An invisible crisis is brewing in US farm country as the overpumped Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer drains. The key drivers are federal farm subsidies and the tax code.
A review of water well records and city ordinances in Bexar County shows that private wells are more prevalent in some muncipalities.
HARLINGEN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday a deal has been reached with Mexico to ensure it fulfills its treaty obligations to release water into the Rio Grande system. The agreement means U.S. residents and agricultural interests will be able to access the flows for drinking water and irrigation as part of a 1944 […]
Farmers in Mexico ambushed soldiers and seized a dam to stop water payments to the United States, in a sign of growing conflict over increasingly scarce resources.
The Supreme Court delved into a complex water dispute Monday, puzzling over Texas and New Mexico’s latest squabble over how to share water from the Pecos River.
Kicking off its new term, the Supreme Court heard arguments Monday over Texas and New Mexico’s agreement to share water from the Pecos River and whether the latter state is on the hook for water th…
States disagree on how to account for water that evaporated
This new legal resource will help water managers navigate complex water law as they implement California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.