Water Quality in Southwest Region

 Irrigation And Groundwater

   
Show Articles on Irrigation And Groundwater (24)
New sprinkler retrofits are a hit with South Idaho farmers
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LESA, which stands for low-elevation sprinkler application, was developed by researchers with the University of Idaho and Washington State University.

 

Lawn Irrigation Guide - An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Benewah Soil & Water Conservation District - Five Year Resource Conservation Plan July1, 2010–June 30, 2015 Updated for FY 2014
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This document identifies the resource needs in the Conservation District and presents a resource conservation action plan for meeting these needs.

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Sugarbeet Irrigation Management Using Watermark Moisture Sensors
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Explains how to install soil moisture sensors and use them to schedule irrigations more efficiently. Growers who have used them have reduced water use and sometimes improved yields.

 

Spatial Variability Considerations in Interpreting Soil Moisture Measurements for Irrigation
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Detailed examination of the effects varying soil types have on irrigation practices and how to determine the appropriate volume of irrigation for those soil types.

 

Potato Irrigation Management
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Efficient irrigation management can increase marketable yield while reducing production costs by conserving water, energy, and nitrogen fertilizer and while reducing potential groundwater contamination.

 

Optimal Performance from Center Pivot Sprinkler Systems
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Center pivot sprinkler systems are replacing hand and wheel line systems because of their automation, large areal coverage, reliability, and high application uniformity.

 

Managing Irrigation Water Quality for Crop Production in the Pacific Northwest
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Learn how to use water analyses to choose appropriate water treatment and water management practices in irrigated agriculture. The publication covers kinds of tests, sample collection, interpretation of test results, and more.

 

Center Pivot Irrigation for Corn - Water Management and System Design Considerations in Southern Idaho
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This bulletin describes the water requirements of the corn crop and explains how to manage a center pivot irrigation system to deliver enough water to the crop at the right times.

 

Estimating Water Requirements of Hard Red Spring Wheat for Final Irrigations
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This publication teaches how to use the soil feel and appearance method and information on crop stage and soil type to determine whether and how much to irrigate.

 

Irrigation Systems for Idaho Agriculture
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Discusses and compares agricultural irrigation systems: surface systems, sprinkler systems, and micro-irrigation and drip irrigation systems.

 

Irrigation Uniformity
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Irrigation uniformity, or how evenly an irrigation system distributes water over a field, can have major effects on yield, quality, and gross receipts.

 

Irrigation Scheduling Using Water-Use Tables
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Poor irrigation management can reduce crop yields, degrade crop quality, foster disease, and increase pumping costs. This publication has information on using water-use tables to irrigate crops properly.

 

Economics of Surface Irrigation Systems
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Annual operating and ownership costs were presented for five different gravity irrigation systems and pumpback systems. Investment costs for these systems were collected from irrigation supply companies in February 1993.

 

Water Testing
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Pesticides in Idaho Groundwater - Monitoring, Protection, and Prevention
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Covers Idaho State Department of Agriculture programs for monitoring groundwater and acting on pesticide detections, provides data on the extent of groundwater contamination in Idaho, and gives ways to prevent groundwater contamination.

 

Nutrient and Pesticide Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Nitrate and Groundwater
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Irrigation Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Groundwater and Wellhead Protection in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

Idaho State Water Plan
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The Idaho Water Resource Board is charged with the development of the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. The plan includes the statewide water policy plan and associated component basin and water body plans which cover specific geographic areas of the state.

 

