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In-Depth Water Articles:

Climate Change: Best Available Science - Climate Change & the Impact of Northwest Dams on Salmon & Steelhead by Stephen Mashuda, Earthjustice (Seattle, WA)

Restoration as Compliance: Watershed Restoration as a Regulatory Compliance Tool by Richard M. Glick and Michelle Smith, Davis Wright Tremaine (Portland, OR)

Watershed-Scale Restoration Program - Addressing Elevated Water Temperatures: Idaho Power Company’s Snake River Stewardship Program by Stacey Baczkowski and Ralph Myers, Idaho Power Company (Boise, Idaho) and Kaola Swanson and Tim Wigington, The Freshwater Trust (Portland, Oregon)

PCB Measurement & Removal - The Next Frontier in Microconstituent Regulation: A Case Study of PCBs in Municipal Wastewater Treatment by Lynn Williams Stephens, Michael Milne, Adam Klein, & Valerie Fuchs, Brown and Caldwell, WA, Rob Lindsay, Water Resources, Spokane County Environmental Services, WA and Lisa Rodenburg, Department of Environmental Science, Rutgers University, NJ

Groundwater Included in Treaty Water Rights: 9th Circuit Rules on Reserved Rights for Tribe by David Moon, Editor

Water Briefs:
Waters of the US: EPA Proposes to Rescind or Revise
USGS Brackish Groundwater Inventory Released
Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Explicit Exceptions in Rules Can Result in Decreased Minimums
Reclaimed Water in Brewing: Full Circle Pale Ale
Reclamation Broad Authority Holding: Storage Releases for Fishery Upheld
Maryland Bans Fracking
P3s in Water Sector Report: “The Financial Impact of Alternative Water Project Delivery Models”
Pueblo Water Rights NM
“Pueblo Indian Water Rights: Charting the Unknown” - Law Review Article
American Society of Civil Engineers Publishes The Infrastructure Report Card
Drought Impact Study in Washington and Independent Evaluation: Agricultural Economics
Stanford’s Water in the West Program Releases Colorado River Basin Environmental Water Transfers Scorecard
Groundwater in the US: USGS Surveys Identify Aquifers and Assess Water Quality

2, 4-D:

Herbicide Disapproval: EPA Seeks Revocation of Enlist Duo (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

ABANDONED WELLS:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ABANDONMENT/FORFEITURE (see also Forfeiture and Relinquishment):

Oregon Water Resources Department: Interview with Director Paul Cleary (TWR #1: March 15, 2004)

Condemnation Proposed: Municipal Water Rights in Washington (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Condemnation Case in Washington Settled - Water Rights Transfer (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Municipal Water Rights: Retroactive Expansion Lawsuit (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Restoration: Cooperative, Free-Market Solutions in Oregon by Fritz Paulus (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Municipal Water Law: Washington's Landmark Law Faces Challenges by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Healthy Rivers Act: Instream Flows in Colorado (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Washington State's Municipal Water Law: Landmark Law Partially Invalidated in Trial Court Decision by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

The Colorado Water Trust: Western Water Trusts & the Colorado Experience by Amy W. Beatie (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Water Legislation in Kansas: "Use It or Lose It" - Abandonment and Multi-Year Groundwater Flex Accounts (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Abandonment & Nonuse Case in Nebraska: Regulation of Water Rights Leads to Decision on Common Law Issues by David Moon (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Historic Use & "Takings" Decision in Colorado: Transfer Application Prompts Review (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Wetland Delineations: New Wetland Plant List Available from US Army Corps of Engineers (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

"Acquavella V" Decision Issued in Washington State Adjudication (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Hydropower Rights Battle in Nebraska: Forfeiture and Abandonment Asserted by Groundwater Irrigators (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Sustainable Water Use: Historic Purchase to Preserve Basin Integrity (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ABORIGINAL TITLE or RIGHTS:

Aboriginal Title Decision in Canada: Implementation of Natural Resource and Energy Policy (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

ABROGATION OF RIGHTS:

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

ABSOLUTE RIGHTS:

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

ABSTENTION / ABSTENTION DOCTRINE:

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

ABUSE:

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ACCESS (see also Stream Access):

Stream Access Decision: When Is a Stream a Stream, Water Natural, and Property Private? by Jack R. Tuholske (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

River Access Disputes in Colorado: Task Force Final Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & Public Trust Doctrine - Climate Change, Public Trust Doctrines & PPL Montana by Robin Kundis Craig (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stream Access in New Mexico: Attorney General's Opinion (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

ACCESS TO TRIBAL PROPERTY:

Tribal Settlement in Kansas: State & Kickapoo Tribe Reach Agreement on Tribe's Water Right (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

ACCESSIBILITY:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ACCOMODATION DOCTRINE:

Accommodation Doctrine Held to Apply to Groundwater Interests in Texas (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

ACCOUNTING / ACCOUNTABILITY:

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

ACREAGE THRESHOLD:

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

“ACTION” AREA:

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

 

ACTIVE FACILITIES EXCEPTION:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

ACTIVE MANAGEMENT AREAS (see also ARIZONA WATER LAW and WATER QUALITY):

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

“ACTIVE RECHARGE”:

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

ACTUAL NEED:

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“ACTUAL WATER USE”:

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ADAPTABILITY and ADAPTATION (see also PLANNING):

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Draft Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plans Released by EPA for Comment (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Stream Flow Enhancement/Groundwater Mitigation in Washington - Stormwater Capture & Groundwater Recharge (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Water Utilities Training & Technical Assistance From EPA - Climate Change Resilience & Readiness (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Ongoing Drought in the Southwest and Central Plains: Climate Change Megadrought Predicted (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

“Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” EPA Report (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

“California Climate & Science Data for Water Resources Management” Released by CDWR (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

USFS Releases Effects of Drought on Forest and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Extreme Weather Database & Maps by Western Watershed Assessment (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

ADAPTIVE CAPACITY:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ADEQUATE REMEDY:

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

 

ADJACENCY ISSUES:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

“ADJACENT” WATER:

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ADJUDICATIONS and ADJUDICATED RIGHTS:

Water Rights Adjudication in Montana: Chief Judge C. Bruce Loble Interview (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Snake River Adjudication - Wild & Scenic Water Rights Settled (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Colorado McCarran Amendment Ruling by David C. Moon  (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Montana Water Law Update by David C. Moon (TWR #11: Jan. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (6th Annual Conference Report) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Water, Property & Authority in New Mexico: Balancing Tribal and State Sovereign Interests by Stephen H. Greetham (TWR #14: April 15, 2005)

Rio Grande Water Regulation: "Active Water Resource Management" (AWRM) by David C. Moon (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Montana Adjudication Legislation: Fee Bill (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

The Colorado River - Has It Run Out of Water? by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Snake River Adjudication: The Nez Perce Agreement by Jerry R. Rigby (TWR #18: August 15, 2005)

Southwest Water Decisions: Arizona Water Settlements Act, Indian Reserved Rights, Adjudications by McGinnis & Alberts (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Former Decree Precludes San Carlos Apache Tribe's Claims in Gila Adjudication in Arizona (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Aamodt Settlement in New Mexico Water Rights Adjudication (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Montana Supreme Court Rules on Groundwater Process: Basin Closures and Conjunctive Use by David C. Moon (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Untapping Tribal Waters: Tribal Water Marketing Expanding by Clay J. Landry and Christina Quinn (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Tribal Water Rights - Conference Covers Settlement, Commodification and Other Issues by Harold Shepherd (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Santa Fe Water Resources and Policy: Evolving "Wet Growth Regulations" by Kyle Harwood (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Tribal Water Rights Decision: Unquantified Reserved Rights & State Regulation by David Moon (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Water Management Rules Upheld in New Mexico (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Klamath Settlement: Dams Removal Sought (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Idaho Water Law: Update from Coeur d'Alene Conference by David Moon (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Ongoing Implementation Concerns by Peter G. Scott (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Groundwater Availability Modeling: The Texas Experience by Van Kelley, Robert Mace, and Neil Deeds (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Ongoing Implementation Concerns by Peter G. Scott (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Water Court Rules Revised in Colorado: Expert Witness Rules (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Idaho Power Water Settlement: Swan Falls Agreement Reaffirmed (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement: Tribes/Irrigators Water Accord in Klamath Basin Adjudication (TWR #64, Water Briefs: June 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Water Rights Adjudication Default: Washington Moves to Finalize Yakima River Basin Adjudication (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Snake River Basin Adjudication: Lessons Learned by Eric J. Wildman (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Rights & the Growing Communities Doctrine: Development, Codification & Application by Christopher H. Meyer (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights: Current Issues & Relevant Background by Robert T. Anderson (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Tribal Instream Rights: Important Settlement Reached on Klamath Basin Challenges by Douglas MacDougal (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

New Mexico 2008-2009 Annual State Water Report Released (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Tribal Issues in Oklahoma: Water Policy in Former Indian Territory-Chickasaw, Choctaw & Oklahoma (Sardis Reservoir) by Greetham (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Decision in Nevada: Groundwater Change Application Granted by David Moon (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Ag to Urban Transfer: No Injury Rule & Historical Use (Colorado Decision) (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Water Rights Transfers in Nevada: Consumptive Use Limitation and Manner (Purpose) of Use (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Water Settlement in the Lower Rio Grande: Agreement in Principle Reached for Surface and Groundwater (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water Rights & Regulatory Authority Issues: Chickasaw & Choctaw Nations File Lawsuit Opposing Water Transfer by David Moon (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Municipal Water Rights in Montana: Court Rejects "Growing Cities Doctrine" and Upholds Agency Transfer Decision (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Takings & Water Rights: Applicability of the Takings Clause to Water Rights Regulations (Federal Circuit Developments) by Walston (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: 12th Biennial Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Stream Adjudication Authorization in Oklahoma: Sardis Lake Tribal Lawsuit Spurs State Action (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Tribal Instream Rights Held Valid in Klamath Adjudication (Hunting, Fishing, Trapping & Gathering) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Tribal Water Rights: Quantification Sought in Washington (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Stream Adjudication in Oklahoma: Federal & State Litigation Heat Up (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Oklahoma Adjudication Removed to Federal Court (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Utah & Confederated Tribes of the Goshute: Negotiation MOU to Quantify Reserved Water Rights (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

State Trust Lands Decision by Arizona Supreme Court - No Federal Reserved Rights (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Interview of Scott A. Verhines, New Mexico State Engineer - Interviewed by Michelle Henrie (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Instream Water Rights in California: Tribes Criticize USFS' Endangered Species Act Inaction (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Tribal Water Compact: Proposed Settlement Released in Montana (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Klamath Restoration Agreement - Settlement Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Tribal Water Settlement in New Mexico - Aamodt Water Rights (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Klamath Adjudication Update: Administrative Phase Complete - Judicial Review Beginning by Liljefelt & Schroeder (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

"Acquavella V" Decision Issued in Washington State Adjudication (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Klamath Adjudication - The Judicial Phase Begins: New Era in Oregon's Contentious Water History by MacDougal, Orford & Timmons (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Acquavella Update: Washington's 36-Year Old Water Rights Adjudication Nears An End by Jeff Kray (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Rights Determination: Agency Authority in Enforcement Actions in California (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Indian Water Claims - Settlement of Reserved Rights Symposium (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission's Report on CSKT Proposed Water Rights Compact Released (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Klamath Agreement - Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement Reached (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Tribal Water Lawsuit: Ownership of Water Rights in Montana - State v. Federal Jurisdiction (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

New Mexico Response Filed to U.S. Motion to Intervene: Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Tribal Water Leasing: Federal Tribal Land Leasing Laws Should Be Extended to Tribal Water Leases by Ryan A. Smith (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Instream Flow Rights Decision in Colorado: State Agency Authority Upheld - Policy of Preserving Natural Environment (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Tribal Compact Signed for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in Montana (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Adjudication: Legislative Reform Passed in California (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

An Evaluation of California’s Adjudicated Groundwater Basins - Report by UC Santa Cruz for California SWRCB (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Water Rights Settlement in Oklahoma: Tribes, City and State (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE or ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT:

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RIGHTS:

Tribal Settlement in Kansas: State & Kickapoo Tribe Reach Agreement on Tribe's Water Right (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE USE:

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

ADMISSIBILITY:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

ADVERSE IMPACT:

Las Vegas Water Rights Decision - Judge Overturns State Engineer Approvals by David Moon (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ADVERSELY AFFECT:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

"ADVERSE MODIFICATION":

Critical Habitat Rules: Proposed Rules & Policy by NMFS & USFWS (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

ADVERSE POSSESSION:

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

 

AERIAL SPRAYING:

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

AESTHETIC FLOWS / AESTHETIC VALUES:

Hydropower Decision in Washington: Aesthetic Flows & Public Interest Impact (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AFFIRMATIVE LEGISLATION:

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

AFFORDIBILITY OF HOUSING:

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

AGENCY AUTHORITY (including STATE ENGINEER):

Water Quality and Logging: California Water Agency Authority Upheld (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Colorado Whitewater Courses and Water Rights by Kenneth W. Knox (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Blackfeet Water Rights Compact: Montana Compact Commission Approval (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Water Management Rules Upheld in New Mexico (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Water Resources Cash Fund Created in Nebraska (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (Gunnison, CO)(TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Groundwater Regulations: Idaho DWR Orders Curtailment (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Tribal Groundwater Rights: Lummi Nation Settlement in Washington (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Water Cabinet Created in New Mexico (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Georgia Water Battle: Corps Authorization Decision (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Tribal "Treatment As State" - Oklahoma Tribes Face Special "Treatment" by David Moon and David Light (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Coalbed Methane Water Case Dismissed and Appealed in Wyoming (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Water Quality Ruling on Authority of California & FERC - Klamath Dams (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Groundwater/Surface Water Decision in Nebraska: DNR Authority Upheld Regarding Hydraulic Connection (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suits - The Plaintiff's Perspective: Liability is "Strict" - What's Left to Discuss? by Michael Chappell (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Conversion of Irrigation Rights to Municipal & Industrial Rights: Legislation, Court Case & Transactions - Lower Rio Grande by Jarvis (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

New Water Laws in New Mexico: Water Management and State Engineer's Authority (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

The Colorado Water Trust: Western Water Trusts & the Colorado Experience by Amy W. Beatie (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Snake River Basin Adjudication: Lessons Learned by Eric J. Wildman (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells: Washington Attorney General's Opinion Issued (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

USFWS Expenditures for Threatened & Endangered Species: Study for FY 2007 Released (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

California Water Regulation: Farm Bureau Challenges State Fish & Game Department Authority by Joseph M. Carpenter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Water Ruling Reversed: New Nevada Supreme Court Decision (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Ruling Reversed in New Mexico (Bounds Decision) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Environmental Protocol: Santa Clara Pueblo & New Mexico Sign Memorandum of Agreement (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Storage Rule in Washington: Processing Expedited (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Endangered Species Act, Take, and Water: The Aransas Project v. Shaw, et al. by Kathy Robb (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

EPA Regulations Improvement Plan: Comments Sought (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

New Water Management Model: The Umatilla Basin Water Commission - Counties, Irrigation District & Confederated Tribes Form Administrative Body by Martha Pagel (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Federal Wetlands Jurisdiction: New Post-Rapanos Guidance - Longer Federal Reach, Less Certainty by Glick and Gelardi (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Fully Appropriated: Nebraska Supreme Court Decision Impacts Surface & Groundwater Regulation (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act - Comment Period Extended (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Ski Area Water Rights: U.S. Forest Service Taking? (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Mining Law & the Endangered Species Act Decision - Section 7 Consultation Required (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Lawsuit Challenges All Water Quality Trading - Comments by Tom Lindley (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Keystone XL Pipeline - EPA Raises Objections (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Risks Lawsuit in California: BLM Leases & NEPA Review (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

"Groundwater Governance in the US" Project Initiated by Arizona WRRC & UA Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mountain-Top Mining: EPA Post-Permit Veto Authority Upheld (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Mine Permit Appealed From ADEQ Decision: Aquifer Protection Permit in Arizona (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Rights Determination: Agency Authority in Enforcement Actions in California (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Speculation in Water: Application Rejected in Oregon by Water Resources Department (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Instream Use Change: irrigation to instream Transfer in Nevada Approved by State Engineer (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Federal ESA Decisions: Return of Sweet Home in Texas Whooping Crane Case by Richardson, Weinberg, Wang & Fansler (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Plan Draft Released (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Preferences During Shortage Rejected in Texas - "Senior" Water Rights Protected (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Instream Flow Rights Decision in Colorado: State Agency Authority Upheld - Policy of Preserving Natural Environment (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

"Takings" Case Upheld for Groundwater Protection from Regulation in Texas (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Texas Takings Case: Procedural Rulings - Claims Dismissed (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rule Drafted by Washington's Ecology: State v. Federal Clean Water Act Rules (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Herbicide Disapproval: EPA Seeks Revocation of Enlist Duo (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Lawsuit: WildEarth Guardians Seek Historical Beneficial Use Accounting for Water Rights (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

BLM Fracking Rules for Federal and Indian Lands Held Illegal by Federal Judge in Wyoming (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Water Rights Settlement in Oklahoma: Tribes, City and State (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AGENCY DEFERENCE (Discretion) or ACTIONS:

Dams and Salmon: Judge Rejects BiOp by David C. Moon (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Montana Supreme Court Rules on Groundwater Process: Basin Closures and Conjunctive Use by David C. Moon (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Tribal Fish Consumption and Water Quality Standards by J.D. Williams (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Water Transfers and the Clean Water Act by Rick Glick (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Water Management Rules Upheld in New Mexico (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Limits ESA: National Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife by Richard M. Glick and Lindsay Eyler (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Coalbed Methane: Water Right Permits Required in Colorado (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Water Transfers and the CWA: Eleventh Circuit Upholds EPA Interpretation of Clean Water Act as Exempting Water Transfers from NPDES Requirements by Sensiba and Carbonell (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Protecting Tribal Fishing Rights - Fixing Culverts that Block Fish Passage: Ruling on Washington Treaty Responsibilities Expected Soon by Love & Zentz (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Lake Roosevelt Drawdown Upheld: Reclamation Project Approved by Ninth Circuit (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Delta Smelt Rulings in California's Bay-Delta: BiOp Remanded and Injunction Issued Blocking USFWS Proposal (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Speculative Use or Regional Provider: Company Applies for Massive Water Right in Oregon by David Moon (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Oregon Temperature Water Quality Standards Upheld (Sort Of) by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Ski Area Water Rights: U.S. Forest Service Taking? (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Mining Law & the Endangered Species Act Decision - Section 7 Consultation Required (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Streamlined Application Process for Water & Wastewater Systems in Nevada (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Keystone XL Pipeline - EPA Raises Objections (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Risks Lawsuit in California: BLM Leases & NEPA Review (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mountain-Top Mining: EPA Post-Permit Veto Authority Upheld (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Federal ESA Decisions: Return of Sweet Home in Texas Whooping Crane Case by Richardson, Weinberg, Wang & Fansler (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AGENCY DISCRETION:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

AGENCY INTERPRETATION OF RULES (see also AGENCY DEFERENCE):

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION (see also AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT):

Agriculture Conservation: USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Announced (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Agricultural Conservation: USDA Program Incentives & CRP-Grasslands Initiative (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Conservation Reserve Program: Investment in Agriculture Lands by USDA (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL DEMAND:

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL EXEMPTION (CWA RULE):

Clean Water Act Rule Finalized: CWA Jurisdiction (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT (See also Irrigation Improvements):

Urban & Rural Water Supplies: Colorado Research Pursues Win-Win Scenario by Lytle, Hansen, Jaeger & Nikkel (TWR #48: February 15, 2008)

Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center Web Portal (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

The Peripheral Canal: San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary Proposals by Dante Nomellini (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Climate Change & Agriculture Use: USDA Report (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona by Eden, Glennon, Ker, Libecap, Megdal & Shipman (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Efficient Water Management Survey Released by the Agricultural Water Management Council of California (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Water Planning & Uncertainty: Colorado Perspectives - An Update From the Colorado Water Congress' Annual Meeting by Shrier (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Irrigation Canal Piping: Conservation Project $5.6 Million Grant by Ecology in Washington (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Conservation Report on Agricultural Innovations in California (California Farm Water Success Stories: Report & Video) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010

California Water Regulation: Farm Bureau Challenges State Fish & Game Department Authority by Joseph M. Carpenter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

USDA Projects: Agriculture and Forests Initiatives (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Small Hydroelectric Agreement - Colorado & FERC Enter Into MOU (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Supply Issues in Colorado: Shift from Agricultural Uses, Water Transfers & Municipal Needs-SWSI Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

"The Reasonable Use Doctrine and Agricultural Water Use Efficiency" - California's Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Supply & Streamflow: Water Management Agreement Reached in Washington (Dungeness River Watershed) (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Irrigation Efficiency: Conserved Water & Return Flow - Supreme Court Decision in Montana v. Wyoming (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Water Sharing Strategies for Ag/Urban/Enviro in the West: Western States Council Report with CSU's Water Institute (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

"The Reasonable Use Doctrine & Agricultural Water Use Efficiency" - California Report (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Lake Roosevelt Drawdown Upheld: Reclamation Project Approved by Ninth Circuit (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Habitat Conservation & Farmland Conservation Reserves: USDA's CRP Program (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Water Quality Markets - USDA Funding (Proposal Request) (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Enhanced Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Announced (Grasslands & Wetlands) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Kansas Groundwater Program: Multi-Year Flex Account Designed to Conserve Water & Extend Life of Ogallala Aquifer (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Agricultural Water Measurement Regulation: Final Regulations Adopted in California (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Nonpoint Source Pollution: Restoration Success in Texas Using Voluntary BMPs (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Storage to Retention: Expanding California’s Options for Meeting Its Water Needs - Roundtable on Water & Food Supply (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Protecting Drinking Water Sources through Agricultural Conservation Practices: USDA Toolkit Released (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Agricultural Water Conservation Efficiency Grants - Bay Delta Restoration Program (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Agricultural Conservation Report: Water to Supply the Land: Irrigated Agriculture in the Colorado River Basin (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

High Plains Aquifer (Ogallala) Depletion Detailed - Unsustainable Agriculture Use of Groundwater (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

