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Parks Keep Us Healthy

Parks help keep us fit, reduce stress, and improve social connections. But they also play a vital role in supporting our urban environments.  In this episode I talk with Dr. 50 more words

Gardens And Management

STWHOA Annual Assessment

I have heard that members of the Cypress Head HOA pay less per year than the STWHOA community in annual assessments.  I would like to confirm that information. 105 more words

Port Orange

Agricultural drain replacement project a top priority for the Grand Valley Drainage District

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

It’s when storms break uphill that the Buthorn Drain becomes overwhelmed and the network of pipes turns from a pastoral conveyance to a pressurized system for which it was never designed.

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Colorado Water

Colorado Springs completes first stormwater project promised under new commitment -- KRDO.com

From KRDO.com (Chris Loveless):

The City of Colorado Springs says it has finished building a detention and water quality basin on the city’s northeast side as part of a new commitment to stormwater projects.

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Colorado Water

Chesapeake Bay Urban Stormwater BMPs Factsheets from Chesapeake Stormwater Network - Six Available as of August 2016

In April 2016, the Chesapeake Stormwater Network (http://chesapeakestormwater.net/) released the sixth in a series of factsheets on urban stormwater best management practices (BMPs).  The factsheets are designed to make more accessible the information generated in a parallel series of reports by the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Urban BMP Expert Workgroup.  85 more words

Stormwater

NOAA launches America’s first national water forecast model

Here’s the release from NOAA (Susan Buchanan):

New tool hailed as a game changer for predicting floods, informing water-related decisions

August 16, 2016 NOAA and its partners have developed a new forecasting tool to simulate how water moves throughout the nation’s rivers and streams, paving the way for the biggest improvement in flood forecasting the country has ever seen.

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Colorado Water

#Colorado Springs: Erosion eats away property near Sand Creek -- KRDO.com

From KRDO.com:

A 15-foot ledge is inching its way closer to several homes in southwest Colorado Springs.

The city’s storm water manager says the fix is a priority, but can it wait?

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Colorado Water