(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
October 11, 2019 - 11:58 am
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - It is very likely Richmonders will be facing voluntary water restrictions next week. Richmond Public Utilities Director Calvin Farr says the James River is currently flowing at levels just above the voluntary restriction level, and is likely to drop below it in...
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September 11, 2019 - 4:45 pm
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life. Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet...
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Jeff Katz
June 10, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The next time you hear someone tell you how great socialism is, maybe refer them to the latest in the long line of examples as to why it's anything but. Things have reached an all-time low in the socialist country of Venezuela, where now having running water is considered a luxury. Taking a shower...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cabinet chiefs and GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for...
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Dirty water from the supplying network.  (Dreamstime)
July 19, 2018 - 2:57 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in...
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May 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN , Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest. Climatologists and other experts are...
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Matthew Demlein, WRVA
January 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – For the second straight day, a Richmond water main has burst over I-95, causing water to cascade onto the interstate. The water led to backups and accidents in the area near the Hermitage Road overpass. This follows Monday's break at the Broad Street overpass. Richmond...
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