Water

June 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
Las Vegas home and business owners can now receive $3 for every square foot of lawn they replace with less water-intensive landscaping.
Las Vegas Review Journal
May 31, 2018, 1pm PDT
Cheap water flows freely to the golf courses of St. George, Utah, but all the new residents mean it’s going to have to increase supply or reduce demand—or both.
CityLab
May 21, 2018, 10am PDT
Climate change is only part of the story, but humans have left a detectable footprint on the distribution of the global water supply.
Grist
April 9, 2018, 7am PDT
For decades the arid state has required most new construction projects to demonstrate adequate water supply, but at the edge of the next dry spell, two lawmakers are trying to get rid of the rules.
The Arizona Republic
March 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
Phoenix is growing, it's now America's fifth largest city, but its water supply is shrinking.
The Guardian
March 18, 2018, 7am PDT
Despite state opposition and potential violations of California law, the Trump Administration has revived a project that was deemed impracticable only a few years ago.
Los Angeles Times
March 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The state's widespread practice of supplying unlimited untreated water to homes may be part of the reason it has to spend billions on a new pipeline and dam.
Water Deeply
Blog post
March 7, 2018, 2pm PST

A playlist for those who seek inspiration from water—whether it's falling from the sky or running downhill.

James Brasuell
March 2, 2018, 2pm PST
Here's a concept we can get behind.
The Fresno Bee
February 1, 2018, 6am PST
In a beautiful and inspiring new book, "S.M.A.R.T. – Paths to Sustainability" 34 artists and authors from five continents give their views on aspects of sustainable development.
S.M.A.R.T. - PATHS TO SUSTAINABILITY
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
Chicago Tribune
October 20, 2017, 10am PDT
Cultures and geography have created a dictionary's worth of words for water. A new video from Vox maps (most of) them out.
Vox
September 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Rather than trying to make parking lots with expensive surfaces that cost to maintain, Portland should eliminate its parking minimums, according to this article.
PDX Shoupistas
Blog post
August 8, 2017, 6am PDT
We can all do better when it comes to water.
Kayla Matthews
August 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
California's San Joaquin Valley has an opportunity to build a treatment facility to bring water from the Kings River to communities in Tulare County, but so far infighting among towns in the county has prevented work from starting on that plant.
News Deeply
July 2, 2017, 5am PDT
The ecology of mountains around the world is changing as summer plants bloom earlier and forests march up hill to newly temperate ground.
Pacific Standard
May 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Mayor Kevin Faulconer sees San Diego's Pure Water Program as proof of concept for other cities with uncertain water supplies. By 2035, the initiative aims to derive one-third of the city's supply from recycled wastewater.
Brookings
May 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Water bills are going up because pipes put in shortly after World War II are in need of repair and replacement all over the country, and federal funding for water is shrinking.
Vox
May 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
After a wet winter, California's historic drought is over for now. But larger stores of groundwater stored in natural aquifers, steadily depleting, will be difficult to refill.
Water Deeply
April 25, 2017, 7am PDT
A political battle over a large withdrawal of water for use by a Google server farm has one reporter deploying words like "war" and "free-for-all" to tell the story.
The Post and Courier