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  • Utah's river kid takes on the water buffaloes

    Zachary Frankel's Utah Rivers Council is fighting the Central Utah Project, particularly a plan by farmers and investors to sell CUP water intended for irrigation to rapidly growing Salt Lake County.

  • 'The vampires are in charge of the blood bank'

    Utah Rivers Council director Zachary Frankel talks about his love for rivers and the need to protect them.

  • 'We haven't got anything back'

    Nephi, Utah, resident Ross Garrett in his own words talks about water and population growth in Utah.

  • Animas-La Plata staggers on

    The latest version of Colorado's controversial Animas-La Plata water project passed the Senate and could become a rider on spending legislation when Congress resumes Dec. 5.

  • Re-opening Glen Canyon's floodgates

    Conservationists say it's time for another flood of the Colorado River through Glen Canyon Dam to restore beaches and habitat downstream in Grand Canyon National Park.

  • Watch the river flow

    Farmers and conservationists have reached a settlement that allows water to flow in California’s San Joaquin River, home to the Friant Dam

  • HCN looks to the future

    In a special summer reading issue, HCN dishes up a science fiction story that imagines life in the Southwest in 2030 or so, when "Big Daddy Drought" is in full stride, and California claims all water

  • The Tamarisk Hunter

    In the desert Southwest of 2030 Big Daddy Drought runs the show, California claims all the water, and a water tick named Lolo ekes out a rugged living removing tamarisk.

  • Dam removal considered for Klamath

    Farmers, environmentalists, fishermen and tribes are talking with PacifiCorp officials about the possible removal of four dams on the Klamath River

  • Columbia River dams revived

    In Washington, tribes have been shut out of a plan for new Columbia River dams that are being touted as good for salmon as well as farmers

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