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Brown Bridge Dam failure report released

Sandy beaches may be what dreamy travel magazines are made of, but sand was the downfall of a Traverse City Dam removal that failed nearly two years ago.

The state has released a report detailing the investigation of the Brown Bridge Dam. It says internal erosion of a temporary dewatering structure was the most likely cause. That erosion, the report said was the result of unstable subsurface soil. Read more

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Conference to highlight Saginaw Bay Watershed

Host of 2014 Saginaw Bay watershed conference

Host of 2014 Saginaw Bay watershed conference

A group of experts will gather in Saginaw this week to discuss ways to restore water quality in the Saginaw Bay watershed. Read more

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New Conservation program to help Michigan Farmers

file8121325951346Michigan farmers will soon be getting some help with conservation efforts, thanks to the 2014 Farm Bill. Read more

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New water quality grant to help protect Grand Traverse Bay

Provided by the Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation

Provided by the Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation

Water conservation organizations across the state have millions in new money to work with this summer. Read more

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Transportation Infrastructure meeting leaves members hopeful

MABA logo BrownMichigan roads may see less agricultural traffic if transportation infrastructure plans continue to move forward. Read more

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This week is ‘National Groundwater Awareness’ week

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What is groundwater? Many people don’t know the answer, or the role that groundwater plays into their daily lives.

This week is National Groundwater Awareness Week.
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Taking a polar plunge to support Special Olympics

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What better way to plunge into a brutal winter than taking a plunge into your local pool or pond? Maybe not recreationally, but to raise money for a good cause.
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Michigan communities to receive more than $160 million in loans

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In response to new state standards, a number of communities across the Michigan have received low interest loans from the state. The money will be used to fund water supply projects and to improve water quality.
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