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  • Pipe dreams

    Leaky irrigation ditches in Washington’s Methow Valley have made the desert bloom, at the expense of endangered salmon.

  • Harvesting the sky

    Thirsty Santa Fe, N.M., considers an innovative law requiring all new buildings to install rainwater-harvesting systems.

  • The Gila's Monster

    Along the upper Gila in New Mexico, conservationists and the state squabble over managing the river's water.

  • A world built on groundwater

    In Ogallala Blue: Water and Life on the Great Plains, William Ashworth examines the effects of groundwater dependency in a dry land

  • Factory wants to squeeze cheese underground

    The Hilmar Cheese Company near Modesto, Calif., wants to dig a deep well to dispose of its salty, milky wastewater

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