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Irrigation And Groundwater News ItemsAfter E. coli scare, Boise swimming spot reopens — but Fido is no longer welcome - Idaho Statesman6/30/2017 12:42:42 PM
Idaho Statesman After E. coli scare, Boise swimming spot reopens — but Fido is no longer welcome Idaho Statesman Parks and Recreation is working to “flush” the ponds with clean water via irrigation and groundwater flows. The department is also working on moving geese out of the area. Officials said animal control officers in the area will cite any pet owners who ... and more »
Surface Water Quality News ItemsWater war continues despite court “settlement” - WyoFile10/11/2016 6:52:57 AM
WyoFile Water war continues despite court “settlement” WyoFile In fact, the “settlement” between the 17 Wyoming ranchers who brought the lawsuit and Western Watersheds, the Idaho -based environmental watchdog, is like a ceasefire in Syria — more posturing than fact — rather than an actual end to hostilities ...
Northwest - United States Geological Survey (press release)4/27/2016 1:26:31 PM
United States Geological Survey (press release) Northwest United States Geological Survey (press release) Our scientists in the Northwest Region conduct impartial, multi- and interdisciplinary research and monitoring on a large range of natural-resource issues that impact the quality of life of citizens of the Northwest states of Idaho , Montana, Oregon ...
EPA, Simplot reach deal - Idaho State Journal1/27/2010 11:59:42 AM
Idaho State Journal EPA, Simplot reach deal Idaho State Journal ... and surface water, but much of the groundwork was laid by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, which reached a voluntary consent order with Simplot two years ago requiring the company to address ways to improve surface water quality . and more »
Waste Water News ItemsFoxconn investing in $30 million water recycling system - Idaho Statesman6/19/2018 11:39:06 AM
Shepherd Express Foxconn investing in $30 million water recycling system Idaho Statesman Taiwan-based Foxconn announced that the "zero liquid discharge" system will virtually eliminate the return of manufacturing waste water into the nearby lake. Foxconn said in an emailed statement that the recycling system is expected to reduce water ... Foxconn to Adopt World-Class Water Recycling Technology at Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park Idaho State Journal all 118 news articles »
Scott Pruitt's Quiet Idaho Visit Draws Protesters - Boise State Public Radio6/5/2018 5:27:28 PM
Boise State Public Radio Scott Pruitt's Quiet Idaho Visit Draws Protesters Boise State Public Radio Pruitt was joining Idaho Governor Butch Otter at the statehouse to laud the transfer of a Clean Water Act program that regulates pollution in lakes or streams. Pruitt cheered the transfer of power from the EPA to the state. He says a “one-size-fits-all ... Pruitt Aide Resigns Amid Scandals The Atlantic Pruitt enlisted security detail in picking up dry cleaning, moisturizing lotion Washington Post Another mess for Pruitt: Overstaying his White House welcome at lunch Politico all 529 news articles »
Gooding Gets Low-interest Loan for Waste Treatment Plant - News Radio 1310 KLIX6/1/2018 11:44:08 AM
News Radio 1310 KLIX Gooding Gets Low-interest Loan for Waste Treatment Plant News Radio 1310 KLIX GOODING, Idaho (KLIX) The city of Gooding received a low-interest loan from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to upgrade the waste water treatment facility. The Idaho DEQ announced earlier this week the city will get $9 million to replace ...
Idaho Fugitive Caught In Sisters - KBND6/1/2018 10:35:59 AM
KBND Idaho Fugitive Caught In Sisters KBND They discovered Redwing had several outstanding warrants in Kootenai County, Idaho . But, when deputies tried to arrest him, they say he took off toward the waste water treatment plant. The deputy chased the suspect through the Five Pine conference ...
Police K9 nabs fugitive in Sisters - Sisters Nugget5/31/2018 9:19:18 PM
Police K9 nabs fugitive in Sisters Sisters Nugget During the initial investigation, investigators the deputy determined that Redwing had outstanding arrest warrants in Kootenai County, Idaho . The deputy began to arrest Redwing for the outstanding warrants when Redwing broke away from the deputy and ... and more »
WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS. - FireEngineering.com5/27/2018 10:07:44 PM
WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS. FireEngineering.com B. C. White of Baker City, Ore., has been awarded the contract for a waterworks and electric light system at Weiser, Idaho . Under the supervision of .... have kept pace with the outlay. Our people waste water with a recklessness unapproached elsewhere.
