Restrictions and repairs are what kept Bama Belle off the river, but those have passed and the 90 foot riverboat is ready to party once again.
By: Bill Finch
Wouldn’t it be great if you could train your yard to be more resistant to drought?
Expecting our modern lawns and gardens to weather a drought is like expecting a hopeless couch potato to run a marathon. The way we water our yards has actually created weak and breathless plants that can’t survive under normal conditions, much less when things take a turn toward drought.
Northport, near Tuscaloosa, announced another major sewage spill this year in the Black Warrior River. People flushing diapers, rags and garbage are the culprit.
Alabama and Georgia have declared a state of emergency due to a significant gasoline spill by Colonial Pipeline which sits close to the Cahaba River south of Birmingham. The pipeline is a major artery for gasoline transportation to the East Coast from Houston.