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  • A brave new world of water

    Water development in the West has always been about economic growth and enrichment, and current proposals for water use, whether from the public or private sector, need to be judged on their own merits

  • A delta reborn in drought

    A delta reborn in drought

    Even as the Southwest teeters on the edge of a radically drier future, a rare opportunity to revive the Colorado River Delta has emerged in an agreement hashed out between Mexico, the U.S. and some of West's most powerful – and thirsty – water agencies.

  • A divine business

    A divine business

    In Bozeman, Mont., 78-year-old Vern Bandy says he finds water using the legendary art of dowsing.

  • A good idea – if you can get away with it

    A good idea – if you can get away with it

    Rainwater harvesting is against the law in many Western states, but folks in Utah, Colorado and Washington want to change that.

  • A green obsession

    Westerners, like most Americans, are deeply in love with their lawns – but in an time of increasing drought, the Kentucky bluegrass is going to have to go

  • A River Once More

    In Oregon, a revolutionary community alliance is working to put water – and steelhead trout – back into the Deschutes River

  • A water-and-wilderness bill kicks up dust in Nevada

    Critics say an economic development initiative could suck desert springs and rural counties dry

  • Abrahm Lustgarten on fracking

    Abrahm Lustgarten on fracking

    An interview with ProPublica energy and environment reporter Abrahm Lustgarten.

  • Apprehension

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Officer John Schaefer is one of only two officers patrolling the 860,000 acres of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, a thoroughfare for illegal immigrants and armed drug smugglers

  • Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Brad Udall on Australian water reform

    Lessons from Australia for the Colorado River Basin

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