The landowners in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta had demanded payment for thousands of acres sought by the state for testing.
Joseph Robertson was charged with two counts of unauthorized discharge of pollutants into waters of the U.S. and one count of malicious mischief.
Work will begin later this year to distribute a portion of wastewater from the Port of Morrow to Mad
State officials heralded the first gate raising of the Lind-Coulee siphon complex near Warden, Wash.
Before the dam can come out, water rights for the local Dillon Irrigation Co. need to be rerouted from another source.
Crews are putting logs in a stretch of river and modifying the channel to help return the water to more natural conditions.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants local water agencies to pay for building two, 35-mile tunnels to carry water from the Sacramento River under the delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers and on to water contractors, primarily in Central and Southern...
The alliance says three federal agencies have failed to complete required consultations with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on how to operate 26 dams in areas designated as critical bull trout habitat.
Government agencies aren't blaming the owners of a food warehouse for a fire, but the bills are mounting, nevertheless.
A farmer and irrigation district are both claiming ownership of the property underlying a canal in Central Oregon.
The agencies will use the document as they work to craft an agreement with Idaho, Oregon and Washington, as well as tribes in those states with harvest treaty rights.
The Idaho Department of Water Resources has issued an order requiring Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer well users to install water meters to better monitor their usage.
Water managers anxiously watch river and reservoir levels as they make plans to supply water to irrigators despite an early, warm spring that melted away much of the region’s mountain snowpack ahead of normal.