February 25, 2015

Water Thieves are on the Loose in California

As the state’s four-year-long drought continues, officials are cracking down on California thieves who illegally open fire hydrants and tamper with meters in order to steal water. Read more.
February 24, 2015

Despite Rain, Some Reservoirs Worse Off Than a Year Ago

Texas has enjoyed recent rain, but in some areas, reservoir levels are, if anything, worse than they were a year ago. Read more.
February 19, 2015

The Current Drought is the Worst Ever for Central Texas

The Central Texas drought impacting area lakes is the worst the area has experienced since the lakes were built in the ’30s. New data shows the lakes are facing a […]
February 17, 2015

Dallas Sues Sabine River Authority Over Water Rate Hike

Since 1981 Dallas has paid about $3 million annually for raw water that comes from the shrinking Lake Ford Reservoir in East Texas, but now the Sabine River Authority has […]
February 16, 2015

Influx of New Californians Inhibits Water Conservation

California’s goal to reduce water consumption 20 percent by 2020 may be hampered by the state’s rapid population growth. Read more.
February 16, 2015

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February 13, 2015

New Mexico AG Claims Texas is Stealing Water

  New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas updated the state’s Senate Finance Committee on Texas v New Mexico and Colorado, a critical case that claims federal overreach and the theft of New Mexico water by Texas. […]
February 12, 2015

California Working on Protection Plan for Drinking Water Supply

California may close up to 140 oil-field wells as part of a broad plan to bring state regulation of oil and gas operations back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water […]
February 6, 2015

California’s Water System Could Suffer Major Damage in Case of Earthquake

The man-made barriers around the hub of California’s water system are more than 100 years old and 55 percent of the most critical levees in the state – and a […]
February 4, 2015

Rainwater Harvesting Bills Being Reviewed by Texas Legislature

Two bills that would benefit the rainwater harvesting industry are currently being reviewed by the Texas Legislature. The first would expand rebates and grants for water conservation and efficiency, while […]
February 3, 2015

Serious Water Issues Face Texas, New Mexico

Southern New Mexico and West Texas surface water levels are just slightly above hundred-year lows.  Meantime legislation that funds regional water conservation research and development is about to expire. Read […]
February 2, 2015

Drought Causing California Weeds to Florish

California’s ongoing drought is causing water weeds to grow, choking the huge Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. The problem arises because less cold mountain runoff warms the water to ideal temps for the weeds […]