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PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.

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Bureau of Reclamation will deliver at least 322,000 acre-feet of water — or a 92% allocation — from Upper Klamath Lake to the Klamath Project this summer and fall.

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OLYMPIA — Pilot projects to remove river gravel to keep farmland from washing away have surfaced in legislation to help orcas, raising concerns from environmental groups that make passing the …

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A tentative plan to reallocate 1.59 million acre-feet of stored water in the Willamette Basin will impact farms and shape development for decades to come.

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Idaho’s newly elected FFA state officers want to reach as many members as possible to help them reach their full potential.

A major bureaucratic obstacle to cleaning out Oregon drainage ditches would be reduced under a bill that’s overcome environmental objections to clear a key legislative committee.

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Forecasts of low summer streamflows and an outlook for dry warm weather has prompted Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to declare droughts in the Yakima, Okanogan and Methow drainages.

Idaho check stations inspected 18% more watercraft last year compared to 2017 as the the state ramps up the battle to stop invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels.

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Washington snowpack dropped to 80% of normal on April 1. Some farmland could be short irrigation water this summer unless there’s a lot more precipitation soon and temperatures don’t rise too fast.

Any national effort to rebuild America’s highways, roads and bridges should also include fixing western water structures, a group of water and agricultural interests tell Congress.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that supporters say is critical to preserving a historic water agreement between two sets of water users and is intended to prevent declines in a giant Idaho aq…

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Legislation including authorization of improved water management and supply in the Yakima Basin was signed into law by President Donald Trump, March 12, as Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., and othe…

Approximately 100 people gathered March 19 to celebrate a pair of project milestones at the Tumalo Irrigation District and Three Sisters Irrigation District, which are working to convert miles…

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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service issued its monthly Oregon Water Supply Report for March, showing a dramatic turnaround in snowpack compared to the beginning of February.

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Washington snowpack fell slightly from Feb. 25 to March 4 but basically is holding steady. It is being helped by cold temperatures but could drop quickly if temperatures warm and there’s not m…

Legislation including authorization of improved water management and supply in the Yakima Basin has now passed both houses of Congress and is headed to the president for signature.

More irrigators could be required to report water usage to Oregon regulators under proposed legislation that agriculture groups worry will have unintended consequences and limited benefits.