Water News from Around the Region
Right-sizing culverts and road stream crossings, a new State of the Lake (Champlain), MS4 permits in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and other water news from around the Northeast fill out the summer issue of iWR, NEIWPCC’s Internet Water Report.
Other stories and photos describe a Maine water-quality workshop that is popular with real estate professionals, the use of dogs to sniff out nonpoint source pollution, and what’s new in the Peconic and Narraganset Bay estuary organizations.
IN THIS ISSUE: Hudson Grants • Visualizing Champlain • New Stormwater Permits • Water Draws Realtors • Sniffing Out Pollution • Peconic Planning • Accolades • Notices and Events
Lab Talk: Jose Amador explains his team’s research into optimizing performance of existing onsite wastewater treatment systems to reduce nitrogen inputs to water bodies. Amador is a professor of Soil Science and Microbial Ecology at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Institute. The talk and a lab tour were part of an EPA program evaluation of the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program that will conclude in September. EPA representatives and Estuary Program staff members are also in the photo, taken June 19. More…
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