This spring's snowmelt was the eighth-driest on record, but the reservoir system is in good shape, and next winter looks promising.
Interest groups want more action from state and federal officials to counteract forces causing Mead to fall.
New Times' Ray Stern calls assertions in a recent Smithsonian.com article "total nonsense."
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Posted on 07/21/2014
So you sit on your back porch during a good monsoon storm and watch sheets of rain fall off the edge of the roof. Where you see rain, there is a small group of people who see your watershed. These people are Rain Harvesters. Rain Harvesters don’t allow rainwater to pool by […]
Posted on 07/14/2014
Green infrastructure is a vague name for a particular way of designing streets, sidewalks, plazas and parking lots to make better use of rainwater. Green infrastructure redirects more storm runoff into public landscaping instead of pooling on hard surfaces or rushing into underground storm-drain pipes. Its purpose is to help cool urban […]
Softening Water Is Tough On Cities
Posted on 07/07/2014
Valley cities can treat wastewater to such a quality that it can be used to fill small fishing lakes in parks, to irrigate landscaping, and to be stored for later use in underground aquifers. This treated wastewater is aptly called reclaimed water. While this is a remarkable bit of technology, the treatment […]