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Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
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Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019

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EPA reconsiders Washington state’s contentious water rules
The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering water quality standards it approved for Washington state two years ago, taking up a review requested by industry groups that argued in support of rules submitted by the state
Judge overrules Washington Ecology on water-right change
Judge overrules Washington Ecology on water-right change
Judge overrules Ecology on water-right transfer
DEQ to offer free nitrate screening at Cassia County Fair
The free screening and sample test kits will be available during the Cassia County Fair on Aug. 16 and 17.
Deschutes irrigators, environmentalists seek ‘shared vision’
Deschutes irrigators, environmentalists seek 'shared vision'
Irrigation transfer bill introduced
Irrigation transfer bill introduced
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., is introducing a bill to transfer 40 miles of irrigation canal and laterals from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to the Kennewick Irrigation District.
FACT CHECK: Wildfire, water experts rebut Trump’s claims
The competition for water in California has little to do with firefighting.
Eastern Idaho company seeks water-reuse permit renewal
Company has made system improvements
Proposal to raise one of three Boise River dams favors Anderson Ranch
Proposal to raise one of three Boise River dams favors Anderson Ranch
Though highest in river system, Anderson Ranch Dam least complex to raise
IWRB approves aquifer-recharge projects, flood grants
IWRB approves aquifer-recharge projects, flood grants
Flood grants to aid some irrigation systems have also been authorized by the Idaho Water Resource Board.
Team finds potentially harmful species, weeds in Idaho river
Idaho has 67 noxious weed species; 16 of these are aquatic plants.

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