"The Economic Impacts of Western Irrigated Agriculture" White Paper Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Quality Trading: USDA - EPA Partnership Expanded (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Riparian Restoration in Wyoming: Coordinated Resource Management - Livestock Grazing Practices (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Pesticides in US Streams & Rivers: USGS Report Compares Data from 1992-2001 & 2002-2011 (Edited/condensed from USGS) (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Agriculture Conservation: USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Announced (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Agricultural Conservation: USDA Program Incentives & CRP-Grasslands Initiative (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

USGS Study: “Trends in Pesticide Concentrations and Use for Major Rivers of the United States” (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Conservation Reserve Program: Investment in Agriculture Lands by USDA (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION:

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

 

AGRICULTURAL RETURN FLOWS:

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL RUN-OFF:

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

AGRICULTURAL USE / AGRICULTURAL WATER RIGHTS:

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

State Water Planning & Sustainability: Audit of Oregon Water Resources Department by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

2017 Water Market Outlook and Alternative Water Transfers in Colorado Reports Released (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY and WASTEWATER (see also Water Quality):

Agricultural Drainage Water: $17.5 Million in Grants Awarded in California (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

NPDES Requirements & Pesticides: EPA's Final Rule Exempts Certain Applications by Beth S. Ginsberg (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Dairy Water Quality: Management & Technology Publication (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Mississippi River Nutrients: Gulf Dead Zone (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Logging Road Runoff: U.S. Loggers Lose an Important Clean Water Act Exemption by Jeffrey J. Miller & Robert A. Maynard (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Agriculture Nutrient Standard Revised by USDA: National Conservation Practice Standard (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Water Quality Markets - USDA Funding (Proposal Request) (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Watershed Restoration Success: Nonpoint Sources Addressed - EPA Section 319 Program (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

WaterSMART Funding by Reclamation for Reclaim & Reuse Projects in California (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

USGS Study: “Trends in Pesticide Concentrations and Use for Major Rivers of the United States” (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE:

Pesticide Use in U.S. Agriculture: 21 Selected Crops, 1960- 2008 - USDA Report (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

 

AGRICULTURE MARKET CONDITIONS:

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AIRPORT MANAGEMENT:

Sea-Tac First US Airport to be Certified “Salmon-Safe” (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

“AKART” - All Known, Available and Reasonable Methods of Prevention, Control and Treatment:

Stormwater Management Innovations: Washington Port Facilities Creatively Respond to Stringent Stormwater Regulations by Deonne Knill (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ALASKA WATER RIGHTS & WATER QUALITY:

Alaskan NPDES Authority Sought (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

NPDES Permits Program Approved by EPA in Alaska (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

NPDES Violations for Mine in Alaska: EPA Enforcement Action (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement in Alaska: Chlorine Disinfection Byproducts (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Alaska: Wetlands and Streams Damaged (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Waste Disposal Wells in Alaska: Motor Vehicle Fluids Threaten Groundwater - Army Base Fined (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Mine Stormwater - Clean Water Act Penalty & Settlement in Alaska (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska: EPA Report (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

ALGAE or ALGAL BLOOMS:

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Algal Toxins: EPA Issues Health Advisory Values (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Harmful Algal Blooms: EPA Releases Strategic Plan of Drinking Water (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Floating Solar Program in Japan: Benefits of Floating Plants (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Wastewater Effluent Spill by Private Ski Area in Montana's West Gallatin River (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water Quality Trading: Federal Agencies Provide Support for Growing Markets (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Pesticide NPDES General Permit Finalized for Point Sources (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ALGAL TOXINS:

Algal Toxins: EPA Issues Health Advisory Values (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Harmful Algal Blooms: EPA Releases Strategic Plan of Drinking Water (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

ALLOCATION OF WATER:

Allocation of Water: Congressional Budget Office Report (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Groundwater in Texas: Marketability and Market Value by Bruce K. Darling, Ph.D. (Austin, TX) (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Tribal Groundwater Rights: Lummi Nation Settlement in Washington (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

The Peripheral Canal: San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary Proposals by Dante Nomellini (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Habitat Protection & Water Rights: Balancing Stream Habitat with New Water Rights Issuance - Washington State's Watershed Management Program by Andrew Graham (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells: Washington Attorney General's Opinion Issued (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water Settlement in the Lower Rio Grande: Agreement in Principle Reached for Surface and Groundwater (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water Resources Regulation & Development: Groundwater, Floodplains, and "Waters of the United States" by Robert D. Anderson (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Takings & Water Rights: Applicability of the Takings Clause to Water Rights Regulations (Federal Circuit Developments) by Walston (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses by Drew Beckwith (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Regulation & "Takings" - Senior Water Rights Upheld in Eighth Circuit Decision (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Nuclear Power Water Right Change Applications Approved in Utah (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Improving Water Right Enforcement Authority, California Bay-Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Tribal Water Compact: Proposed Settlement Released in Montana (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Missouri River Municipal & Industrial Water Storage Reallocation Study Released by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Water Policy & Science: Nebraska's River Basin Evaluation Tools by James Gilbert (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Texas v. New Mexico - Texas Sues Over Water Deliveries Under the Rio Grande Compact (U.S. Supreme Court) (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Klamath Restoration Agreement - Settlement Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Water "Call" Agreement in Colorado - Senior Rights "Relaxed" to Allow Storage (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

State Control of Water: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Oklahoma - Interstate Compact & Commerce Clause Issues by David Moon (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Water Rights Study in California: State Over Allocation - Overhaul Proposed (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West - The Hamilton Project Paper (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Interstate Water Dispute: Florida v. Georgia in the Supreme Court (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

USGS Releases "Estimated Freshwater Withdrawals in Washington, 2010 Report" (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Urban Water Conservation in Southern California: Encouraging Conservation Through Tradeable Allocations & Market Mechanisms by Bond, Motlow, Steely, Wang & Libecap (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Prioritizing Management & Protection of the Colorado River’s Environmental Resources - Colorado River Research Group (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Water Rights Settlement in Oklahoma: Tribes, City and State (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ALLOCATION TRADING:

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

ALLOTMENT (see also Tribal Water Rights):

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

 

ALLUVIAL AQUIFER:

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

ALLUVIAL WELLS:

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

 

ALTERNATIVE POINTS OF RECOVERY:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF WATER:

Using Graywater & Stormwater to Enhance Local Water Supplies: An Assessment of Risks, Costs, & Benefits Published (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Capture & Reuse - Using Graywater and Stormwater to Enhance Local Water Supplies: Assessment of Risks, Costs, and Benefits (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ALTERNATIVE STORAGE:

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

"ALTERNATIVE TRANSFER MECHANISMS or METHODS" (see also TRANSFERS):

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

2017 Water Market Outlook and Alternative Water Transfers in Colorado Reports Released (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ALTERNATIVE WATER SUPPLY:

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AMBIENT CONDITIONS:

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

AMBIENT GROUNDWATER:

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

AMBIENT WATER QUALITY:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

AMMONIA:

Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater: EPA Draft Update (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Wastewater Effluent Spill by Private Ski Area in Montana's West Gallatin River (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

ANALYSIS PROTOCOLS:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

ANALYTICAL METHODS:

California's Freshwater Nutrient Numeric Endpoint (NNE) Approach: Re-evaluating the Santa Margarita River Case Study by Thomas, Gindlesperger & Barnard (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

ANALYTICAL TOOLS:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

ANCIENT DOCUMENTS:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

ANIMAL WASTE:

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

ANNULUS PRESSURE:

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement by EPA on Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado: Underground Injection Control (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

ANTIDEGRADATION STANDARD:

Water Quality Litigation: Oregon's "State-of-the-Art" Water Quality Standards Challenge by Richard M. Glick (TWR #24: February 15, 2006)

ESA & CWA: Endangered Species Act Influences on EPA's Clean Water Act Programs (The Washington State Example) by Palmer (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Anti-Degradation Rule in New Mexico: Amendments for Restoration (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Coalbed Methane: Montana's Anti-Degradation & Numeric Standards (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Headwater Protection in New Mexico - Wilderness Areas Rule Adopted by Water Quality Control Commission (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

CWA Integrated Reporting Memorandum for 2012 Reporting Cycle (Water Quality Reports) (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ANTIDEGRADATION OF GROUDNWATER RULE:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ANTIQUITIES ACT OF 1906:

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

ANTI-SPECULATION (see also SPECULATION):

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

APPEALS or APPELLATE REVIEW:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

APPLICATION METHODS:

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

APPROPRIATION and “APPROPRIATION”:

Instream Flows & the Public Interest: Washington State Permit with Mitigation Conditions Overturned by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Rio Grande Compact: Special Master Report Issued in Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

APPROVAL FACTORS:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

APPURTENANCY and APPURTENANT LAND:

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

"Takings" Appeal: Ownership of Water Rights Issues Certified to Oregon Supreme Court (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Water Rights Ownership Decision: Trust Relationship Between Irrigation Districts and Water Users by David C. Moon (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Groundwater Severance Invalid: Arizona Decision Regarding Future GW Use (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Idaho Transfers: An Update on Idaho's Water Transfer Policies and Issues by Michael C. Creamer (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Instream Use Change: irrigation to instream Transfer in Nevada Approved by State Engineer (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

AQUATIC HABITAT:

Instream Flow Pilot Study in Oklahoma (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

AQUATIC HERBICIDE:

State NPDES Programs & ESA Consultation: Federal Court Rejects Argument ESA Consultation Required by Morford & Ginsberg (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

 

AQUATIC INSECTS IMPACT:

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

AQUATIC LANDS:

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

AQUATIC LIFE CRITERIA:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

AQUATIC LIFE:

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

AQUATIC LIFE BENCHMARKS (ALBs):

Pesticides in US Streams & Rivers: USGS Report Compares Data from 1992-2001 & 2002-2011 (Edited/condensed from USGS) (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

AQUATIC RISK:

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

AQUEDUCT TRANSFER:

Aqueduct Transfer from Reclamation: Provo River Aqueduct to Provo River Water Users Ass'n (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

 

AQUEOUS SUSPENSION:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AQUIFER BARRIER:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER BOUNDARY:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

AQUIFER CATEGORIZATION:

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

 

AQUIFER DECLINES or DRAWDOWN:

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER DYNAMICS:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER EXPLOITATION:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

AQUIFER GOVERNANCE:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

“ACQUIFER INJECTION”:

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

"AQUIFER MANAGEMENT FEES":

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

 

AQUIFER MODELING:

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER PROTECTION:

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

AQUIFER PROTECTION PERMIT:

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

AQUIFER RECHARGE (see also AQUIFER STORAGE AND RECOVERY):

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western United States by Evan Mortimer & David R. Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Lessons Learned from Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Systems in the US (Paper) (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Integrating Storage in California's Changing Water System: Storage and Water Management Report (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Recovery in Idaho: Governor's Budget Provides Funding to Reverse Decline of Idaho Aquifer Levels (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Capture & Reuse - Using Graywater and Stormwater to Enhance Local Water Supplies: Assessment of Risks, Costs, and Benefits (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Aquifer Recharge and Wastewater Treatment Project (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Speculative Right or Eco-Friendly Project: New Mexico Groundwater Application (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER RECHARGE DISTRICTS:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

AQUIFER RECHARGE FOR MITIGATION:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

AQUIFERS & AQUITARDS:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFERS IN TEXAS:

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Texas v. New Mexico: Rio Grande Litigation (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER STORAGE and RECOVERY (ASR and Recharge):

Aquifer Storage Recovery: Expanding Possibilities in the Western United States by Cat Shrier (TWR #8: Oct. 15, 2004)

Lower Rio Grande Regional Water Plan (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Aquifer Storage Recovery: The Texas Perspective by Edmond R. McCarthy Jr., Sheridan L. Gilkerson and James C. Dwyer (TWR #19: September 15, 2005)

IDWR Aquifer Recharge Project in Idaho Awarded 2025 Grant (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Arizona Groundwater Law by L. William Staudenmaier (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Aquifer Recharge: Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Assessments Funded (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Ongoing Implementation Concerns by Peter G. Scott (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Groundwater Supply: ASR Pilot Projects in Oklahoma Pass Legislature (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Drought Actions in California: Water Transfers and Exchanges (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Water Management Alternatives: Incorporating "New" Water Management Methods at a Watershed Scale by Cat Shrier (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Groundwater Recharge Upheld in Arizona: "Takings" and Tort Claims Denied (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Groundwater Replenishment & Water Reuse: Orange County California's Water Purification and Reuse Project by Michael R. Markus (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Water Reuse & Supply Sustainability: WateReuse Association and International Water Association by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Aquifer Recharge and Recovery: Assessing Potential in the Umatilla Basin by Said Amali (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Inventory of Potential Below Ground Storage Sites Report Released by Oregon Water Resources Department (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Idaho Power Water Settlement: Swan Falls Agreement Reaffirmed (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Columbia Basin Project: "Artificially-Stored" Groundwater (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage Recovery & EPA's Underground Injection Control Program-EPA's "ASR Experts" Report by Shrier (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Aquifer Recharge of Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer in Idaho: Total Recharge Over 103,000 Acre-Feet (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Arizona Water Management Issues: Maintaining Sustainable Water Management by Steve Olson (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery; New Federal Initiatives - EPA to Develop Guidance by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery Regulation: Survey of UIC-ASR Regulation in Different States, Chase Hahn (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Vadose Zone Recharge in Arizona: Water Reuse Award (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

New Water Management Model: The Umatilla Basin Water Commission - Counties, Irrigation District & Confederated Tribes Form Administrative Body by Martha Pagel (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Aquifer & River Recharge: Spokane Valley-Rathdrum Prairie (SVRP) Aquifer and the Spokane River (Ecology Study) (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Reclaimed Water & Water Rights Impairment: Draft Reclaimed Water Rules in Washington State by Dave Monthie (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Porosity Storage Reservoirs: A 21st Century Solution for Water Storage by Matt Metcalf & William H. Fronczak (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Advantages, Challenges, Applications & Approaches for Expanding ASR in the West by Burt and Barry (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights Settlement Funding Announced-Soboba of Luiseño Indians Settlement Act ($21 Million in California)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Pilot Program for Managed Recharge on the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer in Idaho (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

National Climate Assessment Draft Released by Federal Advisory Committee: "Firmly in the Present" (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Umatilla Basin Aquifer Restoration Project: New Management Model at the Crossroads by Martha Pagel (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Use in California's Central Valley: Mixed Results After Decades of Groundwater Banking by Jennifer Spaletta (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Aquifer Depletion Study: USGS Releases Groundwater Depletion in the United States (1900-2008) (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery for Groundwater Supply - Award Announced for City of Phoenix Project (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Stream Flow Enhancement/Groundwater Mitigation in Washington - Stormwater Capture & Groundwater Recharge (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Aquifer Recharge - Water Banking Paper by Arizona WRRC (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Land Subsidence and Groundwater Replenishment in California (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western United States by Evan Mortimer & David R. Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Lessons Learned from Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Systems in the US (Paper) (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recovery in Idaho: Governor's Budget Provides Funding to Reverse Decline of Idaho Aquifer Levels (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER STORAGE TRANSFER and RECOVERY (ASTR):

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AQUIFER SYSTEM GEOMETRY:

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

AQUIFER WATER LEVELS:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ARBITRATION:

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

 

ARCTIC GRAYLING:

ESA Listing Decision in Montana: Arctic Grayling Not Listed Due to Successful Collaboration (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

AREA OF ORIGIN:

Area of Origin Reclamation Lawsuit (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

ARIZONA WATER LAW and WATER QUALITY:

Groundwater Contamination: PCE - Arizona DEQ Superfund Site (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Arizona Water Settlement Approved by Congress (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Groundwater Contamination - Arizona Study of PG&E Plume (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Riparian Funding in Arizona (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Water and the Environment - The Role of Ecosystem Restoration by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Interstate Water Banking: Evolving Colorado River System Agreement by James H. Davenport (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

Nonpoint Sources - Arizona Grants (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

State NPDES Authority: NPDES Program Vacated in Arizona (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Southwest Water Decisions: Arizona Water Settlements Act, Indian Reserved Rights, Adjudications by McGinnis & Alberts (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Groundwater Injury Allowed: "Reasonable Use" Limits Damages (Ninth Circuit Decision) (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

The ESA & CWA Delegation: Defenders of Wildlife V. EPA by David Light (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Golf Course Receives Conservation Fines in Arizona (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Phoenix Water Planning: Water Resources Plan - The 2005 Update by Tom Buschatzke (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Arizona Groundwater Law by L. William Staudenmaier (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Untapping Tribal Waters: Tribal Water Marketing Expanding by Clay J. Landry and Christina Quinn (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Mine Tailings Discharge Violation Issued in Arizona (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Limits ESA: National Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife by Richard M. Glick and Lindsay Eyler (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Effluent Water Auction in Arizona ($67 Million Sale) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Drinking Water Cleanup (Sulfate): Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

ADEQ Drinking Water Fine for TCE Contamination and Water Quality Violations (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund in Arizona: Wastewater Treatment Grant (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Ongoing Implementation Concerns by Peter G. Scott (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Stormwater Fines - Highway Construction Company in Arizona (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Aquifer Protection Permits Announced for Mining in Arizona: Groundwater Quality Protection (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Selling Water Rights by Live Auction: Solving the Pricing Dilemma by Paul Thomas (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: Santa Cruz River Illegal Filling Results in $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

WATERSENSE State Challenge Won by Arizona Department of Water Resources (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona by Eden, Glennon, Ker, Libecap, Megdal and Shipman (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Groundwater Recharge Upheld in Arizona: "Takings" and Tort Claims Denied (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Groundwater Severance Invalid: Arizona Decision Regarding Future GW Use (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Carbon Sequestration Injection Project in Arizona: West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Mercury Advisory: Fish Consumption Limits in Arizona (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Tribal and Municipal Water Supply: Navajo-Gallup Project - Reclamation Report & EIS (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Arizona Water Management Issues: Maintaining Sustainable Water Management by Steve Olson (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Groundwater Investigation Funded Via Uranium Contamination Agreement (Tribal Land in Arizona (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery Regulation: Survey of UIC-ASR Regulation in Different States, Chase Hahn (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Reclaimed Water Management: Using Vadose Zone Recharge Wells - The Arizona Experience by Marsh & Small (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Vadose Zone Recharge in Arizona: Water Reuse Award (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: ADEQ Consent Judgment with ASARCO (Tailings Discharge) (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant Pilot Program Started/ DROP 2 Storage Reservoir Celebration (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement - Navajo Nation Council Approval (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Water Conservation Programs in Arizona Evaluated (Report by Western Resource Advocates) (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Treatment As A State: Havasupai Tribe Authority Under Clean Water Act (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Green Construction - Tribal Community Adopts International Code (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Water Sharing Strategies for Ag/Urban/Enviro in the West: Western States Council Report with CSU's Water Institute (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Mercury Contamination in Arizona: Fish Consumption Advisory Issued by ADEQ (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Water Resources Regulation & Development: Groundwater, Floodplains, and "Waters of the United States" by Robert D. Anderson (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Reclaimed Wastewater: Hopi Tribe in Arizona Sues Flagstaff Over Snowmaking Proposal (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Supply: White Mountain Apache Tribal Government Water Right Settlement (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: Twelfth Biennial Symposium on Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Draft 2010 Status of Water Quality in Arizona 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report - Public Comments (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

NEPA Procedural Ruling in Arizona Snowbowl Case: Claims Found Meritless Under NEPA and APA (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Western States' Water Planning: The Best Laid Plans - Water Planning in Uncertain Times by Janet Neuman (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Arizona Legislation: Instream Water Rights Face Hurdles & Rainwater Harvest Pilot Projects Proposed (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Emerging Contaminants Advisory Panel Forming in Arizona (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Compliance Assistance - Small Community Program with Arizona DEQ (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

State Trust Lands Decision by Arizona Supreme Court - No Federal Reserved Rights (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Funding - Expedited Permitting & Review for Navajo Nation (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Pipeline Spill & Water Quality Violations: ADEQ Enforcement for Silver Bell Mining (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Wastewater Spills in Arizona - ADEQ Enforcement (Fine & Supplemental Environmental Project Required) (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Southern Nevada Water Authority Article: Low Winter Flows in the Colorado River & Projected Shortages (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Sediment Control in Arizona: ADEQ-EPA Grant Program - Piping Project & Nonpoint Pollution Control (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

EPA Reaches Agreement With ADOT to Improve Stormwater Management (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mine Permit Appealed From ADEQ Decision: Aquifer Protection Permit in Arizona (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Arizona v. California Digital Collection Debuted at William A. Wise Law Library (CU) (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery for Groundwater Supply - Award Announced for City of Phoenix Project (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Arizona's "Strategic Vision for Water Supply Sustainability" (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Water Harvesting Assessment (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Arizona Groundwater Use Decision: Groundwater Plan for Development Project Rejected by David Moon (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Aquifer Recharge - Water Banking Paper by Arizona WRRC (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Water Consciousness Challenge: The New Arizona Prize to be Awarded (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

EPA Settlement-Uranium Contamination Finalized: $5.15 Billion From Handiwork and Kerr-McGee (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Tribal Water Agreements Highlighted: Shoshone-Paiute Settlement Signed (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Tribal Wastewater - Water Pollution Facility & Settlement Over CWA Violations by Tribal Utility (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Quality: Funding From EPA for Monitoring the San Juan River in Arizona (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Lake Mead Threat: Arizona’s Senator Secures Interior Commitment Regarding Stored Water (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ARKANSAS RIVER:

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ARSENIC:

Arsenic Removal for Drinking Water - EPA (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

Arsenic Rule: Compliance Tools Available (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

EPA Proposing to Amend Effluent Limitations Guidelines & Standards for Steam Electric Power Generating (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Mine Permit Appealed From ADEQ Decision: Aquifer Protection Permit in Arizona (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Oil Spill Fines & Restitution in Wyoming - Criminal Charges Pending (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rate: Water Quality Standards Proposed in Washington State (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rule & Toxics Standards Proposal for Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Steam Electric Plants Toxic Pollutants Discharges: Rule Finalized by EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

