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New Mexico Oil Production Is Soaring. Now What To Do With The Wastewater?

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State lawmakers pass bill to facilitate reusing salty water from the oil fields.

Gila River Diversion Reaches Decision Point

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Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake By…

Interactive Map: Indian Water Rights in the Colorado River Basin

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Native American tribes are emerging leaders in the drying basin.

The Science Communication Challenge

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Circle of Blue intern Connor Bebb explains his passion for sharing information about our most important shared resource — water.

Gila River Diversion in New Mexico Pits New West vs Old

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Debate demonstrates the power of water in the drying American West.

Jolted by Reality, Colorado River Water Managers Plan for Persistent Drought

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Unprepared for more years of drought, basin states work to preserve…

Report: Society’s Water Safety Net Is Fraying

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A National Research Council report argues that groundwater use…

Fields of Gold in Northern New Mexico's Monsoon Season

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Much of New Mexico is in drought, but signs of water abound near…

Western U.S. Water Utilities Take Financial Responsibility for Reducing Watershed Wildfire Risk

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When residents in Santa Fe, New Mexico pay their water bills,…

U.S. Groundwater Losses Between 1900-2008: Enough To Fill Lake Erie Twice

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Groundwater depletion in the United States has accelerated over the last decade, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, contributing to both localized problems and global issues, like sea level rise.

The Stream, March 28: Protected U.S. Fish Species Showing Signs of Recovery

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Of the fish species closely monitored by NOAA for dangerous depletion,…

The Stream, February 13: Balancing the Needs of Water Stakeholders

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United States In his State of the Union address yesterday, President…