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Solution or hazard? Fate of California desalination plant hangs in the balance

After more than a decade of debate, the coastal commission is set to vote on the proposed $1.4bn project near Los Angeles California officials are…

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Bodies surfacing in Lake Mead recall mob’s time in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of…

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Vast underground water system helps drive Antarctica’s glaciers

Enlarge (credit: De Agostini Picture Library | Getty Images) Lake Whillans is a strange body of water, starting with the fact that there is liquid…

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Southern California restricts outdoor watering in first-ever water shortage emergency declaration

Southern California officials declared a water shortage emergency for the first time ever and imposed unprecedented outdoor water usage restrictions on the roughly 6 million…

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Drought prompts Nebraska to divert water from river it shares with Colorado

With many Western states in severe drought and vying for their share of a diminishing amount of water, Nebraska is taking a new tact by…

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Feds Face Tough Water Choices in Parched West

As spring kicks into full swing, federal officials are dealing with an increasing water crisis in the parched U.S. West. The federal government said this…

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Chile plans water rationing in capital after 12 years of drought

Officials say the amount of rainfall during the southern hemisphere winter will decide whether rationing needed. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/12/chile-unveils-plan-for-water-rationing-in-capital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Drought Is Threatening Hydropower in the Southwestern US

If water levels in reservoirs around the region get much lower, the dams they feed into will no longer be able to produce energy. Source:…

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It’s not just Glen Canyon—dams around the Southwest are taking a hit

Enlarge / Water levels at the Hoover Dam are well below capacity. (credit: Jorge Villalba) News that Arizona’s Lake Powell is slowly but surely drying…

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California launched the first solar canal panel — here’s why that’s a big win

Mounting evidence suggests the western United States is now in its worst megadrought in at least 1,200 years. Groundwater supplies are being overpumped in many…

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Lake Powell Is in Big Trouble

One of the U.S. West’s most important water reservoirs is about to hit a new low. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/lake-powell-is-in-big-trouble-1848627341 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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‘We can’t make it rain’: California farmers left out to dry as US government allots no water

The move marks the fourth time in the last decade that farmers in California didn’t receive water from the Central Valley Project Officials are preparing…

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This Supreme Court Case Could Destroy Water Protections

The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear a case brought by two Idaho residents who have fought the Environmental Protection Agency for years over…

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Revealed: the Flint water poisoning charges that never came to light

The former criminal prosecution team investigating the Flint water crisis was building a racketeering case against state officials. Then the team was dismantled A team…

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Woman found dead after car floats near edge of Niagara Falls

A woman was found dead Wednesday afternoon after a car floating in Niagara River came close to going over the Falls, authorities in New York…

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Water shortage emergency declared in San Francisco

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission members along with Mayor London N. Breed (D) on Tuesday declared a water shortage emergency. In a vote on Tuesday, the…

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Toxic foam blankets India’s sacred Yamuna river

New Delhi’s Yamuna River is covered with toxic foam. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/newsfeed/2021/11/11/toxic-foam-blankets-indias-sacred-yamuna-river Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Paraguay on the brink as historic drought depletes river, its life-giving artery

Severe drought that began in late 2019 continues to punish the region while experts say climate change and deforestation may be intensifying the phenomenon In…

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New York City’s historic floods send deadly climate change lesson

The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought a tropical deluge of unprecedented proportions to the New York City metro area on Wednesday night into Thursday. Driving…

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California cannabis growers face big threats. The potential damages go beyond the plant.

“It’s going to be tight. We’re going to be draining everything by the time this is over,” a cannabis cultivator who doubles as the fire…

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Drought, fires and politics put Biden’s California water plans on hold

As climate-driven drought and wildfires rage in California, the Biden administration is struggling to navigate the hard politics that come with deciding who gets access…

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California Just Approved 5 Temporary Gas Plants as Drought Cripples Hydropower

Wildfires and declining water levels at reservoirs have threatened California’s power supply at various points this summer. Desperate to avoid blackouts amid the compounding crisis,…

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