March 17, 2019, 5am PDT
As the world becomes more encased in concrete, the detrimental effects of its widespread use are increasing in scale and severity.
September 5, 2018, 12pm PDT
Water is an important part of the thermal energy process – one that we may not think as much about.
May 5, 2018, 5am PDT
A report from a coalition of nonprofits recommends, among other restrictions, allowing outdoor watering only twice per week.
January 12, 2016, 2pm PST
Water has been an integral part of the designed landscape for centuries, but is it time to reevaluate its relevance?
July 8, 2015, 10am PDT
Writer Jeff Byles chronicles the Passaic River's relationship to Paterson, New Jersey and how its revival can prove beneficial for the city in this second installment of the Paterson series.
May 13, 2015, 12pm PDT
When water policy and land use planning operate in separate spheres, it's more difficult to design for efficient resource use. Better communication is needed in the drought-stricken southwest.
January 23, 2015, 11am PST
California has commenced new water use reporting requirements, which the Pacific Institute has compiled into an interactive map and database to provide accessible evidence about where the state's water goes.
November 6, 2014, 9am PST
Recent data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows that the country is using less water even as its population grows.
United States Geological Survey
September 22, 2014, 1pm PDT
Laura Bliss provides a summary of the controversy surrounding plans to bring the "Slide the City" event to Temple Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles.
May 27, 2014, 12pm PDT
The special status of "senior rights holders" among California water interests is well documented. Not as well documented is the system which allows errors in water use reports to protect the interests of a fortunate few.
August 19, 2012, 7am PDT
Charles Fishman pens an opinion piece for <em>The New York Times</em> arguing that America's worst drought since the 1950s offers "an opportunity to tackle long-ignored water problems and to reimagine how we manage, use and even think about water."