Water management

October 10, 2017 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hear a decades-long dispute between Florida and Georgia over water rights. The justices on Tuesday issued a brief order in a lawsuit that Florida filed at the high court challenging water use by its neighbor. The court set not set a date for...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the General Assembly considering several pieces of legislation (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Republican-dominated legislature has completed its ninth override from among Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's 12 vetoes so far this year, this one on a wide-ranging...
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October 04, 2017 - 8:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly meeting again to consider another veto by Gov. Roy Cooper and take up other business (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A redraw of North Carolina election districts for trial court judges and local prosecutors has cleared a key...
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U.S. Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission Edward Drusina, right, seated, announces the expansion of a far-reaching water conservation agreement that governs how the U.S. and Mexico manage the overused Colorado River, at a news conference in Santa Fe, N.M., on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
September 27, 2017 - 9:54 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The United States and Mexico unveiled an agreement Wednesday to preserve the overtaxed Colorado River, including spending millions of dollars on conservation and environmental projects and drawing up plans to deal with any shortages amid drought and climate change. The United...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Abelardo Martinez works to clear a blocked duct which leads water to his fields near Colonia Coahuila, Mexico, through a maze of canals from the Colorado River. The U.S. and Mexico have agreed to expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and farms in both nations. Officials of U.S. water districts say the agreement to be signed Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 calls for the United States to invest $31.5 million to improve Mexico's water infrastructure, with the resulting water savings to be shared by users in both nations and by environmental projects. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
September 26, 2017 - 3:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and farms in both nations. The agreement to be signed Wednesday calls for the U.S. to...
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Lee Rogers
September 11, 2017 - 6:07 pm
Anderson county customers of the Big Creek Water District and Hammond Water District are asked to conserve water as much as possible. Water district officials in the Belton office said power outages due to Tropical Storm Irma are affecting pumping stations, prompting the need to limit water use...
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Luis Perez watches waves crash again a jetty in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 25, 2017 - 3:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A water management official says large "supersacks" of sand are being used to reinforce a damaged section of floodwall east of Houston and will be enough to withstand the storm surge...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to persuade Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to refrain from reducing or eliminating large swaths of land across the country that have been designated as national monuments, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 12:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California. The...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to persuade Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to refrain from reducing or eliminating large swaths of land across the country that have been designated as national monuments, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 9:50 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California. The...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014 file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Federal water managers are due to release a crucial report Tuesday projecting whether Arizona and Nevada will face restrictions next year and in 2019 on drinking water supplies from the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 15, 2017 - 8:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River that lies behind...
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