After the Idaho Department of Water Resources mailed curtailment orders to 474 daires, cities and industrial water users in the Magic Valley drawing groundwaterfrom the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer, a district judge granted the users a two-week stay.
Washington voters may be asked to approve a statewide per-parcel fee to irrigate crops, control flo
Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA have concluded 2014 was
Planted acres of strawberries in California are expected to decline again slightly in 2015, as water
Water from Swauk Creek eventually flows into the Yakima River.
Idaho Groundwater Appropriators have been building a pipeline to deliver water to Rangen to replace the lost water, but the groundwater pumpers told the state it couldn’t meet a Sunday deadline to complete the pipeline.
The new chairman of the Columbia Basin Development League, farmer Orman Johnson, is impacted by declining water levels in the Odessa area aquifer.
Farmers will receive payments for taking steps to reduce the pollutants feeding the algae in the lake.
An agreement has been struck on the key functions of Oregon's water supply development fund.
California ranchers say the State Water Resources Control Board's plan to regulate grazing near streams is unnecessary and that the board hasn't considered measures that cattle producers have already taken to protect water quality.
Forecasters say dry conditions can be expected to remain across much of the Southwest U.S.
Oregon has received lots of rain this winter but some of its mountain snowpack lags behind normal.
The high court rejected appeals from farmers in California’s Central Valley and urban water districts that had challenged a plan to protect the 3-inch-long Delta smelt.
California Dairy Campaign, Western United Dairymen and Milk Producers Council, representing dairymen, have filed suit against the California Water ResourcesControl Board over dramatic increases in annual waterquality permit fees.