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    On Friday, the fish took some of it back

    Los Angeles is forced to start returning water to the Owen River Gorge.

  • Essays

    Ripples grow when a dam dies

    After the defeat of the proposed Two Forks Dam, Colorado water policy changes radically.

  • News

    Eight charged with bombing a river

    A former rafting guide is among eight men indicted for dynamiting Arizona's Quartzite Falls.

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    Who's who in water spreading

    A brief guide to groups involved in water-spreading issues.

  • Book Reviews

    Nevada Water Forum

    Findings of Nevada Water Forums are published.

  • News

    Babbitt helps a river

    Babbitt thwarts hydroelectric project in Klamath Falls when he declares an 11-mile stretch of the Klamath a National Scenic River.

  • Book Reviews

    Leopold floats us to an understanding

    Chip Rawlins reviews A View of the River by Luna Leopold.

  • Book Reviews

    New look at a river basin

    The Environmental Defense Fund wants to protect the Colorado River Basin.

  • Book Reviews

    Sole source

    EPA may grant special protection to an aquifer in eastern Washington and Western Idaho as "sole source" of drinking water for the area.

  • Book Reviews

    Water planning in the desert

    Nevada State Division of Water Planning drafts new policy to guide water-planning decisions.

  • Book Reviews

    Save a river

    David Bolling's book How to Save a River offers advice to activists.

  • News

    Undoing a dam is expensive

    Removal of two dams on the Elwha River may prove too expensive, government officials say.

  • Book Reviews

    Pesticides linger in Northwest

    Report finds groundwater contamination by pesticides in the Northwest.

  • Book Reviews

    Colorado water map

    Colorado water education forum provides maps and information.

  • Book Reviews

    Wetlands program wasn't

    Study shows that mitigation projects in Oregon destroyed more wetlands than they created.

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