Tag Archives: New Mexico

Amid US Groundwater Declines, Water Data Gains Importance

As Ogallala Aquifer dries up, New Mexico has started a new initiative to help the state better track water use, quality and scarcity. The idea is that by collecting data in one central location and making it available to everyone, policy makers will have a better understanding not only of current water resources, but also how to shape water management policies moving forward.

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Amid Drought, California Experiments With Leasing Water Rights

The state’s cities need water. Its farmers have it. Could leasing rights to it solve the crisis responsibly?

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