What happens when a rural area’s only well is contaminated?
As California’s new requirements for forever chemicals kick in, small providers in remote towns struggle to clean up their water.
Colorado mitigation “bank” to offset wetland damage, meet Clean Water Act rules
A developer who disrupts wetlands or streams can offset that impact by buying credits generated from floodplain and ecosystem restoration.
Millions of Americans lack access to running water. An ancient method of capturing rainwater...
Advocates say rainwater harvesting is a key component to improving water access and countering climate change
Will water unite us?
Water enjoys support that crosses political parties. Will it be a source of bipartisan collaboration in a time of divided politics?
Anti-speculation working group digs in, as concern over profiteering continues
An 18-member work group charged with exploring ways to strengthen Colorado’s anti-speculation water laws is getting down to business.
Photos and videos: Green River, October 2020
This page features drone footage and ground-based photos of the Green River, near Moab, Utah, and north of Canyonlands National Park. The Green, which begins in Wyoming's Wind River...
Where groundwater gives way to warm springs, a fight continues over building a new desert town outside Las Vegas.
As climate change and overuse reduce water supplies, the gap between “paper water” (the legal right to use water) and “actual water” (what’s available) is widening.
In Diamond Valley, Nevada, farmers are looking to protect their future — and testing the limits of the state’s water laws.