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  • Payments for watershed services: pilot projects for watershed protection

    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 Services” (PWS) programs are one strategy to keep ...

  • Watershed forum call for papers

    The Saint-Francois Watershed Steering Committee (COGESAF) with their two major partners, University of Sherbrooke and the City of Sherbrooke, are inviting stormwater management professionals from Quebec, Canada, and all around the world to submit for the call for speakers and posters. This call for papers is available on the Forum web site until 8th April 2011. This Forum will take place ...


  • Texas watershed cancer link

    A study in the Journal of Water and Health examines a possible link between an increased risk of childhood cancer and the geographic location of the mother at birth. This increased risk was estimated for each watershed in Texas. Although rare in terms of absolute numbers, cancer is the most common fatal disease among US children. The foetus has reduced resistance to toxic injury and is ...

  • Boles Publishes Article on Watershed Modeling with Tile Drains

    LimnoTech’s Chelsie Boles has authored an article titled “Tile Drainage Simulation in SWAT2012: Parameterization and Evaluation in an Indiana Watershed” in the journal Transactions of the ASABE (published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers). The article reviews and tests the newest method available for ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • Watershed Research Calls for research proposals

    The Canadian Water Network is requesting research proposals, to be funded for a maximum of three years (2012-15), to develop a watershed-scale research platform that will support the Tobacco Creek Model Watershed research consortium node in establishing a regional monitoring framework to support cumulative effects assessments, including cumulative effects monitoring of agri-ecosystem ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Pours $3.2 Million into Watersheds

    Washington, D.C. -  Six finalists are eligible to apply for $3.2 million from EPA's Targeted Watersheds Grants to provide support to watershed organizations throughout the nation. These capacity-building grants will range from $300,000 to $800,000 each. They are awarded to organizations that promote the growth and development of local watershed partnerships through training and technical ...

  • IBM launchs program for sustaining watersheds

    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 help watershed managers assess how land use affects ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Seeps important in watershed nitrogen retention

    Globally, the mobilization of nitrogen has increased significantly due to human activities, such as industrial and agricultural development. As a result, over the past decades, eutrophication in coastal ecosystems has increased. Watershed nitrogen retention is an important mechanism to decrease nitrogen loading to downstream water bodies. Generally, in the northeastern U.S., the amount of ...

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

    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 ...


    By Innovyze

  • New EPA Tool to Accelerate Watershed Planning

    (Washington, D.C.) The Environmental Protection Agency has released the Watershed Plan Builder, an interactive, Web-based tool to improve efforts by states and local communities in protecting and restoring local water resources. The tool will help local watershed organizations develop integrated watershed plans to meet state and EPA requirements and promote water quality improvements. ...

  • The Nature Conservancy and IBM Launch Program for Sustaining Watersheds

    To establish Web site for watershed managers and planners to analyze river basins, and make more informed decisions ARMONK, N.Y. and ARLINGTON, Va. - The Nature Conservancy and IBM (NYSE: 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 ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Track soil particles moving through watershed

    Soil erosion of croplands, rangelands, and urban areas is one of the most common problems that negatively affects the environment. Soil particles carried by rainwater along slopes may transport a variety of harmful agricultural and industrial chemicals, cause the soil to lose fertility, and inundate streams. Quantifying the movement of soil through watersheds is a complex task, which requires ...

  • The Nature Conservancy and IBM launch program for sustaining watersheds

    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 models to help watershed managers assess how land ...

  • Innovyze Releases SWMMLive and ICMLive Generation V7.0, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

    leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of the V7.0 Generation of its SWMMLive and ICMLive for real-time operational forecasting, modeling and management of urban ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze Releases SWMMLive Generation V5.5, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting, modeling and management of urban drainage systems. The latest release features significant ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze Debuts InfoWorks ICM Suite Edition, Powering Comprehensive Watershed Management

    Planning, designing, operating, optimizing and sustaining safe and reliable drainage systems just got faster, easier and more accurate, thanks to the expanded suite and advanced functionality of industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The new InfoWorks ICM Suite for comprehensive integrated catchment management is now available via three targeted products: ...


    By Innovyze

  • Oregon’s Bear Creek cleaner thanks to watershed-wide projects (OR)

    After years of hard work by local groups and $5.4 million in state and federal investment, areas of Bear Creek watershed are showing dramatic water quality improvement. And environmental officials are crediting a recently-adopted “watershed approach” to problem solving as the key to success. The Bear Creek watershed, covering 361 square miles, is just the second watershed after the ...

  • State Agencies` Partnership Supports Nutrient Reductions in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

    The state departments of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, in collaboration with American Farmland Trust (AFT), plan to celebrate the partnership that has led to nutrient reductions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. AFT will host an event to donate to DEP and the Department of Agriculture 4,023 nitrogen credits earned by five farmers from Lancaster, ...

  • US invites 64,000 farms to sign up for watershed management program

    Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer has announced a sign-up for the Conservation Security Program (CSP) that will be available starting on April 18 to approximately 64,000 potentially eligible farms and ranches in 51 watersheds covering more than 23.7 million acres. 'As President Bush has said, those who depend on the land to make a living are the best stewards of the land,' said Schafer. 'Since the ...

  • Innovyze Debuts InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite Edition, Most Comprehensive Watershed Management Technology Release Ever

    Planning, designing, operating, optimizing and sustaining safe and reliable drainage systems just got faster, easier and more accurate, thanks to the expanded array of features and advanced functionality of industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The new InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite for comprehensive integrated catchment ...


    By Innovyze

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