Water

Denver to get more water from the Colorado River
Denver to get more water from the Colorado River
Colorado’s largest water supplier makes a big ask — and a bold promise — with demand for water.
Why we should celebrate unlovely fish
Why we should celebrate unlovely fish
An angler documents his pursuit of the uglier species.
Welcome to the irrigator’s club
Welcome to the irrigator’s club
An encounter with the wild during the hours of a thankless job.
How bad projects get built
Don't spend $5 for something worth $2
The Public Trust makes a comeback in California
California activists make a desperate effort to stop the dewatering of rivers and streams
A new twist in an old contention
Concerns about "exporting water"
The Amargosa
River of life
One step forward, one step back
We still suck at managing exempt wells
Who is the California Farm Water Coalition?
If you want to know who has skin in the game, follow the money
Rain rights
A big little change in Colorado's rainwater harvesting rules.
Big Ag sells to Big Urban
Finding the right price for water trading
Hula on the hill
Hula on the hill
In Butte, Mont., a giant hula dance calls attention to the polluted water in the Berkeley Pit.
Thinking broadly about dams in the West
Big dams, little dams - it's a complex issue.
Encounters with the Ex-Secretary
Bruce Babbitt lets loose
A river again?
A river again?
The EPA extends Clean Water Act protection to L.A.'s urban watershed.
A water economist's hot links
David Zetland speed blogs Western water
It's getting warmer in here - and drier
News from a water supply study isn't all bad. But it definitely isn't good.
Victory for the Creek Freaks
The EPA extends Clean Water Act protection to the entire L.A. River
Going by the law
Rural county commissioners didn't have much choice but to approve Nestle water plan
Pacific Salmon's Deranged Geographies
Fish eco-labeling a blunt tool
A Grand Disappointment
New Colorado River book is flawed from the start
Rapid runoff
Rapid runoff
Recent dust storms have caused Colorado's snowpack to melt even faster than usual.
A new chapter in Klamath River Water Wars
The focus shifts to water management in two key tributaries