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Cities Can't Use Eminent Domain for Irrigation Districts...


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The city of Caldwell, Idaho, and the Pioneer Irrigation District have fought for years over urban stormwater drained through Pioneer’s canal system. Pioneer argues that it doesn’t want to be hel   More
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Hazard Pay for Clearing Snow?


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While Ben Clink was doing his job, removing snow at an apartment complex in Pittsfield Township, Michigan, someone took a shot at him. But Clink, whose father owns Clink Landscaping in Ann Arbor, di   More
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Paramount Landscape Acquired


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Generational Equity, a mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, has announced that its client, Paramount Landscape & Maintenance, Inc., was acquired by a pr   More
 
Monday, March 3, 2014

Deere to Sell Irrigation Operations


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Deere & Company (DE) announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its irrigation operations, John Deere Water, to FIMI Opportunity Funds, the leading private equity firm in I   More
 
Monday, March 3, 2014

Worker Injured After Getting Caught in Mulch Grinder


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A worker has been hospitalized after becoming stuck in a mulch grinder in Newtown, Ohio. The employee was working at the Evans Stone Works, when he became entangled in the grinder. Fellow wor   More
 
Friday, February 28, 2014

Commercial Landscaper Sued for Contract Breach and Negligence


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A business in Galveston County, Texas, is suing a commercial landscape contractor after forming a subcontract agreement with them. Beale Corporation LLC filed a lawsuit recently in the Galveston Cou   More
 
Friday, February 28, 2014

Golf Course Stealing Water?


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A country club in Dallas, Texas, stands accused of stealing water for several decades. The Prestonwood Country Club is accused of using water to irrigate its golf course in Plano, diverting Dallas-own   More
 
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Residents Angry About Paying to Clean Contaminated Aquifers


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Residents in Park Rapids, Minnesota, will have a rather unwelcome surprise in their next water bill--it will be about 25 percent higher, to pay for a new water treatment plant. This is needed becaus   More
 
Thursday, February 27, 2014

New Irrigation Water Rates Spark Debate


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A debate over water irrigation rates sparked a lively discussion, as city council members in Port Richey, Florida, recently revisited the issue. The city’s first water rate hike in nearly a de   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Turfgrass Expert Looks to Preserve and Conserve the Green


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Studying and researching ways to preserve green spaces in places like New Mexico, where water scarcity is a big problem, is the passion of New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service Spe   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014