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Because of agriculture’s overall thirst, it is the biggest, fattest, slowest target in every effort to re-allocate today’s dwindling supplies of water.

The days of allowing livestock to have full access to streams are numbered as more regulations are set and the importance of clean water is emphasized

In unlucky parts of the world, clean drinking water is scarce or limited. Although many Americans don't face that issue, we need to conserve water.

A new watershed project in northwestern Ohio will demonstrate that agricultural conservation practices can help meet Lake Erie's water quality goals. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service has appointed Mark Smith as the agency's Western Lake Erie Basin Coordinator. 

Bob Griesmer reflects on the two most frequent issues discussed during his time at Geauga County SWCD — drainage and agricultural use issues.

What factors indicate a healthy creek? Learn how to determine whether or not your creek is healthy, so you can respond to indications of impairment sooner.

The Trump administration lifted federal protections Jan. 23 for some of the nation’s millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands. 

It is important that you understand the documentation and permissions that need to be in place before beginning any project that might impact water quality. 

A riparian buffer with a good mix of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants will trap and filter out much of the sediment that is being carried by runoff.