The California Water Commission received 12 applications for a combined $6.8 billion as it prepares to hand out $2.7 billion for storage projects. The panel wants to fund as many projects as possible.
Nearly all of Montana is experiencing drought or trending toward drought, fueling wildfires and costing farmers millions of dollars
More of Oregon’s water supply development fund would be dedicated to loans under a proposal b
Washington attorney general appeals culvert case to U.S. Supreme Court
A Yakima County court has started the final review process before establishing water rights in the Yakima Basin next year, ending a 40-year-old court case.
Idaho officials seek to shift control of permitting and enforcement aspects under the federal Clean Water Act to the state.
Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive cleanup of nuclear wastes.
January water levels at Lake Mead are expected to be 8 feet above the point that triggers a drought-shortage declaration
Farmer John Duarte has agreed to pay $330,000 in civil penalties and purchase $770,000 worth of mitigation credits to resolve a federal lawsuit after he was accused of plowing wetlands on his property in Tehama County, Calif.
After three requests for more information, state environmental regulators say Tintina Montana has submitted a complete application for its proposed copper mine near White Sulphur Springs
Washington Ecology settles with Skagit County blueberry farm over illegal irrigation
The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act.
Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., is questioning the degree to which state Department of Water Resources officials want to drain Lake Oroville this winter to accommodate reconstruction of the dam’s spillways.
A political dispute over healthcare taxes has prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to veto $1.9 million in funding for an irrigation efficiency project.