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A Water Conference Sampler from around the United States and Elsewhere – September 6, 2017, Edition; Updated Oct. 19

Here are some water-related meetings in the United States and other countries in coming months, followed by notes for events that recur annually, listed by the month the event typically occurs. This post is updated as the Virginia Water Resources … Continue reading

Quick Guide to Virginia Water-related Events – September 6, 2017, Edition; Updated Sept. 26

One of Virginia’s most distinctive water-related events: the annual James River Batteau Festival, launched every June in Lynchburg, Va.  Shown above is the launch on June 15, 2013.  The 32nd annual festival ran June 17-24, 2017. This post lists conferences, … Continue reading

Water in the 2016 Virginia General Assembly – A Sampler of Notable Bills, as of the End of the Regular Session

Started: 11/17/15 Latest update: 5/2/16 The Virginia General Assembly convenes each year at noon on the second Wednesday in January.  The 2016 General Assembly convened on January 13 and adjourned on March 11.  This was a so-called “long session” of … Continue reading

A Sampler of Water-related Headlines for Virginia and Elsewhere for mid-June to mid-August 2014, covering Aquatic Habitats, Climate, Energy, Hazardous Waste Incidents, Land Use/Watershed Management, Waste Management, and Toledo Water Supply

Following are headlines and notes for a selection of water-news stories published in summer 2014 about Virginia, about nearby areas, or about topics that are otherwise relevant to Virginia. The items were collected between early June and mid-August 2014. The … Continue reading

Virginia Water News Headlines Sampler for May 10–20, 2014: Natural Gas, Proposed Power Plants, Biofuels, Soil Remediation along James River, 2014 Va. General Assembly Stormwater Bill, Industrial Sludge, Maryland Oysters, National Water Projects Bill, and Antarctica Glacier Melt

Following are headlines and notes for a selection of water-news stories from the period May 10—20, 2014, that occurred in Virginia, occurred in nearby areas, or are otherwise relevant to Virginia.  The headlines are grouped by topics and—within those groups—from … Continue reading

Susquehanna River Science was Focus of Oct. 7-8, 2013, Forum in Harrisburg, Penn.

On October 7-8, 2013, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) held the 2013  Susquehanna Water Science Forum.  The Susquehanna River, which flows from Cooperstown, N.Y., to Havre de Grace, Md., is the largest tributary to the Chesapeake … Continue reading