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.
Snow fight on the slopes
U.S. Forest Service and ski resorts bicker over water rights
A Great Aridity
William deBuys' new book looks at drought and the American Southwest
Lessons From the Musselshell: The Careless Creek Experiment
An important tributary of the Musselshell River is rescued from dire straits
The Sackett Saga
How an Idaho couple's quashed dream-home plans became a public relations nightmare for the EPA.
Groundwater (mis)management
Big, unpermitted groundwater withdrawals for CAFOs hold up in Washington court
Lessons Learned From the Musselshell: River History
The Musselshell River, on its way to recovery
Tribes could turn the tables on water control
The Animas-La Plata project offers a look into how tribal water deals may proceed
Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities
Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities
The plight of a small water and sewer association in rural Mora, N.M -- caught in a tangle of federal and state clean water rules it can’t afford to meet -- echoes experienced by other rural communities around the West.
Rants from the Hill: Chickenfeathers strikes water
Witching wells in the desert
Renting a riverbed
The Supreme Court will decide whether a power company must pay for its use of Montana's riverbeds