ARTIFICIAL RECHARGE (see also Aquifer Storage Recovery):

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

“ASPIRATIONAL” FLOWS:

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

ASSESSMENT DISTRICT:

Aquifer Recharge and Wastewater Treatment Project (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ASSUMPTIONS:

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

ASSURED WATER SUPPLY (“ASSURED & ADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY”):

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

ATMOSPHERIC RIVERS:

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

ATTORNEY FEES:

Colorado Water Law Decision (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Litigation: Avoiding and Responding to Third-Party Lawsuits by Jeff Kray & Meline MacCurdy (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

CERCLA Citizen Suits Provisions: "Prevailing" Party Determination - The Award of Fees & Costs in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd. by Du Bey, Clark & Weir (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Found Liable for $8.9 Million in Attorney's Fees in Rate Case (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

AUCTIONS of Water Rights:

Effluent Water Auction in Arizona ($67 Million Sale) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Selling Water Rights by Live Auction: Solving the Pricing Dilemma by Paul Thomas (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Reverse Auction for Leasing Instream Flow in Washington (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

 

AUDIT PROGRAMS (see also WATER AUDITS):

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

State Water Planning & Sustainability: Audit of Oregon Water Resources Department by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

New Water Supply Projects: Ecology's Office of Columbia River Criticized in Economic Evaluation (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AUGMENTATION PLANS (See also Groundwater):

Colorado Water Law Decision (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Federal Plan Violates Endangered Species Act: Snake River BiOp Plan Flawed (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Groundwater Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Water Quality Thermal Credit Trading: Methods for Quantifying Thermal Credits by Dupuis, Smesrud, Wirz & Primozich (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Groundwater and Water Availability: Colorado Decision on Exempt Wells and the No Injury Rule (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Ground Water Availability & The No Injury Rule: Domestic Well Owners Protected in Colorado by David Moon (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Pecos River Compact Compliance: New Mexico's Compliance Program Meets With Success by James C. Brockmann (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Well Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision in Colorado (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Republican River Compact - Arbitrator's Ruling (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

South Platte Wells in Colorado: Over-Augmentation Damage Study Begins (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Water Right Nonuse: Historical Beneficial Consumptive Use in Change Proceedings in Colorado (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

AUTONOMY:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

AVERAGE ANNUAL RECHARGE:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

AVOIDED COSTS:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

BACKGROUND LEVELS:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

BACKGROUND POLLUTANT:

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

 

BACKWATER HABITATS:

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BACKGROUND WATER QUALITY:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BACTERIA:

2008-2009 National Rivers and Stream Assessment - EPA Stream Survey (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Water Quality Monitoring Report Released by Izaak Walton League of America: Haphazard & Limited (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

BAKKEN SHALE:

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

 

BALANCE:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

BALANCE OF THE EQUITIES:

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

BALANCING TEST:

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

BALLAST WATER:

New Regulations for Ballast Water Ordered (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Ballast Water Discharges & Invasive Species: Decision Requires Clean Water Act NPDES Permits (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

 

BANK STORAGE:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BARRIER CULVERT (see also CULVERT CASE):

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration” (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BARRIERS TO HYDRAULIC FLOW:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BASALT AQUIFER:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BASALT FLOWS:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BASE FEES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

BASE FLOOD ELEVATION:

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

BASE FLOWS / BASEFLOWS:

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BASELINE / BASELINE DATA:

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BASIN CLASSIFICATION:

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BASIN CLOSURES (see also Closed Basins):

Montana Groundwater/Surface Water Conflicts: Management in Search of Science and Reason by Kendy, Wilson and Ziemer (TWR #19: September 15, 2005)

Montana Supreme Court Rules on Groundwater Process: Basin Closures and Conjunctive Use by David C. Moon (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Water Policy & Science: Nebraska's River Basin Evaluation Tools by James Gilbert (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Groundwater Closure in New Mexico: Protection of Existing Rights (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March15, 2013)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Huge Instream Donation: Water Supply/Trust Program in Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

BASIN OF ORIGIN PROTECTION:

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Water Storage: Tribal Concerns Raised - Municipalities Purchase Reclamation Project by David Moon, Editor (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Storage Transfer Controversy: Tribal Nations & Local Interests Oppose the Transfer Agreement by David Moon, Editor (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Basin of Origin Claim Denied by Federal Judge in California: Reclamation Prevails Over Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Orders in Nevada: Las Vegas Applications Back to State Engineer for Decision (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

“BASIN PLANS” (CALIFORNIA):

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

BASIN ROUNDTABLES (see also Colorado Water Rights):

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

BASIN-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS or STANDARDS:

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BASIN STUDIES:

River Basin Studies Announced by Reclamation: Imbalance of Supply, Needs & Demands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

BASIN SUBSIDENCE:

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

BAY DELTA (see also San Joaquin River Basin):

Delta Smelt Order in California and Water Supply Impacts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Delta Smelt Endangered Species Act Ruling (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

The Peripheral Canal: San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary Proposals by Dante Nomellini (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Drought Actions in California: Water Transfers and Exchanges (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Peripheral Canal Reports Released: Delta Vision & PPIC (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

California Bay-Delta "Interim Federal Action Plan" Released (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Delta Smelt Decline: New Study Blames Nutrient Pollution (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Fish Restoration Program in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta & Suisun Marsh: Departments Agreement Signed (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

"The Reasonable Use Doctrine and Agricultural Water Use Efficiency" - California's Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan: Schedule for Effects Analysis & EIS/EIR (June 2012) (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

National Research Council's Report Released: "A Review of the Use of Science and Adaptive Management in California's Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan" (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Delta Smelt Rulings in California's Bay-Delta: BiOp Remanded and Injunction Issued Blocking USFWS Proposal (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Corps Levee Policy on Vegetation Removal: CDFG Files Suit Against Removal Requirement (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Tunnels Planned for Bay Delta Conservation Plan - Supply/Restoration of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecosystem (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Action Plan Released by EPA (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Improving Water Right Enforcement Authority, California Bay-Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Delta Stewardship Council Posts the Delta Plan Final Draft in California (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Deliveries: Reduced Pumping & Endangered Species Act Issues (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Agricultural Water Conservation Efficiency Grants - Bay Delta Restoration Program (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Plan: Drafts of Conservation Plan Released in California (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Draft Economic Report on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

California Water Action Plan Released (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Bay-Delta EIR/EIS Comment Period Extended (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Decision: Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Plan of Protection for Delta Smelt (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Flow Requirements for Salinity & Instream Flows for the San Joaquin - Draft Proposal in California (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BEAVERS:

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

BED AND BANK:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BEER:

Recycled Water: Beer Brewing Proposal in Oregon (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

BEES:

Insecticides Study: USGS on Neonicotinoids and Impacts on Bees (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

 

"BENEFICIAL USE":

Speculation in Water Rights: Transfer Decisions by the Colorado Supreme Court and Special Status for Municipalities by Moon (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Municipal Water Rights: Retroactive Expansion Lawsuit (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Coalbed Methane: Water Right Permits Required in Colorado (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation Doctrine: Water Supply Planning Decision in Colorado (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Effluent Water Auction in Arizona ($67 Million Sale) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation Article Response - Mesa Water LLP (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Idaho Water Law: Update from Coeur d'Alene Conference by David Moon (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Water Rights Ownership Decision: Trust Relationship Between Irrigation Districts and Water Users by David C. Moon (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Hydroelectric Relicensing and Tribal Religious Claims: FERC's Increase of Minimum Flows Upheld by David C. Moon (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Interstate Groundwater Allocation: Nevada - Utah Draft Snake Valley Management Agreement by David Moon (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Produced Water & Regulatory Structure: Colorado Struggles with Coalbed Methane Jurisdiction & Control by Michelle Henrie (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Area of Origin Reclamation Lawsuit (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

"Conservation" Right in Kansas: Beneficial Use Definition (Protection for Instream Flow) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Law Upheld by Washington Supreme Court: "Pumps and Pipes" & Expanded Municipal Suppliers (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Irrigation Efficiency: Conserved Water & Return Flow - Supreme Court Decision in Montana v. Wyoming (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Anti-Speculation Decision in Colorado: Need & Speculative Sales (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Ag to Urban Transfer: No Injury Rule & Historical Use (Colorado Decision) (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

"Use It or Lose It" Principle Questioned by Kansas Governor: Ogallala Aquifer & Conservation Incentives (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Municipal Water Rights in Montana: Court Rejects "Growing Cities Doctrine" and Upholds Agency Transfer Decision (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Speculative Use or Regional Provider: Company Applies for Massive Water Right in Oregon by David Moon (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Irrigation to Instream in Wyoming: Change to State-Owned Water Rights Sets Precedent (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

"Taking" Decision in US Court of Federal Claims (Beneficial Use & Damages) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Construing Speculative Use: TCEQ Remands Million Acre-Foot Water Application for Brazos River Basin by David Moon, Editor (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Groundwater Rights & Regulation in Texas: Ownership and "Takings" (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Speculation Denied by New Mexico State Engineer: Groundwater Application Rejected (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Speculation - ALJ Ruling in Oregon Overturns Agency Decision (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Historic Use & "Takings" Decision in Colorado: Transfer Application Prompts Review (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Water Quality Assessment Map Announced in Utah: Tool for Beneficial Uses and Water Quality Conditions (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Utah Nuclear Plant Water Right Transfers Upheld by Court (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Speculation in Water: Application Rejected in Oregon by Water Resources Department (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Stream Access in New Mexico: Attorney General's Opinion (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Evan Mortimer & David R. Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Water Right Nonuse: Historical Beneficial Consumptive Use in Change Proceedings in Colorado (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Lawsuit: WildEarth Guardians Seek Historical Beneficial Use Accounting for Water Rights (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

BENEFICIAL USE RISK CATEGORIES (BURCs):

California's Freshwater Nutrient Numeric Endpoint (NNE) Approach: Re-evaluating the Santa Margarita River Case Study by Thomas, Gindlesperger & Barnard (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

BENEFIT/COST ANALYSIS (see also COST/BENEFIT ANALYSIS):

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Stormwater Runoff, Combined Sewer Overflows, and Infrastructure Research Funding (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

BENEFITS QUANTIFICATION:

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

BENTHIC COMMUNITY:

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

"BEST AVAILABLE EVIDENCE":

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

 

“BEST AVAILABLE SCIENCE”:

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

"BEST AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY":

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

 

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES - BMPs (see also Stormwater):

Stormwater BMPs by Eric Strecker, Marcus Quigley, Ben Urbonas and Jonathon Jones (TWR #6: August 15, 2004)

Texas Conservation Report and Best Management Practices Guide (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Stormwater Violation and EPA Settlement (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Stormwater Violations: Developers Fined in Idaho (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Stormwater Settlement (Failure to Obtain and Failure to Follow Provisions (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Municipal Stormwater: An Overview of Current Regulation and Management by Misha Vakoc (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

International Stormwater BMP Database Update by Eric Strecker, Jane Clary, Marcus Quigley, and Jonathan Jones (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

Columbia River Toxics: EPA's Columbia River Basin State of the River Report for Toxics by Mary Lou Soscia and Kim Johnson (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Aquifer Storage Recovery & EPA's Underground Injection Control Program-EPA's "ASR Experts" Report by Shrier (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Stormwater Retention On Site: An Analysis of Feasibility and Desirability by Eric W. Strecker, PE, and Aaron Poresky, EIT (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Residual Designation Authority: New Applications of Seldom-Used Clean Water Act Regulatory Tool by Robert W. Varney (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Construction Stormwater BMPs: California Handbook Developed by California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Stormwater & Sediment Contamination: Minimizing Potential Sediment Recontamination & Associated Liability by Eric Strecker, PE, Marcus Quigley, PE and Marc Leisenring, PE (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Washington Stormwater Regulation: New Industrial Stormwater General Permit by Jeff Kray (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Stormwater Permit Compliance: New Washington State Industrial Permit Poses Challenges by Neil Alongi (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Dissolved Metals in Stormwater: Biotic Ligand Model - New Treatment Paradigm (Obtaining Environmental Protection With New Technology & Defensible Standards by Wisdom & Bucich (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Army Corps Nationwide Permits & CWA 401 Water Quality Certification: New NWPS Become Effective This Month by Merritt Frey (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

Industrial Stormwater Permitting: Status and Trends in Western States by Gregg Bryden (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Oregon Temperature Water Quality Standards Upheld (Sort Of) by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Nonpoint Source Pollution: Restoration Success in Texas Using Voluntary BMPs (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

New EPA Stormwater Rules Issued on Logging Roads Runoff Just Before Supreme Court Argument (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Washington Stormwater Center: Projects Update by Lisa Rozmyn (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Nutrient Trading & Water Quality by Susan Parker Bodine (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Oil & Gas Searchable Database of State Law: Created by Getches-Wilkinson Center & Temple University (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

California's New Industrial Storm Water Permit by Wendy L. Manley, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Sediment Cleanup in Seattle: Penalties Issued for Violations of Cleanup Agreement (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Forest Roads: EPA Considers Stormwater Discharge Requirements (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

“Protecting Source Water in Colorado During Oil and Gas Development” (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection: A Brief Overview” Report by Congressional Research Service (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

"BEST TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE"/BEST TECHNOLOGY STANDARD:

Cooling Water Intakes: EPA Standards Finalized (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

 

BIAS:

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

BIOACCUMULATION:

Plastic “Microbeads” Study Proposes Outright Ban for Wastewater Problem (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BIOATTENUATION ZONE:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

“BIOAVAILABILITY”:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

BIO-BASED FORM:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BIOCONFIRMATION:

Numeric Nutrients: EPA Toolkit for Criteria Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

 

BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS:

Microbeads Banned in US By Federal Legislation (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

 

BIODEGRADATION:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Fracking Spills in North Dakota: Duke University Study on Widespread Water & Soil Contamination (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

BIODIVERSITY LOSS:

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

BIOFILTRATION:

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

BIOFOULING:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BIOFUEL:

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

 

BIOGAS:

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

BIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS:

Water Assessment - EPA Biological Assessment Document on Water Quality Management (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Aquatic Bioassessment USGS Database: BioData Retrieval System (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

 

BIOLOGICAL OPINION (BiOps) - see also ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT:

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

BIOMETHANE:

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

 

BIOPHYSICAL MODELING:

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

BIOREMEDIATION:

Groundwater Cleanup in New Mexico - PCE Plume & Bioremediation Pilot Project (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Biological Treatment of Groundwater and Soil Contamination in California (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

TMDL Challenges in Development and Implementation by David L. Clark, Jory Oppenheimer, and Michael Kasch (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Enzyme Bioremediation: Funding Awarded for Research by Texas Company (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

 

BIORETENTION & BIOINFILTRATION:

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Stormwater Management Innovations: Washington Port Facilities Creatively Respond to Stringent Stormwater Regulations by Deonne Knill (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BIORETENTION SOIL MEDIA (BSM):

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

BIORETENTION SWALES:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

BIOTIC LIGAND MODEL:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

BISHOP LETTER:

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

“BLACK SWANS”:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

BLOCK RATES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

BOATING WASTE:

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

BONDS - WATER BONDS:

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION:

Kalispel Tribe Agreement With Federal Agencies: Habitat & Fish Stocks in Columbia Basin (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BORDER JURISDICTION:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BORDER POLLUTION:

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BORDER PROGRAM (U.S. & Mexico):

US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program 2012 Annual Report - Released by EPA (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

 

BORING LOG:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BOUNDARIES OF GROUNDWATER:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BOUNDARY:

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

BOUNDARY CONDITIONS:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BRACKISH WATER:

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Desalination and Water Purification Research Program - Funding from Reclamation Announced (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BREACH OF CONTRACT:

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

BREWERY:

Condemnation Proposed: Municipal Water Rights in Washington (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Condemnation Case in Washington Settled - Water Rights Transfer (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Municipal Water Transfer Recommended in Washington: Relinquishment Due to Non-Use (Expedited Process) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

 

“BRIGHT LINES”:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BRINE WASTEWATER or BRINE SALT DISPOSAL:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Fracking Spills in North Dakota: Duke University Study on Widespread Water & Soil Contamination (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

BRISTOL BAY:

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

“BROKERED RESEARCH”:

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

BROWNFIELDS:

Citizen's Guide on Institutional Controls Released by EPA (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

EPA Announces Brownfields Rule: All Appropriate Inquiries (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

Brownfields Program: $70 Million in Grants (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Brownfields Incentives From Expanded Tax Relief (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Water Quality Grant to Inter-Tribal Environmental Council (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Brownfields Grants Announced by EPA: $74 Million (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Brownfield Project for Groundwater Cleanup: EPA Agreement (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Petroleum Brownfields: EPA Revitalization Plan (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Stormwater & Sediment Contamination: Minimizing Potential Sediment Recontamination & Associated Liability by Strecker, Quigley & Leisenring (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Brownfields Funding: Austin Receives EPA Grants (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

BUDGET CONSTRAINTS:

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

BUFFER ZONES & BUFFER AREAS:

NOAA Biological Opinion on Pesticides: Salmon Jeopardy (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Produced Water & Regulatory Structure: Colorado Struggles with Coalbed Methane Jurisdiction & Control by Michelle Henrie (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Pesticides & Salmon: Buffer Zones Agreement Reached with EPA (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Pesticide Stream Buffers Finalized: Settlement Agreement with EPA (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

BUILDING CODES:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BUILDING MORATORIA:

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

BUILDING PERMITS:

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BURDEN/RESPONSIBILITY:

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BURDEN OF PROOF / BURDEN OF PERSUASION:

Conjunctive Use Decision in Idaho: Futile Calls and Seasonal Variability (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Reclamation Found Liable - Breach of Contract and "Takings" Decision (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

"Reasonably Necessary" Water Supply Case in Colorado: Planning Period, Burden of Proof & "Speculative" Flows (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Speculation Decision by Colorado Supreme Court:: "Can and Will" Requirements Clarified (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Hydropower Rights Battle in Nebraska: Forfeiture and Abandonment Asserted by Groundwater Irrigators (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Utah Nuclear Plant Water Right Transfers Upheld by Court (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Las Vegas Water Rights Decision - Judge Overturns State Engineer Approvals by David Moon (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Accommodation Doctrine Held to Apply to Groundwater Interests in Texas (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Nuclear Water Rights: Transfers From Irrigation Use to Nuclear Power Upheld by Appeals Court (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS:

Cleanup Agreement: Tribal Lands Uranium Contamination (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

High Flow Release: Glen Canyon Dam Innovative Protocol to Mimic Flood Conditions (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Tribal Water Agreements Highlighted: Shoshone-Paiute Settlement Signed (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM):

Water Rights & Grazing Activities on BLM Land: Decision Overturns Bush Administration Regulations (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Spotted Owl Recovery: Revised USFWS Plan (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Grand Canyon Mining: Uranium Mining Ban (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Nevada Pipeline & Las Vegas Groundwater System: BLM Right-of-Way Final EIS Released (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Pipeline & the Endangered Species Act - 9th Circuit Decision on ESA & NEPA (Ruby Natural Gas Pipeline) (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Fracking Risks Lawsuit in California: BLM Leases & NEPA Review (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Rule for Public & Indian Lands Proposed by Interior (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Fracking Studies Announced by BLM for Public Lands in California (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Oil Spill Fines & Restitution in Wyoming - Criminal Charges Pending (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

BLM Fracking Rules Stayed: Four States Fighting Rules for Public Lands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

BLM Fracking Rules for Federal and Indian Lands Held Illegal by Federal Judge in Wyoming (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BUREAU OF RECLAMATION and RECLAMATION ACT (See also COLUMBIA RIVER, STORAGE & RECLAMATION):

Bennett Raley, Assistant Secretary of the Interior - Interview by David Moon (TWR #7: Sept. 15, 2004)

Colorado River 2005 Operating Plan Released (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Bureau of Reclamation Decision Document for Columbia River (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

San Juan River Basin - Navajo Nation Settlement Approved (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Water 2025 Grants - New State Program (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Friant Dam and San Joaquin River Fisheries Restoration: Reasonable Remedies? by Christopher H. Calfee (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

Water Shortage: Lake Powell and Lake Mead Management (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Water Supply: Declining Aquifer in Washington (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Reclaimed Water: Bureau of Reclamation FONSI in Arizona (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Reclamation Study: Potential Hydroelectric and Water Supply Projects in the Western United States (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Purpose of Use Change in Bureau of Reclamation Project: Irrigation to Domestic Use in Colorado (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Pecos River Lawsuit Filed - ESA Violations Alleged Against Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Shasta Lake Options Included in Reclamation's Scoping Report (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Navajo Reservoir FEIS Completed - Flow Recommendations and Authorized Purposes (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Growth Limits Based on Water Supply: Reclamation Exploratory Well (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

All-American Canal Lining Halted: 9th Circuit Injunction (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Reclamation Contract Awarded for Removal of Savage Rapids Dam (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

San Joaquin Settlement: Friant Dam Litigation by Harrison C. Dunning (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Colorado River Shortages: Reclamation Preferred Alternative (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

New Western Water Agenda: Opportunities for Action in an Era of Growth and Climate Change by MacDonnell & Fort (TWR #48: Feb. 15, 2008)

Tribal Water Sale: Tribes, Reclamation & Washington Partnership (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Georgia Water Battle: Corps Authorization Decision (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Groundwater Availability Modeling: The Texas Experience by Van Kelley, Robert Mace, and Neil Deeds (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Ongoing Implementation Concerns by Peter G. Scott (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Battle Creek Salmon & Steelhead Restoration Project Funded by Bureau of Reclamation (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

2009 Drought Water Bank in California: CDWR Facilitates Exchanges (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Lake Roosevelt Incremental Storage Release Project - Draft EA Released by Reclamation (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Reclamation Pumping in Central Valley (CA) - NOAA BiOp Finds Jeopardy and BiOp Appealed (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Tribal and Municipal Water Supply: Navajo-Gallup Project - Reclamation Report & EIS (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Desalination Pilot Run: Yuma Desalting Plant (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Colorado River Flows: Grand Canyon Experiment by Dept. of Interior (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers: Part II by Barbara Cosens (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

Area of Origin Reclamation Lawsuit (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

