The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says after four years of drought, it has no water to spare for chinook salmon.
state officials said Wednesday that they would start mandatory cuts this week to the state’s
While agriculture may seem small compared to the entire California economy, it has a big impact on c
Water shutoffs and cutbacks and a sinking water table are threatening to turn the San Joaquin Valley
Under the deal expected to be presented to state officials Wednesday, farmers would either take less river water for irrigation or leave a quarter of their crops unplanted.
A wet start to May has brought badly needed moisture to Southern Idaho irrigators.
Summer water supply in Washington's Yakima Basin is now forecast at 44 percent of normal because of drought. A major irrigation district continues its quest for water to lease.
The 2015 Idaho Legislature rejected a proposed rule that could have subjected a significant amount of additional farmland to curtailment orders during future water calls. The rule will not be re-proposed, said the Idaho Department of Water Resources...
Producers in eight states can apply for emergency funding of projects that will mitigate drought conditions.
In his new position with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality's Pocatello office, Steve Smith helps growers access Clean Water Act funds to improve their operations and water quality.
The price of the desalinated water would be pegged to the price of imported water, plus a premium.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a statewide drought.
University of Idaho Extension irrigation specialist Howard Neibling sees several good options for Idaho well users who will be asked to reduce their water consumption by roughly 13 percent soon to help stabilize the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.
The cold storm from the Gulf of Alaska brought bands of brief, heavy downpours Thursday to Los Angeles County and points east and south.