Show Irrigation And Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (107)
There are 107 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation And Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Idaho Geological Survey
Michael 'Ed' Ratchford - Director and State Geologist - Moscow, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Government Agencies
Boise Fire Department
Wildfire Mitigation - Boise, ID
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Bureau of Land Management - Idaho
Tim Murphy - State Director - Boise, ID
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Idaho Bean Commission
Lacey Menasco - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Boise Region
Aaron Scheff - Regional Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Virgil Moore - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
- Boise, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho NRCS State Office
Curtis Elke - State Conservationist - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Energy Resources
Matt Wiggs - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Species Conservation
Irina Victoria - Administrative Assistant - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
- Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Idaho Office
- Boise, ID
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Western Idaho Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Caldwell, ID
Irrigation Suppliers and Contractors
A to Z Sprinklers and Landscape
Ken Cumpton - Boise, ID
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
Alpha Landscape & Property Maintenance
Sue Patterson - Cascade, ID
Blue Ribbon Landscape & Maintenance
Hans Ellis - President and Operations Manager - Nampa, ID
BountiGel
mOasis Inc - Union City, CA
Cutting Edge Landscape
Bob Wheeler - Boise, ID
Flutterby Gardens Landscaping, LLC
Elisa Clark - Boise, ID
High Mountain Nursery
Kevin and Julie Grove - McCall, ID
Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association
Ann Bates - Executive Director - Idaho Falls, ID
Maximized Water Management LLC
William (Bill) Fuchs - Owner - Chester, ID
Netafim Drip-Micro Irrigation Products
Netafim USA - Fresno, CA
Pro Care Landscape Services
Kevin Allen - General Manager - Boise, ID
Pump Monitor
PowWow Energy, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Chris Roth - President - Deshler, NE
Tule Evapotranspiration
Tule Technologies Inc - Tom Shapland - Concord, CA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Community Forestry Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Bee Inspection Program
Division of Plant Industries - Boise, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Forest Health
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Forest Stewardship Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Habitat Improvement Program
Jeff Gould, Bureau Chief - Wildlife - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise , ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Project WILD
Lori Adams - Project WILD Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
- Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Idaho Wildlife Diversity Program
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho's Nonpoint Source Management Program
Dave Pisarski - Program Coordinator - Boise, ID
ISDA's Noxious Weed Cost Share Program
- Boise, ID
Resource Conservation & Range Development Loan Program - Idaho
Terry Hoebelheinrich - Loan Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Sage Grouse - Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Sage-grouse Conservation and Management
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Water Quality Programs - Idaho
Karie Pappani, TMDL Program Lead - Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Boise, ID
Wildlife Tracts - Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Nampa, ID
Water Conservation
Bureau of Land Management - Idaho
Tim Murphy - State Director - Boise, ID
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Hortau Simplified Irrigation
Doug Larson - Regional Manager - Haxtun, CO
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Mark Snider
United Water Idaho - Public Affairs Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Users Association
Norm Semanko - Executive Director and General Counsel - Boise, ID
Mark Snider
United Water Idaho - Public Affairs Officer - Boise, ID

 Surface Water Quality

   
Show Articles on Surface Water Quality (32)
Taking Care of Streams in Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, and Idaho A Landowner's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Helpful ideas landowners can follow to preserve water quality and the environment around their home, lawn, livestock areas, and garden. Color photos show streamside plant species native to the Northwest.

 

Weiser River Total Maximum Daily Loads Five-Year Review
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This document presents a five-year review of the Weiser River Subbasin Assessment and Total Maximum Daily Loads (SBA/TMDL) (DEQ 2006a). This review addresses the water bodies in the Weiser River subbasin that are in Idaho’s current and most recent draft Section 4(a) of the Integrated Report.

 

Idaho Conservation Partners Work To Fix Weiser River Levees
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Learn how the Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission teamed up with partners to develop an engineering plan and implement the repair to the levees along the Weiser River.

 

Karl Tyler inks conservation easement to protect prime salmon habitat
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Tyler has been thinking about preserving the salmon Karl Tyler with his wife Donna and Zip. Below, the sign for the Little Eight Mile Ranch features the Chevy logo, Tyler’s initials and one of their livestock brands.

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Owyhee County ranchers create wetlands for wildlife, livestock
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In the arid West, water is key to the survival of everything. In recent years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been partnering with ranchers in Owyhee County to create more ponds and wetlands on private lands to benefit a multitude of wildlife species and livestock.

 

Weiser River TMDL Implementation Plan for Agriculture
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The Weiser River TMDL Implementation Plan for Agriculture outlines an adaptive management approach for implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) on agricultural lands.

 

EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Benewah Soil & Water Conservation District - Five Year Resource Conservation Plan July1, 2010–June 30, 2015 Updated for FY 2014
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This document identifies the resource needs in the Conservation District and presents a resource conservation action plan for meeting these needs.

 

The History of Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Interviews with U.S. Department of Agriculture Pioneers
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Just as snow gives the West water, snow surveys give the West’s water users the knowledge needed for successful conservation. Major sectors of the region’s economy—agriculture, industry, recreation, and government—base their water management plans on information from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Snow Survey and Supply Forecasting Program.& ...

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Best Management Practices (BMP's) for Idaho Riparian Areas
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Best Management Practices (BMP’s) were developed as recommendations for Idaho’s forest owners and managers to follow, not only to comply with the Idaho Forest Practices Act, but also to enable us to be better land managers and stewards.

 

Water Testing
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Recreationist's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Geared toward the camper, hiker, biker, fisher, floater, or boat user, this publication can help them enjoy and preserve recreation areas for years to come.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Guide to Riparian Areas in Rangelands
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Riparian areas used as livestock pasture require special care to remain healthy and productive. This brochure describes what a riparian area is, why it is important, and what ranchers can do to take care of their land.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Developer's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Conserving natural areas enhances development and contributes to more livable communities. Contains practical tips and actions that developers can take to protect and enhance riparian areas.

 

Storing and Treating Emergency Home Water Supplies
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Pesticides in Idaho Groundwater - Monitoring, Protection, and Prevention
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Covers Idaho State Department of Agriculture programs for monitoring groundwater and acting on pesticide detections, provides data on the extent of groundwater contamination in Idaho, and gives ways to prevent groundwater contamination.

