The Trump Administration Calls for More Water and Less Regulation in California's Central Valley
The announcement prompted the California State Water Resources Control Board to postpone its vote on a proposal restricting agricultural water use in the Delta.
Groundwater Could Play a Major Role in Controlling and Preventing Forest Fires
A recent study puts forth a new factor for judging the flammability of forests: groundwater.
Donald Trump and the Environmental Cost of Luxury Golf
“Brown Is the New Green”—unless you’ve got deep pockets.
Use It or Lose It: Across the West, Exercising One's Right to Waste Water
“Use it or lose it” clauses give farmers, ranchers, and governments holding water rights a powerful incentive to use more water than they need.
Is There a Solution to America's Obsession With Lawn Care?
Irrigation and fertilization use varies across and even within cities. Sustainable management plans must rely on a more targeted approach.
Working Around Salty Residue in Nation’s Breadbasket
Salt buildup in America's most productive farming area could idle thousands of acres. But there are, ahem, solutions ...