Israel has solved many of the same water quality and supply problems that India is facing. So, The New York Times reported, engineers and others are turning to their Israeli counterparts for advice, particularly related to drip irrigation and desalination.
Now that a historic confrontation over Upper Klamath Basin rights has ended, tribal and federal groups are asking Oregon to enforce their claims. Drought is here, The Los Angeles Times reported, so the scarce supplies are especially valuable.
Great Lakes Levels
Water leaves dropped to historic lows in the Great Lakes in January, but they still have not rebounded significantly. Despite some spring rain fall, The New York Times reported, levels remain low enough to threaten significant economic activity in the region.
is a Washington, D.C–based correspondent for Circle of Blue. He graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow with a B.A. in Conflict Studies. He co-writes The Stream, a daily summary of global water news.