Monday, August 24, 2009

The Sustainable Watershed Planning Act

Prof. Campana, the Aquadoc at WaterWired, reports on a bill being worked up in the US House of Representatives that aims "To provide for the sustainable use of the Nation's water resources through the coordinated planning of water resources and water infrastructure, and for other purposes." It's early days yet, but this bears watching.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Fish Being Checked for Contaminants Near Hanford

Annette Cary reports in the News Tribune.

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Progress Reported on Removing Hexavalent Chromium from Groundwater at Hanford

DOE Press Release
Once all systems along the River are operational, CH2M HILL expects the 100 Area Groundwater Treatment Systems to pump and treat at a rate of more than 90 million gallons per month– over three times the capacity available along the River before the treatment system expansions began.