Droughts

According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
Oct 6, 2015   Dallas Observer
Texas is getting dryer and dryer--and the costs to implement water delivery projects only go up as localities and regions scramble to secure the bulk of the funds necessary to build them. Ramit Plushnick-Masti reports.
Sep 24, 2011   NPR
By focusing on reducing water use to levels that could be served by its two water sources, the city of El Paso, Texas, has been able to quench its thirst without running dry.
Jun 28, 2011   Guardian
Projections of water shortages and predicted changes in the climate mean bad news for water users in the American West.
May 18, 2011   Miller-McCune
As water resources become increasingly important in the American West, new tactics for sharing among farmers, environmentalists and urban officials are showing how arid areas can withstand shortages.
Apr 22, 2011   High Country News
This article from <em>National Geographic</em> examines the rapidly depleted Jordan River and how saving it could bring Israel and its quarreling neighbors together.
Mar 23, 2010   National Geographic
By combining three water purchasing approaches -- permanent rights, options and leases -- cities can better manage water supplies to avoid high costs and supply reductions, according to a new study.
Jan 20, 2010   Penn State Live
Climate change and irrigation schemes are drying up rivers and speeding the spread of deserts, leading to plans to move tens of millions of people.
May 22, 2009   Guardian (UK)
Underground water sensors that monitor and display moisture and soil conditions on computers are saving millions of gallons of water at golf courses.
May 22, 2009   The New York Times