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California’s announcement represents uncharted territory and is meant to promote water conservation in what is already a dry water year.
The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate removal of lead water pipes and lead paint from U.S. homes.
California’s water supplies are in trouble as climate change worsens natural dry spells, especially...
The outlook for rain and snow this winter, when most of the state’s yearly precipitation arrives, isn’t promising.
With users facing severe water shortages, the 1922 Colorado Compact is inadequate to deal with scarcity, and a better approach is needed.
As wells run dry due to development, population growth and climate change, old groundwater is becoming increasingly important.
Past mistakes offer important lessons for future plans in the Southwest and other regions increasingly experiencing drought and water shortages.
Understanding monsoons is critical for educating communities about their benefits and risks, and about how to stay safe from flash flooding.
There has always been extreme weather, but human-caused global warming can increase extreme weather’s frequency and severity.
Water-related hazards can be exceptionally destructive, and the impact of climate change on water-related disasters is increasingly evident.
Increasing water supply is no longer a viable option, so states must turn to reducing demand. Conservation remains the low-hanging fruit.