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Environmentalists see Nevada Supreme Court ruling bringing state's water management 'into the 21st century'

Environmentalists see Nevada Supreme Court ruling bringing state's water management 'into the 21st century'

The court ruled that the state can restrict new groundwater pumping if it will impact other users and wildlife, a decision environmentalists are calling a major win in updating the state’s water law.
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How California can solve its water woes by flooding its farmland

Restored floodplains like Dos Rios are fighting both flooding and drought. But their fate rests with California’s powerful farmers.
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A tangle of rules to protect America's water is falling short

The Times asked all 50 states how they police the use of valuable groundwater. Their answers reveal why the country is draining and damaging its aquifers so rapidly.
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Federal officials say plan for water cuts from 3 Western states is enough to protect Colorado River

Federal officials say that conditions have improved on the Colorado River to the point that a three-state plan to reduce water use should keep the river basin on stable footing for several years.
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Officials use soccer to highlight climate worries in India's ecologically fragile Ladakh region

A first of its kind “climate-friendly” soccer tournament is underway in India's remote desert region of Ladakh, an ecologically fragile territory where oxygen is thin and breathing is hard.
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Allegheny County Council approves July 2024 deadline for climate action plan

The Allegheny County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to set a July 2024 deadline for the county to establish a plan to fight climate change. Council...
How the water you flush becomes the water you drink
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How the water you flush becomes the water you drink

Is it really safe to reuse anything we flush down the toilet? Francis de los Reyes explains the science of wastewater treatment.

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