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Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice Outwater
How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence
by Tara Lohan
A tiny Californian town took back its water supply—and your town can too.
The Water We Need
by Madeline Ostrander
Senior editor Madeline Ostrander introduces the Water Solutions issue.
6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home
by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Berit Anderson, Ashlee Green, Keith Rutowski
Get tight with your water budget, live large on dishwater, save some rain, and get your activist feet wet (really).
Water: Will There Be Enough?
by Sandra Postel
Dams and drills can’t create new water. Time to start working with nature.
It’s Everybody’s Water.
It's time we fall in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible. A photo essay on water
Graywater Guerrillas
Learn how to reuse graywater, harvest rainwater, and install composting and dry toilets.
An Urban Wilderness in Milwaukee
by Eddee Daniel
The Menomonee River watershed in Milwaukee is what Eddee Daniel calls an "urban wilderness", and it is something that should and can exist in every American town and city.
A Sea Change :: Film Trailer
Hidden below the waves, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
The Waterkeeper Alliance
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. introduces the work of the Waterkeeper Alliance.
The Beaver Solution: Beaver Dams Instead of Concrete Dams
The Land Council recommends the reintroduction of Beavers in Washington. Beavers will build dams which store water and increase creek flows in the late summer.
Que Viva el Arte De Regando
Andrew Mascareñas' story of the importance of flood irrigating to his family and to the culture of New Mexico.
All Hands on Deck
by Riki Ott
What can you do to respond to the Gulf oil spill?
It’s Everybody’s Water
It's time we fall in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible.
Just the Facts :: Water Edition
16 astonishing, sobering, and hopeful water facts.