What is an atmospheric river? A hydrologist explains the good and bad of these flood-prone storms...
On average, atmospheric rivers have about twice the regular flow of the Amazon River.
Here’s what reservoir managers think about during storms, and how efforts to improve forecasting may soon be able to reduce flood damage
A bill making it easier for stream-restoration projects to take place has been gutted after stakeholders couldn’t reach an agreement.
Drought in the West persists, but the increase in snowpack will likely allow for a significant recovery in reservoirs and soil moisture.
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.
One natural disaster often leads to another and in California these consecutive events are leading to human disasters.
How did California get battered by a relentless barrage of devastating atmospheric river storms despite La Niña?
A wetland protection case being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court will determine which bodies of water can be federally regulated.
Brad Lancaster, author and expert on water harvesting, explains how to make the most of rainfall and greywater to stretch local supplies.
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