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Reservoir at Risk


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The McPhee Reservoir in Montezuma County, Colorado, has found an enemy in the species of zebra and quagga mussels, which are proliferating at a rapid rate.  If the mussels contaminate the rese   More
 
Friday, January 23, 2015

Landscape Company Fined $199K for Fatal Accident


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The Department of Labor and Industries has fined Pacific Topsoils, Everett, Washington, $199K for 16 safety violations related to an accident which killed employee Bradley Hogue, 19. The state label   More
 
Friday, January 23, 2015

City Micromanages Trees


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The new tree code for residents in Portland, Oregon, is 95 pages long. The new requirements mandate that every resident seek permits before removing medium- to large-sized trees in their yards. I   More
 
Friday, January 23, 2015

Contractor Charged With Grand Larceny


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The owner of a landscaping and masonry construction company rammed a stolen dump truck into a mall store to steal an ATM machine. Garrett Landry, landscape contractor and owner of   More
 
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Bicycling Landscape Contractor


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If you live in the Santa Cruz, California area, you get used to seeing a lot of people on bikes. But the sight of a mountain bike towing a trailer piled high with brooms, shovels, rakes, an electric   More
 
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Groundskeeper Wins Toro Mower


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A green industry professional from Indiana and the college he works for are one zero-turn mower richer, thanks to The Toro Company. When Mark Pfeifer, grounds foreman for Hyles-Anderson College, Cr   More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Massive Water Bill Creates Mystery


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A Panama City, Florida man was shocked when he opened a water bill stating that he owed $1,974 for having consumed 454,830 gallons of water in just one month. The bill wasn’t run up by a farm or    More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Sewer Plant Recycles Water for Thirsty Landscapes


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A $10.6 million upgrade to a sewer plant in Ocala, Florida, aims to make water more suitable for landscape irrigation. With water in short supply, the overall goal is to reduce the use of potable wa   More
 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Contractor Works through Winter, Thanks to Tent


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Circus performers aren’t the only ones who perform their work under the “Big Top” anymore. A landscape company in Scarborough, Maine, is using tents to keep its employees working through the    More
 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Despite Drought, California Passes Massive Water Bond Measure


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California is in the midst of an historic drought. Nonetheless, voters overwhelmingly approved a $7.5 million water bond. It will fund everything from new storage projects to modernizing drinking w   More
 
Monday, January 19, 2015