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  • Triple Digit Temps Taking Toll on Landscaping

    Triple Digit Temps Taking Toll on Landscaping
    Water restrictions coupled with this intense heat have some garden lovers in a frenzy. Employees at Jackson's Home and Garden in Dallas are seeing a huge increase in customers worried about their landscaping. But the good news is: they share some...
  • Bloomington water usage restrictions now in place

    Bloomington water usage restrictions now in place
    As Indiana’s drought drags on, mandatory water restrictions are now in place in Bloomington. The change will be in effect for the next city days, according to the city. The usage restrictions are set to last through October 11. City officials have...
  • Salina looks to include private wells in water restrictions

    Salina looks to include private wells in water restrictions
    The Salina City Commission took steps to apply water restrictions to private well owners when the city is in a warning or emergency. The city has two major sources of water, the Smoky Hill River and groundwater.The wells use only groundwater. Director...
  • Wichita considers water restrictions because of dropping reservoir levels

    Wichita considers water restrictions because of dropping reservoir levels
    Wichita officials are considering water restrictions after two years of drought have Cheney Reservoir levels at 40%. Cheney is the city's main water source. City council is expected to hear options about water issues during a workshop meeting Friday the...
  • Floyd E. Dominy dies at 100; federal water official oversaw major dam projects

    Floyd E. Dominy dies at 100; federal water official oversaw major dam projects
    Floyd E. Dominy, a federal water official with an outsize personality who shepherded some of the West's last big dam projects to completion, has died. He was 100. Dominy, who served as commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1959 to 1969...
  • South Florida Water Management District sells airplane

     
    The South Florida Water Management District sold its much-scrutinized airplane, which the agency once used to ferry officials across the state. The district accepted the high bid of about $807,000 for the 30-year-old twin-turboprop plane, new district...
  • Tinley Park returns to normal water restrictions Wednesday

     
    Residents concerned about the greenness of their lawn can breathe a sigh of relief Wednesday when the Village of Tinley ParkĀ  lifts the more stringent …...
  • California's water wars: It isn't fish vs. farmers [Blowback]

     
    Even in wet years, California needs to be smarter about managing our limited water supplies so we can sustain our economy and our natural resources....
  • We can only hope

     
    Just asking: Do you suppose Texas Gov. Rick Perry's prayer rally over the weekend in which he called on Jesus to help America "through unprecedented struggles" will work out any better than his call in April for Texans to pray......
  • Water district lays off senior staff at behest of developers

     
    By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel Mass layoffs at the state agency most responsible for protecting Central Florida's waters and wetlands were ordered by Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers as a break for taxpayers, but the forced departures of key regulators...
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please.......