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Delaying vote on California's Delta Tunnels gives estuary hope

The $25 billion California Water Fix proposes to construct several massive underground tunnels that will update California's water infrastructure by diverting more water, making the delivery more reliable and improving environmental...

source: By Megan Martens
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A 14-year NASA mission has confirmed that a massive redistribution of freshwater is occurring across Earth, with middle-latitude belts drying and the tropics and higher latitudes gaining water supplies. The results, which are...

source: The Washington Post

Plants need water — but what about when it's running low? Is it possible to use less water and still have healthy crops? In Texas, the Southern High Plains uses water from an aquifer to water cotton fields. However,...

source: American Society of Agronomy via Phys.org

Research undertaken in South Africa's Kruger National Park (KNP) has shown that some of the world's most sensitive and valuable riverine habitats are being destroyed due to an increasing frequency of cyclone-driven extreme floods.

source: Geological Society of America via Phys.org

Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don't use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. New research shows that not only are the...

source: Lund University via ScienceDaily

One question that commonly comes up with continuous no-till operations is: "How deep should I sample soils for pH?" Another common question is: "How should the lime be applied if the soil is acidic and the field needs lime?"

source: No-Till Farmer

In many of the stories we've written over the years on conservation practices, farmers have a tough time with the profitability question, as real data is difficult to find and hard to measure when you're trying to improve such things as soil erosion, soil health, water quality...

source: Corn+Soybean Digest

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