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January 7, 2020

Manitoba adopts watershed-based approach to conservation

The newly proclaimed Watershed Districts Act modernizes the Conservation District Program by shifting districts to watershed-based boundaries.

New York grants target Saratoga Lake runoff

New York state is putting $75,000 behind efforts to determine the best ways to deal with stormwater runoff causing water quality problems in Saratoga Lake.

New book looks at how landscape design helps solve water issues

The book, Fresh Water: Design Research for Inland Water Territories, discusses ways to reverse the deterioration of inland water systems, and advocates for more design resilience work so the landscape is doing more of the work, not a wall or a pipe.
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Increasing drainage coefficients to respond to heavier rainfall

There were several large rainfall events this spring in Illinois that left water ponded on even intensively drained fields for what seemed like forever. Drainage systems in the state are typically designed using a 0.375 inch or a 0.5 inch drainage coefficient, but is this enough? Optimizing cost and benefit helps answer the question as to whether or not recommended design drainage coefficients should be increased. » Read more...

New York LICA Convention

Jan. 12-14
East Syracuse, NY
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Indiana LICA Convention

Jan. 22-24
Indianapolis, IN
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