As California's drought drags on, the Delta—which provides water to much of the state—has come to symbolize the tension among water users with competing interests. But the strained resource has also prompted ambitious initiatives for sustainability.
Oct 23, 2015 VerdeXchange News
New tools and technologies of the so-called Internet of Things are helping cities get a better handle on water scarcity and overabundance.
Sep 28, 2015 Data-Smart City Solutions
The building industry has identified a culprit in the California affordability crisis: the drought.
Sep 11, 2015 Bloomberg Business
The headline asks one of the big questions prompted by Planetizen’s interview with Denver Pla Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015 By
Though the number of residents in the state affected by drought dropped by the millions after recent heavy rains, areas of the state that rely on underground supplies of water could still run out of water within months.
Jun 13, 2015 The Houston Chronicle
A "water atlas" compiled by UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation reveals the patchwork that is Los Angeles' water supply system. Neighborhoods reliant on small providers and groundwater sources may be vulnerable.
May 30, 2015 CityLab
The water level in Lake Mead dropped to an all-time low at the end of April, falling below 1080 feet above sea level for the first time in 78 years.
May 6, 2015 Brookings
In what has been described as a "poster child" for future water showdowns in the west, local interests in Las Vegas are attempting a water grab from ranch land 275 miles north of the city.
Mar 10, 2015 Bloomberg News
It might be hard to believe if you're in Boston right now, but the entire West Coast is suffering a poorly timed dearth of snow, a critical source of drinking water and hydroelectric capacity for the region.
Mar 5, 2015 The Bellingham Herald
National Geographic details the effects of the "Minute 319" agreement that will return water to the Colorado River Delta.
Dec 19, 2014 National Geographic