Water

An expedition along the imperiled Rio Grande
An expedition along the imperiled Rio Grande
The river’s future may include longer droughts, larger floods and shrinking snowpack.
From saltwater to drinking water?
From saltwater to drinking water?
California considers desalination as a remedy for water woes
Flash flood chaser
Flash flood chaser
One man’s obsession improves forecasting in southern Utah.
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.
Colorado water diversions, urban and rural
Colorado water diversions, urban and rural
Colorado's Front Range and Western Slope communities and farms have always wrangled over the water produced high in the Rocky Mountains.
Lessons from the Musselshell: the aftermath
Ranchers along Montana's Musselshell River had a long way to go after floods damaged their fields and equipment
Communities help pay for ecosystem services provided by forests
Communities help pay for ecosystem services provided by forests
Watershed partnerships between communities and the federal government help make ratepayers more responsible for the health of their water supply.
Lessons From the Musselshell: The Flood
Mother Nature serves up a nasty spring surprise to folks along the Musselshell River
Pity the Sacketts? Not much
Pity the Sacketts? Not much
An Idaho couple are getting a lot of sympathy because the EPA has halted construction of their planned home on a wetland, but if the agency would be more open with the facts, it would come out looking better.
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.