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BREAKING – Hansen Residents Asked To Boil Drinking Water

Water pressure in the town of Hansen dropped yesterday to a level that is considered below acceptable standards.  The pressure dropped following a power outage...

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Burley Officials To Ask For Judicial Review For Wastewater System

City leaders in  Burley say they'll go to a judge instead of voters for permission to take on $6 million in long-term debt to improve the city's wastewater system. Idaho law bars government entities from taking on long-term debt without voter approval, unless a judge agrees that the expense is ordinary and necessary to keep the government operating.

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Fire/Water Damage Salt Lake City LDS Conference Center

(AP)  Parts of the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City have been damaged after a small fire triggered a deluge from a sprinkler system. Salt Lake City Fire Department officials say the sprinklers had already doused the flames when crews responded about 8:15 p.m. Monday. But the system had dumped thousands of gallons of water in the first few rows of the 21,000-seat auditorium.

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Idaho Water Outlook A Mixed Bag

(AP) - Idaho climate experts say some record-setting weather in March has put the state's rivers and aquifers in great shape heading into summer. National Weather Service meteorologist Jay Breidenbach said Thursday March storms saturated central and northern Idaho. But they largely avoided much of the state's southern half.

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Idaho Fire Season Predicted To Be Normal

(AP)  Idaho expects a normal fire season - for now -- as much of the west braces for an active and dangerous season. The state's mountain ranges have normal snowpack, reservoirs are dumping water for snowmelt and early spring has brought more rain and snow, even in the desert-like south.

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Watch For Water In Magic Valley Canals Soon

Farmers in the Magic Valley should see water starting to fill up the canal system next week. The Times News reports canal companies in the area are now busy preparing the systems for the water deliveries...

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Blue Lakes Leak Scheduled For Repair

A large leak in the bottom of Blue Lakes in the Snake River Canyon is scheduled to be plugged starting in March.  The leak, that’s letting about 600 gallons of water per minute escape the lake, was discovered last year after city workers noticed the lake level dropping. 

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State Considers Taking Over Water Pollution Permitting

Currently Idaho is one of four states that doesn’t run the program that regulates water polluters under the Clean Water Act. All point sources of pollution, from city sewer systems to industries, dairies and storm water systems must get a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit...

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Another Water Line Breaks in Twin Falls

This is the third water line break the area has experienced this winter. In December a pipe broke under the street near Glambia foods on South Washington...

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Twin Falls Crews Fix Another Broken Water Main

For the second time this winter Twin Falls city crews responded to a water main break.  However, the one this week didn’t damage a newly rebuilt major arterial road.  City officials say this water line break was discovered Wednesday morning in Rock Creek near the stock yard.

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Water Prognosticators Keep An Eye To The Sky

Idaho’s water prognosticators are trying to be optimistic even though the snowpack in Idaho is way below last year.  Water supply specialist Ron Abramovich says snowpack around the state is down considerably from last year and is considerably below average. 

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Lack Of Idaho Snow Not Yet A Big Concern

The Idaho Water Supply Committee met yesterday to talk about the lack of snow in southern Idaho.  By last year at this time the Magic Valley had already experienced quite a bit of snow and drifted roads.  But water experts say they aren’t all that concerned yet. 

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Twin Falls City Fees Going Up

Several city residents opposed the proposed increase in the Twin Falls city water, sewer and sanitation fees at last night’s city council meeting.  But in the end, the council decided an increase was necessary.

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TF City Council Sets Hearing On Utility Rates

A public hearing was set by the Twin Falls City Council yesterday to allow city residents a chance to give their opinions on a possible increase in city utility rates. 

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Good News: New Water Line Installed Southeast of Twin Falls

A huge new water line is being installed southeast of Twin Falls, bringing hopes of attracting more large-scale manufacturers.

The $2.1 Million dollar project is being paid for by the Urban Renewal Agency and is being constructed south of Kimberly Road between 3300 East and Hankins Road. When completed the pipe will run 1.6 miles and be capable of delivering up to 4,000 gallons of water per minute. The new pipe will also allow buildings of up to 100,000 square feet or more to be constructed.

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Blue Lakes Water Being Sucked Down Hole

The City of Twin Falls is conducting some tests to see where some of the water is going from Blue Lakes in the Snake River Canyon.  That’s the same place the city pumps water used by city residents for their homes and lawns.  One of the holes is sucking down about 300 gallons of water per second.  The city could like to plug the holes but those holes could be feeding water to other water users.  The Times News reports that city crews are dumping a red dye into the Blue Lakes to try to follow the water to see where it comes out. 

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Snow Survey Helps Drought-Plagued California Determine Water Allocation
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Aquifer Recharge Running Behind

The Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that supplies underground water to a large portion of southern Idaho continues to be depleted but measures being taken to reverse the trend seem to be few and far between. 

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Twin Falls Water Conservation Program Too Successful?

It’s an age-old problem…tell people to conserve, then try to figure out how to make up the shortfall when they do. 

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Rising Rivers Raise Flood Concerns

Some 150,000 sandbags have been shipped across Idaho as states across the Northern Plains and Rockies grapple with rising waters. So far, only agricultural areas in Idaho have been swamped by high water.

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Good Water Year Allows Aquifer Recharge

The plentiful snowpack throughout southern Idaho this year will pay an extra dividend…extra water for the aquifer recharge effort.  State officials say the plentiful water supply this year will allow canal companies to use some of that extra water in their efforts to recharge the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer. 

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