 

Nutrient and Pesticide Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Nitrate and Groundwater
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Irrigation Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Iron in Drinking Water
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Iron in drinking water, though harmless, can result in poor tasting unattractive water that stains both plumbing fixtures and clothing. This publication discusses four types of iron in water and seven options for dealing with problems they cause.

 

Groundwater and Wellhead Protection in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Grass Seeding Forest Roads, Skid Trails, and Landings in the Inland Northwest
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Sediments are one of the main nonpoint sources of pollution for lakes, rivers, and streams in the Inland Northwest. This publication shares strategies for protecting waters by seeding forest roads, skid trails, and landings.

 

Erosion Control Progress in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Economic Causes of Non-Point Pollution in the Boise River
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Non-point pollution creates a perplexing problem since it is difficult to relate it to specific causes. Exactly who is responsible for non-point pollution and to what degree are largely unanswered questions that need to be addressed by research.

 

Design and Construction of Earthen Embankments for Animal Liquid-Waste Containment
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Properly designed earthen embankment facilities for animal liquid-waste containment will have adequate storage capacity and be constructed to ensure minimal seepage from the sides and bottom of the lagoon.

 

Aquatic Vegetation Management and Control
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Provides information on how to control algae and vascular plant weeds in recreational waters, drinking water reservoirs, agricultural reservoirs and water distribution channels, ornamental ponds, coastal areas, and ditchbanks.

 

Idaho State Water Plan
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The Idaho Water Resource Board is charged with the development of the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. The plan includes the statewide water policy plan and associated component basin and water body plans which cover specific geographic areas of the state.

 

Show Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals (128)
There are 128 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Hayden Boll
SGI Strategic Watershed Action Team - Farm Bill Biologist - Mountain Home, ID
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Ryan Storm
Regional Field Representative - Pheasants ForeverOR
Sage Soil Resources, LLC
Shari Meeks - Rangeland Ecologist/Soil Scientist - Jackson, WY
Fisheries Biologists
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Idaho Fishery Resource Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Ahsahka, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
Linda Beck - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Government Agencies
Boise Fire Department
Wildfire Mitigation - Boise, ID
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Bureau of Land Management - Idaho
Tim Murphy - State Director - Boise, ID
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Idaho Bean Commission
Lacey Menasco - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Boise Region
Aaron Scheff - Regional Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Virgil Moore - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
- Boise, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho NRCS State Office
Curtis Elke - State Conservationist - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Energy Resources
Matt Wiggs - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Species Conservation
Irina Victoria - Administrative Assistant - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
- Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Idaho Office
- Boise, ID
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Western Idaho Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Caldwell, ID
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards
Jim Ekins - Program Coordinator - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Community Forestry Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Bee Inspection Program
Division of Plant Industries - Boise, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Forest Health
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Forest Stewardship Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Habitat Improvement Program
Jeff Gould, Bureau Chief - Wildlife - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise , ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Project WILD
Lori Adams - Project WILD Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
- Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Idaho Wildlife Diversity Program
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho's Nonpoint Source Management Program
Dave Pisarski - Program Coordinator - Boise, ID
ISDA's Noxious Weed Cost Share Program
- Boise, ID
Resource Conservation & Range Development Loan Program - Idaho
Terry Hoebelheinrich - Loan Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Sage Grouse - Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Sage-grouse Conservation and Management
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Water Quality Programs - Idaho
Karie Pappani, TMDL Program Lead - Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Boise, ID
Wildlife Tracts - Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Nampa, ID
Water Conservation
Bureau of Land Management - Idaho
Tim Murphy - State Director - Boise, ID
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Hortau Simplified Irrigation
Doug Larson - Regional Manager - Haxtun, CO
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Mark Snider
United Water Idaho - Public Affairs Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Users Association
Norm Semanko - Executive Director and General Counsel - Boise, ID
Mark Snider
United Water Idaho - Public Affairs Officer - Boise, ID
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Chad Dickinson
Treasure Valley Beekeeppeers' Club - Past President - 'Booted' Drone - Boise, ID
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO

 Waste Water

   
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Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Show Waste Water Organizations & Professionals (24)
There are 24 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Waste Water Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
EPA Programs
Childhood Lead & Asbestos Hazards/ Lead & Asbestos Safe Housin
Mary Sturman - Seattle, WA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve - Idaho
Kevin McNeill, Engineer - DEQ State Office, Water Quality Division - Boise, ID
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices-NPDES
Deborah G. Nagle - Division Director - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Soil / Water Testing Labs
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, TX
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Needham, MA
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
Water Districts and Associations
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Users Association
Norm Semanko - Executive Director and General Counsel - Boise, ID
Mark Snider
United Water Idaho - Public Affairs Officer - Boise, ID

 Water Best Management Practices

   
Show Articles on Water Best Management Practices (51)
Taking Care of Streams in Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, and Idaho A Landowner's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Helpful ideas landowners can follow to preserve water quality and the environment around their home, lawn, livestock areas, and garden. Color photos show streamside plant species native to the Northwest.

