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Lake Mead: Then and Now

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Graphic pictures of Lake Mead in August 1985 and 25 years later. Some of it is drought, but much of it is human use, as the American Southwest pretends that the desert can support an increasing population that uses water as if the supply were inexhaustible. Read More...

LA’s Water Use Drops to 1979 Levels

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A couple of recent articles poo-poohed the possibility that combined individual actions can make a difference in slowing climate change. But if Los Angeles experience with water regulation and compliance is any indication, don't count public action out. Read More...

More Than A Drop in the Bucket

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This article in "Urban Re:Vision" is a good short survey of the way several cities have reduced water use and increased stormwater capture, including San Francisco's greenstreets and Las Vegas cash-for-grass program. Read More...

Running Toward Empty: America’s Dwindling Water Supply

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CBS News tells us like it is: either we stop wasting water or we'll be doing without it. The Southwest seems to have learned its lesson -- but perhaps too late. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.