Water Supply

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
February 27, 2019, 12pm PST
Toledo, Ohio held a special election for voters to decide on the Lake Erie Bill of Rights.
Toledo Blade
February 22, 2019, 2pm PST
Voters in Toledo, Ohio could grant personhood status to the polluted and abused Lake Erie.
The Guardian
February 14, 2019, 11am PST
California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to reduce the size of the $17 billion WaterFix project that plans for two tunnels under the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta.
Sacramento Bee
February 2, 2019, 9am PST
California and Arizona couldn't come to terms on a drought contingency plan for the Colorado River, compelling the Department of the Interior to act.
KQED
January 19, 2019, 11am PST
In an interview with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, former Arizona Governor and former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit recommends new approaches to the challenges facing the Colorado River watershed.
Land Lines, Lincoln Institute Of Land Policy
November 10, 2018, 11am PST
The "Satellite timelapse" account on YouTube created a timelapse of satellite imagery of Las Vegas and nearby Lake Mead between 1986 and 2016.
Satellite timelapse on YouTube
October 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
A final agreement is still a year away, but seven states have taken a substantial step toward sustainability for the Colorado River.
Associated Press
October 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Metro Phoenix has a lot to think about as Lake Mead water shortages become ever more likely. A three-state drought contingency plan may only be a temporary fix for a problem that'll divide cities and stakeholders.
azcentral.com
September 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
A proposal to drill for water in the Mojave Desert will have an easier path to approval, after a bill requiring Additional environmental review of the project dies int he California State Senate.
The Desert Sun
September 3, 2018, 11am PDT
Extreme heat, rising seas, and other impacts of climate change are turning deadly faster than predicted, California officials warn.
Los Angeles Times
August 22, 2018, 12pm PDT
Two case studies exemplify the extreme economic and legal pressures surrounding water supply in the state of Arizona.
Water Deeply
August 18, 2018, 11am PDT
We're talking about toilet to tap. There, we said it.
The Mercury News
August 10, 2018, 7am PDT
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has sounded an alarm about the state of the state's water infrastructure.
WFPL
July 27, 2018, 9am PDT
The California Water Commission made an historic commitment to new water storage projects. Many of the largest projects planned in the state will require additional funding before construction can commence.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
With water levels habitually low, officials from the Eastern Sierra say they are "headed for a showdown” with L.A.
Los Angeles Times