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Water Surcharge May be Coming


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New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) in New Braunfels, Texas, is warning its customers that Stage 3 watering restrictions can trigger a surcharge for higher usage in the near future. This extra charge was    More
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Contractor Arrested For Refusing to Return Overpayment


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A Florida landscape contractor was arrested after refusing to return $21,000 in overpayments he received accidentally from Florida A&M University. The university was attempting to pay the c   More
 
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Injured Tree Trimmer Saved by Line Crew


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Doing pro-bono work for your community usually doesn’t involve near death experiences. But for Nathaniel Steinbart, a tree trimmer from Martinsville, Indiana, volunteering his services left him h   More
 
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Drought in Texas Panhandle Resembles 1930’s Dustbowl


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Drought conditions in the Texas Panhandle and four other Southern Plains states have reached a new low. Some experts are saying the drought conditions are as bad as or worse than they were during th   More
 
Monday, June 2, 2014

Toro Reports Record 2nd Quarter Results


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The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) reported record sales for the 2nd quarter of $745 million, an increase of six percent. Net earnings increased 14 percent to $87.1 million, or $1.51 per share.  In t   More
 
Friday, May 30, 2014

Water Restrictions Coming into Effect Soon


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One city is making sure that it doesn’t run dry this year. The city council of Lehi, Utah, passed a water shortage management plan in March, which will have residents cutting back on their lawn wa   More
 
Friday, May 30, 2014

Lanahan Steps Aside


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After almost 20 years in the irrigation and landscape supply business, Jeff Lanahan has decided to step aside to pursue other interests. A senior vice president, Lanahan leaves John Deere Landscapes   More
 
Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Trimming Method


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Appalachian Power (APCO) has developed a new tree trimming process that they hope will reduce both power outages and outage times. The company, headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia, believ   More
 
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Brickman and ValleyCrest to Merge


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The Brickman Group. Ltd. LLC and ValleyCrest Companies, LLC announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, creating a world-class landscape and snow services company deli   More
 
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Stage 3 Drought Emergency Declared for Reservoir


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The Brazos River Authority (BRA) has declared a Stage 3 drought emergency for the Lake Proctor reservoir in Texas. The announcement could pose as an ominous sign of things to come in the fast a   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014