Trump Just Signed a New Plan for the Colorado River. There's Already a Lawsuit to Halt It.
The Imperial Irrigation District in California has sued to halt the plan, arguing that it wrongly ignores the Salton Sea.
A Legal Battle in the Coachella Valley Could Transform How California—and the Nation—Uses Water
Tribal control of groundwater could mean opportunities for economic development, while helping Native Americans deal with the pressures of climate change.
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.
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'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.
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.
Eight 'Pacific Standard' Stories for World Water Day
Highlighting the exploration of solutions to today's water challenges, and the people working toward global water security.