Feds deny permit for project to pipe water from Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge to …

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Conservationists are casting a project to pipe water from Wyoming to Colorado as dead after federal authorities Thursday nixed an entrepreneur’s pitch for a preliminary permit. “The Flaming Gorge Pipeline is a zombie. It’s just staggering around looking for anything to latch onto to keep it alive,” said Stacy Tellinghuisen, a Western Resources Advocates energy… Read more »

Residents to Pay for Water Treatment Plant Cost Overruns

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The city will need an additional $750,000 for renovations to the Water Pollution Control Plant because the project will not be completed as scheduled, according to a Public Works Department report. Originally, West Bay Builders, the contractor, expected to finish the work in November of 2011, but after it was clear the builder would not… Read more »

Water district to move Native American bones back to ancient site in Everglades

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By Christine Stapleton Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type Three years after the South Florida Water Management District infuriated the Seminole tribe by allowing archaeologists to exhume and relocate the ancient remains of 56 men, women and children to make way for an Everglades restoration project, the… Read more »

Cutting water use is the best bet for Southern Nevada

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Sharlene Leurig Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 | 7:30 p.m. Much of Nevada’s livelihood comes from gambling, but some things are too precious and too costly to gamble on. Unfortunately, gambling is exactly what the state’s largest provider of that most precious desert resource – water – is doing. The stakes are high for residents and… Read more »

Bill Sargent: Ducks Unlimited recognizes TM Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area

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<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 7–> Brevard County’s two DU chapters are expected to offer 75th-anniversary merchandise when they have their respective fund-raisers later this year. As part of the anniversary, DU will recognize 50 state wetlands projects being labeled DU’s Best of the Best. Staff conservationists selected one project from each state. The T.M. Goodwin Waterfowl… Read more »