Opinion: Ending Mono Lake Diversions to Los Angeles Would Help the Environment but Hurt the Climate

California’s effort to secure water supplies is a struggle older than the state itself.

It played out during the Gold Rush, and it defines modern San Francisco and Los Angeles. It has created divisions between north and south as well as east and west.

Glen Canyon Reservoir: The Colorado River’s Descent into ‘Dead Pool’

A long-standing drought in the American Southwest is getting worse by the day, threatening reservoirs and groundwater supplies. And the first sign of “serious damage” could be a whirlpool, according to the operators of the nation’s second-largest reservoir, Lake Powell, reports the Washington Post.