Tag: water

Energy & Environment, Industry

Drought in Western US heats up as a Senate campaign issue

September 20, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

In a midterm campaign season dominated by inflation, abortion and crime, there’s another issue that is becoming more urgent in Western states: drought. The topic of water historically has played little to no role in campaign ads in much of […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

US: Drought-stricken states to get less from Colorado River

August 16, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

U.S. officials announced Tuesday that two U.S. states reliant on water from the Colorado River will face more water cuts as they endure extreme drought. The move affecting Arizona and Nevada came as officials predict levels at Lake Mead, the […]

Policy, State & Local

California lawmakers mull buying out farmers to save water

June 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

After decades of fighting farmers in court over how much water they can take out of California’s rivers and streams, some state lawmakers want to try something different: use taxpayer money to buy out farmers. A proposal in the state […]


Missouri and Arizona join forces on water safety compliance wizard

July 21, 2017

Via: StateScoop

Arsenic, lead, E. coli, carcinogens — all of these can contaminate the water supply following state and federal compliance failure. To prevent this and protect residents, Missouri and Arizona have partnered on a new online portal to help cities decipher […]