Brad Lancaster, author and expert on water harvesting, explains how to make the most of rainfall and greywater to stretch local supplies.
New technology can reduce water demand for irrigation by anywhere from 20% to 72% without hampering daily operations.
Several western states have experimented with cloud seeding to increase precipitation, but it may not be a promising strategy.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is offering $500,000 for a better tool to measure how much water snowflakes contain.
Steamboat Springs is trying to comply with state regulations and also cool down chronically high temperatures in an impaired stretch of the Yampa River.
The Yampa Valley’s existing coal-fired plants have strong water portfolios that could be used to create green hydrogen or another storage technology called molten salt.
Farmers in Arizona are hoping that guayule, a hardy plant that produces natural rubber, can become a profitable crop requiring far less water than alfalfa, corn and cotton. Gary...
Scientists are exploring how droughts can lead to chronically dry soil that sucks up more water than normal in the American West.
For decades, water managers and environmentalists have worked to keep a critical stretch of the drought-stressed Colorado River healthy enough to support endangered fish. This year, they’re getting a...
Some worry about Wall Street’s involvement in trading water, but two researchers argue the risks are likely overblown.