WaterSMART Initiative: Dept. of Interior Strategy (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery; New Federal Initiatives - EPA to Develop Guidance by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Klamath "Takings" - Ownership of Water Rights & the Bureau of Reclamation by David Moon (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Groundwater Withdrawal Limits in Washington: Emergency Rule Extended (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010

Klamath 2010 Operations Plan Released by Reclamation (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Water Efficiency - Reclamation "WaterSMART" Funding Opportunities (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant Pilot Program Started/ DROP 2 Storage Reservoir Celebration (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Restoring the San Joaquin River: Restoration Program Update & Status Report by Alicia Gasdick & Margaret Gidding (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights: Current Issues & Relevant Background by Robert T. Anderson (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Water Rights Retired in Nevada: Federal/State/Tribal Program (Newlands Project) (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Recaptured Water: San Joaquin River Restoration (Interim Flow Releases) (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Tribal Instream Rights: Important Settlement Reached on Klamath Basin Challenges by Douglas MacDougal (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Water Storage: Tribal Concerns Raised - Municipalities Purchase Reclamation Project by David Moon, Editor (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Storage Transfer Controversy: Tribal Nations & Local Interests Oppose the Transfer Agreement by David Moon, Editor (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Hydropower Potential: Bureau of Reclamation Facilities Report (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Tribal Issues in Oklahoma: Water Policy in Former Indian Territory-Chickasaw, Choctaw & Oklahoma (Sardis Reservoir) by Greetham (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Water Recycling/Reuse: Title XVI Funding Criteria Published by Reclamation (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Lease: Central Arizona Project Water to Municipality (Reclamation FONSI Issued) (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Climate Change Needs: Research for Long-Term Planning - Report Issued by Corps & Reclamation (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Hydropower/Electricity: DOI Assessment Report at Reclamation Facilities (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Yuma Desalting Plant: Reclamation Completes Pilot Run (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Indian Water Settlements: Outlook for the 112th Congress and Beyond by Ryan A. Smith (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Tribal Fish Accord Between Federal Agencies & Kalispel Tribe (Columbia Basin) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

BiOp Rejected Again: Columbia River Plan Found Arbitrary & Capricious (Specific Mitigation Plan Not Identified) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Water Treatment Innovations: Reclamation WaterSMART Awards Grants to California & Texas Study Projects (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Tribal Fish Accord Between Federal Agencies & Kalispel Tribe (Columbia Basin) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Basin of Origin Claim Denied by Federal Judge in California: Reclamation Prevails Over Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Lake Roosevelt Drawdown Upheld: Reclamation Project Approved by Ninth Circuit (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Colorado Basin Water: Demand & Supply Assessment by Reclamation - Phase 4 Initiated (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: 12th Biennial Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Northwest Water Banking: Meeting Instream and Out of Stream Water Needs in the Pacific Northwest by Cronin & Fowler (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Kalispel Tribe Agreement With Federal Agencies: Habitat & Fish Stocks in Columbia Basin (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Stored Water Release Planned to Supplement Klamath River Flows to Avoid Fish Kills: Reclamation Findings (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

San Joaquin River Restoration Program: Reclamation & CDWR Release Final PEIS/R (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Purchases of Reservoir Storage by Various Buyers in Colorado (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Crow Tribe Settlement Implementation - Reclamation Contracts on Irrigation and Municipal, Industrial & Rural System (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

WaterSMART Update (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Texas v. New Mexico - Texas Sues Over Water Deliveries Under the Rio Grande Compact (U.S. Supreme Court) (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Released by Reclamation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation - Comment Period Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Author's Reply (Yakima Water Plan) by Steve Malloch and Michael Garrity (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

North Platte Regulation to Protect Storage Rights in Wyoming: Priority Administration in Effect (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013

Agricultural Water Conservation Efficiency Grants - Bay Delta Restoration Program (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Republican River Compact Call in Nebraska: Bureau of Reclamation Responds to Nebraska DNR Order (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Interior Released FEIS on Klamath River Dam Removal & New Management Plan Dispute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Southern Nevada Water Authority Article: Low Winter Flows in the Colorado River & Projected Shortages (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Cooperative Watershed Management Program (WaterSMART): Reclamation Funding - Applications Sought (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Republican River Compact Compliance: Storage Releases by Nebraska (States Fail to Reach Future Access Agreement) (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

The "Fill Mead First" Proposal: Potential Legal Issues Under the Law of the River by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Water Banking Criteria Draft Released by Reclamation for Central Valley Project (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Klamath BiOp - Operations of Klamath Project Through 2023 Announced by Reclamation (NMFS & USFWS BiOp) (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Groundwater Banking Project: Reclamation Restoration Funds (San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act)(TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Reclamation Manual Policies and Directives and Standards Finalized by Bureau (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Acquavella Update: Washington's 36-Year Old Water Rights Adjudication Nears An End by Jeff Kray (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management & Drought: Lake Powell Releases to be Lowered Significantly by David Moon, Editor (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Arkansas Valley Conduit in Colorado: Regional Water Pipeline Project - Condensed/Edited from US Bureau of Reclamation Documents (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Tribal Water Study: Reclamation & the Colorado River Basin Tribes Partnership (Ten Tribes Partnership) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Groundwater/Surface Water Exchange Agreement Signed: Reclamation & Irrigation District (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Reclamation Developing Directive & Standard for Non-Agricultural Discharges Into Facilities (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Klamath Basin Coordinating Council Releases Third Annual Report (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Compact - Lawsuit Between Texas & New Mexico: U.S. Solicitor General's Brief Filed (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

GAO Report on Fed Agency Actions: Climate Change on Water Infrastructure (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

WaterSMART Funding by Reclamation for Reclaim & Reuse Projects in California (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Conservation Plan: Colorado River System Conservation Program Agreement (Reclamation & Municipal Water)(TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Increases Flow Releases - Lower Klamath River Supplement from Trinity Reservoir (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Lake Powell Releases: Water to Lake Mead Increased for Water Year 2015 (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West - The Hamilton Project Paper (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

High Flow Release: Glen Canyon Dam Innovative Protocol to Mimic Flood Conditions (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Aqueduct Transfer from Reclamation: Provo River Aqueduct to Provo River Water Users Ass'n (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Reverse Auction for Leasing Instream Flow in Washington (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Colorado River Moving Forward Phase 1 Report Released by Reclamation & Stakeholders (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

River Basin Studies Announced by Reclamation: Imbalance of Supply, Needs & Demands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Desalination and Water Purification Research Program - Funding from Reclamation Announced (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Released for Salmon by Reclamation - Injunction by Irrigation Districts Denied (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Santa Fe Basin in New Mexico: Reclamation Study Projects Water Shortfall (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Reservoir Evaporation Losses in the West Studied (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Groundwater Banking in California: San Joaquin Restoration Program (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Groundwater Recharge Banking Program: San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft EA/IS (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Lake Mead Threat: Arizona’s Senator Secures Interior Commitment Regarding Stored Water (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

“Estimating Watershed Degradation Over the Last Century and its Impact on Water-Treatment Costs for the World’s Large Cities” (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Spotted Frog ESA Agreement Reached in Oregon: Temporary Boost in Flows & Long-Term Plan Consultation (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

BURNBACK CAPACITY:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

BURN SEVERITY:

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

"BUY-AND-DRY" TRANSFERS:

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Colorado Water Plan Draft Released (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Water Plan Released in Colorado: Water Supply Strategies (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

2017 Water Market Outlook and Alternative Water Transfers in Colorado Reports Released (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

"BYPASS CALL":

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

 

BYPASS CHANNEL:

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BYPASS FLOW (see also EASEMENTS):

Bypass Flow Upheld/Fishery (TU, et al. v. US Dept. of Agriculture, et al.) (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Bypass Flows - USFS Policy Change in Colorado (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

BY-PRODUCTS:

Oil & Gas Effluent Pretreatment Standards Established by EPA for Extraction Category (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

CAFOs (CONFINED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS):

EPA's CAFO Rules: Second Circuit Holding (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

CAFO Ruling in 2nd Circuit (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Nebraska CAFOs: Clean Water Act Penalty (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

CAFO Permits Deadline Extended (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Federal CAFO Rules: Proposed NPDES Revisions by EPA (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

CAFO Compliance Extension for EPA Proposal (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

CAFO Compliance: EPA Deadlines Extended (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

CAFO Options Proposed by EPA (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

CAFO Violations Lead to EPA Enforcement Actions in Texas (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

CAFO Cease and Desist in Texas: Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

CAFO Requirements: EPA Rule Finalized (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Cease & Desist Order for CWA Violations in Oklahoma (Compost Facility/Animal Wastes) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: EPA Issues New Action Plan by Tyson Kade and John Iani (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

CAFO Violations: EPA Enforcement Actions in the Midwest (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

CAFO Regulations: EPA Releases Implementations Guidance Document (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

CAFO Discharges in Idaho (EPA Order - Simplot Cattle Feeding Company (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Dairy Manure Runoff Focus: CAFO(s) in Santa Ana Basin Face EPA Orders (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

CAFO(s) Report Proposal: Settlement Results in Operational Information Reports (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Exempt Well Decision in Washington: Stockwater Exemption Unlimited (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

CAFO Permit Technical Manual Released by EPA (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

CAFOs Permit Manual & Nutrient Management (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

CAFO Reporting Rules: EPA Withdrawal and Revisions (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) and CEQA EXEMPTIONS:

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

California Groundwater Regulation - Into the Trenches: An Early Assessment of California’s New Groundwater Legislation by David Aladjem (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Measuring & Reporting in California: Diversion Regulations Adopted (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

CalFED:

CalFED Bill Signed: Funding and Restoration/Storage Projects (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

CALFED Grants for Urban & Agriculture Efficiency (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

 

CALIFORNIA AQUEDUCT:

San Joaquin Sinking: NASA Subsidence Study (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CALIFORNIA WATER LAW and WATER QUALITY:

Groundwater Rights in Blended Basins: Storage, Ownership, Overdraft & Takings by Kevin O'Brien (TWR #3: May 15, 2004)

Statewide Aquatic Herbicide Permit - California (Headwaters, Inc. v. Talent Irrigation District response) (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Public Drinking Water Contamination by Michael Axline and Duane Miller (TWR #5: July 15, 2004)

Water Purchases - California DWR Dry Year Program (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

California DWR Water Use Efficiency (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Friant Dam and San Joaquin River Fisheries Restoration: Reasonable Remedies? by Christopher H. Calfee (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

Water Quality and Logging: California Water Agency Authority Upheld (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Final California Water Plan Update 2005 (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Mixing Zones - An Overview of Some Western States by Gregg Bryden (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Bay Area Water Rights: Water Quality & Minimum Flows in California (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Desalinization Program Recommendations from California DWR (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Stormwater Panel: Feasibility of Numeric Effluent Limits Applicable to Stormwater Discharges (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

California Drinking Water Standard: Perchlorate (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

San Joaquin Settlement: Friant Dam Litigation by Harrison C. Dunning (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Endangered Species Act "Take" Alleged: Lawsuit Filed Against California DWR (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Water Privatization: Court Voids Stockton Contract (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Untapping Tribal Waters: Tribal Water Marketing Expanding by Clay J. Landry and Christina Quinn (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Water Use Efficiency - Reclamation Report for California (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Water Rights Fees Overturned in California Court Decision (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

California Water Rights Fees: Regulations Overturned by Kristin Castaños, Somach, Simmons & Dunn (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Colorado River Agreement & Southern California Water by William Hasencamp (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Oil Spill Settlement in California (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Reduction Approved for Drought Response (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Groundwater Decision in California: Oil Wastewater Pollution (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Nutrient Numeric Endpoints: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time? by Jeremy N. Jungreis and Scott Thomas (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

California 303(d) List: EPA Final Decision (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Chinatown Revisited: Owens River Instream Flow Agreement (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Response to "Nutrient Numeric Endpoints: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time?" (Jungreis & Thomas, TWR #42) by Dr. Jonathan Butcher and Cynthia Gorham-Test (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges from Dams: Clean Water Act & Nuisance Lawsuits (Klamath River) (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

New Perchlorate Rule in California: Maximum Contaminant Level (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Stormwater and Wastewater Fines Levied on Boeing (California) (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Superfund Settlement: Groundwater Contamination in California (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

California Water Market: Metropolitan Water District Authorizes Water Rights Purchases (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Delta Smelt Order in California and Water Supply Impacts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Wetlands Restoration: Irrigation District Purchases Land for Delta Smelt and Other Species Recovery (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

California Water Plan Update 2009 Comments Sought (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

California Water Plan Workshops Scheduled (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

California State Water Project Water Deliveries: Snowpack Normal But Deliveries Bottlenecked by Delta Smelt Order (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

California SWRCB Seeks Comments on Draft Baseline Enforcement Report (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

CALFED Grants for Urban & Agriculture Efficiency (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Delta Smelt Endangered Species Act Ruling (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

The Peripheral Canal: San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary Proposals by Dante Nomellini (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Drought Actions in California: Water Transfers and Exchanges (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Water Quality Ruling on Authority of California & FERC - Klamath Dams (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Battle Creek Salmon & Steelhead Restoration Project Funded by Bureau of Reclamation (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Peripheral Canal Reports Released: Delta Vision & PPIC (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

2009 Drought Water Bank in California: CDWR Facilitates Exchanges (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

California Environmental Enforcement: NRDC Report on Oversight (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Water Legislation Options Identified in California: California Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) Report (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Climate Change: California Department of Water Resources White Paper (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Groundwater Replenishment & Water Reuse: Orange County California's Water Purification and Reuse Project by Michael R. Markus (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Efficient Water Management Survey Released by the Agricultural Water Management Council of California (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Response to Drought in California: Federal Drought Action Team (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Water Quality Data: Monitoring & Assessment Recommendations in California (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Sacramento River Fall Chinook Population: Study on Potential Causes of Decline (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Urban Runoff Reuse: Climate Change Measure Proposed in California (Hearing June 17) (TWR #64, Water Briefs: June 15, 2009)

Reclamation Pumping in Central Valley (CA) - NOAA BiOp Finds Jeopardy and BiOp Appealed(TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Pesticide Restriction in California: EPA Settlement Proposal in SF Bay Area (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Aquifer Study in California: Groundwater Availability in Central Valley (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Stormwater Permits in California: Construction General Permit Adopted (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Recycled Wastewater Disposal: Santa Margarita River Case in California (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

SUPERFUND Settlement: $21 Million Contaminated Groundwater Cleanup System (EPA & Northrop Grumman) (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Graywater Code in California: New Standards Adopted (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

California Storm Water Regulation: State Intensifies Regulation of Runoff from Construction Sites by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Interim Flows - Friant Dam Releases (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Reclamation Found Liable - Breach of Contract and "Takings" Decision (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Dam Removal: Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement Announced (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Critical Habitat Designated by NOAA for Green Sturgeon in California & Oregon (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Oregon Governor Calls for Mining Withdrawal and Federal Lands Protection (Suction Dredging) (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Water Right Leases in California: Scott River Water Trust (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Stormwater Discharge: EPA "Ports Initiative" - San Joaquin River Agreement (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

California Water Myths Dispelled: Study Released (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

California Bay-Delta "Interim Federal Action Plan" Released (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Construction Stormwater BMPs: California Handbook Developed by California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Colorado River: Quantification Settlement Agreement Invalidated (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

NPDES Enforcement Annual Report Released in California (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Area of Origin Reclamation Lawsuit (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Electronic Water Rights Information Management System (Database) in California (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Conservation Report on Agricultural Innovations in California (California Farm Water Success Stories: Report & Video) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Klamath Settlement: Formal Agreements Signed (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Instream Flow Program Annual Report for 2009: California Fish & Game Department (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Groundwater System in California: Legislative Analyst's Office Report Released (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Water Conservation in California: State Water Resources Plan Released (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Klamath River TMDL: California Action Plan Approved (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Klamath 2010 Operations Plan Released by Reclamation (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant Pilot Program Started/ DROP 2 Storage Reservoir Celebration (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Restoring the San Joaquin River: Restoration Program Update & Status Report by Alicia Gasdick & Margaret Gidding (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Delta Smelt Decline: New Study Blames Nutrient Pollution (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

California Water Regulation: Farm Bureau Challenges State Fish & Game Department Authority by Joseph M. Carpenter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Instream Flow Policy in California: Water Quality Control Policy by SWRCB (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Recaptured Water: San Joaquin River Restoration (Interim Flow Releases) (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Enforcement Report Released by California State Water Resources Board (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

California Drought Contingency Plan (Draft) - Climate Change Impacts (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

San Joaquin Fish Restoration Regulations Streamlined (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Delta Flow Criteria: Draft Advisory Report Released (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Water Reuse California Legislation Passed: Recycled Water to Supplement Supplies (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

California Natural Resources Agency Releases Second State of the State's Wetlands Report (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Fish Restoration Program in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta & Suisun Marsh: Departments Agreement Signed (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Stormwater General Construction Permits in California: Change to "Legally Responsible Person" (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Klamath TMDLs: California Plan Approved - Oregon TMDLs Upcoming (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Surface Storage Investigations Progress Report Released by California Division of Water Resources (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Right Fees - Supreme Court Decision in California (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

"The Reasonable Use Doctrine and Agricultural Water Use Efficiency" - California's Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Tissue Monitoring: California Data Exchange Network (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Water Sharing Strategies for Ag/Urban/Enviro in the West: Western States Council Report with CSU's Water Institute (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

"The Reasonable Use Doctrine & Agricultural Water Use Efficiency" - California Report (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Enforcement Report (2010) for State Water Resources Control Board of California Released (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Water Treatment Innovations: Reclamation WaterSMART Awards Grants to California & Texas Study Projects (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Basin of Origin Claim Denied by Federal Judge in California: Reclamation Prevails Over Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Suction Dredge Mining Moratorium in California Extended to 2016 (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan: Schedule for Effects Analysis & EIS/EIR (June 2012) (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

National Research Council's Report Released: "A Review of the Use of Science and Adaptive Management in California's Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan" (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

California Water District's Conservation Rebate Programs (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Delta Smelt Rulings in California's Bay-Delta: BiOp Remanded and Injunction Issued Blocking USFWS Proposal (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Dairy Manure Runoff Focus: CAFO(s) in Santa Ana Basin Face EPA Orders (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Polluted Waters List: 303(d) List Submitted by California (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Groundwater Management Activities Survey in California (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights Settlement Funding Announced-Soboba of Luiseño Indians Settlement Act ($21 Million in California)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

CAL/EPA 2010 Enforcement Report Released in California (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

"Taking" Decision in US Court of Federal Claims (Beneficial Use & Damages) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Industrial Stormwater Permitting: Status and Trends in Western States by Gregg Bryden (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Secret Society - Shadow Government Alleged in California (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Western States' Water Planning: The Best Laid Plans - Water Planning in Uncertain Times by Janet Neuman (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Corps Levee Policy on Vegetation Removal: CDFG Files Suit Against Removal Requirement (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Suction Dredge Mining Halted in California - Governor Continues Moratorium (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup at Superfund Site in Los Angeles: $6 Million Settlement (Drinking Water Protection) (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Agricultural Water Measurement Regulation: Final Regulations Adopted in California (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup: Commingled Treatment System at California Superfund Site (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Inland Empire Groundwater: USGS Groundwater Quality Study - Nitrates & Perchlorates (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Stored Water Release Planned to Supplement Klamath River Flows to Avoid Fish Kills: Reclamation Findings (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

San Joaquin River Restoration Program: Reclamation & CDWR Release Final PEIS/R (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Tunnels Planned for Bay Delta Conservation Plan - Supply/Restoration of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Ecosystem (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Groundwater Reserves Proposal: Study Released on Water Supply & Climate Change for California (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Stockpond/Reservoir Permits: Enforcement Effort by the California Water Resources Board (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Action Plan Released by EPA (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Improving Water Right Enforcement Authority, California Bay-Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Desalination Plant - Proposed Purchase Agreement Signed (San Diego County Water Authority & Poseidon Resources (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

"Right to Water" Legislation Signed in California by Governor Brown (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Instream Water Rights in California: Tribes Criticize USFS' Endangered Species Act Inaction (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Fracking Lawsuit in California - Enforcement Issue Regarding Existing Law (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Chinatown Revisited: Water Waste Suit Filed by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

California’s Water-Energy Nexus: Pathways to Implementation - White Paper by Governor's Climate Action Team (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Storage to Retention: Expanding California’s Options for Meeting Its Water Needs - Roundtable on Water & Food Supply (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Delta Stewardship Council Posts the Delta Plan Final Draft in California (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Perchlorate Site Cleanup & Groundwater Investigation by EPA in California (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

California’s Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012 (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Klamath Restoration Agreement - Settlement Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Stormwater Ruling from US Supreme Court - Transfer of Polluted Water Not "Discharge" Under CWA (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation - Comment Period Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Klamath Dam Removal Overview Report (Interior): An Assessment of Science and Technical Information Released (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Contaminated Sources for Drinking Water Supply - California Report (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

California Small MS4s Regulation: State Adopts New Stormwater Regulations & Expands Program by Wendy Manley (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Deliveries: Reduced Pumping & Endangered Species Act Issues (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March15, 2013)

Bay Delta Plan: Drafts of Conservation Plan Released in California (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Cleanup Settlement at Goodrich Superfund Site in California (EPA): TCA & Perchlorate (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Use in California's Central Valley: Mixed Results After Decades of Groundwater Banking by Jennifer Spaletta (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Risks Lawsuit in California: BLM Leases & NEPA Review (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

California Water Rights Atlas Unveiled by Resource Renewal Institute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Interior Released FEIS on Klamath River Dam Removal & New Management Plan Dispute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Colorado River Diversion for the Salton Sea: Reclamation Requests Payback from Imperial Valley Irrigation District (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Water Transfers Push in California: Governor's Order to Streamline Process (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Water Banking Criteria Draft Released by Reclamation for Central Valley Project (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Groundwater Banking Project: Reclamation Restoration Funds (San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act)(TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Draft Economic Report on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Fracking Studies Announced by BLM for Public Lands in California (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

California's Freshwater Nutrient Numeric Endpoint (NNE) Approach: Re-evaluating the Santa Margarita River Case Study by Thomas, Gindlesperger & Barnard (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Mono Lake Settlement in California Addresses Tributary Streamflows & Other Actions (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Rights Determination: Agency Authority in Enforcement Actions in California (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

