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The Stream, August 19, 2020: Water Levels in Colorado River Reservoirs Expected to Drop Next Year

The Global Rundown Water levels in lakes around the Colorado River are projected to decrease. Lakes in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley continue to rise and destroy livelihoods. Researchers in New Mexico address water conservation. Recent rainfall in Mumbai could stop water cuts. The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council in northwestern California sues the U.S. Department of […]

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Federal Water Tap, August 17: Colorado River Forecast Triggers Small Cuts for 2021

The Rundown Arizona, Nevada, and Mexico must make small cuts in Colorado River water use next year, according to the Bureau of Reclamation’s forecast. The Energy Department proposes to loosen showerhead efficiency standards. U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are concerned that groundwater pumping for the Trump administration’s border wall will harm endangered species in southern […]

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Federal Water Tap, August 19: First Mandatory Colorado River Basin Cutbacks

The Rundown A Bureau of Reclamation reservoir forecast triggers the first mandatory cutbacks in Colorado River water use for Arizona, Nevada, and Mexico. EPA scientists who objected to a Pebble Mine environmental review are overruled by political appointees. The USGS evaluates how concentrated animal feeding operations in eastern North Carolina affect water quality. A California […]

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The Stream, June 21, 2019: Snowmelt Rejuvenates Colorado River, Rio Grande

The Global Rundown Snowmelt replenishes the Colorado River, the Rio Grande, and other waterways across the southwestern United States. The Islamic State group continues to deliberately torch fields in Iraq, just as the country welcomes its first strong crop in years. Monsoon rains reach drought-stricken Maharashtra, India. Severe storms delay wheat sowing in Argentina, but […]

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The Stream, February 1, 2019: With Deadline Looming, Arizona Passes Colorado River Drought Plan

The Global Rundown Arizona approves a Colorado River drought contingency plan on the eve of the federal deadline. A royal commission into Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin Plan finds evidence of maladministration, negligence, and unlawful actions. Brazilian mining company Vale shuts down 10 dams similar to the structure that collapsed last Friday. Three nonprofit groups sue the […]