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Home Water Conservation News ItemsFinalists selected for 2018 environmental awards - Newton County Times4/20/2018 1:15:00 AM
Finalists selected for 2018 environmental awards Newton County Times The 2018 ENVY Award finalists are: Arkansas Discovery Farms, Delta Plastics, and Union County Water Conservation Board. The ENVY Award recognizes a major effort by an individual or organization to enhance and protect Arkansas's natural resources ... and more »
River Rock, Entegrity Build Renewable Features Into Daily Work - Arkansas Business Online4/16/2018 1:44:33 AM
Arkansas Business Online River Rock, Entegrity Build Renewable Features Into Daily Work Arkansas Business Online When Matt Bell or Keith Wingfield build solar power systems into their projects, the top priority isn't the sun, metaphorically, but the ice chest. “Solar only makes sense in an energy-efficient environment, so the primary responsibility is the ... and more »
Illinois River News ItemsEPA finishes Illinois River Watershed modeling - Tahlequah Daily Press4/17/2018 10:52:25 AM
Tahlequah Daily Press EPA finishes Illinois River Watershed modeling Tahlequah Daily Press After partnering with the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation to develop science-based water quality models, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed the Illinois River Watershed Basin and Lake Tenkiller models and ...
EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake pollution - Tulsa World4/17/2018 12:42:50 AM
Tulsa World EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River , Tenkiller Lake pollution Tulsa World After decades of disagreement and litigation, it appears Arkansas and Oklahoma finally will be operating off the same page when it comes to Illinois River and Tenkiller Lake pollution sources. Longtime Illinois River advocates were glad to see the ... EPA Completes Illinois River Watershed Models Water Online (press release) all 2 news articles »
Land applications of litter increase in Illinois River Basin - Tahlequah Daily Press4/9/2018 8:38:52 PM
Tahlequah Daily Press Land applications of litter increase in Illinois River Basin Tahlequah Daily Press Land applications of poultry waste within the portion of the Illinois River Basin west of the Arkansas state line mushroomed during the most recent reporting period. A report published annually by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and ... and more »
People & places - NWAOnline4/5/2018 6:45:21 AM
NWAOnline People & places NWAOnline NWACC PROVIDES. KIDS SCHOLARSHIPS. Northwest Arkansas Community College will provide a total of $2,100 in scholarships to Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton County for children to attend NWACC's summer Kid's College programs. Scholarships will be distributed ... and more »
Mississippi River News ItemsRace is on to keep Greyhound station in Monroe - Monroe News Star4/23/2018 6:13:53 PM
Monroe News Star Race is on to keep Greyhound station in Monroe Monroe News Star If the Monroe station were lost, Woods said there would no longer be access to Greyhound from the Mississippi River to Shreveport or from the Arkansas line to Alexandria. She said she hopes Greyhound can work with the city to find a reasonable ... and more »
Killer carp threaten native fish in Southeast - Mother Nature Network4/22/2018 3:02:09 PM
Mother Nature Network Killer carp threaten native fish in Southeast Mother Nature Network Flood waters helped them escape an Arkansas farm. The fish headed up the Mississippi River and into the sinew of tributaries that reaches into 31 states and Canada. Locks and dams don't always impede their march. The silver (and bighead) carp's ...
Programs serve as guides to the most historic trees - Arkansas Online4/22/2018 1:18:01 AM
Arkansas Online Programs serve as guides to the most historic trees Arkansas Online It is the last antebellum, Greek-revival-style plantation house in Arkansas along the Mississippi River and is surrounded by working cotton fields. In 2001, the house was donated to Arkansas State University and was reopened as a museum in 2007. It was ...
