Desalination plants are here, ...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Some 30 miles north of San Diego, along the Pacific Coast, sits the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest effort to turn saltwater into freshwater in North America.

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What drought? These states are...

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Wyoming wants to modify the Fontenelle Dam so it can use an extra 80,000 acre-feet of water from a tributary of the once-mighty Colorado River

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How the Lower Colorado Shows W...

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[Translate] Environment By starving key federal conservation initiatives, President Trump’s budget threatens rivers and...

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CLIMATE CHANGE STEMS FLOW OF T...

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[Translate]   By Tim Radford / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     The Colorado River supplies water to seven U.S. states and two...

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5 Reasons to Protect Arizona’s...

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[Translate] Environment A national monument designation for this critical watershed would ensure its protection for future...

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THE BATTLE OVER PUBLIC DRINKIN...

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[Translate] by Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Don Ryan An initiative to block Nestle from bottling water in Cascade...

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HOW THE WATER CRISIS IN THE WE...

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[Translate]   By Abrahm Lustgarten / ProPublica   VIA TRUTHDIG     Glen Canyon Dam is located in Page, Arizona. (Jacqueline Poggi /...

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UNPLUGGING THE COLORADO RIVER

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[Translate] The Glen Canyon Dam, on the Arizona-Utah border, as seen in the documentary “DamNation.” The efficiency of the dam has...

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THE SOUTHWEST’S ONLY FRE...

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[Translate] By Mother Mags   San Pedro River, holding on … For the most part Arizona hasn’t experienced severe drought...

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CLIMATE CHANGE IS SUCKING THE ...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By John Upton GRIST Cross-posted from ClimateCentral Even as the number of Americans relying on the Colorado...

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GREED DIES HARD IN A POISONED ...

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[Translate] Emersen Sud crouches along a bank of the Animas River, in Durango, Colorado, August 14, 2015. A recent accident that...

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ABANDONED MINE LEAKS MILLIONS ...

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[Translate] by Samantha Page CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: EPA A mine blew out last week, leaking three million gallons of bright orange...

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In ‘Pulse Flow,’ Colorado Rive...

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[Translate] By Ari Phillips THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock It would seem a mirage. A sliver of water pulsing unevenly through...

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Endangered Colorado: Is it Too...

Dec 27, 2012 by

What once was a majestic river is today a saline slurry,…

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How Did Grand Canyon Form? Flo...

Dec 20, 2012 by

Could the origins of the Grand Canyon lie in an enormous flood?

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Colorado River Water Report Re...

Dec 13, 2012 by

LAS VEGAS — The federal government isn’t going to tap the Missouri River…

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Diverting the Missouri River t...

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Terraforming is not science fiction but reality:…

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