California’s Department of Water Resources has certified that Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed twin tunnels project meets state environmental requirements. Restore the Delta, a staunch opponent of the project, is preparing litigation to stop it.
Record or near-record snowpack levels in basins around southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon have pr
Washington Legislature adjourns without Hirst fix or capital budget
Save Family Farming starts Yakima affiliate to defend dairies
The city of Blackfoot plans to purchase water rights from farms to mitigate for a water obligation, following a recent adverse ruling by the Idaho Supreme Court.
Temperatures were high and flows were low in the Columbia-Snake river system in the spring of 2015, yet fisheries managers ignored requests by NOAA to begin barging juvenile salmon and steelhead downriver, an irrigator group argues in seeking an...
The latest move by Inyo County comes after years of efforts by Los Angeles to make amends for taking the region’s land and water.
Canal companies in Eastern Idaho have begun to scale back their diversions as grain acres come off of their systems, but they still have all of their reservoir storage remaining.
The state Department of Water Resources exhibit on the farm at the California State Fair urges attendees to make conservation a lifestyle even after wet winters.
Wetland mitigation banking centerpiece
Ranchers should be diligent and check all water sources for anything atypical. If they see anything suspicious, they should keep livestock away from the water and call the local OSU Extension office. Not all blue-green algae is toxic.
The California Department of Water Resources will host another round of meetings to update area residents on the progress of the $275.4 million Oroville Dam reconstruction.
On a research boat on the Columbia River, Laurie Weitkamp with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grabs two buckets filled with water and about a dozen young salmon and steelhead.
“Ooh, we got some steelies!” she...
Water resources 'titan' dies at age 73