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Some California farmers have discovered ways to farm that use very little water, yet thirstier methods still dominate. What gives?
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A new amendment to the 1944 water treaty between Mexico and the United States aims to create a fair, cooperative system for restoring the Colorado River.
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“Low-income disadvantaged communities are the best water conservationists: At the end of the day, we’re not going to waste water because it costs money.”
Residents fear that coal-contaminated water is seeping into their wells. But a lack of evidence is stalling action.
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The urban drainage-ways of Los Angeles can never quite look like wild creeks, but restoring some of their capacity to store, slow, and filter water fixes many problems at once.
Grassroots action has backed down the city’s aggressive water shutoffs.
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As the problem of marine pollution gets serious, people around the world are turning ocean trash into all sorts of useful objects.