California regulators plan to override a federal ruling that relaxes wetlands development—a move that would be even more protective of the environment than rules imposed during the Obama presidency.
The Orange County Water District is now the world’s largest producer of purified wastewater. The district’s Groundwater Replenishment System, which began in 2008 in partnership with the Orange County Sanitation District, uses the combined processes of microfiltration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet light to purify treated wastewater.
A 1934 law that allows the federal government to set aside land for Tribes came under scrutiny this week when lawmakers couldn’t agree on how the law should be interpreted.
The city of Española, New Mexico will receive a $649,000 grant to replace old infrastructure and improve the city’s water system.
By mid-century, climate change effects on irrigation could diminish crop yields around the country. Nowhere else would this be more dramatic, according to a new study, than in the American Southwest.