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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…
Abe Sanchez, a mechanic at the C.W. Jones Pumping Plant, looks for the source of a small water leak in one of the facility's massive electrical pumps.

California Drought Plan Is a Roadmap for a Perilous Year

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A landmark management plan brings together state and federal agencies to prioritize human health, water quality, and fish.

Study: Cutting Ogallala Water Use Now Will Benefit Kansas Later

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Not all is gloom and doom for the famed underground water resource…

Water a Key Issue as Developing Countries Drive Growth in Global Food Production

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Growing agricultural sectors pose problems for water management…

The Stream, April 17: Vietnam Farms and Dams Compete for Water Amid Drought

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Water-Food-Energy A drought in Vietnam has uncovered tensions…

The Stream, April 15: Comprehensive Water Reform Emerging in Texas

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In Texas, no water means no business, reporter Kate Galbraith…

Don’t Believe the Hyperbole: Kansas' Reputation as a Backward-thinking State is (Partially) Wrong

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When it comes to water management, Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton thinks Kansas is a beacon on the plains.

Report: Australian News Coverage Affects Public Acceptance of Policy and Science

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Insufficient media coverage of the science behind water management…

To Drought-proof City's Water Supply, Sydney Proposes a Second Set of Pipes

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Australia’s largest urban economy wants to build a parallel water system to deliver non-potable supplies.

The Stream, November 26: Final Murray-Darling Basin Water Plan Signed into Law

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Last week, the Australian government approved a plan to increase…

The Stream, November 19: Low Water Levels Threaten Mississippi River Barge Traffic

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This summer's massive drought left Mississippi River levels unusually…

Agriculture in Transition in the West Texas Plains

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As in much of the Great Plains, farmers here are adapting to…