Water

All (climate) politics is local
All (climate) politics is local
During a dry spring, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet visits rural Colorado to talk economics and agriculture.
When boyhood friendships were forged outdoors
When boyhood friendships were forged outdoors
After his friend’s passing, a writer reflects on a life spent chasing fish and toads.
Scuba flies
Scuba flies
In California’s Mono Lake — whose alkaline waters are deadly to most insects — these diving flies don’t just survive; they thrive.
Water use: something we Arizonans can control
Desert-dwellers should take the opportunity to save water
In Western water law, "first come, first serve" has limits
Montana and Wyoming face off over water compact in the Supreme Court
La Nina vs. Western Snowmaggedon
In the battle of weather wills, wintryness seems to be winning in the lower half of the region
Klamath River clean-up takes a step forward
Clean-up plan’s effectiveness hinges on how it is implemented.
Climb me a river
Climb me a river
A state water trust is close to restoring a small portion of river -- bringing back its water and a senior water right to boot.
National Geographic and water lobbyists release advertorial
Your money for their propaganda
California’s Tangled Water Politics
California’s Tangled Water Politics
Will there ever be enough water in California's Bay Delta to satisfy farmers, keep fish alive and quench the thirst of millions of people?
Gasland -- The Review
An economist's take on fracking chemicals and drinking water
A divine business
A divine business
In Bozeman, Mont., 78-year-old Vern Bandy says he finds water using the legendary art of dowsing.
The fracking fracas
Will Congress protect our right to clean water?
Westland takes its toys home
Irrigation district pulls out of Bay Delta Conservation Plan
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
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