While some construction continues at Oroville Dam, the bulk of work under phase two is expected to begin May 8, state Department of Water Resources officials said Wednesday in a monthly media update call. This comes as DWR submitted an updated 2017-2018 Lake Oroville operations plan on Tuesday to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and… Read More


Sometime after Tim Pelican arrived at work Monday, a farmer stopped by to deliver a package to San Joaquin County’s agricultural commissioner. The farmer’s package contained a dead nutria, a 2½–foot-long, 20-pound beast that looks like a beaver but is smaller and has a round, ratlike tail and white whiskers. View Original Article Source: California… Read More


A menace lurks beneath the snow high up in the southern Rocky Mountains. At first glance it seems innocuous, another piece of a dynamic alpine ecosystem, certainly unable to cause the cascade of problems scientists say it could. How could something so simple undermine our water infrastructure, stress wildlife and lengthen the wildfire season all… Read More


Battlefronts fell along party lines at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing yesterday about whether EPA should regulate pollutants that make it to surface water via groundwater. … The hearing was the first since EPA requested public comment on whether it should regulate such pollutants earlier this winter. The input is due by… Read More


ANN ARBOR, Mich.– Global public health and safety organization NSF International is partnering with Homeyer Consulting Services, Inc. to provide healthcare facilities with specialized water systems management services to control Legionella and other waterborne pathogens. The partnership will help hospitals and other healthcare facilities better manage their water systems, meet… Read More Source: NSF New… Read More