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Lawn Irrigation Guide - An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Weiser River TMDL Implementation Plan for Agriculture
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The Weiser River TMDL Implementation Plan for Agriculture outlines an adaptive management approach for implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) on agricultural lands.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Your Land & You – Idaho Guidelines
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Booklet provides landowners with practical information and ideas to help manage and enhance natural resources on their property.

 

Recommendations for Responsible Oil and Gas Development
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This report outlines sportsmen’s recommendations for responsible energy development in the Rocky Mountain West—a platform and prescription for development that accommodates our energy needs without sacrificing our Western heritage.

 

Idaho Agricultural Best Management Practices - Field Guide for Evaluating BMP Effectiveness
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This field guide provides guidelines for evaluating site specific BMPs and the cumulative effects of BMPs within a watershed. 

 

IDL Forester Forum - Stream Protection Zones
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In the realm of forest management, Idaho defines the extremely sensitive environment, including the stream bottom, banks and lands adjacent to the stream's high-water marks, defines the Stream Protection Zone (SPZ).

 

IDL Forester Forum - Fords - When, Where, Why and How
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This Forum examines the benefits of using a ford, the conditions when fords are appropriate, and basic ford construction techniques.

 

IDL Forester Forum - Fish Passage Guidelines when Installing Stream Crossings
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Under Idaho Forest Practices Act and the Stream Channel Protection Act, all stream crossings on fish bearing streams must provide for fish passage.

 

IDL Forester Forum - Correctly Classifying Streams to Protect Fisheries and Domestic Water Supplies

 

How To - Install a Permanent Culvert
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Choosing the appropriate type of culvert and installing it correctly is important to the health of associated streams. Learn how to correctly install permanent culverts.

 

How To - Construct a Ford
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Fords can be used as temporary or permanent stream crossings. Learn where and when you can use a ford and how to install them correctly.

 

How To - Locate a Stream Protection Zone
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In recognition of their ability to protect and maintain high water quality, the riparian areas and wetlands of Idaho's forested watersheds have earned special protection in the IFPA rules, called Stream Protection Zones (SPZs).

 

How To - Apply for a Stream Channel Alteration Permit
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Culverts, bridges, and fords on perennial streams are considered stream channel alterations when used on logging roads and skid trails. Learn about Stream Channel Alteration Permits and determine which process you must follow.

 

Best Management Practices (BMP's) for Idaho Riparian Areas
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Best Management Practices (BMP’s) were developed as recommendations for Idaho’s forest owners and managers to follow, not only to comply with the Idaho Forest Practices Act, but also to enable us to be better land managers and stewards.

 

FY 2014-2017 Strategic Plan - Celebrating Our 75th Year of Conservation the Idaho Way
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The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission (Conservation Commission) focuses on Conservation the Idaho Way: voluntary stewardship, not regulatory mandates.

 

IDAH2O Master Water Stewards Handbook
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The official handbook for University of Idaho Extension's Master Water Stewards trained to conduct water quality monitoring in Idaho lakes and streams.

 

Sugarbeet Irrigation Management Using Watermark Moisture Sensors
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Explains how to install soil moisture sensors and use them to schedule irrigations more efficiently. Growers who have used them have reduced water use and sometimes improved yields.

 

Spatial Variability Considerations in Interpreting Soil Moisture Measurements for Irrigation
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Detailed examination of the effects varying soil types have on irrigation practices and how to determine the appropriate volume of irrigation for those soil types.

 

Potato Irrigation Management
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Efficient irrigation management can increase marketable yield while reducing production costs by conserving water, energy, and nitrogen fertilizer and while reducing potential groundwater contamination.

 

Optimal Performance from Center Pivot Sprinkler Systems
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Center pivot sprinkler systems are replacing hand and wheel line systems because of their automation, large areal coverage, reliability, and high application uniformity.

 

Managing Irrigation Water Quality for Crop Production in the Pacific Northwest
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Learn how to use water analyses to choose appropriate water treatment and water management practices in irrigated agriculture. The publication covers kinds of tests, sample collection, interpretation of test results, and more.

 

Center Pivot Irrigation for Corn - Water Management and System Design Considerations in Southern Idaho
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This bulletin describes the water requirements of the corn crop and explains how to manage a center pivot irrigation system to deliver enough water to the crop at the right times.

 

Irrigation Systems for Idaho Agriculture
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Discusses and compares agricultural irrigation systems: surface systems, sprinkler systems, and micro-irrigation and drip irrigation systems.

 

Irrigation Uniformity
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Irrigation uniformity, or how evenly an irrigation system distributes water over a field, can have major effects on yield, quality, and gross receipts.

 

Irrigation Scheduling Using Water-Use Tables
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Poor irrigation management can reduce crop yields, degrade crop quality, foster disease, and increase pumping costs. This publication has information on using water-use tables to irrigate crops properly.

 

Economics of Surface Irrigation Systems
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Annual operating and ownership costs were presented for five different gravity irrigation systems and pumpback systems. Investment costs for these systems were collected from irrigation supply companies in February 1993.

