Crews working on the new greenbelt extension between Garden City and Boise unearthed an apparent illegal oil or fuel dump last Friday.
Idaho Rivers United yesterday sent a 60-day notice of its intent to sue Ada County for ongoing infractions of the federal Clean Water Act. The notice, mailed Wednesday, Dec. 2, charges the county with failing to obtain a Clean Water Act permit to discharge stormwater into the Boise River at Expo Idaho.
Located less than 50 miles from downtown Boise, Martin Landing is a family-friendly destination where visitors can see the Boise River's confluence with the Snake River.
Idaho Rivers United interns Matt Sato and Page Warren produced two new videos highlighting water efficiency. The installation of silva cells in downtown Boise that use storm water to irrigate street-side trees is the subject of one and the other features the water-wise landscaping of Ada County's new Expo Idaho entrance.
In response to federal Clean Water Act storm-water regulations, officials from Garden City are taking steps to manage their storm water on site through implementation of green storm-water infrastructure.