Pollution concerns, frog calls and smuggled dish soap

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more Pollution concerns, frog calls and smuggled dish soap

USGS study find contaminants in private wells

More than one in every five private domestic wells sampled nationwide contain at least one contaminant at levels of potential health concern, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. The study was released this morning. USGS scientists sampled about 2,100 private wells between 1991 and 2004 in 48 states and found that … Read more USGS study find contaminants in private wells

'Water wars,' bottled water and robo-carp

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more 'Water wars,' bottled water and robo-carp

World water supply, invasive weeds and PFCs

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more World water supply, invasive weeds and PFCs

Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. Climate change alters conservation strategies At the Blackwater National Wildlife … Read more Climate change, runoff and love-struck lampreys

Divvying up $168 million for water resources

By Patrick Sweeney If you had $168 million to spend on studying, conserving and cleaning up Minnesota’s ground and surface waters, how would use the money? How much would you spend on educating the public? How much would you spend on bricks-and-mortar projects? With a mandate, written into the state constitution, that new money from … Read more Divvying up $168 million for water resources