In much of California, Arizona and New Mexico El Niño and La Niña have combined to create dry fuels, ready to burn.
A Southern Nevada Water Authority transfer is intended to get water to Las Vegas but could dry up his business.
Borrego Springs, California, was founded on the promise of endless water. Now they must conserve — or else.
Regulators don’t link industry to contamination — but testing shows the pollution came after drilling.
Precipitation in recent months chips away at California drought, but the water deficit will be hard to overcome.
A pair of architects are reinvisioning the city's relationship with water, starting with storm runoff.
Its defenders won a long fight over water with Los Angeles. Now, drought is raising new questions about its future.
- Grand Canyon superintendent retires after harassment investigation
- Who’s cutting illegal ski trails in the Santa Fe National Forest?
- Note to politicians: Don’t mess with fishing access in Montana
- Mapping the large-scale loss of natural areas in the West
- West Coast cities sue Monsanto to pay for chemical cleanup
- Frank Kinder on My low-impact life
- Sari Sommarstrom on Will the feds change course on Columbia River management?
- Mark Rozman on As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off
- Michael Weeks on Who’s cutting illegal ski trails in the Santa Fe National Forest?
- John Q. Citizen on Will the feds change course on Columbia River management?