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Innovyze Releases SWMMLive: Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

by Innovyze  (Dec. 17, 2013)

Redrawing the boundaries of collection system modeling, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting and management of urban drainage ...

IBM launchs program for sustaining watersheds

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 9, 2010)

The Nature Conservancy and IBM today announced plans to launch a free Web site this fall called Rivers for Tomorrow, where watershed managers can map, analyze and share detailed information about the health of local freshwater river basins to inform clean up programs The online application will provide easy access to data and computer models to ...

Watershed protection goal of USDA, Coca-Cola pact

by Associated Press  (Sep. 13, 2013)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Coca-Cola on Friday will sign a five-year agreement to restore watersheds that have been damaged or altered by development, wildfires and agriculture as part of an initiative to slow runoff and replenish groundwater on federal lands. Such efforts are increasingly important to corporations and ...

Payments for watershed services: pilot projects for watershed protection

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Feb. 29, 2012)

Forested watersheds of the southern United States provide numerous services to the region. At no cost, they purify water, control flooding and erosion, and provide places for people to relax and have fun. Yet despite their value, many watersheds are under threat from development and poor land management. “Payments for Watershed ...

Major Watershed Improvement Act Introduced in Pennsylvania Senate

by Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc.  (Jun. 5, 2013)

 Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET) supports adoption of the Major Watershed Improvement Act, Pennsylvania Senate Bill 994, introduced on June 4 by Senator Elder A. Vogel, Jr., Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee. The legislation will enable all verified credit generators (public ...

ALERT: congressional briefing planned on reduction of Farmers impact to Chesapeake Bay watershed

by Soil Science Society of America  (May 24, 2012)

Farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed area often adopt nutrient management planning in an effort to keep fertilizer on the land and out of the Bay to protect water quality.  But what are the costs, and can nutrient management planning help states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ...

Pennsylvania American Water Awards Environmental Grants to Eight Watershed Projects

by American Water  (Apr. 24, 2013)

Pennsylvania American Water announced today that eight watershed initiatives across the state have earned financial support through the company’s 2013 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds totaling nearly $35,000 for their community-based projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds. A panel ...

Watershed improvement review board makes funds available for water quality projects

by Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship  (Dec. 13, 2013)

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today encouraged eligible groups to apply for grants to support projects that will improve water quality in the state.  Approximately $1 million is available through the Watershed Improvement Review Board to support qualifying projects. Funds are available to local watershed improvement committees, ...

8 Watershed Demonstration Projects Selected In Initial Round of Water Quality Initiative Funding

by Iowa Corn Growers Association  (Dec. 6, 2013)

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that eight watershed demonstration projects have been selected to receive $4.1 million in funding through the Iowa water quality initiative over the next three years. In addition to the state funds, the eight projects will provide over $8 million in matching funds to support water quality ...

The Nature Conservancy and IBM launch program for sustaining watersheds

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Sep. 7, 2010)

The Nature Conservancy and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to launch a free website this fall called Rivers for Tomorrow, where watershed managers can map, analyze and share detailed information about the health of local freshwater river basins to inform clean up programs. The online application will provide easy access to data and computer ...

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