Clinton says she support the waters of the U.S. rule while Trump says he'll eliminate the rule.
The lake, about 75 miles long and 30 miles wide, is America’s largest outside the Great Lakes. Water levels have always fluctuated, but they have been dropping steadily since 2011.
Google has applied to draw 1.5 million gallons of water a day from the aquifer to cool its servers.
Groundwater proposals are likely to be debated during the 2017 legislative session.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources has approved six projects, including five in the Snake River Plain's upper valley, to study potential new sites for conducting managed aquifer recharge.
The 139-mile pipeline would pull Colorado River water from the lake into southwestern Utah.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources is taking steps to improve its ability to assess groundwater levels in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer, including in surrounding tributary basins.
Jim Morris' ranch in Etna, Calif., has been in his wife's family since the 1850s, and has for decades been involved in research projects that prmote sustainable farming.
Groups in Nevada and Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which operates a sprawling ranch in Nevada’s White Pine County, say pumping up to 84,000 acre-feet of water a year would ruin fragile ecosystems on both sides of the...
The findings run counter to longstanding state pledges that the districts that would get water from the tunnels would pay the full cost.
Some Idaho water users are concerned about an application for a water right to irrigate new agricultural ground on the Eastern Snake Plain.
Water is running short throughout Idaho's Eastern Snake Plain, forcing one large canal company to shut off deliveries about three weeks earlier than expected.
California growers and their allies are seeking reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program that would make allowances for processing facilities and other on-farm agricultural buildings. The NFIP is set to be reauthorized by Congress next year.
When the EPA accidentally triggered a 3 million-gallon wastewater spill from the Gold King Mine in August 2015, contaminating rivers in three states Silverton, Colo., and surrounding San Juan County got behind the Superfund listing.