California Water Plan Update 2013 Draft Volume Released: The Strategic Plan - Volume 1 (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Arizona v. California Digital Collection Debuted at William A. Wise Law Library (CU) (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Workplan Concept Paper Discussion Draft Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Fracking Regulations Rulemaking Proposed in California (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Land Subsidence From Groundwater Pumping: San Joaquin Valley USGS Report Released (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Water & Land Use Assessment Tool: California's Locally Adaptable Tool (Water & Stormwater Impacts) by Patterson, Hinds & Lassiter (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Drought Management in California - Emphasis on Water Transfers (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Instream Transfers in California: Leasing Water to Enhance Environmental Flows (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Fracking Resolution Passes in San Francisco Urging Halt Due to Threats (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

California Water Action Plan Released (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Water Rates Ruling in California: Colorado River Aqueduct Overcharges (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Decision: Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Plan of Protection for Delta Smelt (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Enforcement Report of 2013 Actions Released by California State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Superfund Cleanup in Humboldt Bay Pulp Mill Site in California (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

California's New Industrial Storm Water Permit by Wendy L. Manley, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Instream Flow: Irrigators' and Water Trust's Augmentation Agreement in California (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Declines to Review Los Angeles Rivers Stormwater Runoff Case (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Sustainable Groundwater Management Report Released by California Water Foundation (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Land Subsidence and Groundwater Replenishment in California (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Public Trust Doctrine Decision in California: Groundwater Regulation to Protect Rivers (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Sewage Discharges: CWA Settlement for East Bay Communities in California (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Water Rights Study in California: State Over Allocation - Overhaul Proposed (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Drought Curtailments in California: Temporary Curtailment Liftings Possible (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Water Conservation in California: Urban Water Use During Drought (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Marijuana & Water Use: Illegal Farms Impact Coho Salmon in Northern California & Southern Oregon (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

California Drought: Use/Conservation Figures Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Integrating Storage in California's Changing Water System: Storage and Water Management Report (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Dry Year Program Report & Recommendations for California’s Water Rights Priority System (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in Drought: Steep Decline in Conservation in California (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Fracking Ban in California?: Wastewater Injections Disclosed & Governor Petitioned (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015) The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in California: State Water Board Issues Expanded Emergency Regulation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Purchases: Metropolitan Water District’s Board Authorizes $71 Million for Ag Water Transfers & Promotes Conservation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

California Groundwater Regulation - Into the Trenches: An Early Assessment of California’s New Groundwater Legislation by David Aladjem (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Groundwater Management Program Website Announced in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Urban Water Conservation in Southern California: Encouraging Conservation Through Tradeable Allocations & Market Mechanisms by Bond, Motlow, Steely, Wang & Libecap (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Conservation Program Expanded: MWD of Southern California Adopts in Face of Drought (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

“California Climate & Science Data for Water Resources Management” Released by CDWR (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Curtailment Support in California - Court Ruling in State’s Favor on Enforcement (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Civil Penalty for Unauthorized Diversion/Use in California: $1.5 million Fine Issued for Water District (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Drought Compliance in California: Urban Use Reduced By 27% (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Rate Case Award for Illegal Water Rates: $188 Million in Damages (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

San Joaquin Sinking: NASA Subsidence Study (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

California Water Policy Challenge by Imagine H2O - Water Innovation Contest (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Released for Salmon by Reclamation - Injunction by Irrigation Districts Denied (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Turf & Toilets Rebate Programs in California (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Muni-to-Farm Water in California: North Valley Recycled Water Program (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Setting Measurable Objectives to Achieve Sustainable Groundwater Management in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Agency Enforcement - Drought Measures in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Roundup/Glyphosate Classified "Carcinogenic" by California’s EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water Enforcement in California: Conservation & Regulation (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Strategy to Optimize Resource Management of Storm Water in California (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Adjudication: Legislative Reform Passed in California (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Stormwater Lawsuit: Oakland Sues Monsanto Over PCBs (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Stormwater Policy in California: New Strategy Considered (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Fishery Regulations in California: Information Order & Potential Fines For Noncompliance (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Santa Monica Bay: 2015 State of the Bay Report Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

An Evaluation of California’s Adjudicated Groundwater Basins - Report by UC Santa Cruz for California SWRCB (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Cropland Recharge in California: Groundwater Recharge for Overdraft (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Groundwater Recharge Banking Program: San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft EA/IS (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

A Practitioner’s Guide to Instream Flow Transactions in California Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Dam Removal: New Klamath River Agreements Signed (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Found Liable for $8.9 Million in Attorney's Fees in Rate Case (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Designing Effective Groundwater Sustainability Agencies: Criteria for Evaluation of Local Governance Options (CA) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Regulations Replaced With “Stress Test” Approach in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Water Quality Enforcement Policy: California's Proposed Amendments (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

“Estimating Watershed Degradation Over the Last Century and its Impact on Water-Treatment Costs for the World’s Large Cities” (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Supply "Stress Tests" by Water Suppliers: California SWRCB Reviews (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Flow Requirements for Salinity & Instream Flows for the San Joaquin - Draft Proposal in California (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Chromium 6 Pollution & Drinking Water Concerns in US: Analysis Released by the Environmental Working Group (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

“An Evaluation of California’s Special Act Groundwater Districts” Report by California State Water Board (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Recharge and Wastewater Treatment Project (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water Reuse Plan: Advanced Treatment & Potable Water Reuse in San Diego (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

"CALL" for Water (see also Delivery Calls & Water Rights):

Klamath Adjudication - The Judicial Phase Begins: New Era in Oregon's Contentious Water History by MacDougal, Orford & Timmons (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Instream Use Change: Irrigation to Instream Transfer in Nevada Approved by State Engineer (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Preferences During Shortage Rejected in Texas - "Senior" Water Rights Protected (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Instream Flow Rights Decision in Colorado: State Agency Authority Upheld - Policy of Preserving Natural Environment (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Regulation: Time Immemorial Instream Rights of Tribes Protected (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Sustainable Water Use: Historic Purchase to Preserve Basin Integrity (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water Banking & Storage Agreement Between SNWA and MWD Supplements California Supplies During Drought (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement Agreement Approved by Navajo Nation Council (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

CANADIAN WATER RIGHTS and INTERNATIONAL ISSUES (see also JURISDICTION and MEXICO/CANADA WATER RIGHTS):

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers: Part II by Barbara Cosens (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

CERCLA Citizen Suits Provisions: "Prevailing" Party Determination - The Award of Fees & Costs in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd. by Du Bey, Clark & Weir (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Transboundary Pollution Case Continues - Agreement Conceding Liability Reached Just Before Trial (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens, UI Law School (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Transboundary Case (Pakootas v. Teck) - Pollution Liability Under U.S. Law (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Keystone XL Pipeline - EPA Raises Objections (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Aboriginal Title Decision in Canada: Implementation of Natural Resource and Energy Policy (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Shared Responsibility: Governing the Use of Water & Related Resources in the International Columbia River Basin Through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CANAL LINING:

"Conserved Water" Statute in Oregon: Change in Use from Irrigation to Instream Flow Approved (Canal Lining) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

 

"CAN and WILL" (See also SPECULATION):

Speculation Decision by Colorado Supreme Court:: "Can and Will" Requirements Clarified (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CANCER RISK RATES:

Fish Consumption Rate: Water Quality Standards Proposed in Washington State (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rule & Toxics Standards Proposal for Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rate in Washington: EPA Proposes Human Health Criteria Rule (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CARCINOGEN CLASSIFICATION:

Roundup/Glyphosate Classified "Carcinogenic" by California’s EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

"CANDIDATE SPECIES":

ESA Workplan: USFWS & Plaintiffs' Reach Agreement (Center for Biological Diversity & WildEarth Guardians) (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

 

CANCELLATIONS: See FORFEITURE or ABANDONMENT

 

CANOPY CLOSURE:

California's Freshwater Nutrient Numeric Endpoint (NNE) Approach: Re-evaluating the Santa Margarita River Case Study by Thomas, Gindlesperger & Barnard (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

CAPABILITIES ASSESSMENT:

"Western State Water Program Capabilities Assessment Survey Report" Released by Western States Water Council (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

CAPITAL COSTS:

Texas Water Plan/Management Strategies: 2017 Plan Released (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

CAPITAL INVESTMENT & IMPROVEMENT:

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Green Infrastructure Guidance Announced by WRF: Capital Improvement Project Delivery Methods & Incentives (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

CAPPED PRODUCTION:

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

CAPPING & DREDGING:

Portland Harbor Final Cleanup Plan - Record of Decision Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CARBON SEQUESTRATION/CARBON STORAGE:

Carbon Sequestration Injection Project in Arizona: West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Geologic Sequestration: Carbon Dioxide Injection - EPA Seeking Comments (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Climate Change: Dept. of the Interior Strategy/Order (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General Signup (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Rivers and Carbon - USGS Study (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

 

CARCINOGENS:

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Water Quality Monitoring Report Released by Izaak Walton League of America: Haphazard & Limited (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

CAREY ACT:

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

 

"CARRIER" WATER or CARRIAGE WATER:

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CASING WELLS:

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Fracking & Drinking Water Sources: Stanford Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources by Rob Jordan (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CATEGORICAL EXEMPTIONS:

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

“CATEGORICAL TAKING”:

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CAUSAL ANALYSIS/CAUSATION:

Stream Contamination Diagnostic Tool (EPA): Causal Analysis/Diagnosis Decision Information System (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Federal ESA Decisions: Return of Sweet Home in Texas Whooping Crane Case by Richardson, Weinberg, Wang & Fansler (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

 

CENSUS - WATER CENSUS:

Progress Toward Establishing a National Assessment of Water Availability and Use - Interior Water Census (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

National Water Census: USGS & Stakeholders Give Congressional Briefing (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

 

CERTAINTY:

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CENTRAL ARIZONA PROJECT:

Arizona Water Settlement Approved by Congress (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Southwest Water Decisions: Arizona Water Settlements Act, Indian Reserved Rights, Adjudications by McGinnis & Alberts (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Reclaimed Water: Bureau of Reclamation FONSI in Arizona (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Phoenix Water Planning: Water Resources Plan - The 2005 Update by Tom Buschatzke (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona by Eden, Glennon, Ker, Libecap, Megdal & Shipman (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Tribal Water Lease: Central Arizona Project Water to Municipality (Reclamation FONSI Issued) (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

The "Fill Mead First" Proposal: Potential Legal Issues Under the Law of the River by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Aquifer Recharge - Water Banking Paper by Arizona WRRC (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Proposed Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Water in the Central Arizona Project (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CENTRALIZED SERVICE AREA:

Aquifer Recharge and Wastewater Treatment Project (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT:

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Water Banking Criteria Draft Released by Reclamation for Central Valley Project (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Draft Economic Report on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Increases Flow Releases - Lower Klamath River Supplement from Trinity Reservoir (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

CERCLA (see also Superfund):

Upper Columbia River Contamination: Transboundary Application of CERCLA by Du Bey, Ulick Rosenthal & Clark (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

2005 Sediments Conference by Laura Kennedy (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Superfund Lien: Past Cleanup Costs (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Hazardous Waste - California CERCLA Settlement (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

Hanford Superfund Site Update by Ken Niles, Assistant Director, Oregon Department of Energy (TWR #23, Jan. 15, 2006)

Mining Megasite Cleanup: CERCLA Remedies Adapt to Circumstances in Butte, Montana by Angela Frandsen (TWR #26: April 15, 2006)

Hanford Site Five-Year CERCLA Review (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

International Agreement with Canada: Transboundary CERCLA Settlement (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

CERCLA Test: "Substantial Continuity" and Successor Liability Ruling (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Superfund Cleanup Deadline: Stipulated Penalty of $358,000 (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Superfund Liabilities and Liability Apportionment Decision by 9th Circuit (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Wood Waste & Water: Washington State's New Wood Waste Cleanup Push by Thiele, Steding & Hermann (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

CERCLA Liability: Ninth Circuit Accepts "Divisible Harm" as a Defense by Brien J. Flanagan and Carson Bowler (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Good Samaritan Settlement Agreements: CERCLA Tool for Mine Cleanup (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Migrating Plume in Arizona: EPA Groundwater Order (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

US Held as Potentially Responsible Party under CERCLA on Tribal Trust Land (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Contaminated Sediments Update: Conference Links Law, Science & Public Policy by Heather Brunelle and Cindy Ryals (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Superfund Success: Restoration Project in Montana (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Superfund Settlement: $187 Million River Cleanup (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

CERCLA-NRDA Restoration: Ecocredits/Liability Coverage for Duwamish River Sites by Scott Lockert (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

SUPERFUND Liability: "Arranged for Disposal" and PRP(s) - Supreme Court Victory for Shell Oil Company (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Navajo Nation Lauded: Environmental Protection and Leadership (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Tribal Jurisdiction: Damage Claims Dismissed in Oklahoma AG's Poultry Lawsuit (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Tribal Liability: Decision Holds No CERCLA Liability Against Tribes in Transboundary Case (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Ammonia Spills in Nebraska & Kansas: $3.65 Million Clean Water Act Penalty (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

SUPERFUND Settlement: $21 Million Contaminated Groundwater Cleanup System (EPA & Northrop Grumman) (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

CERCLA Citizen Suits Provisions: "Prevailing" Party Determination - The Award of Fees & Costs in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd. by Du Bey, Clark & Weir (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Transboundary Case (Pakootas v. Teck) - Pollution Liability Under U.S. Law (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CERTIFICATE of WATER RIGHT or Water Right Certificates:

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

CERTIFICATION - ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES:

Salmon Safe Certification: Golf Course Assessment Leads to Certification for Tribal Course (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

 

CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCES:

Water Right Nonuse: Historical Beneficial Consumptive Use in Change Proceedings in Colorado (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

 

CHANGE of Water Rights (see also TRANSFERS):

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Nuclear Power Water Right Change Applications Approved in Utah (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Speculation & Fracking: Transfer/Change Request Opposed in New Mexico (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Right Nonuse: Historical Beneficial Consumptive Use in Change Proceedings in Colorado (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nuclear Water Rights: Transfers From Irrigation Use to Nuclear Power Upheld by Appeals Court (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CHANNEL DYNAMICS:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

CHANNEL MIGRATION:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

CHEMICAL FEEDSTOCKS:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“CHEMICAL WASTE”:

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

CHESAPEAKE BAY:

Dead Zones in Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay: NOAA Predictions for 2014 (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

 

CHEVRON DEFERENCE (see also AGENCY DEFERENCE):

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CHECKERBOARD OWNERSHIP:

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

 

CHLORINATION:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CHLORINE:

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

CHOICE OF LAW:

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CHROMIUM 6 (HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM):
Chromium 6 Pollution & Drinking Water Concerns in US: Analysis Released by the Environmental Working Group (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

CIENAGA DE SANTA CLARA (see also Yuma Desalting Plant and Colorado River):

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

 

CISTERNS:

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CITIZEN SUITS:

Columbia River Discharges - Clean Water Act Citizen Suit (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Upper Columbia River Contamination: Transboundary Application of CERCLA by Du Bey, Ulick Rosenthal & Clark (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suits - The Plaintiff's Perspective: Liability is "Strict" - What's Left to Discuss? by Michael Chappell (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Litigation: Avoiding and Responding to Third-Party Lawsuits by Jeff Kray & Meline MacCurdy (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

CERCLA Citizen Suits Provisions: "Prevailing" Party Determination - The Award of Fees & Costs in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd. by Du Bey, Clark & Weir (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Transboundary Case (Pakootas v. Teck) - Pollution Liability Under U.S. Law (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Citizen Suits Under Clean Water Act - "Diligent Prosecution" Bars Clarified by 9th Circuit (Knee Deep Cited)(TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suit in Colorado - South Platte Pollution (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS:

Water Quality Monitoring Report Released by Izaak Walton League of America: Haphazard & Limited (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

CLAIMS EXAMINATION:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

CLAIMS PRECLUSION / CLAIM PRECLUSION DOCTRINE:

Former Decree Precludes San Carlos Apache Tribe's Claims in Gila Adjudication in Arizona (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CLEAN POWER PLAN:

The Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Electricity Generation and Water Use in Texas (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

 

CLEAN UP COSTS:

Oil Spill Settlement in the Midwest: Clean Water Act & Pipeline Operations Result in Massive Settlement (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

CLEANUP DRIVERS:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CLEAN WATER ACT (see also NPDES):

Waterway-To-Waterway Transference: NPDES Permit Requirements and the Miccosukee Case by Rick Glick (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Oregon Water Quality Standards: National Model for Fisheries by Mary Lou Souscia (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Stormwater Penalty: EPA Enforcement (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Gold Mine Water Pollution in Montana (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Coalbed Methane Extraction: Newfound Impacts and Water Quality Mitigation by Tom Darin (TWR #3: May 15, 2004)

Stormwater Penality Issued Against Wal-Mart: $3.1 Million Fine  (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Columbia River Discharges - Clean Water Act Citizen Suit (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Clean Water Act Settlement - Navajo Nation (San Juan River) TWR #6, Water Briefs

Groundwater Consent Decree - Contamination by US Army (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Montana Water Law Update by David C. Moon (TWR #11: Jan. 15, 2005)

Hydroelectric Relicensing and the Clean Water Act by David C. Moon (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

Endangered Species Act Update: Summary of the 12th Annual ESA Conference by Greg D. Corbin (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

Coalbed Methane General Permit Held Illegal in Wyoming (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Water Quality Database (EPA) (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Violation - Industrial Wastewater (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - NPDES Violations (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Clean Water Decision Regarding Costs of Compliance (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

CWA Public Notice: General Permits (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

CWA Penalty and Settlement: Oil Spill Response (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Fine - Wetlands Dumping (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

Nonpoint Sources - Arizona Grants (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

State NPDES Authority: NPDES Program Vacated in Arizona (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Nebraska CAFOs: Clean Water Act Penalty (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Interstate Water Quality Battle: Oklahoma v. Poultry (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Cases Accepted by US Supreme Court (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Fine for Inaccurate Reporting (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

Wetlands and the Clean Water Act: Rapanos, Carabell and the Limits of Federal Jurisdiction by Bleichfeld, Collinson & Mills (TWR #24: February 15, 2006)

Water Quality and Temperature Trading: Regulatory Innovation in the Tualatin Basin by Bruce Cordon (TWR #24: February 15, 2006)

Water Quality Litigation: Oregon's "State-of-the-Art" Water Quality Standards Challenge by Richard M. Glick (TWR #24: February 15, 2006)

Tribal Clean Water Act Grants: EPA Guideline Published (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

CWA & ESA Intersections - Water Quality & ESA Section 7: Northwest Examples by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

The ESA & CWA Delegation: Defenders of Wildlife V. EPA by David Light (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Use Attainability Analysis: Friend or Foe? by John Spencer and Tom Dupuis, CH2M Hill (TWR #27: May 15, 2006)

Interstate Water Quality: Coalbed Methane Conflict Between Wyoming and Montana (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

NPDES Authority Challenged in Washington: Stormwater & Point Sources (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

State Authority & Hydropower: Supreme Court Affirms State Authority (S.D. Warren v. Maine) by Richard M. Glick (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Mixing Zones - An Overview of Some Western States by Gregg Bryden (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Clean Water Act Violations: Settlement Reached on Oil Spill on Warm Springs Reservation (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Stormwater Settlement: Idaho Highway Construction Results in Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Clean Water Act Wetlands Jurisdiction: US Supreme Court Rules on Rapanos & Carabell by Jennie Bricker (TWR #29: July 15, 2006)

Supreme Court Decides Wetlands Cases Rapanos & Carabell by Roderick Walston (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Wetlands Enforcement: Agriculture Exemption Limits (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Mercury Contamination: A West Coast Perspective by Katherine Futornick, Gary Bigham, and Betsy Henry (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Hydroelectric Relicensing Decision: Skokomish Case Limits FERC Authority by David Moon (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Wetlands Case: 9th Circuit Issues Post-Rapanos Decision (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Nationwide Section 404 Permits (Clean Water Act): Corps of Engineers Proposal (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

New Regulations for Ballast Water Ordered (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Tribal Clean Water Act Authority: Water Quality Designation in California (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

State NPDES Programs & ESA Consultation: Federal Court Rejects Argument ESA Consultation Required by Morford & Ginsberg (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

National Forest Activities: Gold Mining Decision Has Wide Implications by David Moon (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Wetland Mitigation: Evaluating Clean Water Act Projects in California (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Stormwater Pollution Order on Industrial Runoff in California (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

NPDES Permits & Water Transfers: Post-Miccosukee Court in Florida Finds NPDES Permit Necessary by Richard M. Glick (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Settlement: Wetlands Preservation & Enhancement (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Water Transfers and the Clean Water Act by Rick Glick (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Klamath Dams - Agency Fish Passage Mandates Finalized (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

ESA & CWA: Endangered Species Act Influences on EPA's Clean Water Act Programs (The Washington State Example) by Palmer (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Corps Dredging Regulation: District Court Strikes Down Tulloch II Dredging Rule by Steve Richardson and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Authority Approved for Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Violation: Negotiated Settlement in Alaska (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Mercury Listing - EPA Guidance (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Wetlands Permits - Corps of Engineers Revises Nationwide Permits (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Elwha River Dam Removal: CWA Permit Issued (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Municipal Stormwater: An Overview of Current Regulation and Management by Misha Vakoc (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Oil Spill Settlement in California (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Limits ESA: National Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife by Richard M. Glick and Lindsay Eyler (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Nutrient Numeric Endpoints: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time? by Jeremy N. Jungreis and Scott Thomas (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

City/EPA Settlement for Wastewater Treatment Violations (CWA) (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