Mississippi Joins Arkansas With 'Delta Rhythm & Bayous' Road - U.S. News & World Report4/14/2018 10:19:00 AM
Mississippi Joins Arkansas With 'Delta Rhythm & Bayous' Road U.S. News & World Report ... in Mississippi is being named the "Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway" — the same nickname given last year to another road connecting with it in southern Arkansas . Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed House Bill 1150 , which puts the ... and more »
Tornado strikes Arkansas; US braces for triple weather threat - CNN4/13/2018 10:52:12 AM
CNN Tornado strikes Arkansas ; US braces for triple weather threat CNN Earlier Friday, the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, issued a rare PDS (particularly dangerous situation) Tornado Watch through 10 p.m. (11 p.m. ET) for parts of northeast Texas, northwest Louisiana and much of Arkansas . This kind of watch ... and more »
These strange-but-true fishing tales will amaze you - Arkansas Online4/8/2018 1:04:39 AM
Arkansas Online These strange-but-true fishing tales will amaze you Arkansas Online Anglers are well-known for exaggerating the facts about their catches. They might fudge a bit when describing a fish's length and weight. Occasionally, they will tell a little white lie about the bait or lure they used. Some will protect favored ... and more »
Water Resources News ItemsDon't Just Drain Excess Water Off Your Field – Reuse It - Agriculture.com4/23/2018 8:39:04 AM
Agriculture.com Don't Just Drain Excess Water Off Your Field – Reuse It Agriculture.com Jim Carroll of Brinkley, Arkansas , farms nearly 100% irrigated land. The fourth-generation farmer says water conservation has been a blessing for his operation. Carroll, currently serving as secretary of the United Soybean Board, uses tailwater ...
Local Organizations Help Clean Up Lake Atalanta - KNWA4/21/2018 8:03:00 PM
KNWA Local Organizations Help Clean Up Lake Atalanta KNWA ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) -- Before the rain came this afternoon, local organizations from across Northwest Arkansas cleaned up Lake Atalanta Saturday. Organizations like Ozark Water Watch and Hobbs State Park are some of the few that worked together to pick ...
EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake ... - Tulsa World4/17/2018 12:42:50 AM
Tulsa World EPA finalizes guidelines to ebb Illinois River, Tenkiller Lake ... Tulsa World After decades of disagreement and litigation, it appears Arkansas and Oklahoma finally will be operating off the same page when it comes to Illinois River and Tenkiller Lake pollution sources. and more »
Indian Agriculture Summit Held Next Week - ThisisReno4/11/2018 4:42:27 PM
ThisisReno Indian Agriculture Summit Held Next Week ThisisReno Summit speakers will be experts from many Western entities, including University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Division of Water Resources , Yerington Paiute Tribe, University of Arkansas , the Intertribal Agricultural Council and Utah State ...
Researcher works with Arkansas rice farmers, receives award - White Hall Journal4/9/2018 1:15:00 AM
Researcher works with Arkansas rice farmers, receives award White Hall Journal Rice production consumes significant water resources and accounts for roughly 10 percent of humans' overall methane emissions into the atmosphere. Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. “We hope that this project will expand ...
Career Award Supports Sustainable Rice Farming Work - Newswise (press release)4/6/2018 8:40:12 AM
Career Award Supports Sustainable Rice Farming Work Newswise (press release) For his rice-farming research, Runkle has received funding from Arkansas Water Resources Center and the U.S. Geological Survey's 104B grant program, which provides “seed” grants to gather pilot data that can be used for larger grant proposals. His work ...
Internship Opportunity for Students - University of Arkansas Newswire4/6/2018 1:01:36 AM
Internship Opportunity for Students University of Arkansas Newswire The Arkansas Water Resources Center is looking for a motivated student to join the center for an internship this summer. The focus will be on graphic design to develop content that will promote the center and our activities particularly to the campus ... and more »
Itron to Modernize Water Infrastructure in Arkansas with Smart Meter Migration - Business Wire (press release)4/5/2018 8:45:49 AM
Business Wire (press release) Itron to Modernize Water Infrastructure in Arkansas with Smart Meter Migration Business Wire (press release) LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is working with the City of Fort Smith, Arkansas to modernize its water ... Itron, Inc. - ITRI - Stock Price Today - Zacks Zacks all 49 news articles »