Water

Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
Colorado’s Animas River has gotten the most attention — but it’s hardly alone.
Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
How much of California's dry spell can be traced to climate change?
Animas River spill: only the latest in 150 years of pollution
Animas River spill: only the latest in 150 years of pollution
Mapping the other threats to the Animas and San Juan Rivers.
Colorado water users gird for first statewide plan
Colorado River Basin groundwater levels drop even faster than reservoirs
Washington’s new clean-water plan is a mixed bag
California gears up to fine water wasters: Should we turn our neighbors in?
The water-energy nexus could become a collision in a warming world
Lake Mead watch: At lowest levels since 1937
My town wasted scarce water for a celebration
Reflecting on groundwater from the Owens Valley Watershed
Reflecting on groundwater from the Owens Valley Watershed
Growing up in the high desert, I learned water doesn't just fall from the sky.
Divers explore national parks' underwater treasures
Divers explore national parks' underwater treasures
The last frontier of the national parks lies underwater.
River of no return
River of no return
Seattle’s Duwamish has been straightened, dredged and heavily polluted. Can a Superfund cleanup bring it back to life?
Let's protect all our nation's water
Let's protect all our nation's water
Is the Clean Water Act under attack?
Is the Clean Water Act under attack?
Big Ag wants rollbacks in fundamental legislation.
Duwamish sludge, from source to sink
Duwamish sludge, from source to sink
A close look at ‘Seattle’s toilet’
Which tributaries should be protected like the rivers they feed?
Which tributaries should be protected like the rivers they feed?
New rules may help regulators enforce an ambiguous law.
New Mexico is getting lucky so far this fire season
The Latest: After a long battle, agreement for the Klamath
The Latest: After a long battle, agreement for the Klamath
Tribes, greens, farmers come to consensus; dams may eventually be removed.
A protected river is still vulnerable to oil spills
Excerpt from “The Ogallala Road”
Excerpt from “The Ogallala Road”
An author returns to a family farm in Kansas to explore drought and depletion.