California’s announcement represents uncharted territory and is meant to promote water conservation in what is already a dry water year.
Fires in the West burn so intensely that they reshape forests, shift tree species and turn calm waterways into devastating mudflows.
Millions of dollars are being lost as Lake Powell’s drought-strapped hydropower system fails to produce enough electricity.
The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate removal of lead water pipes and lead paint from U.S. homes.
Western cities are using new tactics to address shrinking water supplies due to drought and population growth.
New legislation could help water-strapped regions of the state meet their obligations to deliver water to Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.