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Highway 395 along the Eastern Sierras is a very special place. It is one of the only physical places I go to and feel I am Home. 1,225 more words


Blue Gold: World Water Wars

In consideration of the recent debate about water privatization in the European Union I would like to share the 2008 documentary Blue Gold: World Water Wars. 1,534 more words


From Columbus to Cochabamba

The Cochabamba Wars

It was the year 2000 when a series of protests erupted in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia over an impending privatization of water supply systems. 828 more words

News And Features

the wild west of weed has a water problem

Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms, wildlife officials say — an issue that has spurred at least one county to try to outlaw personal grows. 160 more words

Californians Want to Fix the Drought—Without Spending Any Money

Californians agree their state’s drought is a big problem, but they’re not enthused about spending money to alleviate it. That’s one of the takeaways from a just-released… 1,720 more words


Cities not Farmers, have most of the water stored along Rio Grande

Cities not Farmers, have most of the water stored along Rio Grande

Written by Santiago Maestas, President
South Valley Regional Association of Acequias

After four years of drought cities in the Rio Grande Valley of central New Mexico have 73% of the water stored in New Mexico reservoirs: Heron, El Vado, and Abiquiu. 257 more words

South Valley

California Drought Is At The Tipping Point

As the green state turns brown, Californians are barely cutting their water consumption.

Calif. is now in its third straight year of drought conditions, and this year is the driest year on record, dating back 119 years. 371 more words