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New Water Rules for Marijuana Growers

New state laws in California govern how commercial cannabis cultivators can use surface water for irrigation.

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Stream Impacts

Flood-prevention co-operatives

An income-earner for upland farms could be for protecting the lowlands from flash-flooding.  For flood prevention in the lowlands, an up-land flood-prevention co-op could deliver what the country needs, right now.  139 more words

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Work begins in Rigaud to fix major water main break

Crews were hard at work on Monday to fix a major water main break in the town of Rigaud.

The break happened on Saturday, prompting the city to issue a public alert asking residents to cut back on their water use. 138 more words

Canada

Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink

On 24 August 2017 the Water Resources Institute published a piece on their website looking at “7 Reasons We’re Facing a Global Water Crisis” in a piece written by… 137 more words

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water-supply-irrigation-direct drilling

On 24 August 2017m the Water Resources Institute published a piece on their website looking at “7 Reasons We’re Facing a Global Water Crisis” in a piece written by… 256 more words

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More People means more water

On 24 August 2017m the Water Resources Institute published a piece on their website looking at “7 Reasons We’re Facing a Global Water Crisis” in a piece written by… 258 more words

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Cotton: The Fabric of Our Lives...Unfortunately...

Cotton Facts:

  • Cotton is the biggest non-food agricultural crop in the world.
  • It uses 11% of the entire world’s pesticides.
  • In developing nations specifically, 50% of pesticides go towards cotton.
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