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Burgum signs bill making tribal nations eligible for cost-share agreements with Dept. of Water Resources

Williston Herald 29 Mar 2023
The Cost-Share Program provides state funding for water development projects, including water supplies, flood protection and other general water management efforts ... Tribal nations were not identified as an eligible partner for funding assistance ... “The need for critical water ...

Water firms may burst their budgets to clean up sewage

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Mar 2023
Water companies will be allowed to bring forward hundreds of millions of pounds of investment to tackle sewage pollution next year under government plans. In what would be a victory for The Times Clean It Up campaign, firms are to be given permission by the regulator Ofwat to fund more action against pollutants spilt into rivers ... THAMES WATER/PA.

Yellowstone River float by MSU experts will help calibrate NASA satellite

Ravalli Republic 29 Mar 2023
BOZEMAN — Two Montana State University experts are preparing to contribute to remapping a portion of the Yellowstone River that was dramatically affected by last June’s devastating floods, while practicing techniques they will use to help calibrate a new NASA satellite designed to continuously monitor most of Earth’s surface water.

Kuno National Park awaits cheetah births

The Telegraph India 29 Mar 2023
Jhala, whose research scholars continue to monitor the cheetahs, said Asha had been released into the wild, in time for her to explore her habitat and find a suitable site to litter — ideally a place with easy access to prey, water and low chance of leopards attacking her cubs.

Lawton City Council to look at waterline upgrade program, landscape repairs at City Hall

The Lawton Constitution 28 Mar 2023
A proposal for a dedicated program to fund waterline and sewer line improvements, and a recommendation that would lessen the amount of water recreation for city youths will top the agenda when the City Council meets today ... loan funds offered by the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

Suffolk sewer upgrade plan includes tax hike

Newsday 28 Mar 2023
There's also the 0.25% sales tax that funds Suffolk’s Drinking Water Protection Program, used for environmental purposes such as stabilizing sewer taxes and open space preservation ... "If we don't address the nitrates in the water, this is not going to be the place that we grew up with," Herbst added.

Commissioners award ARRF grants

Gettysburg Times 28 Mar 2023
The East Berlin Area Joint Authority received the highest funding allocation for a two-phase project, specifically addressing a wastewater treatment plant expansion along with the Route 194 water and sewer extension, according to a county document ... Another ARRF funding priority, ...

Burgum signs bill for water agreements with tribes

The Bismarck Tribune 28 Mar 2023
Doug Burgum has signed a bill allowing the State Water Commission to enter into agreements with tribal nations, who would be eligible for the state Department of Water Resources' Cost-Share Program for state funding for projects such as water supplies and flood protection ... Burgum chairs the State Water Commission.

Council considers 36% water rate hike

Gettysburg Times 28 Mar 2023
While the 90-day cash balance is not a mandatory requirement, it is a critical ranking factor in awarding of grants by the USDA to communities seeking help in funding water system improvements, applications for which have gotten much more competitive over the past three years.

UETHDA helping those who need water utility assistance

Kingsport Times-News 28 Mar 2023
KINGSPORT — A social services agency is in the process of implementing a water utilities program that could help some Kingsport residents and others throughout Northeast Tennessee get back on track with their utility bills ... “As long as the funding lasts, or until Sept ... The federal grant comes as part of COVID-19 assistance funding.

Water Flow Foundation launches on World Water Day 2023

The Manila Times 28 Mar 2023
WATER Flow Foundation Inc ... "We are thrilled to launch Water Flow Foundation Inc ... The foundation aims to drive change by funding water projects, collaborating with the communities and various groups, and advocating for policies that support water conservation and sustainability.

West Slope water managers will not review, approve applications for conservation program

Sky-Hi News 28 Mar 2023
West Slope water managers say they are being cut out of the process to review and approve applications for a federally funded conservation program, even though a state official had previously promised they could participate.

Private well users were reimbursed by the state for PFAS remediation. Then they were taxed ...

Longview News-Journal 28 Mar 2023
The PFAS Rebate Program is funded by settlement money and New Hampshire taxes. $5 million from the Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund, which was established using damages awarded to the state through its 2003 lawsuit against ExxonMobil, and $15 million in general funds appropriated by the state Legislature.

PH water crisis goes beyond agriculture, water management—Marcos

Manila Bulletin 28 Mar 2023
After admitting that the country is facing a water crisis, President FerdinandBongbong” Marcos Jr ... During a media interview following the Pag-IBIG Fund Chairman’s Report at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, the Chief Executive pointed at the shortage of fresh water supply, drinking water, and irrigation water.

The cure for winter flooding might be in this swamp—if California actually funds it

Phys Dot Org 28 Mar 2023
But Kaminski pointed to the edge of the water, where three concrete slabs jutted into the marsh, and little slats of wood controlled the flow under the dirt road to the other side ... But in the governor's proposed budget released in January, that funding was axed ... These wetlands also make the water cleaner, Valencia said.

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