Viewfinder: With a Border Bridge Closed, People Cross the Táchira River on Foot to Get Out of Venezuela
People cross through the low waters of the Táchira River after the closure of a border bridge on February 27th, 2019, in Cúcuta, Colombia.
When the Levee Breaks: A New Approach to Managing Rivers
Hamilton City leads California in a new approach to managing rivers.
A Study Finds That the Costs of Hydroelectric Dams Have Been 'Grossly Underestimated'
Dams have been linked to habitat degradation, worsened biodiversity, and negative changes in river ecology.
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 Regulators Consider Conservation Protections for the State's Largest Estuary
Conflict over the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta has played out over decades of back-and-forth between regulators and farmers.
California Attorney General Plans Lawsuit Over Tijuana River Sewage Flowing Into U.S.
Over 12 million gallons of untreated wastewater has flowed into California from Mexico since 2015.
California's Delta Tunnels Project Has Funding, but Regulatory Issues Remain
A recent funding decision has put the ambitious water project on firmer financial ground, but California Water Fix must still clear numerous regulatory and legal hurdles.
Mississippi River Flooding Creates Louisiana, Venice Comparison
In an audio slideshow, Zoe Sullivan examines the similarities in approach for the Mississippi Delta and the fabled city of Venice in dealing with floods and loss of natural wetlands.
The Complex Effort to Parcel Out Colorado River's Water
Conservationists find themselves at the back of line in divvying up water from one of the world's most litigated rivers.