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  • Severe drought forces a moment of truth for the Klamath

    Severe drought forces a moment of truth for the Klamath

    Irrigation shutoffs in the river's upper basin may finally help move a historic water deal on the Oregon-California border.

  • What’s in the water in Woods Cross?

    What’s in the water in Woods Cross?

    A Salt Lake City suburb weighs environmental risk as it grapples with drinking water contamination

  • Producing more power means using more water

    Producing more power means using more water

    Federal agencies often overlook the tight relationship between energy production and water use.

  • The gift of runoff in a wet season

    The gift of runoff in a wet season

    After too many recent dry years, residents of the Rocky Mountains are relishing the music of running water.

  • Unlikely alliance?

    In most of the West’s complicated environmental problems, so-called “unlikely alliances” between greens and their opposite numbers are really not that unlikely after all.

  • How not to save salmon

    Ted Williams says killing fish, birds and sea lions to save endangered salmon is like drinking snake-oil elixir to cure a serious illness.

  • Don’t write off this story yet

    The Salton Sea might appear to be dying, but like many another story in the West, it isn’t over with yet.

  • When the going gets tough, the tough collaborate

    Sometimes it seems that only the impact of a severe drought can get Westerners to work together on water issues

  • The Battle for the Verde

    The Verde River is one of Arizona’s last free-flowing stream, but environmental and local activists fear an ambitious planned pipeline, designed to bring groundwater to the growing Prescott area, will end up sucking the river dry

  • Phoenix Falling?

    Craig Childs lifts the rug of modern-day Phoenix, Ariz., to examine the remnants of the civilization that preceded it – the Hohokam people, who also built a great city in the middle of the desert, and flourished until the day they ran out of water.

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