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Water Supply

Yesterday
Water use is going down in California, and the state is leaving more of the Colorado River in the watershed, for now.
John Fleck
5 days ago
Sprawling subdivision development in Montana is popping up in former agricultural land, pressuring water resources and leading to some legal controversy.
High Country News
November 12, 2019, 8am PST
New analysis of high-hazard dams reveals the ubiquity, and risks, of the infrastructure challenges facing the United States.
AP News
November 7, 2019, 1pm PST
A plan to divert water to farmers in California, released at the end of October, would allow for the annihilation of winter-run Chinook Salmon.
East Bay Express
November 1, 2019, 9am PDT
Colorado voters will have the chance to both legalize gambling and tax the new industry for revenue to contribute some of the money necessary to implement the state's water plan.
CPR News
October 28, 2019, 7am PDT
The curious case of Cynthia Dunne in Ladue, Missouri, who was permitted by the city to tear down her house, and then subsequently informed that a lack of water pressure prohibited building a new one.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 27, 2019, 11am PDT
A new federal program will clear the way for more water to be delivered to the state of California's agriculture industry, overruling environmental safeguards that protected fish.
NPR
October 21, 2019, 11am PDT
The fingerprint of Hurricane Harvey and recurring flooding events around the state are evident in the statewide election in Texas on November 5, 2019.
Austin American-Statesman
October 21, 2019, 7am PDT
A new report identifies looming challenges with the water supply enabling growth in Central Arizona suburbs.
Arizona Republic
October 9, 2019, 5am PDT
Rising seas are already impacting drinking water supplies in Miami-Dade County.
Circle of Blue
September 28, 2019, 9am PDT
A hugely significant water and power infrastructure project in the works in Utah is now only a water project.
The Salt Lake Tribune
September 18, 2019, 10am PDT
An old-fashioned story of wealthy developers coming for the water supply of low-income farming communities is being reprised in Colorado.
The Denver Post
September 17, 2019, 12pm PDT
A new plan released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides technical and strategic assistance for the implementation of water reuse infrastructure around the United States.
WaterNewsNetwork
September 5, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Clark County Commission is extending a sales tax, created in 1998, which could have drawn to a close after raising $2.3 billion or the year 2025, whichever came first. The tax will remain in place indefinitely.
Las Vegas Sun
August 24, 2019, 9am PDT
The San Diego County Water Authority hired a contractor to study three potential routes for a water pipeline fromt he Imperial Valley.
WaterNewNetwork
May 7, 2019, 10am PDT
The city of Westminster, Colorado has grown from 10,000 in 1962 to 113,000 in the present day, ensuring water supply for the growing population by considering water efficiency in every zoning decision.
CityLab
April 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan will head to President Trump's desk for an expected signature before heading back to seven states for final ratification.
Cronkite News
April 5, 2019, 1pm PDT
A Los Angeles Times editorial board sheds light on the ongoing environmental disaster of the Salton Sea in California, and the lack of action by the state to mitigate the worsening impacts.
Los Angeles Times
April 4, 2019, 11am PDT
Las Vegas has almost maximized its growth potential given projects for its future water supply—something has to give.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 8, 2019, 11am PST
California has used all its good dam sites, according to this column. And dams are unaffordable.
The Mercury News