By September, California’s water agencies will decide whether to approve plans to pump billions of gallons of water through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the Bay Area, Southern California and the state’s productive farm regions.
Water infrastructure is in dire need of improvement, especially in the West. Despite aging reservoirs, treatment plants and pipelines, Congress has been unwilling to allocate funding to improve current conditions.
Three recent studies reveal shrinking water supplies in the West. All three studies indicate a warming climate is significantly impacting water supplies.
A new report from the Colorado based conservation group Western Resource Advocates foreshadows significant cutbacks that could potentially end farming in parts of central Arizona…
A 2007 law in California requires the state’s irrigation districts to report how much water they deliver to farmers, but a newspaper investigation reveals that most ignored the ruling during the drought.