Several snow storms in the mountains and rain showers in the valleys during March and into April have been key in improving the region’s water conditions.
Breaching the Lower Snake River dams in southeastern Washington has been a heated debate for decades.
Savvy sea lions continue to prey on vulnerable salmon and steelhead runs at Willamette Falls, even a
Supreme Court tries to pin down what consittutes "substantial degradation" of fish runs
Snohomish Conservation District hands out awards
Idaho officials have approved an agreement allowing a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border
The Oregon Water Resources Commission has approved emergency temporary rules granting preferences to water rights for human consumption in Klamath County, as well as livestock watering in the Williamson River Basin.
A judge has found that Oregon farmer Bill Case should be held liable for violating the Clean Water Act without a jury trial.
Idaho Water Resource Board approves $30,000 study of mitigation options for dam reservoir expansion.
The NRCS has released its draft environmental report for the Tumalo Irrigation District — Irrigation Modernization Project, which seeks to convert nearly 70 miles of open ditch to closed pipe.
Critics also blame the giant dams for killing wild salmon, an iconic species in the Northwest.
Spokane Conservation District staffers met with farmers in the watershed to offer help and advice on addressing water quality.
Even the Owyhee River Basin, containing just below one-third its average snowpack, should generate adequate supply for water users, thanks to ample amounts carried over in storage in Owyhee Reservoir from past years.
Grant County becomes the second county in Oregon to officially declare drought.