Water

Without a drought, California takes stock
Without a drought, California takes stock
Infrastructure issues, dry wells and other troubles still linger across the Golden State.
Why I’m cheering golf’s steep decline
Why I’m cheering golf’s steep decline
Thank millennials and a poor economy for the sport’s falling popularity.
Winter snows bring spring flows
Winter snows bring spring flows
After a record low two years ago, this season’s substantial Sierra snowpack highlights the variability of winter weather in the West.
Friends of the Forest
Volunteers, corporate sponsors work to restore Clear Creek watershed.
Stimulus funding targets irrigation efficiency
$125 million for watershed projects.
I can't wait to drink wastewater
I can't wait to drink wastewater
Since (like it or not) all water is recycled, why not drink your community’s recycled wastewater?
One man's salt must not burden another man's water
One man's salt must not burden another man's water
The little farming town of Mancos, Colo., is finding ways to remove salt from its water and make irrigation more efficient during drought.
Off the deep end?
Listen to Aaron Million talk about his Wyoming to Colorado pipeline dreams.
Wild Turkey, gunfire and big pipelines
Wild Turkey, gunfire and big pipelines
Aaron Million wants to build a gigantic water pipeline all the way from southwest Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range.
Fossil Creek fracas
Arizona creek suffers from lack of funds and plans.
Catch a falling drop
Colorado legalizes some rain-water harvesting
Beaver and restoration - the rest of the story
To restore western watersheds the health of forest soil must also be restored.
What the FRAC do we know?
Congress introduces two bills to oversee hydraulic fracturing.
Urban Creeks 2.0
Urban Creeks 2.0
In San Francisco's East Bay, activists try to reconnect impoverished communities with their local waterways.
Rebooting Urban Watersheds
Rebooting Urban Watersheds
In California, grassroots activists work to restore damaged East Bay waterways and the impoverished communities that surround them.
Whoosh! Down it comes!
State of the Gunnison River meeting.
When neighbors become cops
When neighbors become cops
As mandatory water conservation becomes more common in the West, many communities are asking residents to report water-wasters.
Poor Lake Powell
Dreams of a full reservoir dashed again
The cost of progress
Five extraordinary women tested for seventy-five peculiar toxins.
Deadly efficiency
The All-American Canal finally lives up to its name.
Salmon Salvation
Salmon Salvation
Obama’s new political order, backed by the legal acumen of Judge James Redden, may help the Northwest’s salmon survive and end the era of the Lower Snake River dams.
Water world
Exploring the planet’s most precious resource – on Hopi terms.
Water, wine and marijuana
Illegal water use conflicts percolate on California’s Northcoast.