 

Water Testing
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Recreationist's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Geared toward the camper, hiker, biker, fisher, floater, or boat user, this publication can help them enjoy and preserve recreation areas for years to come.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Guide to Riparian Areas in Rangelands
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Riparian areas used as livestock pasture require special care to remain healthy and productive. This brochure describes what a riparian area is, why it is important, and what ranchers can do to take care of their land.

 

Taking Care of Streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska - A Developer's Guide to Riparian Areas
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Conserving natural areas enhances development and contributes to more livable communities. Contains practical tips and actions that developers can take to protect and enhance riparian areas.

 

Storing and Treating Emergency Home Water Supplies
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Pesticides in Idaho Groundwater - Monitoring, Protection, and Prevention
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Covers Idaho State Department of Agriculture programs for monitoring groundwater and acting on pesticide detections, provides data on the extent of groundwater contamination in Idaho, and gives ways to prevent groundwater contamination.

 

Nutrient and Pesticide Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Nitrate and Groundwater
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The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho.

 

Irrigation Management in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Iron in Drinking Water
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Iron in drinking water, though harmless, can result in poor tasting unattractive water that stains both plumbing fixtures and clothing. This publication discusses four types of iron in water and seven options for dealing with problems they cause.

 

Groundwater and Wellhead Protection in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Grass Seeding Forest Roads, Skid Trails, and Landings in the Inland Northwest
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Sediments are one of the main nonpoint sources of pollution for lakes, rivers, and streams in the Inland Northwest. This publication shares strategies for protecting waters by seeding forest roads, skid trails, and landings.

 

Erosion Control Progress in the HUA
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The Idaho Snake-Payette Rivers Hydrologic Unit Area (HUA) Water Quality Project was one of 74 projects funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to protect and improve water quality.

 

Economic Causes of Non-Point Pollution in the Boise River
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Non-point pollution creates a perplexing problem since it is difficult to relate it to specific causes. Exactly who is responsible for non-point pollution and to what degree are largely unanswered questions that need to be addressed by research.

 

Design and Construction of Earthen Embankments for Animal Liquid-Waste Containment
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Properly designed earthen embankment facilities for animal liquid-waste containment will have adequate storage capacity and be constructed to ensure minimal seepage from the sides and bottom of the lagoon.

 

Aquatic Vegetation Management and Control
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Provides information on how to control algae and vascular plant weeds in recreational waters, drinking water reservoirs, agricultural reservoirs and water distribution channels, ornamental ponds, coastal areas, and ditchbanks.

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

Idaho State Water Plan
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The Idaho Water Resource Board is charged with the development of the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. The plan includes the statewide water policy plan and associated component basin and water body plans which cover specific geographic areas of the state.

 

Ground Water Quality Best Management Practices for Pesticide Application
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The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) has developed a set of core voluntary Best Management Practices (BMPs) for pesticide application in order to help protect Idaho’s ground water resources.

 

 Water Rights - Appropriations

   
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Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Why Does Idaho’s Water Law Regime Provide for Forfeiture of Water Rights?
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This article describes the history and current state of forfeiture in Idaho.

 

The Establishment of Prior Appropriation in Idaho
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The doctrine of prior appropriation is the legal doctrine that governs the use of the state’s water. Based on fundamental principles of beneficial use and first in time is first in right, the doctrine has been ingrained in Idaho law since statehood.1 ...

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

A Fluid Transaction - Buying and Selling Water Rights
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This article highlights issues that often must be addressed when a business or real estate transaction involves water rights. 

 

Idaho State Water Plan
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The Idaho Water Resource Board is charged with the development of the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. The plan includes the statewide water policy plan and associated component basin and water body plans which cover specific geographic areas of the state.

 

Show Water Rights - Appropriations Organizations & Professionals (22)
There are 22 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Rights - Appropriations Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Water Rights Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Anna E. Eberlin
Holland & Hart - Associate - Boise, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Dana Hofstetter
Hawley Troxell - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Dylan B. Lawrence
Varin Wardwell Thomas + Kunkel LLC - Boise, ID
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Joseph G. Ballstaedt
Associate - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Michael A. Ealy
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Norman M. Semanko
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
S. Bryce Farris
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
 

 Google News about Water Quality

The following news articles are provided by the Google News service and do not reflect the views or imply an endorsement by the Idaho Land Conservation Assistance Network and its affiliates. We cannot guarantee the relevance of the content of this page or any links that may be followed from the articles herein.

Irrigation And Groundwater News Items
After E. coli scare, Boise swimming spot reopens — but Fido is no longer welcome - Idaho Statesman
6/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
After E. coli scare, Boise swimming spot reopens — but Fido is no longer welcome    Idaho Statesman More than a week after officials closed two of Boise's most popular swimming spots due to high levels of E. coli bacteria, one of them has been reopened, ...

