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High court justice praises Idaho water right efforts
High court justice praises Idaho water right efforts
The adjudication completion doesn’t eliminate future disputes, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said. Instead, it provides a guideline for what people might fight over in the future. Since 1987, water law attorneys have processed more than...
GPS devices find huge water loss in western U.S.
The sensors show that the earth’s crust has risen an average of 4 millimeters in the western United States since last year and as much as 15 millimeters in the California mountains.
Calif. farm groups fret over groundwater bills
Calif. farm groups fret over groundwater bills
Farm groups are lined up in opposition to a pair of bills in the California Legislature that would give the State Water Resources Control Board broad new powers to oversee groundwater use statewide.
Calif. bond would set $100 million for water-use efficiency
Calif. bond would set $100 million for water-use efficiency
California's $7.5 billion water bond proposal would provide $100 million for water use efficiency projects on farms and in cities.
Drought has state debating unregulated pumping
Two bills before lawmakers would require some local governments to start managing groundwater withdrawals, and authorize the state to step in if they fail.
Snake River dredging plan out for public comment
Snake River dredging plan out for public comment
The Walla Walla, Wash., district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers puts its sediment management plan for the lower Snake River out for public comment Aug. 22.
After late start, water fund begins to take shape
Two task forces charged with shaping Oregon 's $10 million water supply fund held their first joint meeting on Aug. 15.
Wyoming reservoir in good shape
Inflows to the Flaming Gorge Reservoir have been nearly 99 percent of average.
Flaming Gorge is on the Green River, a major tributary of the Colorado.
Probe sought into possible water diversion
The California Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation are calling on the state board that oversees water rights to investigate possible water diversion by farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Simpson says ag faces challenges on Capitol Hill
Simpson says ag faces challenges on Capitol Hill
Rep. Mike Simpson tells Idaho's dairy industry the biggest challenge facing Congress at present is passing appropriations bills to fund government.