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City requests water conservation through Friday

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is asking residents to conserve water from Tuesday through Friday. 

New connections will be made Thursday from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system.

That d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution….continue reading on dglobe.com

City reminds residents to conserve water through Friday

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is reminding residents to conserve water from Sept. 9-11 as new connections from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system are made.

Over the next three days, the ability to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

City reminds residents to conserve water through Friday

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is reminding residents to conserve water from Sept. 9-11 as new connections from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system are made.

Over the next three days, the ability to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Upper Missouri River basin runoff remains high

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.

The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Native Americans gather to discuss water rights

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — More than 100 years ago, a treaty established that all water on Native American land or that naturally flowed to Native American land was to be held by the sovereign tribes.

But tribal governments say they are still fighting …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sails must go on

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A watery weather event dumped a definite downer on some weekend activities of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, but positive attitudes and plenty of “Plan B’s” kept many scheduled events on cour…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rosebud, other tribes seek Congressional hearing on water rights

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Native American leaders in the Dakotas are working to preserve water rights they say are guaranteed by a century-old treaty.

Representatives of the Standing Rock, Oglala and Rosebud tribes are part of the Great Plains Water A…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com