Water

More pesticides are permeating urban streams
More pesticides are permeating urban streams
But rural rivers are getting cleaner, a new study says.
Diversion plans for the Gila would have major impact, critics say
Diversion plans for the Gila would have major impact, critics say
Small and medium-sized flows could be most affected.
A dam difficult job
A dam difficult job
California’s drought through the eyes of a water manager.
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
Conserving water makes more sense than moving it around
Conserving water makes more sense than moving it around
It makes both ecological and economic sense to try to use water more efficiently, rather than gamble on high-stakes, ill-advised, expensive water diversion schemes.
A Colorado newspaperman fights for his valley's water
A Colorado newspaperman fights for his valley's water
Bob Rawlings, publisher of the Pueblo Chieftain, has battled for decades to bring water to southeastern Colorado and, once it's there, to keep it no matter what.
Desert Water for Coastal Lawns?
A plan to mine water from a Mojave Desert aquifer has infuriated environmental groups
Colorado's only full-time water reporter
Colorado's only full-time water reporter
Journalist Chris Woodka tries to bring unbiased water coverage to the pages of the Pueblo Chieftain.