Tucson eyes recharged waste water into Santa Cruz River - Idaho Statesman5/21/2018 10:52:00 AM
Tucson eyes recharged waste water into Santa Cruz River Idaho Statesman The Tucson Water Department is seeking to get recharged waste water flowing into sections of the Santa Cruz River along Downtown Tucson. KVOA-TV in Tucson, Arizona, reports the department applied for a permit earlier this month and now must get ...
Water Rights - Appropriations News ItemsHere's how area members of Congress voted - Fremont News Messenger6/21/2018 10:05:00 AM
Fremont News Messenger Here's how area members of Congress voted Fremont News Messenger FUNDING ENERGY, WATER PROGRAMS: The House has passed the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895), sponsored by Rep. Michael K. Simpson, R- Idaho . The bill would provide $44.7 billion of funding for ...
CONGRESSIONAL VOTES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 8-14 - St. Augustine Record6/17/2018 2:09:44 AM
Press Herald CONGRESSIONAL VOTES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 8-14 St. Augustine Record FUNDING ENERGY, WATER PROGRAMS: The House has passed the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895), sponsored by Rep. Michael K. Simpson, R- Idaho . The bill would provide $44.7 billion of funding for federal energy ... How Maine's members of Congress voted Press Herald all 6 news articles »
Panel moves to join treaty talks - Bonner County Daily Bee6/16/2018 8:04:06 AM
Bonner County Daily Bee Panel moves to join treaty talks Bonner County Daily Bee The commission moved provisionally to retain the services of Norm Semanko, an experienced attorney and lobbyist for Idaho water users, to assist its staff in representing local interests as negotiations get underway for an updated treaty. The ...
Legislative panel unanimously backs call for special session on water rights - The Spokesman-Review6/7/2018 1:18:55 PM
The Spokesman-Review Legislative panel unanimously backs call for special session on water rights The Spokesman-Review Water law in Idaho gives priority to those who have held their water rights the longest, under the prior appropriation , or “first in time, first in right” doctrine. So making any changes in the rules can cause huge ripple effects among various classes ... and more »
A basic breakdown of the Treasure Valley water fight — and why you should care - Idaho Statesman6/4/2018 4:39:37 PM
Idaho Statesman A basic breakdown of the Treasure Valley water fight — and why you should care Idaho Statesman ... water rights before junior water users get their water, doesn't seem fair either. The other side — the Idaho Department of Water Resources and director Gary Spackman — relies on a complex accounting system, state law and the prior appropriation ... and more »
Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake ... - Salt Lake Tribune6/1/2018 11:46:53 AM
Salt Lake Tribune Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake ... Salt Lake Tribune “The water board feels very clearly that PacifiCorp has the right to store water in Bear Lake,” Patton said. “And also that if they release the water from Bear Lake and it's not being delivered to [existing water users], that it is available for ...
Another Bear River water acquisition could put Great Salt Lake further at risk - Standard-Examiner4/4/2018 8:08:01 PM
Standard-Examiner Another Bear River water acquisition could put Great Salt Lake further at risk Standard-Examiner The states of Utah and Idaho are seeking early season runoff water that would otherwise flow down Bear River to the Great Salt Lake. The Division of Water Resources filed an application on March 23 with the Division of Water Rights to jointly claim ... and more »
Lawmakers put early-reading test back into Idaho state budget - The Spokesman-Review3/20/2018 5:21:19 PM
The Spokesman-Review Lawmakers put early-reading test back into Idaho state budget The Spokesman-Review The new budget was approved on a 16-3 vote in the budget-writing Joint Finance- Appropriations Committee. It still needs passage in both houses and the governor's signature to become law , but budgets rarely change once they're set by the joint committee. and more »