CAFO Compliance: EPA Deadlines Extended (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Response to "Nutrient Numeric Endpoints: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time?" (Jungreis & Thomas, TWR #42) by Dr. Jonathan Butcher and Cynthia Gorham-Test (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Watershed-Based NPDES Permitting Technical Guidance Issued by EPA (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Pipeline Releases Ammonia: Criminal CWA Penalty of $1 Million (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Water Quality Trading Toolkit Released by EPA (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Utah Nonpoint Source Grant Program: Why Is It Needed? - How Will It Work? by Shelly Quick (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Water Quality Standards & Hydropower Dams: Finding Concrete Solutions by Rebecca Sherman, Brett Swift and Rick Eichstaedt (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Coalbed Methane: Montana's Anti-Degradation & Numeric Standards (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Discharges Ruling: NPDES Prohibition on Impaired Waterways (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Wastewater Treatment-Benefits of Moving Beyond Minimum Reqmts.: King County's Brightwater Project by Hummel (TWR #46: December 15, 2007)

Impaired Waters and Permitting: Implications of the Pinto Creek Decision by Jeremy N. Jungreis (TWR #46: December 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction: Army Corps Jurisdictional Wetlands Determinations by Douglas W. MacDougal (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

TMDL Challenges in Development and Implementation by David L. Clark, Jory Oppenheimer, and Michael Kasch (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Home Depot Settles Stormwater Case for $1.3 Million (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Forest Service Legacy Roads: New Remediation Initiative Renews Focus by Mary Scurlock and Gina Ottoboni (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Water Quality Section 401 Certification: Avista Dams and FERC Relicensing (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Effluent Discharges From Refinery: Clean Water Act $1.2 Million Penalty in Texas (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

EPA Reversal on 303(d) Listing: Klamath River Decision (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Multi-Use Reservoir Analysis: Rio Grande Reservoir by Matthew Bliss (TWR #51: May 15, 2008)

Cooling Water Intake Rule - Supreme Court to Review (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Ski Area Oil Spill: EPA Penalty Settlement in Washington (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Wetlands Enforcement: Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Tribal "Treatment As State" - Oklahoma Tribes Face Special "Treatment" by David Moon and David Light (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Wetlands Delineation: New Corps Guidance (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Water Quality Standards Settlement in Oregon: Toxics & ESA Protection (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Copper Limits to Protect Salmon: NPDES Permit Developments for Puget Sound, Washington by John Palmer (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Alaskan NPDES Authority Sought (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Ballast Water Discharges & Invasive Species: Decision Requires Clean Water Act NPDES Permits (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act & Rivers & Harbors Act Jurisdictional Determinations: Corps Guidance Issued (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Criminal Prosecution of Clean Water Act Failure to Report (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Stormwater Consent Decree: $1 Million Civil Fine for Landfill Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

NPDES Fees: EPA Incentives Program (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Shoshone Bannocks Tribes Obtain "Treatment as State" Approval Under Clean Water Act (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Kansas' Revised State Water Quality Standards Approved by EPA (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

CAFO Violations Lead to EPA Enforcement Actions in Texas (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act: Largest Fine Ever in Stormwater Criminal Misdemeanor Action ($13 million) (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Wetlands Penalty Agreement in South Dakota: Illegal Fill Results in Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

CAFO Cease and Desist in Texas: Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

New Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit Issued by EPA (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

EPA Clean Water Act Regs: 9th Circuit Affirms Mandate that EPA Issue Construction Industry Guidelines/Standards by Iani & Kennedy (TWR #57: Nov. 15, 2008)

CAFO Requirements: EPA Rule Finalized (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Criminal Sentencing (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: Santa Cruz River Illegal Filling Results in $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Wetlands Revised Guidance: Clean Water Act Scope and Jurisdiction (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Aquatic Pesticides: Sixth Circuit Strikes EPA Aquatic Pesticide Rule by J. Mark Morford (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suits - The Plaintiff's Perspective: Liability is "Strict" - What's Left to Discuss? by Michael Chappell (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Dams & Temperature MOU Addresses Spokane River Hydro Issues for Washington, Idaho and Coeur d'Alene Tribe (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

NPDES Ruling: US Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Friends of Pinto Creek v. EPA (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: Federal Water & Environment Funding (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Wetlands Enforcement in Idaho: Restoration Ordered by EPA (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Illegal Discharge to Creek and Wetlands Results in Compliance Order in Wyoming (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Mine Slurry Permit: Corps v. EPA Authority (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Balancing Resource Protection & Economic Development: An Early Assessment of Emerging Water Policies in the Obama Administration by Sensiba & Swenson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Settlement-Nevada: Union Pacific Agreement Includes $31 Million Restoration & $800,000 Penalty (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Cease & Desist Order for CWA Violations in Oklahoma (Compost Facility/Animal Wastes) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Ammonia Spills in Nebraska & Kansas: $3.65 Million Clean Water Act Penalty (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Stormwater Agreement in Texas: Contractors & Agencies Pilot Program (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: EPA Issues New Action Plan by Tyson Kade and John Iani (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Stormwater Penalties Issued Against Idaho Dept. of Transportation (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Environmental Crime & Assault Results in Twenty-Year Sentence in Utah (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Section 404 Clean Water Act Overhaul: EPA Enforcement Changes Urged (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors in Nevada: Lake Mead Pollution (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Colorado: River/Wetlands Damage Agreement (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Residual Designation Authority: New Applications of Seldom-Used Clean Water Act Regulatory Tool by Robert W. Varney (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

NPDES Enforcement Annual Report Released in California (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Tribal Clean Water Act Program: Nonpoint Source Pollution (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: ADEQ Consent Judgment with ASARCO (Tailings Discharge) (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

CAFO Violations: EPA Enforcement Actions in the Midwest (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Alaska: Wetlands and Streams Damaged (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Water Quality Standards Revision: EPA Listening Sessions August 24 & 26 (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

L.A. River "Navigable" - Clean Water Act Protection Extended (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Litigation: Avoiding and Responding to Third-Party Lawsuits by Jeff Kray & Meline MacCurdy (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Logging Road Runoff: U.S. Loggers Lose an Important Clean Water Act Exemption by Jeffrey J. Miller & Robert A. Maynard (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Dredging Opposed in Missouri River: EPA Objects to Corps Proposals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Total Coliform Rule: EPA Comment Period Extended (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Blackfeet Tribe Seeks Clean Water Act Status ("TAS"): Comment Period Open (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Pesticides Regulation: EPA Concludes Comment Period on Proposed Pesticide General Permit - Final Permit Issuance Expected This December by Lindley & Hamilton (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Water Resources & Environment - Legislative Update from Washington, D.C.: Conversations with Ryan C. Seiger, Staff Director for the US House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment by Joan Card (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Complaint in Idaho: Fish Farm Violations (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

NPDES Permit Writer's Manual Released (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

EPA issues Clean Water & Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - Gravel Mining Impacts Wetlands in Colorado (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Permits: EPA Requests Action on Expired Sewage Treatment & Industrial Permits in Texas (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Enforcement of CWA: Homebuilder Agrees to $925,000 Fine Plus Improvements for Stormwater Violations in 21 States (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Headwater Protection in New Mexico - Wilderness Areas Rule Adopted by Water Quality Control Commission (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Klamath TMDLs: California Plan Approved - Oregon TMDLs Upcoming (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Federal Stormwater Rulemaking: Association of State & Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators Comments (TWR #84: Feb. 15, 2011)

Stormwater Monitoring Reports in Washington: Ecology Issuing Fines to General Permittees for Failure to Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Landowner Rights Decision: Standing to Challenge "Impaired Waters" 303(d) Listing Under Clean Water Act (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Stormwater Agreement in Utah: Unpermitted Discharges Penalty for Quarry Runoff (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Dissolved Metals in Stormwater: Biotic Ligand Model-New Treatment Paradigm (Obtaining Environmental Protection With New Technology & Defensible Standards by Wisdom & Bucich (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Clean Water Strategy Released by EPA (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Wetlands Violations & EPA Enforcement: Large Penalty and Restoration Ordered in Montana (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

CWA Integrated Reporting Memorandum for 2012 Reporting Cycle (Water Quality Reports) (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - EPA Updates Data & Mapping Webtool (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Treatment As A State: Havasupai Tribe Authority Under Clean Water Act (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Criminal Clean Water Act Violation: DARIGOLD Pleads Guilty (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Fish Consumption & Tribes: Revised Water Quality Standards in Oregon (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act - Comment Period Extended (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Clean Water Act Program Assumption Handbook for States and Tribes Released by ASWM & ECOS (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Tribal Interests, Instream Flows & Hydropower Licensing: Using the Licensing Process to Address Tribal Concerns by Mason Morisset (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Dairy Manure Runoff Focus: CAFO(s) in Santa Ana Basin Face EPA Orders (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Polluted Waters List: 303(d) List Submitted by California (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Toxic Pollutants Standards & Fish Consumption Rate: EPA Approves Oregon's CWA Revisions (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

CAFO(s) Report Proposal: Settlement Results in Operational Information Reports (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Pesticides Use & NPDES Permitting: Pesticide Applications Near US Waters Brought Within NPDES Permitting Program by MacCurdy (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Urban Water Quality: New EPA Planning Process - Prioritized Approach (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan Comment Period Extended (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

PCB TMDL Guidance Released by EPA (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Illegal Stream Fill Settlement in California: $500,000 in Restoration Stipulated (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Draft 2010 Status of Water Quality in Arizona 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report - Public Comments (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

LID Stormwater Retrofitting: Application to Residential Areas Around Puget Sound by Amalia Leighton (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

Army Corps Nationwide Permits & CWA 401 Water Quality Certification: New NWPS Become Effective This Month by Merritt Frey (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

GAO Study on "Produced Water" Released (Oil and Gas Production) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Stormwater: Felony Violations of the Clean Water Act Lead to Large Fine & Possible Jail Time (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Blackfeet Tribe Granted Authority to Administer CWA Water Quality Standards Program (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Overflow (CSO) Control Plans: Post-Construction Compliance Guidance Issued by EPA (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

CAFO Reporting Rules: EPA Withdrawal and Revisions (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Mine Stormwater - Clean Water Act Penalty & Settlement in Alaska (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Clean Water Act and Pollutant Total Maximum Daily Loads - Congressional Research Service Report to Congress (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Prison Sentence for Clean Water Act Violations in Washington (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Nonpoint Source Guidelines & Grants Released by EPA for States & Territories (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Orphan Mine Sites: "Good Samaritans" Liability Clarified to Encourage Cleanup (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Stormwater Ruling from US Supreme Court - Transfer of Polluted Water Not "Discharge" Under CWA (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Low Impacts Permits - American Rivers' Guide to LID Permitting (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Interior Released FEIS on Klamath River Dam Removal & New Management Plan Dispute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Oil Spill Fine & EPA Enforcement of Clean Water Act: Spill Within Tribal Boundaries (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mountain-Top Mining: EPA Post-Permit Veto Authority Upheld (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Water Quality Trading: An Update on Lawsuits and Legal Challenges by Teresa Jacobs and Priscilla Hampton (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

WALMART Pleads Guilty to CWA, FIFRA, & RCRA Violations (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Nutrient Trading & Water Quality by Susan Parker Bodine (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Joint Regional Agreement on Best Practices for Water Quality Trading in Idaho, Oregon and Washington (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Water Pricing: Water Rates & the "New Normal" by Kristina Donnelly and Juliet Christian-Smith (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Citizen Suits Under Clean Water Act - "Diligent Prosecution" Bars Clarified by 9th Circuit (Knee Deep Cited)(TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Stormwater Cleanup: Proof for Liability in Clean Water Act Suit - Representative Locations in Pollution Monitoring (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

"Waters of the US" - Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Rule: Connectivity of Streams & Wetlands Report Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Proposed Reissuance of NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges From Industrial Activities (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Reclamation Developing Directive & Standard for Non-Agricultural Discharges Into Facilities (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Quality Trading: USDA - EPA Partnership Expanded (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

TMDLs: Long-Term Vision for Assessment, Restoration, and Protection Under CWA Section 303(d) (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska: EPA Report (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Oil Spill Fines & Restitution in Wyoming - Criminal Charges Pending (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

TMDL Report - GAO Recommends Changes: Nonpoint Source Regulation Included (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction - Proposed Rule Released (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

"Waters of the US" Definition: Comment Period Open (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rates: Idaho DEQ Implementing Statewide Survey for Water Quality Criteria (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Cooling Water Intakes: EPA Standards Finalized (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Human Health Water Quality Criteria Updated by EPA (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Declines to Review Los Angeles Rivers Stormwater Runoff Case (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Waters of the U.S. Rule: EPA Clarification, Webinar & Extended Comment Period (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suit in Colorado - South Platte Pollution (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Sewage Discharges: CWA Settlement for East Bay Communities in California (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Penalty: Hawaii Department of Transportation Agrees to Settlement for Violations (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Tribal Settlement Concerning Drinking & Wastewater Systems Entered by The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Drinking Water & Watershed Goals: CWA Toolkit for Water Managers Available (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Fracking Settlement-Fill Material Discharges: Civil Penalty and Restoration in Clean Water Act Case (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rule & Toxics Standards Proposal for Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Clean Water Act Rule Finalized: CWA Jurisdiction (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Mining Violations & Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #137: Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Wastewater Discharge Fine in New Mexico: Proposed Penalties for CWA Violations (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Tribal Wastewater - Water Pollution Facility & Settlement Over CWA Violations by Tribal Utility (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Tribal CWA Authorization for Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Oil Spill Settlement to Resolve CWA Violations Announced in Wyoming (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rate in Washington: EPA Proposes Human Health Criteria Rule (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Treatment as a State: Tribal Water Quality Authority Proposal for Streamlining (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Phase II MS4 Revision: Settlement Requires EPA to Revise Phase II MS4 Permit & Review Forest Road Runoff Regulation (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Clean Water Act Rule: Injunction Staying Implementation Limited to North Dakota Parties (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Oregon Forestry Sets Riparian Buffers for Temperature Requirements (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rule Drafted by Washington's Ecology: State v. Federal Clean Water Act Rules (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Forest Roads: EPA Considers Stormwater Discharge Requirements (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Stormwater Agreement: Clean Water Act Violations by Salt Lake County Resolved in Utah (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Proposed Rule on Regulatory Procedures for Tribes to Obtain TAS for Impaired Water Listing & TMDL Program (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nevada's 303(d) List Show Progress on Impaired Waterways (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Clean Water Act Decision: Jurisdictional Determination Appealable Immediately (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

"Treatment As A State" - Clean Water Act Tribal Regulation: EPA's Revised Interpretation (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Oil Spill Settlement in the Midwest: Clean Water Act & Pipeline Operations Result in Massive Settlement (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Wastewater Cleanup in Spokane River: Court Finds NPDES Permit Inadequate (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Treatment of Indian Tribes in a Similar Manner as States for Purposes of Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act” - EPA Rule (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Sewer System Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Texas (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CLEAN WATER RULE (see also WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES):

Clean Water Act Rule Finalized: CWA Jurisdiction (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Clean Water Act Rule: Injunction Staying Implementation Limited to North Dakota Parties (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CLEAN WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND:

Infrastructure Funds: EPA Newsletter & Website (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CLEAR-CUTTING:

Marijuana & Water Use: Illegal Farms Impact Coho Salmon in Northern California & Southern Oregon (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

CLEAR STATEMENT RULE:

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

CLIMATE CHANGE (see also Global Warming):

Climate Change and Washington Water Law by David C. Moon (TWR #18: August 15, 2005)

New Mexico Climate Change Report Issued: Water Availability & Demand (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Allocation of Water: Congressional Budget Office Report (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Global Warming & Environmental Law: Climate Change and the ESA by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Climate Change: Final IPCC Report Released (Summary to Policymakers) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Water Cabinet Created in New Mexico (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

New Western Water Agenda: Opportunities for Action in an Era of Growth and Climate Change by MacDonnell & Fort (TWR #48: Feb. 15, 2008)

National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change - EPA Seeks Comment to Draft (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Salmon Protection in Northwest: Columbia/Snake River Latest BiOps Released (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Climate Change & Agriculture Use: USDA Report (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Climate Change and Water: IPCC Technical Paper VI by David Moon (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Water Management Alternatives: Incorporating "New" Water Management Methods at a Watershed Scale by Cat Shrier (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Climate Change and Water: IPCC Technical Paper VI by David Moon (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

NOAA Arctic Report Reveals Greater Warming & Domino Effect (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

EPA's National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change Released (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Climate Change: California Department of Water Resources White Paper (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Climate Change and Water Resources Management: A Federal Perspective Report Released by Federal Agencies (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center: La Niña and El Niño Alerts (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Water Planning & Uncertainty: Colorado Perspectives - An Update From the Colorado Water Congress' Annual Meeting by Shrier (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Oregon Water Demand Forecasting: A Transparent & Flexible Tool for State Water Needs Assessment by Igloria and Graham (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Urban Runoff Reuse: Climate Change Measure Proposed in California (Hearing June 17) (TWR #64, Water Briefs: June 15, 2009)

Regional U.S. Impacts of Global Climate Change: Federal Report Provides Assessment of National & Regional Impacts (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Climate Change: Dept. of the Interior Strategy/Order (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

EPA Climate Work Group for Water Utilities (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Climate Modeling & Planning: Water Utility Climate Alliance Paper (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Climate Change Information: NOAA Climate Service Website (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Water Utility Climate Alliance White Paper Released on Climate Modeling (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Climate Change Impacts: Water Climate Forum Brings Int'l Insights to US Adaptation Strategies by Erica Brown (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Climate Change and Water Shortages: TETRA TECH / NRDC Report (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Climate Response: EPA Toolbox for Water Utilities (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

California Drought Contingency Plan (Draft) - Climate Change Impacts (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges & Opportunities - Part II by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Water Demand Assessment: Western Governors' Association (Transfers, Energy, ESA & Climate Change) (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Climate Change Needs: Research for Long-Term Planning - Report Issued by Corps & Reclamation (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Climate & Utilities: EPA Vulnerability Assessments Final Report (Case Studies of Water Utility Practices) (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Reclamation's WaterSMART Program: Working to Meet Future Water & Energy Demands by Avra Morgan (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Draft Columbia River Basin Long-Term Water Supply and Demand Forecast Released by Ecology (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Water Related Impacts of Climate Change: Report Released by Natural Resources Defense Council (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Extreme Weather & Climate Change: New IPCC Report (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Climate Change Strategy - Draft Proposed by Obama Administration (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Adaptation Strategies Guide for Water Utilities Released by EPA (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Western States' Water Planning: The Best Laid Plans - Water Planning in Uncertain Times by Janet Neuman (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Water Availability Study by USGS: Climate Change Impact in 14 Basins (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

NEPA Litigation Guide - Second Edition Released (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Reserves Proposal: Study Released on Water Supply & Climate Change for California (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Water and Climate in the Pacific Northwest White Paper (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

"National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change" Released by EPA (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Author's Reply (Yakima Water Plan) by Steve Malloch and Michael Garrity (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

National Climate Assessment Draft Released by Federal Advisory Committee: "Firmly in the Present" (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) - EPA Update Available (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Extreme Events Workshop Planner - EPA's Climate Ready Water Utilities Initiative (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Climate Change Science Update: "Our Changing Climate: An Update on the Science" - A Presentation of Dr. Donald Wuebbles (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Water Pricing: Water Rates & the "New Normal" by Kristina Donnelly and Juliet Christian-Smith (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management & Drought: Lake Powell Releases to be Lowered Significantly by David Moon, Editor (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Workplan Concept Paper Discussion Draft Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Watershed Modeling - Climate Change & Urban Development Study Released by EPA (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Draft Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plans Released by EPA for Comment (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Northwest Climate Assessment Report Released by Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

GAO Report on Fed Agency Actions: Climate Change on Water Infrastructure (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Climate Change & Public Trust Doctrine - Climate Change, Public Trust Doctrines & PPL Montana by Robin Kundis Craig (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Rio Grande Water: Upper & Lower Basin Studies Released by Reclamation (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool - Phase II Released by EPA (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Final Rule Published by EPA: Construction & Development (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

"Assessment of Groundwater Level Trends across the United States" Published by Columbia Water Center (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

EPA Strategic Plan for 2014-2018 Issued: Climate Change Emphasis (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

National Climate Assessment Released (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

USGS Unveils National Climate Change Viewer (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Freshwater Supply Report Released by GAO (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

"Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate and Weather Events" - Report Released (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Synthesis Report (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Utilities Training & Technical Assistance From EPA - Climate Change Resilience & Readiness (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015) Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Ongoing Drought in the Southwest and Central Plains: Climate Change Megadrought Predicted (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

“Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums," Report 1 Released by National Research Council (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

“Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” EPA Report (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

“California Climate & Science Data for Water Resources Management” Released by CDWR (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

River Basin Studies Announced by Reclamation: Imbalance of Supply, Needs & Demands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

The Wyoming Water and Climate Web Atlas Released (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Santa Fe Basin in New Mexico: Reclamation Study Projects Water Shortfall (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Setting Measurable Objectives to Achieve Sustainable Groundwater Management in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

EPA’s “Managing Water Quality in the Face of Uncertainty” Report & “Addressing Climate Change in the Water Sector” Website (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Reservoir Evaporation Losses in the West Studied (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

USFS Releases Effects of Drought on Forest and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016) Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

2015 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change Released by EPA's National Water Program (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

USGS Report on the Colorado River's Source: Importance of Groundwater As Base Flow (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Extreme Weather Database & Maps by Western Watershed Assessment (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Updated Climate Change Risk Assessment Tool for Water Utilities by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

“The 21st Century Colorado River Hot Drought and Implications for the Future” (Report) by Udall & Overpeck (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

CLIMATE MODELS:

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

CLOSED BASIN or CLOSURES:

Tribal Water Rights: Quantification Sought in Washington (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Water Legislation in Kansas : "Use It or Lose It" - Abandonment and Multi-Year Groundwater Flex Accounts (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Water Banking: Meeting Instream and Out of Stream Water Needs in the Pacific Northwest by Cronin & Fowler (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Deliveries: Reduced Pumping & Endangered Species Act Issues (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Stream Flow Enhancement/Groundwater Mitigation in Washington - Stormwater Capture & Groundwater Recharge (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CLOSED CYCLE SYSTEMS:

Cooling Water Intakes: EPA Standards Finalized (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

 

CLOSURE LETTER:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CLOUD SEEDING:

Water Management Alternatives: Incorporating "New" Water Management Methods at a Watershed Scale by Cat Shrier (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

COAL ASH:

EPA Enforcement and Compliance Report for 2015 Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

 

COALBED METHANE:

Coalbed Methane Extraction: Newfound Impacts and Water Quality Mitigation by Tom Darin (TWR #3: May 15, 2004)

Coalbed Methane General Permit Held Illegal in Wyoming (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Coalbed Methane Interstate Dispute Between Montana and Wyoming (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Interstate Water Quality: Coalbed Methane Conflict Between Wyoming and Montana (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Coalbed Methane: Water Right Permits Required in Colorado (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Coalbed Methane: Montana's Anti-Degradation & Numeric Standards (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

State Coalbed Methane Standards: EPA Approves Montana Standards - Interstate Dispute Affected by David C. Moon (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Coalbed Methane Water Case Dismissed and Appealed in Wyoming (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Yellowstone River Compact: Montana v. Wyoming-Special Master Rules on Water Rights Issues & Denies Motion to Dismiss by Moon (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Produced Water & Regulatory Structure: Colorado Struggles with Coalbed Methane Jurisdiction & Control by Michelle Henrie (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater: EPA Draft Update (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Montana Reports Released on Coalbed Methane and Exempt Wells (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Coalbed Methane Produced Groundwater: A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation by Sarah A. Klahn & Jack Tuholske (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

EPA Complaint Filed: Emergency Order Enforcement in Texas (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Natural Gas Wastewater: Coalbed Methane & Shale Discharges - EPA Standards Development (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan Comment Period Extended (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Conservation in the Mountain West Survey Announced by Colorado College: Key Public Lands Issues (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Oil & Gas Effluent Pretreatment Standards Established by EPA for Extraction Category (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS:

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

COAL MINING:

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

COAL TAR SEALANT:

Lake Pollution from Coal Tar Sealant: Largest Source of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) - (USGS Report) (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

 

COAL TERMINAL / COAL SHIPPING TERMINAL:

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COASTAL WATERS:

2015 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change Released by EPA's National Water Program (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT ACT:

Tribal Interests, Instream Flows & Hydropower Licensing: Using the Licensing Process to Address Tribal Concerns by Mason Morisset (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

 

COERCIVE LANGUAGE:

Curtailment Support in California - Court Ruling in State’s Favor on Enforcement (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

 

COLLABORATION / COLLABORATION VALUE:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

COLLABORATIVE CAPACITY:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

COLLECTION SYSTEM / COLLECTION PIPELINE:

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recharge and Wastewater Treatment Project (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

COLORADO RIVER DELTA:

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COLORADO RIVER BASIN:

Bennett Raley, Assistant Secretary of the Interior - Interview by David Moon (TWR #7: Sept. 15, 2004)

Aquifer Storage Recovery: Expanding Possibilities in the Western United States by Cat Shrier (TWR #8: Oct. 15, 2004)

Arizona Water Settlement Approved by Congress (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Colorado River 2005 Operating Plan Released (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

The Colorado River - Has It Run Out of Water? by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Interstate Water Banking: Evolving Colorado River System Agreement by James H. Davenport (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

Water Shortage: Lake Powell and Lake Mead Management (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Colorado River USGS Report: Management Impacts of Glen Canyon Dam Operations (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Colorado River Program: "Intentionally Created Surplus" (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

All-American Canal Lining Halted: 9th Circuit Injunction (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Phoenix Water Planning: Water Resources Plan - The 2005 Update by Tom Buschatzke (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

New Reservoir Approved for Colorado River Water (Bureau of Reclamation) (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Laws of the Rivers: Compendium for Major Interstate Rivers (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Colorado River Agreement & Southern California Water by William Hasencamp (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Colorado River Basin Agreement (Editor's Addendum) (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (Gunnison, CO)(TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Colorado River Shortages: Reclamation Preferred Alternative (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

New Perchlorate Rule in California: Maximum Contaminant Level (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Colorado River Record of Decision Signed - Agreement on Shortage Criteria and Innovative Strategies (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona by Eden, Glennon, Ker, Libecap, Megdal & Taylor Shipman (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Water Planning & Uncertainty: Colorado Perspectives - An Update From the Colorado Water Congress' Annual Meeting by Shrier (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

River Basin Studies: Reclamation Program (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Colorado River Flows: Grand Canyon Experiment by Dept. of Interior (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Colorado River: Quantification Settlement Agreement Invalidated (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant Pilot Program Started/ DROP 2 Storage Reservoir Celebration (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights: Current Issues & Relevant Background by Robert T. Anderson (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

US - Mexico Agreement: Colorado River Water Deliveries (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Yuma Desalting Plant: Reclamation Completes Pilot Run (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Water Sharing Strategies for Ag/Urban/Enviro in the West: Western States Council Report with CSU's Water Institute (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Porosity Storage Reservoirs: A 21st Century Solution for Water Storage by Matt Metcalf & William H. Fronczak (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Reclamation's WaterSMART Program: Working to Meet Future Water & Energy Demands by Avra Morgan (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses by Drew Beckwith (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Colorado Basin Water: Demand & Supply Assessment by Reclamation - Phase 4 Initiated (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights Settlement Funding Announced-Soboba of Luiseño Indians Settlement Act ($21 Million in California)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Nuclear Power Water Right Change Applications Approved in Utah (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Basin Water Supply & Demand Study: Resolving Water Supply & Demand Imbalances (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Colorado Basin Study - Basin Water Supply & Demand Study Update by Carly Jerla, James Prairie, & Pam Adams (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Glen Canyon Dam: Colorado River Basin States Propose Alternative for Management Plan (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Released by Reclamation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Southern Nevada Water Authority Article: Low Winter Flows in the Colorado River & Projected Shortages (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

The "Fill Mead First" Proposal: Potential Legal Issues Under the Law of the River by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Colorado River Diversion for the Salton Sea: Reclamation Requests Payback from Imperial Valley Irrigation District (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Agricultural Conservation Report: Water to Supply the Land: Irrigated Agriculture in the Colorado River Basin (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management & Drought: Lake Powell Releases to be Lowered Significantly by David Moon, Editor (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Tribal Water Study: Reclamation & the Colorado River Basin Tribes Partnership (Ten Tribes Partnership) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Arizona v. California Digital Collection Debuted at William A. Wise Law Library (CU) (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Water Rates Ruling in California: Colorado River Aqueduct Overcharges (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Aquifer Recharge - Water Banking Paper by Arizona WRRC (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Colorado River Basin Studies Released: Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Uses and Research Needs in the Basin (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Rivers and Carbon - USGS Study (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Groundwater Threat: Colorado River Basin Groundwater Use Report by NASA and UC Irvine (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Conservation Plan: Colorado River System Conservation Program Agreement (Reclamation & Municipal Water)(TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Lake Powell Releases: Water to Lake Mead Increased for Water Year 2015 (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Groups Appeal Water Rights Decision for Nuclear Reactor Project (Speculation, Availability & Stream Environment) (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Colorado River Research Group Forms & Releases Summary Report (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water in the West Course: Colorado River Case Study (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Water Purchases: Metropolitan Water District’s Board Authorizes $71 Million for Ag Water Transfers & Promotes Conservation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Urban Water Conservation in Southern California: Encouraging Conservation Through Tradeable Allocations & Market Mechanisms by Bond, Motlow, Steely, Wang & Libecap (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Colorado River Moving Forward Phase 1 Report Released by Reclamation & Stakeholders (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Water Banking & Storage Agreement Between SNWA and MWD Supplements California Supplies During Drought (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Water Plan Released in Colorado: Water Supply Strategies (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement Agreement Approved by Navajo Nation Council (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Prioritizing Management & Protection of the Colorado River’s Environmental Resources - Colorado River Research Group (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Found Liable for $8.9 Million in Attorney's Fees in Rate Case (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado Basin - Investment Blueprint Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

USGS Report on the Colorado River's Source: Importance of Groundwater As Base Flow (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Lake Mead Threat: Arizona’s Senator Secures Interior Commitment Regarding Stored Water (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

“The 21st Century Colorado River Hot Drought and Implications for the Future” (Report) by Udall & Overpeck (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

COLORADO WATER LAW and WATER QUALITY:

Colorado Groundwater by David Harrison (TWR #6: August 15, 2004)

Colorado McCarran Amendment Ruling by David C. Moon  (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Water Supply Initiative in Colorado (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Colorado Water Law Decision (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Colorado Recreational In-Channel Diversions by David C. Moon (TWR #14: April 15, 2005)

Speculation in Water Rights: Transfer Decisions by the Colorado Supreme Court and Special Status for Municipalities by Moon (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Instream Flows in Colorado: Transfers and Injury - Protections for Junior Rights (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006)

Groundwater Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Colorado Whitewater Courses and Water Rights by Kenneth W. Knox (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Ground Water and Surface Water Regulation: Colorado Decision (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Transfer of Water Rights Standard: "No Injury Rule" and Water Quality Impacts (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Water Storage Purchase by State of Colorado for Fishing & Recreation (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Coalbed Methane: Water Right Permits Required in Colorado (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation Doctrine: Water Supply Planning Decision in Colorado (TWR #45, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Healthy Rivers Act: Instream Flows in Colorado (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Groundwater and Water Availability: Colorado Decision on Exempt Wells and the No Injury Rule (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Ground Water Availability & The No Injury Rule: Domestic Well Owners Protected in Colorado by David Moon (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Peripheral Canal Push in California: Governor's Panel and TNC Report (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Instream Agreement Signed for Black Canyon of the Gunnison (National Park) (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Pitkin County Instream Water Rights Agreement: Colorado Water Trust and Colorado Water Conservation Board Effort (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Water Planning & Uncertainty: Colorado Perspectives - An Update From the Colorado Water Congress' Annual Meeting by Shrier (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Water Court Rules Revised in Colorado: Expert Witness Rules (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Instream Flow Tax Credit Incentive Passed in Colorado (TWR #64, Water Briefs: June 15, 2009)

Rainwater Collection in Colorado: New Laws Allow Pilot Project (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

The Colorado Water Trust: Western Water Trusts & the Colorado Experience by Amy W. Beatie (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Kansas v. Colorado - Arkansas River Interstate Settlement Agreement on Final Technical Issues (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Produced Water & Regulatory Structure: Colorado Struggles with Coalbed Methane Jurisdiction & Control by Michelle Henrie (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

"Reasonably Necessary" Water Supply Case in Colorado: Planning Period, Burden of Proof & "Speculative" Flows (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Well Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision in Colorado (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Colorado: River/Wetlands Damage Agreement (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Instream Flows in Colorado: Trust Agreement Approved for Pitkin County (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Medicines Take-Back: Denver METRO Disposal Program (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Water Conservation Legislation in Colorado (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Coalbed Methane Produced Groundwater: A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation by Sarah A. Klahn & Jack Tuholske (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Small Hydroelectric Agreement - Colorado & FERC Enter Into MOU (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Republican River Compact - Arbitrator's Ruling (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - Gravel Mining Impacts Wetlands in Colorado (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Speculation in Water Rights (Colorado): Public Utilities and Trout Unlimited Agreement Reached (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Supply Issues in Colorado: Shift from Agricultural Uses, Water Transfers & Municipal Needs-SWSI Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

River Access Disputes in Colorado: Task Force Final Report (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Water Right Purchases in Nebraska: Platte River Enhancement (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Anti-Speculation Decision in Colorado: Need & Speculative Sales (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Water Sharing Strategies for Ag/Urban/Enviro in the West: Western States Council Report with CSU's Water Institute (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Ag to Urban Transfer: No Injury Rule & Historical Use (Colorado Decision) (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Historic Use & "Takings" Decision in Colorado: Transfer Application Prompts Review (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Request for Water 2012: Pilot Leasing Program in Colorado (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Dewatering, Monitoring & Remediation Plans: Refinery Plume Migration & Groundwater Treatment System (CO)(TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Purchases of Reservoir Storage by Various Buyers in Colorado (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Water Leasing Pilot Program Summary: The Colorado Water Trust's 2012 Leases (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

South Platte Wells in Colorado: Over-Augmentation Damage Study Begins (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Water "Call" Agreement in Colorado - Senior Rights "Relaxed" to Allow Storage (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Speculation Decision by Colorado Supreme Court:: "Can and Will" Requirements Clarified (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Nondiversion Agreement - Aspen Instream Flow Agreement with Colorado Water Trust (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Act Fine - Injection Well Violations in Colorado (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Arkansas Valley Conduit in Colorado: Regional Water Pipeline Project - Condensed/Edited from US Bureau of Reclamation Documents (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Transbasin Water Exchanges in Colorado: "Lawn Irrigation Return Flows" (LIRFs) (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement by EPA on Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado: Underground Injection Control (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Arizona v. California Digital Collection Debuted at William A. Wise Law Library (CU) (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

City Instream Flow: Non-Diversion Agreement in Colorado (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suit in Colorado - South Platte Pollution (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Oral Arguments in Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado: Interstate Compact, Damages & Imported Water (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Colorado Water Plan Draft Released (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Right Nonuse: Historical Beneficial Consumptive Use in Change Proceedings in Colorado (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Instream Flow Rights Decision in Colorado: State Agency Authority Upheld - Policy of Preserving Natural Environment (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Plan Released in Colorado: Water Supply Strategies (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

New Mexico v. Colorado: Gold King Mine Waste Spill Lawsuit (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Protecting Source Water in Colorado During Oil and Gas Development” (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Gold King Mine Spill: Navajo Nation Sues EPA/Site Listed on Superfund List (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Pesticide NPDES General Permit Finalized for Point Sources (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

“Unconventional Oil and Gas Spills: Risks, Mitigation Priorities, and State Reporting Requirements” - Policy Analysis Released (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN:

Oregon Water Resources Department: Interview with Director Paul Cleary (TWR #1: March 15, 2004)

Columbia Basin Spills: Tribes Threaten Lawsuit Over BPA Proposal (TWR #3, Water Briefs: May 15, 2004)

Columbia River Discharges - Clean Water Act Citizen Suit (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

BPA Summer Spill Decision - Tribes Prepare Litigation Contesting (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Dredging Lawsuit - Columbia River Deepening by Corps of Engineers  (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004) 

BPA Spill Controversy - 9th Circuit Compels Spill for Fishery (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

NOAA Columbia-Snake Draft Strategy (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Water Quality Standards: 9th Circuit Holding on Dam Operations TWR #8 , Water Briefs)

Columbia River Initiative - Washington Program for New Rights and Mitigation (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

NOAA BiOp - Columbia and Snake Rivers (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Colville Tribes of Washington Sign Water Agreement (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Columbia River Mainstem Program Announced by Washington Governor (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Bureau of Reclamation Decision Document for Columbia River (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Upper Columbia River Contamination: Transboundary Application of CERCLA by Du Bey, Ulick Rosenthal & Clark (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Dams and Salmon: Judge Rejects BiOp by David C. Moon (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Columbia River BiOps Order and Upper Snake Case (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Columbia River Water Management Plan: Emphasizing Water Storage and Conservation by David C. Moon (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Federal Plan Violates Endangered Species Act: Snake River BiOp Plan Flawed (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

International Agreement with Canada: Transboundary CERCLA Settlement (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

BPA Closing of Fish Passage Center Rejected by 9th Circuit (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Laws of the Rivers: Compendium for Major Interstate Rivers (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Columbia River Hydrosystem BiOp: 9th Circuit Upholds Rejection of 2004 BiOp by Mark L. Stermitz (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Limits ESA: National Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife by Richard M. Glick and Lindsay Eyler (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Global Warming: Columbia Basin Impacts (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Hydropower and Fish - Northwest Challenge: Keeping Fish and Clean Hydro by F. Lorraine Bodi and Dulcy Mahar (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Columbia River Power System Draft BiOp: Judge Expresses Doubts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Transboundary Water Quality: Supreme Court Denies Canadian Petition (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Reclamation Study: Groundwater Use Substitution With Surface Water (Columbia Basin Project) (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Columbia Basin Fish Accords Signed (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Salmon Protection in Northwest: Columbia/Snake River Latest BiOps Released (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Join Agreements in Columbia River Basin (Litigation Continues) (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Columbia River Toxics: EPA's Columbia River Basin State of the River Report for Toxics by Mary Lou Soscia and Kim Johnson (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Hanford Contamination Lawsuit: Washington Sues DOE Over Cleanup Failure (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Columbia River BiOp: Fed Plan for Hydropower System Argue ESA Requirements (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Lake Roosevelt Incremental Storage Release Project - Draft EA Released by Reclamation (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Columbia Basin Project: "Artificially-Stored" Groundwater (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Tribal Liability: Decision Holds No CERCLA Liability Against Tribes in Transboundary Case (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Draft Columbia River Toxics Reduction Action Plan: Comments Sought (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Columbia River Basin Toxics Reduction: Action Plan in Effect by Mary Lou Soscia (TWR #84: Feb. 15, 2011)

Water Storage Rule in Washington: Processing Expedited (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

New Water Management Model: The Umatilla Basin Water Commission - Counties, Irrigation District & Confederated Tribes Form Administrative Body by Martha Pagel (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

BiOp Rejected Again: Columbia River Plan Found Arbitrary & Capricious (Specific Mitigation Plan Not Identified) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Draft Columbia River Basin Long-Term Water Supply and Demand Forecast Released by Ecology (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Columbia River Instream Atlas: Washington's Ecology Releases Draft Tool (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Western States' Water Planning: The Best Laid Plans - Water Planning in Uncertain Times by Janet Neuman (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Contaminants in Wastewater Effluent & Stormwater Runoff - Columbia River Basin: USGS Study (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Kalispel Tribe Agreement With Federal Agencies: Habitat & Fish Stocks in Columbia Basin (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Transboundary Case (Pakootas v. Teck) - Pollution Liability Under U.S. Law (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Critical Habitat for Lower Columbia River Coho & Puget Sound Steelhead: Comments Closing Soon (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Basin Water Supply Inventory Report 2014 Released (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Reverse Auction for Leasing Instream Flow in Washington (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Shared Responsibility: Governing the Use of Water & Related Resources in the International Columbia River Basin Through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Columbia River Treaty: Canadian Negotiation Commitment Received from Prime Minister Trudeau (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Oregon Requests Oil Train Ban Moratorium Following Derailment - Prelim Report Blames Union Pacific (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

New Water Supply Projects: Ecology's Office of Columbia River Criticized in Economic Evaluation (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY:

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Columbia River Treaty: Canadian Negotiation Commitment Received from Prime Minister Trudeau (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

 

“COMBAT HYDROLOGY”:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

“COMBINED APPROPRIATION”:

Exempt Wells Petition Filed: Ranchers' Water Rights Threatened (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells Hearing in Montana: Water Right Appropriation Rules (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Exempt Well Ruling in Montana: Rulemaking to Follow (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Exempt Well Lawsuit Settlement: New State Rules in Montana Forthcoming (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW (CSO):

Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Plans: Post-Construction Compliance Guidance Issued by EPA (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Green Infrastructure Factsheets on Permitting & Enforcement Released by EPA - NPDES Wet Weather Programs (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Wastewater Spills in Arizona - ADEQ Enforcement (Fine & Supplemental Environmental Project Required) (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Duwamish Cleanup: Superfund Final Plan in Seattle Waterway (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Wastewater Discharge Fine in New Mexico: Proposed Penalties for CWA Violations (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Sewer Overflows and Stormwater Violations in Kansas: EPA Settlement with City (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Green Infrastructure Guidance Announced by WRF: Capital Improvement Project Delivery Methods & Incentives (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Stormwater Runoff, Combined Sewer Overflows, and Infrastructure Research Funding (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Sewer System Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Texas (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

COMMERCE CLAUSE (see also Compacts and Interstate Conflicts):

Interstate Water Ruling: Texas Water Users' Lawsuit Against Oklahoma to Continue (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Coalbed Methane Produced Groundwater: A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation by Sarah A. Klahn & Jack Tuholske (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Storage Transfer Controversy: Tribal Nations & Local Interests Oppose the Transfer Agreement by David Moon, Editor (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Endangered Species Act Upheld by US Supreme Court: No Commercial Value & One-state Species Issues Rejected (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Interstate Compact Litigation Between Oklahoma & Texas: U.S. Solicitor General Files Opinion (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

State Control of Water: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Oklahoma - Interstate Compact & Commerce Clause Issues by David Moon (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COMMERCIAL USE:

Exempt Well Decision in South Dakota: Domestic v. Commercial Use (Tribal Opposition) (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Illegal Use of Well: Commercial Use of Domestic Well in New Mexico (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Endangered Species Act Upheld by US Supreme Court: No Commercial Value & One-state Species Issues Rejected (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

 

COMMINGLING:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

COMMODITY (Water as a Commodity):

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

COMMON FLOW REGIME:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COMMON GROUND WATER SUPPLY:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

COMMON LAW ISSUES:

Abandonment & Nonuse Case in Nebraska: Regulation of Water Rights Leads to Decision on Common Law Issues by David Moon (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Climate Change & Public Trust Doctrine - Climate Change, Public Trust Doctrines & PPL Montana by Robin Kundis Craig (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

COMMON RECHARGE AREA:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COMMON SENSE:

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

 

"COMMONS" RATIONALE:

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

 

COMMUNITY-BASED TRADING (see also WATER QUALITY TRADING):

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

COMMUNITY FORESTS:

Community Forest: Yakima Basin Land Purchase Key Step in Yakima Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

 

COMMUNITY WATER RIGHTS:

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

 

COMPACT COMMISSON (Montana):

Blackfeet Water Rights Compact: Montana Compact Commission Approval (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Crow Tribe Compact: Water Rights Settlement Signed in Montana (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Tribal Water Compact: Proposed Settlement Released in Montana (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission's Report on CSKT Proposed Water Rights Compact Released (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Tribal Compact: Attorney General's Memo to Montana's Governor (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Tribal Compact Signed for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in Montana (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

COMPACTS (see also Tribal Water Rights and Interstate Conflicts):

Montana - Wyoming Water Fight Brewing? (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Montana - Wyoming Talk Continue: Yellowstone Compact Discussions (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Montana/Wyoming Update: Yellowstone River Compact (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

Border States Meeting - Texas and New Mexico Dialogue (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

