Drought

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Water Deeply: Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

WRITTEN BY Brad Udall, Jonathan Overpeck PUBLISHED ON  Jun. 22, 2017 Declines in Colorado River reservoirs can only partly be blamed by a lack...

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

The Sacramento Bee: Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

  Last winter’s extreme storms notwithstanding, water remains scarce in this state. Between climate change and ongoing growth, California can’t...

Why DeSal is the Sanest Option to more ‘Damn’ Building

Why DeSal is the Sanest Option to more ‘Damn’ Building

We’re in a drought – who in the southwest hasn’t heard these words? But is our drought due to climate change, poor...

National Georaphic: As Groundwater Dwindles, a Global Food Shock Looms

By mid-century, says a new study, some of the biggest grain-producing regions could run dry. By Cheryl Katz PUBLISHED DECEMBER 22, 2016...

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

SF Examiner: Carlsbad desalination plant produces 15 billion gallons of fresh water in first year

By Nuala Sawyer on December 14, 2016 2:30 pm A mere year after opening, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant is...

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LA Times: A tour of California’s water supply lays bare the tension between farmers and fish

By Robin Abcarian August 12, 2016 The offer was too tempting to refuse: Westlands Water District, the ethically challenged agency that often...

Where, oh where does all that water go?

Where, oh where does all that water go?

So, now we know where water comes from (rain and other types of precipitation), but where does it all go?...

Hey El Niño – where is all the rain going?

Hey El Niño – where is all the rain going?

We know that with climate change, comes flash floods, heavy rain, and rivers overflowing; Yet the western US always seems...

The Real Water Problem

The Real Water Problem

In the last century, schools taught a simple maxim: “Water is neither created nor destroyed”. Every school child knew this;...

We Have a Water Problem

America’s Southwest is running out of water. Our region’s growth over the last century has been possible because aqueducts and...

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