On July 8, citing the state’s severe drought conditions and falling reservoir levels, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order asking urban residents in California to reduce water use by 15%. On Tuesday, the first results were released. Statewide, urban residents missed the mark by a long shot, cutting water...
HEMINGFORD — Campers at Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area will have to go without electricity for a while, but they will have more juice when the wait is over. Beginning Oct. 1, all of the electrical camping sites at Box Butte will be closed while construction workers upgrade six sites from 30 to 50 amps. The upgrades will result in all of the lake’s 14 electrical sites having 50-amp service.
The 19th-century town of Rockport was abandoned after the construction of the Wanship Dam in 1952. A devastating drought in Utah has lowered reservoir levels across the state. The receding water has revealed lost cars, an entire canyon, and, between Park City and Coalville, the ghostly remains of a former town.
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Drought conditions in a Utah reservoir led to the revealing of an unusual piece of the state's history -- the remnants of a ghost town. Utah State Parks said Rockport Reservoir, situated at Rockport State Park in Summit County, has receded to 26% capacity, leading remnants of the town of Rockport to emerge from the water for the first time in years.
Slow growth and slow containment. That's the latest on the Schneider Springs Fire. The fire remains at 31% containment, the same number the fire was at on Sunday. The fire, which started August 3 by a lightning strike grew from 104, 853 acres on Sunday to 105,447 acres Tuesday. FIREFIGHTERS...
COVENTRY — Issuing a warning not to swim, boat, fish, or even touch the water in Johnson’s Pond in Coventry, the Rhode Island Department of Health and Department of Environmental Management have added it to a list of about 14 RI ponds made toxic by algae. Also known as the...
WELLSVILLE — For approximately a half hour, council members convened into executive session to discuss personnel issues during their regular meeting; however, audience members couldn’t help to ponder the motivation. The audience, which included all three candidates seeking the mayor’s post currently held by Randy Allmon as well as two...
Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors today approved more than $1.1 million for critical urban and rural levee improvements in Yuba County. “These investments ensure Yuba County businesses and communities can continue to grow and thrive knowing that they’re among the best protected in the state in terms of flood risk,” said Yuba Water Vice-Chairman Gary Bradford.
Harry Styles, Bon Jovi and Tears For Fears were among the big winners on stage at the 2021 Ivor Novello Awards in London – but events off stage loomed large over proceedings. By coincidence the Awards, which honor excellence in songwriting and composition, took place on the same day as the Universal Music Group IPO. But, as the major music company was surging towards a market cap in excess of $50 billion on its market debut, the songwriters on which that valuation was partly built were competing for creative glory. It was an irony not lost on many of the day’s participants....
A GHOST town has reappeared for the first time in almost 65 years after a historic drought in Utah. The area between Park City and Coalville re-emerged following a drop in reservoir levels in the state. Devon Dewey captured images of the forgotten town at Rockport Reservoir. He told KSL.com:...
Drone footage showed lava from Spain's La Palma volcano consuming a swimming pool, trees, houses and an irrigation reservoir on its way to the coast.Sept. 21, 2021.
Earlier this month MDN told you about a new/third well pad planned by Olympus Energy in Upper Burrell Township in Westmoreland County, PA that received unanimous approval by town supervisors (see Olympus Energy’s 3rd Upper Burrell Well Pad Wins Unanimous Approval). More good news for Olympus: Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County board members have voted to sell water from the Beaver Run Reservoir to Olympus so it can frack the new wells on the Upper Burrell pad.
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