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A dam’s design can affect its ability to withstand overtopping and resist failure.
PFAS chemicals seemed like a good idea at first. Then tests started detecting PFAS in people’s blood.
Here’s what reservoir managers think about during storms, and how efforts to improve forecasting may soon be able to reduce flood damage
The Navajo quest for a clear determination of their water rights is rooted in America’s history of removing Native Americans from their lands and moving them to areas with fewer resources.
El Niño is officially here, and federal forecasters expect this global disrupter of worldwide weather patterns to gradually strengthen.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that protection of wetlands encompasses only wetlands that adjoin rivers, lakes and other bodies of water.
The May 2023 deal staves off an immediate water crisis but does not solve long-term problems in the Colorado River Basin.
Five articles from The Conversation’s archive explain what’s happening and what’s at stake in the Colorado River basin’s drought crisis.
A meteorologist explains how 2023’s storms compare to past extremes and what to expect in the future.
The variability in pollution laws nationwide may be caused by the EPA not requiring state enforcement.