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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 12:26:18 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 »
Losing snow in a changing climate - The Desert Sun4/14/2016 12:53:05 PM
The Desert Sun Losing snow in a changing climate The Desert Sun In a 2014 study, researchers at the University of Idaho examined likely shifts in the rain-snow transition zone across the western United States. They projected declines in the areas where snow falls in the wintertime of between 24 percent and 53 ...
Surface Water Quality News ItemsEPA, 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 ItemsGeorgia governor, state officials provide update on Hurricane Irma - Fox 289/8/2017 11:20:49 AM
Georgia governor, state officials provide update on Hurricane Irma Fox 28 On top of an aggressive hurricane season, the western states are battling wildfires that have already consumed one million acres. FEMA is responding to statewide fire emergencies declared for Washington State, Oregon, California, Idaho , Utah and Montana.
Are environmentalists bad people? - Idaho State Journal9/3/2017 5:24:18 AM
Idaho State Journal Are environmentalists bad people? Idaho State Journal In Idaho , and much of the West, there's a perception that environmentalists have the wrong idea about our natural world, and they don't understand what is needed to maintain a productive economy. The irony here is that throughout history, most ...
Blackfoot gets FEMA grant - Blackfoot Morning News8/29/2017 5:09:30 PM
Blackfoot gets FEMA grant Blackfoot Morning News While it was no Hurricane Katrina or Harvey, Southeast Idaho had a downpour of over 6 inches of rain in less than 45 minutes and more than 100 homes were flooded. ... Phase I has already been completed through the Blackfoot Waste Water Management.
How to clean pole plant? Burn the dirt - Montana Standard8/27/2017 3:27:37 AM
Montana Standard How to clean pole plant? Burn the dirt Montana Standard Our first exposure was in performing an EPA Superfund test of a highly sophisticated “rock melter” the Department of Energy wanted to use at Idaho National Laboratory to burn organically contaminated radioactive waste. The organic compounds would be ...
Idaho Falls prepares for the eclipse - Post Register7/27/2017 8:44:06 PM
Post Register Idaho Falls prepares for the eclipse Post Register Chris Frederickson, Idaho Falls director of Public Works, said the waste water plant can handle 17 million gallons a day, and typically has to process half of that. Much of that is industrial flow, so Frederickson said the city would be able to handle ... and more »
Preparing for more poop during the eclipse - East Idaho News7/16/2017 7:02:15 PM
East Idaho News Preparing for more poop during the eclipse East Idaho News Davidson said Rexburg works with multiple companies to pump and haul the waste water to Rexburg's water treatment facility. He said he expects the facility to be able to handle all the extra volume, but if it can't, the waste water will be sent to ...
Idaho Conservation Group Files Complaint Against Waste Pit - AgWeb4/18/2017 5:52:44 PM
AgWeb Idaho Conservation Group Files Complaint Against Waste Pit AgWeb ... dish" than a storage area for cattle feed. A spokesman for the company did not return a request for comment. Officials with the Idaho Department of Agriculture and the Department of Environmental Quality say they plan on investigating the group's ...
Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho - Boston.com4/7/2017 7:25:47 PM
Boston.com Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho Boston.com BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are considering approving a plan to truck 200,000 gallons of low-level radioactive waste water from a closed eastern U.S. nuclear power plant to Idaho . The Nuclear Regulatory Commission earlier this week said an ... and more »
Radioactive wastewater could be trucked to East Idaho - Idaho State Journal4/7/2017 3:43:24 PM
Idaho State Journal Radioactive wastewater could be trucked to East Idaho Idaho State Journal BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials are considering approving a plan to truck 200,000 gallons of low-level radioactive waste water from a closed eastern U.S. nuclear power plant to Idaho . The Nuclear Regulatory Commission earlier this week said an ... and more »
DEQ investigating city of Pocatello's dumping of vehicle-related fluids - Idaho State Journal3/11/2017 12:31:31 AM
Idaho State Journal DEQ investigating city of Pocatello's dumping of vehicle-related fluids Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is investigating the city of Pocatello's practice of dumping potentially hazardous fluids onto the ... and more »
Water Rights - Appropriations News ItemsMy Voice: You cannot mine water in SD - Sioux Falls Argus Leader9/4/2017 3:40:27 PM
Sioux Falls Argus Leader My Voice: You cannot mine water in SD Sioux Falls Argus Leader Idaho has been enforcing its anti-mining provision successfully in court since the early 1970s. State management of state public waters held in trust for ... When an aquifer is used to its full capacity such that any further use would clearly deplete ...
Idaho Supreme Court to decide Treasure Valley flood control issue - Capital Press5/16/2017 2:22:24 PM
Capital Press Idaho Supreme Court to decide Treasure Valley flood control issue Capital Press Treasure Valley irrigators say water released for flood control purposes should not be counted against their reservoir storage rights . The Idaho State Department of Water Resources says it should and the two sides have fought over the issue for several ...
Irrigators refile water call on groundwater use - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide4/7/2017 6:10:18 AM
Irrigators refile water call on groundwater use Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Farmers and ranchers in the Gooding and Shoshone area divert water out of the Big Wood and Little Wood rivers, and have rights dating to the 1880s. They divert water out of the Big Wood River below Magic Reservoir, and out of the Little Wood River ...
Ammon to focus on water, capital improvement - Post Register1/17/2017 7:06:55 PM
Post Register Ammon to focus on water , capital improvement Post Register Water looms large for Ammon, as it does for many eastern Idaho cities. The Idaho Department of Water Resources projected a 44,200 acre-foot shortfall to senior surface water rights holders in the East Snake Plain region last year. Though Ammon didn't ...