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Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Battle lines drawn in Washington over new wells
Washington House committees drill deeper into whether lawmakers should intervene to blunt court ruling that could stop new wells from being drilled for rural homes.

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Wheat growers oppose dam breaching during public scoping meeting
Wheat growers oppose dam breaching during public scoping meeting
Wheat growers and members of other ag industries are being encouraged to participate in a public comment process and make their opinions known on the operation of the Columbia-Snake river system.
New fund helps removal of Western dams
New fund helps removal of Western dams
The Hewlett Foundation has put $50 million into a new fund to remove obsolete dams and improve rivers throughout the West.
Supreme Court asks US government’s view on mine spill suit
The federal government has a stake in this case because a work crew supervised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accidentally triggered the 3-million-gallon spill from the Gold King Mine.
California tallies snow, rain from weekend storms
Storms over Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks dumped 19 inches of snow at Lodgepole and 16 inches at Grant Grove.
Initial state water allocation set at 20 percent
The Department of Water Resources initial allocation forecast is double that announced a year ago.
Settlement prompts company to line leaky stretch of canal
Settlement prompts company to line leaky stretch of canal
The Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Co. has lined a leaky mile-long stretch of its main canal.
Panel taking comments on how it will judge Prop 1 projects
Panel taking comments on how it will judge Prop 1 projects
The California Water Commission is taking another round of comments on its latest draft regulations for how it will hand out Proposition 1 funding to large storage projects.
Movement seeks to bring back flood irrigation in some areas
Movement seeks to bring back flood irrigation in some areas
Conservationists, farmers, city leaders and water managers are working together to restore flood irrigation to replenish groundwater supplies and benefit wildlife.
Invasive mussel may have shown up in Missouri River
Additional testing is needed to confirm whether the larvae were from zebra or quagga mussels, two species of invasive mussel known to aggressively multiply, causing costly damage to aquatic ecosystems and infrastructure.
Sociologists to study water settlement
Sociologists to study water settlement
A team of environmental sociologists from Idaho State University is starting a long-term study of the 2015 water call settlement between Idaho's Surface Water Coalition and junior groundwater users.

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