Surface Water Quality News Items
Public Health District issues advisory for Magic Reservoir - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
8/14/2019 6:00:00 AM
Public Health District issues advisory for Magic Reservoir    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A health advisory has been issued for Magic Reservoir after the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality tested the water and found unhealthy levels of a ...

EPA, Simplot reach deal - Idaho State Journal
1/27/2010 3:00:00 AM
EPA, Simplot reach deal    Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — The J.R. Simplot Co. and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached a cleanup agreement that should dramatically reduce the ...

Waste Water News Items
News of Record | News of Record | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
News of Record | News of Record | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Alina Adriana Fetita Smith (Adult) is petitioning a name change to Alina Adriana Holder. McGuire Conley Moore (Minor) is petitioning a name change to McGuire ...

Housing's Supply-Side Revolution - Bacon's Rebellion
5/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Housing's Supply-Side Revolution    Bacon's Rebellion IndieDwell converts shipping containers into affordable housing. The Idaho-based business has taken an idea championed locally by entrepreneurs Sheila and ...

Rise Gold Provides Information on Technical, Regulatory, and Environmental Aspects of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project - Junior Mining Network
5/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rise Gold Provides Information on Technical, Regulatory, and Environmental Aspects of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project    Junior Mining Network CSE: RISE www.risegoldcorp.com. Mr. Benjamin Mossman reports: Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 17, 2019) - Rise Gold Corp.

Public Notices | Public Notices - gazetterecord.com
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public Notices | Public Notices    gazetterecord.com There are seven new legal notices in this week's issue. BEIPC Office filed a Notice of Meeting. Aldridge/Pite, LLP filed a Summons. Idaho Department of Lands ...

Water association seeks sewer, water system maintenance apprentices - Post Register
5/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water association seeks sewer, water system maintenance apprentices    Post Register The Idaho Rural Water Association, a nonprofit that provides training and technical assistance to water and wastewater facilities, is seeking participants for a ...

Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3 - The Spokesman-Review
11/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3    The Spokesman-Review BOISE – An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, ...

New Treatment Plant In Kellogg To Clean Contaminated Mine Water - Spokane Public Radio
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Treatment Plant In Kellogg To Clean Contaminated Mine Water    Spokane Public Radio In Kellogg, Idaho, construction crews are building a new facility that treats waste water that comes from the Bunker Hill mine. The goal is to reduce the.

Fiber network to expand with grant - Idaho Press-Tribune
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fiber network to expand with grant    Idaho Press-Tribune The City of Emmett's fiber optic network is continuing to expand. The efforts to connect all city services with a fiber optic *service* that is owned and maintained by ...

PHOTOS: Treating the water, a finite resource | Southern Idaho Local News - Twin Falls Times-News
8/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
PHOTOS: Treating the water, a finite resource | Southern Idaho Local News    Twin Falls Times-News Photojournalist Drew Nash tours wastewater treatment facilities to find out what makes them tick.

Scott Pruitt's Quiet Idaho Visit Draws Protesters - Boise State Public Radio
6/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Scott Pruitt's Quiet Idaho Visit Draws Protesters    Boise State Public Radio Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt made a quiet visit to Boise Tuesday, to sign a new agreement between his agency and the state of Idaho.

University of Idaho students’ green shower prototype hopes to solve global water waste and energy issues - The Spokesman-Review
4/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
University of Idaho students’ green shower prototype hopes to solve global water waste and energy issues    The Spokesman-Review One day shortly after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Maria Horta Vorse stepped out of the shower and started to feel uneasy. Her blood pressure rose, she ...

Meridian likely to be fastest-growing city in U.S. - Idaho Business Review
4/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Meridian likely to be fastest-growing city in U.S.    Idaho Business Review Based on initial local population estimates, Meridian could rank as the No. 1 fastest growing city in the country once the U.S. Census Bureau releases its city ...

Sage Grouse Saves the Day: BLM Halts Idaho Oil Lease Auction After Protests from Enviro Groups - EnviroNews
1/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sage Grouse Saves the Day: BLM Halts Idaho Oil Lease Auction After Protests from Enviro Groups    EnviroNews (EnviroNews Idaho) — Conservation groups are celebrating a rare win for the environment, animals, and cleaner air as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ...

Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho - Mining Technology
11/7/2017 2:18:26 PM
Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho    Mining Technology The Stibnite Gold Project (formerly Golden Meadows Project) is located in the historic Stibnite-Yellow Pine mining district in central Idaho, US. Mining activities at ...

EAST IDAHO ELECTS: Idaho Falls Mayoral forum - East Idaho News
10/10/2017 3:00:00 AM
EAST IDAHO ELECTS: Idaho Falls Mayoral forum    East Idaho News EastIdahoNews.com is hosting several forums over the coming days featuring men and women who are running for local political office in Pocatello, Blackfoot, ...

