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Who Should Pay to Fix California’s Sunken Canals?

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Agribusiness and its proponents say repairs will benefit disadvantaged towns. Those residents disagree.

Utah’s Water Dilemma

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Record-breaking drought along the Wasatch Front forces tough decisions about water supply.

Cheese in the Desert: Why Mega-Dairies are Piping Water onto Oregon’s Shrub-Steppe

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An environmental coalition is lobbying for a moratorium on mega-dairies, which have proliferated in a water-challenged area of northeastern Oregon

Some Rural California Residents Doubt They’ll Ever Get Clean Water

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Some rural California communities have waited nearly a decade for state regulators to repair their tainted drinking-water systems.

Toxic Cyanobacteria Choke Water Systems Around California’s Clear Lake

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Toxic blooms are a public health risk and increase water treatment costs.

Harmful Algal Blooms in Clear Lake, California

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A monitoring program tracks toxic cyanobacteria and influences change