User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
Last updated: Jul 03 2015 14:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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AP Exclusive: North Korean farmers face dry fields, drought 3.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
UNPHA, North Korea (AP) — North Korean farmers work to pump underground water into parched fields.
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California: Record water savings shows big cuts possible 3.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream 30.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Boosters want Fontenelle Dam to divert more water in southwest Wyoming.
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Western wildfires: Firefighters battle blazes in 4 states 24.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Wildfires are tearing through some hot, drought-stricken areas of the West, including a massive blaze in Northern California.
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Obama spending Father's Day weekend in golf destination 20.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With his wife and daughters away in Europe, President Barack Obama is spending Father's Day weekend in one of his favorite golf vacation destinations.
Guest Commentary: Different states, similar fates? 20.6.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Summer is beautiful in the mountains, but it's also a harbinger of horrors great and small, forest fires being among the worst and most devastating.
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How the West will feel groundwater shortages 19.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
New research shows stressed water supplies, as demand increases.
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What's blamed for California's drought? Basically everything 19.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Mother Nature isn't the only one getting blamed during the California's drought.
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Rich balk at California water limits: "We're not all equal" 15.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Drought or no drought, Steve Yuhas resents the idea that it is somehow shameful to be a water hog.
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Decades-old water rights in California halted amid drought 13.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite California's drought, Richard and Danna Jones' cattle grazing pasture has stayed green thanks to water flowing free from a gulch claimed by his grandfather in 1911.
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Feds pledge another $110M in drought aid 13.6.2015 Durango Herald
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack Obama talked to leaders from seven western states.The president met by phone and video link for about an hour with the governors of Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana,...
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San Francisco creates sexy ads for water conservation during drought 11.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
San Francisco Bay Area water officials are urging residents to go "full frontal" and take short, steamy showers.
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Colorado reservoirs release surplus rainwater for fish 8.6.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's rainy May has ramped up the long-running rescue of four endangered fish species that face multiplying nonnative ...
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Book review: "The Water Knife," by Paolo Bacigalupi 6.6.2015 Denver Post: Entertainment
"The Water Knife" is the dark, action-packed story of a hired gun getting tangled up with a scrappy young girl and a semi-idealistic journalist in the catastrophically water-starved American Southwest of the not-so-distant future.
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California's drought spurring water recycling at home 5.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Showering during California's drought is a guilt-free experience for homeowners Catarina Negrin and Noah Friedman.
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West’s water woes heard in D.C. 3.6.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Farmers versus fishermen, state versus state, they all appealed to the federal government Tuesday morning for help in the time of drought for the West during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.Last year, the federal government declared La Plata County a primary disaster area...
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Plans would let California farmers avoid water cuts 2.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Moving to meet voluntary water conservation targets, dozens of farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta have submitted plans to the state saying they intend to plant less thirsty crops and leave some fields unplanted amid the relentless California drought, officials said.
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought 26.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
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California looks Down Under for drought advice 25.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SYDNEY (AP) — California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent.
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California farmers agree to drastically cut water use 23.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California farmers who hold some of the state's strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal to voluntarily reduce consumption by 25 percent amid one of the worst droughts on record.
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