Conservation group takes Driggs to task over water treatment plant - East Idaho News
8/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Conservation group takes Driggs to task over water treatment plant    East Idaho News DRIGGS — An Idaho conservation group says Driggs has one of the worst polluting water treatment plants in the state. The city and a local water watchdog ...

Mobile drip offers promise | Southern Idaho Agriculture News | magicvalley.com - Twin Falls Times-News
8/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Mobile drip offers promise | Southern Idaho Agriculture News | magicvalley.com    Twin Falls Times-News HAZELTON — Water savings are a key benefit of drip irrigation systems, but burying drip tape into fields where crops like sugar beets are grown just hasn't ...

He won a national small-business award. Now his company is defaulting on projects. - Idaho Statesman
7/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
He won a national small-business award. Now his company is defaulting on projects.    Idaho Statesman Kaleo Nawahine received a national award from the Small Business Administration in 2012. His company, Performance Systems Inc., defaulted on a project.

Preparing for more poop during the eclipse - East Idaho News
7/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Preparing for more poop during the eclipse    East Idaho News Editor's Note: The following is the fourth in an ongoing series about preparations for the full solar eclipse on Aug. 21 in eastern Idaho. IDAHO FALLS — When ...

Flying The Flood: An Aerial Tour Of Idaho Rivers At Their Peak - Boise State Public Radio
6/21/2017 3:00:00 AM
Flying The Flood: An Aerial Tour Of Idaho Rivers At Their Peak    Boise State Public Radio It's Mid-May, I'm at the Boise airport, hopping in a Cessna with pilot Don Reiman and Kevin Lewis, the director of Idaho Rivers United. We're going to “fly.

As urban agriculture gains followers in Idaho and beyond, some cities loosen codes - Idaho Statesman
6/11/2017 3:00:00 AM
As urban agriculture gains followers in Idaho and beyond, some cities loosen codes    Idaho Statesman From chickens to bees to worms, Idahoans and others are embracing a 'homestead' approach to urban living.

Lincoln County Dairy could face $70,000 fine for byproduct dumping - KMVT
4/10/2017 3:00:00 AM
Lincoln County Dairy could face $70,000 fine for byproduct dumping    KMVT Idaho State Department of Agriculture recommends $70000 civil fine for 4 Bros. Dairy.

Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho - KTVB
4/7/2017 3:00:00 AM
Vermont radioactive waste water could be trucked to Idaho    KTVB Federal officials are considering approving a plan to truck 200000 gallons of low-level radioactive waste water from a closed eastern U.S. nuclear power plant to ...

Pocatellan marks retirement by riding motorcycle coast to coast - Idaho State Journal
10/24/2016 3:00:00 AM
Pocatellan marks retirement by riding motorcycle coast to coast    Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — Bucket list aspiration, the reward for a job well done or an extended retirement party, call it what you like. Torrey Whitaker said his recent trip ...

Chobani tackles acid whey via reverse osmosis at Twin Falls - FoodNavigator-USA.com
12/12/2014 3:00:00 AM
Chobani tackles acid whey via reverse osmosis at Twin Falls    FoodNavigator-USA.com Chobani has installed a multi-million dollar reverse osmosis filtration system at its Twin Falls plant in Idaho that will help it better handle the whey generated as a ...

East Idaho shipper to debut potato starch sack - Capital Press
10/2/2014 3:00:00 AM
East Idaho shipper to debut potato starch sack    Capital Press PINGREE, Idaho — An Eastern Idaho *fresh* potato packing facility will soon start shipping produce in a unique plastic sack made with up to 25 percent potato ...

New Idaho state endowment approved to fund Silver Valley water treatment plant - The Spokesman Review
6/18/2014 3:00:00 AM
New Idaho state endowment approved to fund Silver Valley water treatment plant    The Spokesman Review Idaho's state endowment fund has been showing strong returns, so state officials had no qualms this week about designating the endowment fund's board to ...

Cow Country: The Rise of the CAFO in Idaho - Boise Weekly
9/1/2010 3:00:00 AM
Cow Country: The Rise of the CAFO in Idaho    Boise Weekly As mega-dairies and feedlots make up more of Idaho's dairy industry, the conflicts between people and cattle are increasing.

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Meetings to address third phase of Northern Idaho Adjudications - Capital Press
8/15/2019 1:46:00 PM
Meetings to address third phase of Northern Idaho Adjudications    Capital Press The third phase of the Northern Idaho Adjudications is slated to be discussed at state Department of Water Resources public meetings in the region Sept. 9-11.

Rep. Simpson: 'We need to come together and try to understand why this is happening' - Idaho News
8/7/2019 6:16:00 PM
Rep. Simpson: 'We need to come together and try to understand why this is happening'    Idaho News U. S. Congressman Mike Simpson sent CBS 2 a statement in response to the two mass shootingsin early August. "As a society, we need to come together and ...

A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho - High Country News
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho    High Country News Early this spring, a migrating flock of tundra swans flew toward a long and narrow body of water in North Idaho marked on today's maps as Coeur d'Alene Lake, ...

