MO
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