Plans to take down Condit Dam on the White Salmon River in Washington are stalled over the problem of what to do about the sediment that has backed up behind the dam.
In Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Fresh Waters, author Robert Jerome Glennon gives an absorbing account of the ways we use - and misuse - groundwater in the United States
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says that, because of drought, changing the management of the Missouri River and its dams to benefit endangered fish and birds must be postponed.
Small desert springs in the Grand Canyon area are indispensable oases for many plants and animals, but they may be endangered by development many miles away as the groundwater is depleted.
Two studies have come out, taking different sides on the question of breaching three dams on Hells Canyon on the Snake River, one by Idaho Power Company and the other by the RAND think tank.
In November, personal watercraft will be banned from Lake Powell and seven other Western reservoirs while the Park Service completes an environmental review of the machines' impacts.
In Native Waters: Contemporary Indian Water Settlements and the Second Treaty Era, scholar Daniel McCool explores the current struggle by tribes to finally get the water they have long been promised by treaty.
The city of Albuquerque, N.M., is fighting a judge's order that says city water must be released from reservoirs into the Rio Grande to save the endangered silvery minnow.
In the anthology The River We Carry With Us, writers and poets celebrate the enduring beauty of Montana's Clark Fork River and grapple with the environmental problems facing it.
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