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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 Please heed these continued closures for the sake of your own and your loved one's health.” Officials said in particular, the children's beach area of Esther Simplot ponds showed high levels of E. coli. The city will continue to test the water in both ... and more »
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 The EPA's amendment focuses on both groundwater 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 ... and more »
Waste Water News ItemsKeeping the water flowing in Eastern Idaho - LocalNews8.com2/21/2018 7:52:23 PM
Keeping the water flowing in Eastern Idaho LocalNews8.com "So there is some competition for business, water intensive business." What water resource professionals are looking to do is stabilize the aquifer and recharge it to build up levels for future growth. "The next step is to recharge the aquifers and to ... and more »
Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights - Idaho Statesman2/20/2018 8:33:00 PM
Idaho Statesman Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights Idaho Statesman A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday. Members ... and more »
Solution to global threat being floated in Lake Simcoe watershed - Simcoe.com2/14/2018 10:11:19 AM
Simcoe.com Solution to global threat being floated in Lake Simcoe watershed Simcoe.com Ensuring clean drinking water in the face of ongoing development may be the main driver of the contest, but it encompasses a greater notion of creating a sustainable future, said Greg Moller, whose team from the University of Idaho was one of three ...
State of the City - Messenger Index2/2/2018 11:25:27 AM
Messenger Index State of the City Messenger Index While it remains to be seen where the new council takes the city, 2018 shapes up to be the most significant planning year in recent memory. Did you know Emmett is recognized as one of the safest cities in Idaho ? Emmett made SafeHomes.org's 2017 list of ... and more »
Large oil and gas project edges forward in Wyoming - Idaho Statesman1/29/2018 11:47:59 AM
Large oil and gas project edges forward in Wyoming Idaho Statesman A 5,000-well oil and gas project is being proposed for central Wyoming that would cover 1.5 million acres (0.61 million hectares). Five major oil and gas companies proposed the joint project just north of Interstate 25 between Glenrock and Douglas in ... and more »
Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho - KTVB4/7/2017 3:55:38 PM
KTVB Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho KTVB Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho . 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 . Author: Keith Ridler ... and more »
Water Rights - Appropriations News ItemsEditorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials - Idaho Statesman2/21/2018 1:58:00 PM
Idaho Statesman Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Idaho Statesman Although the bill simply reaffirmed the reach of the original 1972 Clean Water Act, developers and big farmers complained to Scott Pruitt, the industry-friendly head of the Environmental Protection Agency, who has begun the lengthy process of replacing ... and more »
Idaho ranchers encouraged to claim stock watering rights on federal land - Capital Press12/11/2017 7:20:46 PM
Capital Press Idaho ranchers encouraged to claim stock watering rights on federal land Capital Press It paves the way for potentially thousands of stock watering right claims to be filed by ranchers in areas that have undergone or are going through water adjudications. Since the legislation became effective July 1, only four claims have been filed ...
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 BOISE — The Idaho Supreme Court could decide this year how Boise River system reservoir water released to prevent flooding should be accounted for. Treasure Valley irrigators say water released for flood control purposes should not be counted against ...