Water

California water project could cramp Colorado River plan
California water project could cramp Colorado River plan
If the Delta tunnels deal sinks, it could mean increased pressure on the already-strapped Colorado.
Gun-toting cats; bird killers; plastic bottles return
Gun-toting cats; bird killers; plastic bottles return
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Farming in Alaska is increasingly possible
Farming in Alaska is increasingly possible
Longer growing seasons and food scarcity are turning more people to agriculture.
The water footprint scam
Accurate prices are better than feel-good metrics
Draining the tub
Draining the tub
Lake Mead has dropped below its record low, and the reservoir's future does not look good.
Dam removal for dummies
Dam removal for dummies
A how-to guide to free-flowing rivers, with illustrations from Oregon's recently removed Gold Ray Dam.
News of a parched West continues to flow
And the Colorado continues to dry
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