User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Resource Management :: Conservation
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Water officials vote to extend California drought emergency 3.2.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — State water regulators voted to extend emergency conservation measures because of a drought, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California's snowpack.
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Above normal snowpack in some of last winter's driest regions 2.2.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Precipitation in recent months chips away at California drought, but the water deficit will be hard to overcome.
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Snowpack in drought-stricken California hits five-year high 26.1.2016 Durango Herald
Officials say California has more snow than the drought-stricken state has seen in five years
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Modern sagebrush rebels recycle old Western fantasies 25.1.2016 Writers on the Range
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Mountain snows that feed Colorado River look good so far 20.1.2016 Durango Herald
Mountain snows that feed the Colorado River are slightly above average this winter
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How the feds can ensure Western states get more water in 2016 9.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Key legislation failed in 2015. Will this year be any different?
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As rain pummels California, some see a way to fight drought 9.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Much of the torrential rain that fell on Southern California this week flowed right into the ocean, just like it did before the state's epic drought.
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California misses mark for saving water 2 months running 5.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Residents of drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, falling short of the governor's 25 percent conservation mandate for a second straight month, officials reported Tuesday.
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VIDEO: California puts new drought relocation program into action 5.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Tulare County residents without water explain why the program may or may not work for them.
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El Nino storms slam drought-parched California 5.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A strong storm was forecast for Northern California, prompting officials to issue flash flood watches for several rural areas hit by last year's wildfires.
California braces for deluge from El Niño storms 5.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
After all the talk, El Niño storms finally have lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected to last for most of the next two weeks, forecasters said Monday.
In ‘Gold Fame Citrus,’ the nascent genre of cli-fi looks to California 4.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A new climate change novel predicts a dystopian West of sand and refugees.
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Book Review: A west without water 2.1.2016 Steamboat Pilot
“Gold Fame Citrus” by Claire Vaye Watkins Set in the drought-stricken Southwest, Clare Vaye Watkins' debut novel, “Gold Fame Citrus,” is an all-too familiar reminder of what our future may hold. The story opens with the feckless, California-born Luz, a former poster child for federal water conservation propaganda, and her reliable Midwestern partner, Ray, an AWOL veteran from an unnamed war. The couple has been squatting and surviving in a starlet’s mansion located in a Hollywood Hills neighborhood, sipping on cola rations and securing blueberries for a mere $200 per box. They stubbornly remain in the dry canyon, taking pride in themselves and identifying as “Mojavs” — California residents who have lasted through the water depletion and assimilated into a ragged society filled with outlaws, dowsers, pedophiles and runaways. Only after Ray and Luz stumble upon a feral, neglected child colloquially referred to as “Ig” at a rave are they impelled to leave California for the lush, green states of the Pacific ...
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Wild Northwest weather eases drought worries 11.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SEATTLE (AP) — Fierce Northwest storms that sent rivers bursting from their banks, closed roadways and produced a rare tornado have had one positive effect — easing summer drought concerns that prompted cities to active water shortage plans.
Millions in debt, a community wonders if its water source will provide 9.12.2015 High Country News Most Recent
This master-planned community must keep building to survive, despite the drought.
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Getty Images best of 2015 [PHOTOS] 3.12.2015 Denver Post: Entertainment
Getty Images selected 100 of their best photos from 2015.The post Getty Images best of 2015 [PHOTOS] appeared first on Denver Post Photos and Videos.
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Official: California water savings take a dip in October 1.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California's latest water conservation may not appear as impressive as in past months, but a state official said that residents are exceeding a long-term order to save water during drought.
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Will a new state plan solve Colorado's water troubles? 18.11.2015 High Country News Most Recent
After years of growing scarcity and population pressure, Colorado finally has a plan of action.
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VIDEO: California farmers agreed to cut water use for more stability 6.11.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Checking in with a grower who participated in an unprecedented compromise with the state.
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New California water plant desalinates seawater 2.11.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The facility will help to determine U.S. investment in treating ocean water.
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