Back in September the powerful water district delivered a message to California’s senior senator; it appears that she got it.
A rider to the jobs bill could free up water for California farms—and blow up hope for balance in the future of the state’s water politics
Contributing editor Matt Jenkins talks about California's Westlands Water District and the complicated water politics of the West.
California's Westlands irrigation district wants to blame the tiny and endangered Delta smelt for its water troubles, but the real culprit is simply long-term drought.
Western water agencies reluctantly confront the fact that there’s simply not enough water to go around.
Steve Haze is determined to restore California's long-vanished Tulare Lake, and now it seems that his dream might finally come true.
A threat to Catron County's groundwater brings conservative ranchers and liberal newcomers together.
Norris Hundley's magisterial Water in the West is back in print to enlighten readers about water politics, especially the Colorado River Compact.