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Des Moines Water Works restarts nitrate removal equipment

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Des Moines Water Works is restarting its nitrate removal equipment as nitrate levels in the rivers used for source water exceed federal regulations. Full Story

California takes sweeping steps to conserve water in drought

posted on April 10, 2015 at 3:27 PM

California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought. State regulators are naming and shaming local water departments that have let water wasters slide — and forcing agencies to slash water use by as... Full Story

California takes sweeping steps to conserve water in drought

posted on April 2, 2015 at 3:50 PM

Gary Whitlock watched water run to a sidewalk as gardeners hosed down a bed of marigolds outside an Orange County office building and questioned whether California's latest attempt to curb water use would be any more successful than previous... Full Story

Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

posted on April 2, 2015 at 2:51 PM

A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water each year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities. Full Story

$1 billion water spending plan heads to California governor

posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:19 PM

A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation. Full Story

Some California Farmers To Go Without Federal Water

posted on March 6, 2015 at 3:26 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or... Full Story

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet

posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet
Water is tested daily in the Raccoon River near the Des Moines, Iowa Water Works plant. Here's a close view of the process with a twist. Full Story

Speaker enrolls Keystone bill, urges Obama to sign it

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it. Full Story

Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:34 PM

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy. Full Story

Contamination still high near ND spill, dropping downstream

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch. Full Story

Federal government to boost drought funding by $50 million

posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:44 PM

The federal government is offering up to $50 million for drought relief in western states as California enters its fourth dry year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday. Full Story

With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields its Water

posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring. Full Story

Early tests don't find tainted water from oil boom

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. Full Story

Record drought saps California honey production

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:44 PM

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers. Full Story
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