Water

Flash flood chaser
Flash flood chaser
One man’s obsession improves forecasting in southern Utah.
Don’t drink the water
Don’t drink the water
Portland’s fluoridation battle shows how tricky it is to integrate science into debates that have as much to do with values as policy.
Watershed moment
Watershed moment
The U.S. and Canada prepare to renegotiate the 50-year-old Columbia River Treaty.
Water to the people
Reforming Colorado water law in the public interest
Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River
Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River
Will all of a kayaker's memories of Washington's White Salmon River change once the river changes, now that Condit Dam is gone?
Selling water to the highest bidder
Economists, looking to Australia, float a market-based system for the Colorado Basin
The Colorado River and Big Daddy drought
Low snowfall = less water = more stress, in the seven states fed by the Colorado River
Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary
Balancing fish and farms on a Washington estuary
A restoration effort at Fisher Slough in Washington's Skagit River Delta has encouraged cooperation between farmers and environmentalists - and might even help endangered chinook salmon.
Friday new roundup: froze-to-death hot springs
Pronghorn passage and environmental justice
Lost and found waterways
Lost and found waterways
Rediscovering the forgotten rivers and streams of Los Angeles and Tucson.
Friday news roundup: Water's the word in Western news
Good salmon season expected, California's water-related climate readiness questioned
Could doing chores save the world?
Could doing chores save the world?
While living at a remote commune in the wilds of New Mexico, author Emily Schosid learned what real sustainability means. And it’s not at all what you’d expect.
Lessons From the Musselshell: small steps toward recovery
Ranchers try to make sense of the alphabet soup of grants, loans, and regulations affecting their recovery efforts