On this episode of Water Buffs, we examine how drought can harm human health, specifically how dramatic fluctuations in water availability can lead to increasingly toxic water supplies.
California’s Salton Sea offers a tableau of dead wildlife, toxic dust, and neglect. It was long in the making.
Upper basin states seek added leverage to protect their river shares amid difficult talks with California and the lower basin
The May 2023 deal staves off an immediate water crisis but does not solve long-term problems in the Colorado River Basin.
Farmers and ranchers in Colorado have submitted proposals to help restore the Colorado River, but the impacts remain uncertain.
The variability in pollution laws nationwide may be caused by the EPA not requiring state enforcement.
A high stakes standoff is playing out over how to save the Colorado River. And with the biggest man-made reservoir in America — Lake Mead — running dry, time...
Rather than raising everyone’s water prices, we propose a customized approach that lets individual consumers decide whether to pay higher prices.
Experts warn that climate change has rendered old assumptions outdated about what the Colorado River can provide, leaving painful water cuts as the only way forward.
An Arizona community may be ground zero for climate change in America. The Colorado River basin is in crisis — its reservoirs are running dry. Brad Hicks shows you...