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.
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.
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