Water Resources News

MDEQ releases draft E. coli TMDL for state; 2016 Integrated Report approved by EPA

MDEQ just released a draft E. coli TMDL for the state and is offering several webinars for the TMDL The Dept. also received approval for the 2016 Integrated Report in February. Find out more about these announcements.


New Report Released by The Nature Conservancy on Source Water Protection

The report A Natural Solution to Water Security highlights the benefits of source water protection in roughly 4,000 cities.


Apply for MSU’s Green Certification Program

The Spartan Green Certification program supports units on campus that are taking steps to reduce their environmental impact. Applications are due by March 3, 2017. Learn more about the program.


A look at MSU’s Green Roofs

Find out how MSU researchers are improving green roof design at MSU in this Be Spartan Green article.


EPA releases new study examining groundwater recharge benefits from green infrastructure

The study found that installing green infrastructure can be a cost-savings measure when it comes to maintaining groundwater levels. Learn more about the study here.


Storm Water and Cigarette Butts – Environmental Benefits from MSU’s Ban on the Use of Tobacco Products

Find out how the smoking ban will help improve water quality by reading the story here.



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