Special Western Drought Edition
Hydrologic Conditions, Watershed Health, "Regulatory" Drought and More....
Droughts come and go in the West. The larger issue, the underlying problem, is the ever-present and worsening shortage of water. Droughts only exacerbate water shortages. They also highlight the need to re-examine how we manage our limited water resources in the West. This edition of the “Monthly Briefing” summarizes current Western drought conditions and provides an update on federal drought spending, action on Capitol Hill, wildfire conditions and possible remedies, and the regulatory nature of the California drought.
Click here to read the June 2016 edition of the "Monthly Briefing" to learn more about these issues, and the other following topics of interest to Western water users:
Army Corps to Update Clean Water Act Nationwide Permits
BOR to Update Water Conservation Field Services Programs
News from the Colorado River Basin
Supreme Court, Circuits Rule on Clean Water Act Matters
Draft EPA Flow Report Raises “Grave Concerns”
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