Why This Winter's El Niño Will Not Bring More Rain to California
A conversation with Jan Null, a weather forecaster who explains why expectations of a wet winter are misplaced.
Should California Expand the Definition for the 'Beneficial Use' of Its Water?
A team of experts from a number University of California schools argue that recharging groundwater to manage pollution should be permitted by the state.
California's Largest Proposed Water Storage Project Hits Regulatory Hurdles
Regulators warnings that the Sites Reservoir may have to cut its stated water storage goals have thrown the future of the ambitious project into doubt.
California Works to Protect Its Shrinking Wetlands
The Trump administration is rolling back regulations aimed at preserving vital wetlands, but the state government isn't ready to cede control.
Inside the Fight Over Extracting Water From Texas for Fracking in New Mexico
The oil business in New Mexico is booming, but due to the state's stricter laws the groundwater being used to access petroleum is pumped in from Texas.
New Groundwater Laws May Be Coming to California's Premier Wine-Growing Region
The aquifers in question are located in the Sonoma Lowlands sub-basin, and they are each a vital source of irrigation water for grape growing.
Why California's Limit on Residential Water Use Doesn't Really Exist
Lost in the excitement around the legislation is the fact that water agencies have no way to measure how much water their customers use indoors.
Can Anyone Clean Up California's Selenium-Contaminated Farm Runoff?
Even after 35 years of efforts to resolve the issue, toxic farm water is being pushed into a local park and showing up in the eggs of local bird species.
Inside the Ambitious Plan to Replenish a Depleted Aquifer
In Idaho, a state with stringent water rights, the people have managed to recharge the essential Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that supplies hundreds of thousands with water.
Could Portable Treatment Centers Fix Rural America's Water Problems?
Small communities across America don't cope well with water shortages, but one group from UCLA has created something to fix that.