Funding Available for Rural Water Projects

The USDA has financial assistance available to provide water to rural Americans.  Originally the USDA program provided only modest loans for household and farm use, but over the years it has expanded to providing loans and grants for the development of water and waste water infrastructure and technical assistance.  Over the last three years, $51 million has been i


Documentary Available--The American Southwest: Are we running dry?

Nearly every state in the American Southwest is affected by growing water problems and is struggling with record dry conditions.


STOP AQUATIC HITCHHIKERS!

The Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! campaign is designed to address the multiple challenges of an environmental issue known collectively as aquatic nuisance species. Invasive species represent one of the greatest threats to quality fisheries.


Roundtables Website Link

Use this link for the latest information about the Colorado Water for the 21st Century Act that created Basin Roundtables to discuss water supply issues and solutions.
http://ibcc.state.co.us/

 


October 18, 2016--UN: Farming needs to harvest chance to cut emissions (BBC)

The global farming sector has a big role to play in the effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to future climate change, the UN says. A report by the Food and Agriculture Organization said agriculture accounted for about a fifth of emissions, which it said needed to be reduced. The 


Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum (Grand Junction, CO)

11/02/2016 8:00 am
11/03/2016 5:00 pm

The Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum will take place at  Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado, at the  University Center, Main Campus. For more information and/or to register visit their website.


Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV)

12/14/2016 8:00 am
12/16/2016 11:00 am

The Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization providing a forum for exchanging ideas and perspectives on Colorado River use and management with the intent of developing and advocating common objectives, initiatives and solutions. Their annual conference will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.


October 17, 2016--New EPA web portal helps communities prepare for climate change (EPA)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today launched a new online portal that will provide local leaders in the nation’s 40,000 communities with information and tools to increase resilience to climate change.


October 16, 2016--Hawaii water utility finds $56 million in energy savings (Water Online)

As cash-strapped utilities look for ways to save money, some savvy water executives are hoping to streamline the inefficiencies in their energy bills as a way to rein in costs. That’s the strategy underway at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, which supplies water to about 1 million people.


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