Most people are squeamish about the notion of consuming recycled wastewater. But experts say we might have to get used to the idea, given our current drought and the growing population in the Southwest. In Part Two of our series Pipe Dreams, we learn how waste water in Las Vegas gets clean enough to drink.
When Pat Mulroy started her career, people called her Nevada’s water witch. Twenty-five years later she’s known as the water czar. The icon leaves behind a huge legacy in Southwest water management and a few tips about how to sustain the Colorado River water supply.
The new U.S. Drought Monitor map shows worsening drought conditions in New Mexico, California, and Nevada.
New Mexico received the highest grade in the nation for its spending on efforts to curb smoking according to a new report. However, states in the Southwest generally received poor-to-failing grades in regard to tobacco prevention.
With flu circulating, and deaths reported in California, Texas, Nevada and New Mexico, officials are urging people to get vaccinated.
It’s been a wet fall in the Southwest — an improvement over the last two years. What does that mean for Colorado River water users?
The Colorado River Water Users met in Las Vegas this week to discuss how to deal with some of the lowest water levels on record. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke to the group Friday.
A Nevada judge ruled Wednesday what some have called “the death knell” of an ongoing water case that could set precedence for the entire arid Southwest.
A law clinic at the University of Nevada Las Vegas released a report last week raising concerns about an immigration detention center in the Las Vegas metro area.
New poll from the non-partisan Public Religion Research Institute, shows that 63 percent of Americans support a pathway to citizenship.