Legislation – Policy

Las Vegas Authorities Want to Know How Much Water Companies Use Before Letting Them Move In

A man takes a picture of the fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Photo:…

1 week ago

Tribal water infrastructure needs more than one-time fix, senators told

Photo: Brian Bennon, a water expert with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, told a Senate hearing that funding for…

1 week ago

Water experts encourage solution to flooding and drought challenges

The Public Policy Institute of California, in partnership with the California Water Institute at Fresno State, hosted an event on…

1 week ago

‘Watershed moment’: California enters climate litigation fray

California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) fields questions during an Aug. 28 news conference in Los Angeles. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP…

2 weeks ago

Hualapai Tribe celebrates solar array, water rights victory

Photo: Hualapai tribal members open the celebration with music and dancing. The Hualapai Tribe held a celebration on Wednesday in…

4 weeks ago

Breaking Down What We Need to Save the Colorado River

The Colorado River provides essential water to millions across the American West — but the river is running dry. Here’s…

1 month ago

What Your Insurer Is Trying to Tell You About Climate Change

Illustration by Jared Bartman / The Atlantic. Sources: Getty; Rawpixel. Insurers are trying to send a message. The government is…

1 month ago

Top Methane Emitter is a Vast Cattle Feedlot. Federal and State Greenhouse Gas Regulators Are Giving It a Pass.

Photo: The Brandt Cattle Company feedyard in Southern California’s Imperial Valley composts dry manure in an open field, a process…

1 month ago

Federal grants will replace water tunnels beneath roads that are harmful to fish

FILE - Melissa Erkel, a fish passage biologist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, looks at a culvert…

2 months ago

Turning the Tide: The Digital Future of Water Management

Water management entities are turning to advanced digital tools to conserve the world’s most precious resource. Photo: Sustainable water management…

2 months ago