Water Supply

Population growth creates a collision course in the American West.
Voice of San Diego
4 days ago
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
February 17, 2018, 9am PST
Using treated wastewater for snowmaking would have dual benefits for Big Sky, Montana.
Water Deeply
February 14, 2018, 1pm PST
In a region where the utility is on the "brink of financial collapse," residents face outages, boil-water advisories and bills that come with health warnings.
Los Angeles Times
January 30, 2018, 8am PST
Desalination is often suggested as a potential panacea for California's ongoing struggles with drought. The catch in the announcement of $34.4 million in state funding for desalination projects shows why desalination is not there yet.
The Mercury News
January 17, 2018, 5am PST
The UAE has created a storage facility under the desert that can provide up to 100 million liters per day in the event of an emergency.
January 3, 2018, 8am PST
In 2017, the Southern California city no longer had to be concerned about water quantity, but was plagued by issues of water quality.
Voice of San Diego
December 18, 2017, 9am PST
If the desert metropolis wants to survive, it will need a strategy built on something other than a denser, more urban downtown.
December 14, 2017, 10am PST
This is a story about green building practices, conservation, and rainwater capture—not desalinization.
News Deeply
December 6, 2017, 8am PST
House Republicans from Washington are hoping to cut red tape for the development of surface storage facilities as the American West grapples with intensifying droughts.
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
Chicago Tribune
October 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Researchers at the University of Nebraska have been working with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources to develop best practices for predicting and planning for the future water needs of urban developments.
University of Nebraska College of Architecture
September 20, 2017, 10am PDT
The first water agency to weigh in on the $17 billion water tunnel project proposed for California's Bay Delta delivered a potentially fatal blow to the project.
The Sacramento Bee
September 19, 2017, 12pm PDT
California's historic drought might have been greatly relieved by last year's abundantly rainy season, but there are more drought years to come, along with more questions about how the state will manage its water resources.
California WaterBlog
September 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
A federal audit has revealed a failure to disclose the true costs of planning for the Delta tunnel projects.
Associated Press via Los Angeles Times
August 23, 2017, 8am PDT
A total of $2.7 billion will be awarded to a potential list of 12 water storage projects, thanks to funding from California's Proposition 1, approved by voters in 2014.
The Mercury News
Blog post
August 8, 2017, 6am PDT
We can all do better when it comes to water.
Kayla Matthews
August 3, 2017, 10am PDT
The city of Los Angeles is weighing in on a proposal to pump groundwater from the desert near Palm Springs.
The Desert Sun
July 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
The state of Colorado is growing quickly, and that means planners and developers will have to actively implement more efficient water infrastructure.
The Journal
June 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Documenting the effects of climate change on the West's most vital source of water.
The Conversation