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Upcoming drainage workshop in Iowa postponed

A day-long workshop about drainage scheduled for March 30 from Iowa State University Extension has been postponed to September 2020 amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

California water recycling plant will recycle agricultural drainage water

A newly opened water treatment plant in Monterey, CA, will replenish a vital regional groundwater resource with recycled waste water, agricultural drainage water, agricultural wash water and stormwater runoff. It’s the first potable reuse plant in the country that uses all these source waters.

Iowa's edge-of-field education series cancelled, moved online

A series of educational workshops on edge-of-field practices have been cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns and moved online. The webinar discussing saturated buffers, bioreactors and wetland practices will take place March 17 at 3:00 p.m. CST.
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Promoting infiltration over runoff for better drainage

Good infiltration means more water is held by the soil or the tile drainage instead of running off and causing erosion or nutrient loss. Soil management specialist Anne Verhallen breaks down what soils have good infiltration, how to promote good infiltration, and why good infiltration matters for tile drainage. » Read more...
Beyond Drainage Survey

Help complete the Beyond Drainage Survey

Is it business as usual in the drainage industry or is there more going on? Drainage Contractor is conducting an online survey to gain a better understanding of the future of this industry. By participating in this 15-question survey, you will help paint a better picture of what lies ahead. Eligible respondents will also be entered for a chance to win a $500 CAD cash prize! Complete here: