OUR TURN: LCRA needs to stay on course with water plan

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The Water Management Plan approved in February by the Lower Colorado River Authority board is a far-reaching set of proposals borne of compromise. Though nobody at the table got everything personally desired, the plan should work well enough to ensure that cities and utilities in the Highland Lakes will always have adequate water during a… Read more »

Tricky storm water management the topic in Tredyffrin

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Natalie Kostelni Reporter – Philadelphia Business Journal Email  | Twitter Things are heating up in Tredyffrin, Pa., over storm-water management and potential new development along Swedesford Road that may be spurred by an overlay district the township has under consideration. Storm-water management has emerged in Philadelphia and throughout the region as an issue that many municipalities… Read more »

Pioneering efforts in water management highlighted

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ISTANBUL – The Deliberations of the two-day Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water in the Islamic States started in Istanbul yesterday. The Sultanate’s delegation is chaired by Ahmed bin Abdullah al Shuhi, Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources. Al Shuhi said that the Sultanate’s participation in this conference stems from its faith that… Read more »

Fred Roberts Jr. appointed to district water board

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Gov. Rick Scott on Friday appointed Ocala attorney Fred Roberts Jr. to the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board. Roberts, 33, succeeds Arlen Jumper of Fort McCoy, whose term as a governor had expired in August. Roberts’ term will run until March 2015. “I’m excited about the opportunity,” he said on Monday. “Water… Read more »