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National Dam Safety Day focuses on awareness and keeping citizens safe

Nearly 1,000 active dams across the state provide drinking water, recreational opportunities and prevent flooding

On May 31, 1889, the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pennsylvania failed after several days of heavy rain.  864 more words

Division Of Water

Texas Flood

Despite the weeks of rain, and the now famous floods, Central Texas is no nearer to escaping approaching-desert status, thanks to a little thing called feedback loops. 151 more words

A Bizarre Memorial Day Weekend in Wyoming

It is hard for me to really describe a place like Glendo Reservoir in East Central Wyoming.  It feels like this place is a complete contradiction of itself.     1,049 more words


Blackstone River Central - Lincoln/Cumberland


Two students in top ten at Yahara River Writer’s Contest

Two DeForest Area Middle School students were top ten winners at the Yahara River Writer’s Contest, held at the UW-Campus on May 13.  Fifth grade student Erica Bodden, placed in the top ten for a poem called “Winter,” and eighth grade student Alex Grabowski placed for a short story called “One Last Moment”. 97 more words

DeForest Area Middle School

Environmentalists Sue Governmental Agencies in an Effort to Help Pallid Sturgeon in Montana Rivers

by Trevor Smith

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that two environmental activist groups have filed a lawsuit early this week against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Reclamation (Lundquist 2015). 421 more words

Biological Effects Of Warming