As California’s Salton Sea dries up, toxic dust on the dry lakebed blows into neighboring communities and causes a serious health hazard. Lindsay Fendt reports.
Water conservation in California’s southern desert is causing an environmental disaster as the Salton Sea quickly shrinks. Lindsay Fendt reports. https://vimeo.com/400802260
An explanation of California’s water development — as well as the challenges, today and tomorrow, of providing water for the state’s people, places and things.
A new book looks at the Golden State’s history to understand its current water crisis.
Scientists fear that eventually the toxic residue of more than a century of agricultural runoff will be blown into the air — and into the lungs of residents.
Farmers, large and small, are beginning to grapple with what the state’s first major groundwater regulation means for them.
Dams can stop the natural flow of sand and silt to the sea—resulting in coastal wetland loss and disappearing beaches—as well as preventing fish from reaching vital spawning grounds.
As wildfires grow more intense, California water managers are learning to rewrite their emergency...
Agencies share lessons learned as they recover from fires that destroyed facilities, contaminated supplies and devastated their customers