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Yakima Valley Farmers Fight For The Future Of A Cascades Lake
The plan to tap Kachess Lake is just one piece of a massive compromise that aims to end the Yakima Valley’s water wars.

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Ballot initiative supporters say modern mines still pollute
Backers of a Montana ballot initiative aimed at reducing mining pollution say water quality problems and cleanup costs borne by taxpayers show existing regulations on the industry aren't working
Plant would convert Kansas wheat straw to natural gas
A renewable-energy company wants to invest more than $100 million in a biofuel plant in Kansas that it estimates would create 225 jobs and generate $3.5 million a year for area farmers
Authority will appeal key Vegas pipeline water rights ruling
Pipeline plan aims to cut Las Vegas’ reliance on drought-stricken Lake Mead and the Colorado River.
Western Innovator: Innovations in irrigation
Western Innovator: Innovations in irrigation
R. Troy Peters has researched innovative irrigation projects dealing with deficit irrigation, water hydraulics, scheduling and management, automation, water quality and crop water use estimation.
Oregon’s ‘extreme drought’ triples in size
Oregon’s ‘extreme drought’ triples in size
Drought intensifies in Oregon and Washington
Idaho tax panel raising valuations on irrigated farmland
Idaho tax panel raising valuations on irrigated farmland
Bonneville, Elmore counties contested large increases.
California dam repairs surge past $1 billion
The state Department of Water Resources in January estimated the costs would total $870 million.

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