water rights

The crisis served to bring the region's diverse water users to the negotiating table. Over several years, more than 40 different
The people of Guatemala are seeking justice. In the face of corruption, power, and violence they are demanding to be heard. We in the United States have a role in their struggle. We must say to our own government, "Not in my name."
A Navajo teen now has what might be the most kick-ass profile picture on Facebook.
To solve the freshwater problem that is now evident around the globe, we must first understand how much water is actually available, how much we use, to what purpose, using what system, in what condition, and with what realistic capacity given rapid climate change and its visible and continuing catastrophic effect.
California continues to struggle with the drought, and the state has placed emergency restrictions on water use. In June, the State Water Resources Control Board rescinded the permits of some of California's water rights holders to divert water from springs and streams in watersheds all over the state.
What would the American landscape look like if we had no legislation at all? Would it be habitable today? And why would we not take every possible step to defend against it happening again? Is there law on which such defense may depend?
Given the historic low temperatures and snowfalls that pummeled the eastern U.S. this winter, it might be easy to overlook
The DHI, a non-profit consulting firm chartered by the Danish Government, has developed proprietary software capacity that
The Declaration of Independence decrees that people "have an inalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Because of early America's abundance of fresh water, usage of the pervasive liquid was treated more as a property right than a human right.
The location of these cities and the caravan or highway routes between them are all testimony to the fact that for all time water has enabled the true security of the region. Take away the slogans and guns, let the people live there, and the water will sustain them.