Public Notices | Public Notices - gazetterecord.com
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public Notices | Public Notices    gazetterecord.com There are nine new legal notices in this week's issue. City of Plummer filed a notice of Public Hearing. Idaho Department of Water Resources filed a notice of ...

Idaho farmer payout for elk damage exceeds $1 million - goHUNT.com
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho farmer payout for elk damage exceeds $1 million    goHUNT.com It's not unusual for farmers to claim wildlife crop damage, especially when their agricultural fields are close to deer and elk herds. However, an Idaho farmer's ...

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt - KXAN.com
5/25/2019 1:04:00 AM
Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt    KXAN.com BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day ...

Wolf reintroduction to Idaho creates conflict - Post Register
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wolf reintroduction to Idaho creates conflict    Post Register EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of five parts on wolves and their effect on Western life.

Idaho State Police may get tests to tell hemp and pot apart - KOKH FOX25
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho State Police may get tests to tell hemp and pot apart    KOKH FOX25 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a ...

Idaho State Police may patrol Coeur d'Alene on motorcycles - KXLY Spokane
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho State Police may patrol Coeur d'Alene on motorcycles    KXLY Spokane BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho State Police troopers could start patrolling Coeur d'Alene on motorcycles. Idaho State Police Colonel Kedrick Wills told the ...

Idaho officials want to cap hundreds of artesian wells - The Seattle Times
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho officials want to cap hundreds of artesian wells    The Seattle Times BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced legislation to help state officials cap what are thought to be hundreds of artesian wells across southern Idaho ...

Idaho Falls Council renames street for Congressman Simpson - Post Register
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Falls Council renames street for Congressman Simpson    Post Register University Boulevard will soon be known as MK Simpson Boulevard.

Hearing on Elmore County water right application could set historic precedent in Idaho - Idaho Press-Tribune
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hearing on Elmore County water right application could set historic precedent in Idaho    Idaho Press-Tribune BOISE — Whether to pump water from Anderson Ranch Reservoir into Elmore County-based Little Camas Reservoir will likely be decided by the potential ...

The Latest: Idaho State senate race too close to call - Associated Press
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Latest: Idaho State senate race too close to call    Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on Election Day in Idaho (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Idaho 2018 midterm elections are wrapping up with The Associated ...

Little wins, Prop 2 passes, Prop 1 fails - 6 On Your Side
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Little wins, Prop 2 passes, Prop 1 fails    6 On Your Side Idaho voters have approved a ballot initiative that will expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 62000 Idaho residents who can't afford health insurance on the ...

Idaho's Mike Simpson wins 11th term in House - LocalNews8.com
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho's Mike Simpson wins 11th term in House    LocalNews8.com Republican Congressman Mike Simpson has won an 11th term representing Idaho's 2nd Congressional District.

Idaho governor's race contrasts visions, family traditions - Idaho Press-Tribune
9/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho governor's race contrasts visions, family traditions    Idaho Press-Tribune For the next month, the Idaho Press is bringing you a series of stories ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Starting with today's story on the two major party candidates ...

INL funding bill clears Congress - LocalNews8.com
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
INL funding bill clears Congress    LocalNews8.com A bill appropriating funds for the Idaho National Laboratory and related projects cleared Congress this week.

A basic breakdown of the Treasure Valley water fight — and why you should care - Idaho Statesman
6/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
A basic breakdown of the Treasure Valley water fight — and why you should care    Idaho Statesman Idaho water case - flood control in Boise reservoirs - may cause 2018 Legislature special session, Supreme Court ruling. Irrigators say water is being released ...

Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake water plans - Salt Lake Tribune
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake water plans    Salt Lake Tribune May brings the busy end of calving season at Carl Wheeler's ranch in Thatcher, Idaho, when his cows give birth in lush meadows along the banks of the Bear ...

Another Bear River water acquisition could put Great Salt Lake further at risk - Standard-Examiner
4/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
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.

Watering Idaho: Bulk Of Treasure Valley Water Goes To Agriculture, Not Urban Development - Boise State Public Radio
9/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Watering Idaho: Bulk Of Treasure Valley Water Goes To Agriculture, Not Urban Development    Boise State Public Radio Idaho is pretty well off, water-wise, compared to other arid Western states. But as the Treasure Valley grows, different water users are poised to square.

Let water users pay for Snake River Aquifer recharge - Idaho Statesman
2/13/2016 3:00:00 AM
Let water users pay for Snake River Aquifer recharge    Idaho Statesman Gov. Butch Otter's 2017 state budget proposes that $16 million be appropriated this year from Idaho's General Fund to pay for Snake River Aquifer recharge ...

Scalia praises Idaho's Snake River Basin water rights adjudication - The Spokesman Review
8/26/2014 3:00:00 AM
Scalia praises Idaho's Snake River Basin water rights adjudication    The Spokesman Review U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, speaking in Boise on Monday evening, praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating Snake ...