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How a federal drought relief program left southern Oregon parched

How a federal drought relief program left southern Oregon parched

For two decades, the Bureau of Reclamation paid farmers to pump water faster than the resource could recover, despite warnings from its own scientists. This year, residents of Klamath County paid the price, as hundreds of household wells went dry.
Where is the water going?

Where is the water going?

Small farmers struggle as ag titans wheel water for profit.

Severe drought threatens Hoover dam reservoir – and water for US west

Severe drought threatens Hoover dam reservoir – and water for US west

The wellspring of Lake Mead created by the dam's blocking of the Colorado River has plummeted to an historic low as states in the west face hefty cuts in their water supplies.

Speaking of water: Michael Cohen on the Salton Sea
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Speaking of water: Michael Cohen on the Salton Sea

In this episode of Speaking of Water, host Eileen Wray-McCann talks with Michael Cohen, a senior researcher at the Pacific Institute, about the Salton Sea.
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