The Colorado River - Has It Run Out of Water? by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Klamath FERC: Dam Removal and Irrigators' Power Rates (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Rio Grande Annual Operating Plan Released (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Conservation Easements: Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Nebraska (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Strategic Water Reserve: First Acquisition in New Mexico (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Interstate Compacts: Draft Model Compact Available (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Interstate Compact Lawsuit: Montana v. Wyoming (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Blackfeet Water Rights Compact: Montana Compact Commission Approval (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Water Resources Cash Fund Created in Nebraska (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Colorado River Shortages: Reclamation Preferred Alternative (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Colorado River Record of Decision Signed - Agreement on Shortage Criteria and Innovative Strategies (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Interstate Compact Lawsuit: US Brief Filed in Montana and Wyoming Water Right Conflict (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Republican River Litigation Expected by Kansas Attorney General (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

New Mexico Legislation Provides Flexibility to Purchase and Sever Water Rights from Land (Pecos Compact) (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Rio Grande Settlement Between New Mexican & Texan Irrigation Districts: Dispute Over Interstate Surface & Groundwater by Moon (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Multi-Use Reservoir Analysis: Rio Grande Reservoir by Matthew Bliss (TWR #51: May 15, 2008)

Seven Rivers Pipeline and Augmentation Wells in New Mexico (Pecos River Settlement) (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Interstate Water Ruling: Texas Water Users' Lawsuit Against Oklahoma to Continue (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Pecos River Compact Compliance: New Mexico's Compliance Program Meets With Success by James C. Brockmann (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Yellowstone River Compact: Montana v. Wyoming-Special Master Rules on Water Rights Issues & Denies Motion to Dismiss by Moon (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Pecos River Agreement Settlement: Conditions Met (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Kansas v. Colorado - Arkansas River Interstate Settlement Agreement on Final Technical Issues (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers: Part II by Barbara Cosens (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Kansas v. Nebraska: Interstate Compact Enforcement (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Republican River Compact - Arbitrator's Ruling (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Tribal Issues in Oklahoma: Water Policy in Former Indian Territory-Chickasaw, Choctaw & Oklahoma (Sardis Reservoir) by Greetham (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges & Opportunities - Part II by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Irrigation Efficiency: Conserved Water & Return Flow - Supreme Court Decision in Montana v. Wyoming (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Crow Tribe Compact: Water Rights Settlement Signed in Montana (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Interview of Scott A. Verhines, New Mexico State Engineer - Interviewed by Michelle Henrie (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Interstate Compact Litigation Between Oklahoma & Texas: U.S. Solicitor General Files Opinion (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Tribal Water Compact: Proposed Settlement Released in Montana (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Texas v. New Mexico - Texas Sues Over Water Deliveries Under the Rio Grande Compact (U.S. Supreme Court) (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Interstate Lawsuit on Red River Compact to be Heard by U.S. Supreme Court - Texas & Oklahoma (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Republican River Compact Call in Nebraska: Bureau of Reclamation Responds to Nebraska DNR Order (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Republican River Compact Compliance: Storage Releases by Nebraska (States Fail to Reach Future Access Agreement) (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

The "Fill Mead First" Proposal: Potential Legal Issues Under the Law of the River by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

State Control of Water: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Oklahoma - Interstate Compact & Commerce Clause Issues by David Moon (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management & Drought: Lake Powell Releases to be Lowered Significantly by David Moon, Editor (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Arizona v. California Digital Collection Debuted at William A. Wise Law Library (CU) (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Republican River Special Master's Report Issued: Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Compact - Lawsuit Between Texas & New Mexico: U.S. Solicitor General's Brief Filed (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission's Report on CSKT Proposed Water Rights Compact Released (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico: Supreme Court Grants Texas the Right to Proceed (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

New Mexico Response Filed to U.S. Motion to Intervene: Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Oral Arguments in Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado: Interstate Compact, Damages & Imported Water (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado: Special Master Appointed for Interstate Compact Case (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014) Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Tribal Compact: Attorney General's Memo to Montana's Governor (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Plan Draft Released (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Tribal Compact Signed for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in Montana (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Battle Between Texas & New Mexico Headed to US Supreme Court: Special Master Report Recommends Denial of Motion to Dismiss (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Speculative Right or Eco-Friendly Project: New Mexico Groundwater Application (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact: Special Master Report Issued in Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Texas v. New Mexico: Rio Grande Litigation (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

COMPATIBLE USE BUFFER PROGRAM:

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

COMPENSATION DETERMINATION (see also “TAKINGS”):

"Takings" Case Upheld for Groundwater Protection from Regulation in Texas (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

“COMPENSATORY MITIGATION”:

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

COMPETING USES:

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

COMPLAINT PROCESS:

Dry Year Program Report & Recommendations for California’s Water Rights Priority System (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE:

Compliance Assistance - Small Community Program with Arizona DEQ (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

 

COMPLIANCE ORDER (see also COST OF COMPLIANCE):

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

COMPLIANCE RATES:

Enforcement Report of 2013 Actions Released by California State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Safe Drinking Water Act Dashboard - Website Compliance Tracking System Announced by EPA (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

 

COMPLIANCE RISK:

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CONCLUSIVE PROOF:

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

“CONCURRENCY LAWS”:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

CONDEMNATION (see also Eminent Domain):

Condemnation Proposed: Municipal Water Rights in Washington (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Condemnation Case in Washington Settled - Water Rights Transfer (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Water Marketing in Texas: Selling or Leasing of Groundwater and Surface Water Rights by Edmond R. McCarthy, Jr. (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Municipal Water Transfer Recommended in Washington: Relinquishment Due to Non-Use (Expedited Process) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Condemnation Case in Montana: Missoula Prevails in Eminent Domain Decision (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONDITIONAL COSTS:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

CONDITIONAL DECREE:

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CONDITIONALITY:

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

CONDITIONAL RIGHT TO GROUNDWATER:

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CONDITIONAL USES / CONDITIONS OF USE:

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONDITIONAL WATER RIGHTS:

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CONDITIONS - Placed on Water Rights:

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONDUCT (see also PAST CONDUCT):

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

“CONFERRAL THRESHOLD”:

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CONFINED AQUIFERS:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONFLICTING DUTIES:

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

CONFLICT POLICY:

Water Conflict Policy: Federal Agencies & Conflict Resolution (OMB/CEQ Directive) (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

 

CONGRESSIONAL ACTION or INTENT:

Indian Water Settlements: Outlook for the 112th Congress and Beyond by Ryan A. Smith (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: 12th Biennial Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE:

Allocation of Water: Congressional Budget Office Report (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

 

CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE:

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

EPA Regulations: Too Much, Too Little, or On Track? - Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW ACT:

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CONJUNCTIVE ADMINISTRATION (see also CONJUNCTIVE USE):

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recovery in Idaho: Governor's Budget Provides Funding to Reverse Decline of Idaho Aquifer Levels (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONJUNCTIVE MANAGEMENT:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Recovery in Idaho: Governor's Budget Provides Funding to Reverse Decline of Idaho Aquifer Levels (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CONJUNCTIVE USE (Surface Water/Groundwater):

Wastewater Fines: Surface Water and Groundwater Connection (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Conjunctive Administration on the Eastern Snake River Plain by Phillip J. Rassier (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Ground Water Right Transfers in the Snake River Plain, Idaho by Johnson, Harris, Contor and Cosgrove (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Colorado Water Law Decision (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Groundwater Holding: Nebraska Conjunctive Use (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Idaho Conjunctive Use Order by David C. Moon (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Groundwater Rules Invalid: Deschutes Mitigation (TWR #16, Water Briefs: June 15, 2005)

Montana Groundwater/Surface Water Conflicts: Management in Search of Science and Reason by Kendy, Wilson and Ziemer (TWR #19: September 15, 2005)

Conjunctive Use - Utah Reports (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Southwest Water Decisions: Arizona Water Settlements Act, Indian Reserved Rights, Adjudications by McGinnis & Alberts (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Nebraska Water Law Changing: Dramatic Developments - The Spear T Ranch Case by LeRoy W. Sievers and Jocelyn Walsh Golden (TWR #21: Nov. 15, 2005)

Washington Water Regulation: New Department of Ecology Director Jay Manning, Interview by David C. Moon, Editor (TWR #23, Jan. 15, 2006)

Montana Supreme Court Rules on Groundwater Process: Basin Closures and Conjunctive Use by David C. Moon (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

New Mexico Water Markets: Buying, Selling and Leasing Water Rights by John W. Shomaker and F. Lee Brown (TWR #29: July 15, 2006)

Groundwater Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Ground Water and Surface Water Regulation: Colorado Decision (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Santa Fe Water Resources and Policy: Evolving "Wet Growth Regulations" by Kyle Harwood (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Groundwater Report: Conjunctive Use in the West (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Groundwater Regulations: Idaho DWR Orders Curtailment (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Conjunctive Use - Idaho Decision on "Call" of Water (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation Article Response - Mesa Water LLP (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Idaho Water Law: Update from Coeur d'Alene Conference by David Moon (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Domestic Wells in New Mexico: Senior Water Rights Protected in Court Decision (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Groundwater/Surface Water Decision in Nebraska: DNR Authority Upheld Regarding Hydraulic Connection (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Groundwater Recharge Funding Approved by Idaho Water Board (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Pecos River Compact Compliance: New Mexico's Compliance Program Meets With Success by James C. Brockmann (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Groundwater Report: Down to the Last Drop  - Texas Report from the Environmental Defense Fund

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

“Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It” - Interview with Author Robert Glennon by David Moon, Editor (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Idaho Transfers: An Update on Idaho's Water Transfer Policies and Issues by Michael C. Creamer (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Yellowstone River Compact: Montana v. Wyoming-Special Master Rules on Water Rights Issues & Denies Motion to Dismiss by Moon (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Conjunctive Use Decision in Idaho: Futile Calls and Seasonal Variability (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Well Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision in Colorado (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Groundwater Closure Denied (WA): Stream Flow Concerns by Squaxin Island Tribe (Co. Agreement Pursued) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery; New Federal Initiatives - EPA to Develop Guidance by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells in the West: Complications & Compromises by Nathan Bracken (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Groundwater System in California: Legislative Analyst's Office Report Released (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Desalination - Alamogordo: New Mexico's First Large-Scale Municipal Desalination Project by James C. Brockmann (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Tribal Surface Water Rights: Hydraulic Connection Equals Protection - Groundwater Impacts & Federal Jurisdiction by David C. Moon (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

South Platte Well Crisis, 2002-2010: Evolving Alluvial Groundwater Regulation by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges & Opportunities - Part II by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Decision in Nevada: Groundwater Change Application Granted by David Moon (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Right Purchases in Nebraska: Platte River Enhancement (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Fully Appropriated: Nebraska Supreme Court Decision Impacts Surface & Groundwater Regulation (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water Settlement in the Lower Rio Grande: Agreement in Principle Reached for Surface and Groundwater (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

USGS Study on Groundwater Impact on Streamflows Released (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Policy & Science: Nebraska's River Basin Evaluation Tools by James Gilbert (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Texas v. New Mexico - Texas Sues Over Water Deliveries Under the Rio Grande Compact (U.S. Supreme Court) (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

South Platte Wells in Colorado: Over-Augmentation Damage Study Begins (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Use in California's Central Valley: Mixed Results After Decades of Groundwater Banking by Jennifer Spaletta (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Mining Bill Vetoed by Governor in Montana: Groundwater & Surface Water Impacts Cited (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

"Waters of the US" - Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Rule: Connectivity of Streams & Wetlands Report Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Groundwater/Surface Water Exchange Agreement Signed: Reclamation & Irrigation District (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

"Conserved Water" Statute in Oregon: Change in Use from Irrigation to Instream Flow Approved (Canal Lining) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Republican River Special Master's Report Issued: Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Compact - Lawsuit Between Texas & New Mexico: U.S. Solicitor General's Brief Filed (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico: Supreme Court Grants Texas the Right to Proceed (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

New Mexico Response Filed to U.S. Motion to Intervene: Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Arizona Groundwater Use Decision: Groundwater Plan for Development Project Rejected by David Moon (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

USFS Groundwater Directive: Western Governors' Ass'n Submits Commits Regarding Implications (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Integrating Storage in California's Changing Water System: Storage and Water Management Report (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

California Groundwater Regulation - Into the Trenches: An Early Assessment of California’s New Groundwater Legislation by David Aladjem (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

USGS Report on the Colorado River's Source: Importance of Groundwater As Base Flow (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Battle Between Texas & New Mexico Headed to US Supreme Court: Special Master Report Recommends Denial of Motion to Dismiss (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

CONNECTIVITY (see also Conjunctive Use):

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Compact - Lawsuit Between Texas & New Mexico: U.S. Solicitor General's Brief Filed (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Regulation - Into the Trenches: An Early Assessment of California’s New Groundwater Legislation by David Aladjem (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

CONNECTIVITY (Resources/Information):

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

CONSERVATION:

Challenge Grant Program - Dept. of Interior (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

Lower Rio Grande Regional Water Plan (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Texas Conservation Report and Best Management Practices Guide (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

California DWR Water Use Efficiency (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Canal Easement - Federal Lawsuit in Oregon (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Water Resource Management in El Paso: Conservation, Reclaimed Water and Desalinization by Edmund G. Archuleta and Karol Parker (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Utah Water Conservation: Irrigation District Conservation by Nancy Hardman (TWR #22: Dec. 15, 2005)

Commissioner's Water Conservation Award (Reclamation) to Idaho Irrigation District (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Water Conservation: Reclamation Awards Grant to Kansas for Republican River (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Columbia River Water Management Plan: Emphasizing Water Storage and Conservation by David C. Moon (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Beyond Privatization: Lessons for Restructuring Water Systems to Improve Performance by Gary Wolff and Eric Hallstein (TWR #27: May 15, 2006)

Long-Range Water Planning: Comprehensive Process in Central Oregon's Deschutes Basin by Bruce Aylward and David Newton (TWR #29: July 15, 2006)

Municipal Water Conservation: Cost Benefit Analysis and Comparison by Val L. Little and Rebecca Gallup (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

All-American Canal Lining Halted: 9th Circuit Injunction (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Golf Course Receives Conservation Fines in Arizona (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Phoenix Water Planning: Water Resources Plan - The 2005 Update by Tom Buschatzke (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Water Efficiency: Landscape Irrigation - EPA Certification (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Conservation Grants USFWS Funding for Planning & Habitat Acquisition (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Water Use Efficiency - Reclamation Report for California (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Santa Fe Water Resources and Policy: Evolving "Wet Growth Regulations" by Kyle Harwood (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Water Conservation: Bush's 2% Solution (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Irrigation 2005 Grant for Water Conservation (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Texas Groundwater - Rule of Capture and Groundwater Management in Texas: Part I by Bruce K. Darling (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Water Management Conservation Award to Deschutes River Conservancy (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Restoration: Cooperative, Free-Market Solutions in Oregon by Fritz Paulus (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Municipal Water Law: Washington's Landmark Law Faces Challenges by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Errata - TWR #38 "Water Conservation Initiatives" (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Colorado River Record of Decision Signed - Agreement on Shortage Criteria and Innovative Strategies (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

New Western Water Agenda: Opportunities for Action in an Era of Growth and Climate Change by MacDonnell & Fort (TWR #48: Feb. 15, 2008)

Groundwater Conservation Guide Released (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Healthy Rivers Act: Instream Flows in Colorado (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

CALFED Grants for Urban & Agriculture Efficiency (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation Article Response - Mesa Water LLP (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Water Source Partnership: City of Olympia and Nisqually Tribe MOA (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Washington State's Municipal Water Law: Landmark Law Partially Invalidated in Trial Court Decision by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Drought Actions in California: Water Transfers and Exchanges (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Rainwater Permit Rules in Washington (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

"Recovery Crediting System" Guidance Developed by USFWS for Endangered Species (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Bureau of Reclamation Grants: "Water for America" Challenge (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

WATERSENSE State Challenge Won by Arizona Department of Water Resources (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Water Efficiency Library: Comprehensive Resource Launched (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Efficient Water Management Survey Released by the Agricultural Water Management Council of California (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Municipal Stormwater in Washington: Low Impact Development Permit Requirements (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Oregon Water Demand Forecasting: A Transparent & Flexible Tool for State Water Needs Assessment by Igloria and Graham (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Water and Energy Nexus: Site Scale Conservation Opportunities by Steve Moddemeyer (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Yellowstone River Compact: Montana v. Wyoming-Special Master Rules on Water Rights Issues & Denies Motion to Dismiss by Moon (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Irrigation Canal Piping: Conservation Project $5.6 Million Grant by Ecology in Washington (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Arizona Water Management Issues: Maintaining Sustainable Water Management by Steve Olson (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells: Washington Attorney General's Opinion Issued (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Irrigation Controls: EPA Specification Comment for Draft WaterSense (Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers) (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

"Conservation" Right in Kansas: Beneficial Use Definition (Protection for Instream Flow) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

WaterSMART Initiative: Dept. of Interior Strategy (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Conservation Report on Agricultural Innovations in California (California Farm Water Success Stories: Report & Video) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Water Conservation in California: State Water Resources Plan Released (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Desalination - Alamogordo: New Mexico's First Large-Scale Municipal Desalination Project by James C. Brockmann (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Water Conservation Legislation in Colorado (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Water Efficiency - Reclamation "WaterSMART" Funding Opportunities (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Rainwater Harvest: New Law in Effect in Utah (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Water Conservation in Nebraska: Ogallala Platte Recovery Project (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Water Restoration Certificates: Voluntary, Market-Based Flow Restoration by Todd Reeve & Rob Harmon (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

National Low Impact Development Atlas: Interactive Site Up on Web (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Natural Gas Pipeline in the West: Conservation Fund Settlement and Lawsuit Filed (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

USDA Projects: Agriculture and Forests Initiatives (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

“Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities” - EPA Release (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Water Conservation Programs in Arizona Evaluated (Report by Western Resource Advocates) (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities Released by EPA (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Sustainability: Recycling & Conservation Report Released in Arizona (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Wyoming Streamflow Restoration: History, Update & Current Strategies by Scott Yates (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Irrigation Efficiency: Conserved Water & Return Flow - Supreme Court Decision in Montana v. Wyoming (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

"Use It or Lose It" Principle Questioned by Kansas Governor: Ogallala Aquifer & Conservation Incentives (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Reclamation's WaterSMART Program: Working to Meet Future Water & Energy Demands by Avra Morgan (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

California Water District's Conservation Rebate Programs (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Oregon's Water Conservation, Re-use and Storage Grant Program Funded (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses by Drew Beckwith (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Habitat Conservation & Farmland Conservation Reserves: USDA's CRP Program (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Water Supply: Drought Response Initiatives in Texas (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General Signup (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Water Quality Markets - USDA Funding (Proposal Request) (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Water Legislation in Kansas : "Use It or Lose It" - Abandonment and Multi-Year Groundwater Flex Accounts (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Infrastructure Funding of $50 Million Announced by Interior (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Enhanced Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Announced (Grasslands & Wetlands) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

The Water Efficiency and Conservation State Scorecard: An Assessment of Laws and Policies Released (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Kansas Groundwater Program: Multi-Year Flex Account Designed to Conserve Water & Extend Life of Ogallala Aquifer (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Conservation Plan in Oklahoma: Freshwater Conservation Legislation (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Wetlands Grants: Conservation & Habitat Grants from Dept. of Interior (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

WaterSMART Update (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Drilling Leases Purchased by Trust for Public Lands for Conservation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Agricultural Water Conservation Efficiency Grants - Bay Delta Restoration Program (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Plan: Drafts of Conservation Plan Released in California (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Water Supply Fund in Texas: $2 Billion Investment Depends on Texans' Vote Following Passage by Legislature (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Water Pricing: Water Rates & the "New Normal" by Kristina Donnelly and Juliet Christian-Smith (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

"Conserved Water" Statute in Oregon: Change in Use from Irrigation to Instream Flow Approved (Canal Lining) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Natural Infrastructure: Investing in Forested Landscapes for Source Water Protection in the United States (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

Water & Land Use Assessment Tool: California's Locally Adaptable Tool (Water & Stormwater Impacts) by Patterson, Hinds & Lassiter (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

California Water Action Plan Released (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Klamath Agreement - Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement Reached (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Freshwater Supply Report Released by GAO (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

WaterSense 2013 Report Released (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Wyoming Water Plan - Comment Period (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Conservation Plan: Colorado River System Conservation Program Agreement (Reclamation & Municipal Water)(TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Conservation in California: Urban Water Use During Drought (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

California Drought: Use/Conservation Figures Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West - The Hamilton Project Paper (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

USGS Water Use Report Released: Withdrawals Dropping (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Utilities Training & Technical Assistance From EPA - Climate Change Resilience & Readiness (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Colorado Water Plan Draft Released (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in Drought: Steep Decline in Conservation in California (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in California: State Water Board Issues Expanded Emergency Regulation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Purchases: Metropolitan Water District’s Board Authorizes $71 Million for Ag Water Transfers & Promotes Conservation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Urban Water Conservation in Southern California: Encouraging Conservation Through Tradeable Allocations & Market Mechanisms by Bond, Motlow, Steely, Wang & Libecap (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Conservation Program Expanded: MWD of Southern California Adopts in Face of Drought (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Texas Takings Case: Procedural Rulings - Claims Dismissed (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Agricultural Conservation: USDA Program Incentives & CRP-Grasslands Initiative (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Drought Compliance in California: Urban Use Reduced By 27% (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Turf & Toilets Rebate Programs in California (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Agency Enforcement - Drought Measures in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Reuse & Storage Conservation Program: Oregon Soliciting Comments on Applications for Grant Program (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water Enforcement in California: Conservation & Regulation (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Water Plan Released in Colorado: Water Supply Strategies (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Nevada Drought Forum Recommendations Report Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Fishery Regulations in California: Information Order & Potential Fines For Noncompliance (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Reservoir Evaporation Losses in the West Studied (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

“Quantified Conservation” - Measurement & Tracking of Environmental Outcomes & Impact by The Freshwater Trust (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Cropland Recharge in California: Groundwater Recharge for Overdraft (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Reuse & Conservation: EPA Research Funding Announced (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Land & Water Conservation Fund: $95 Million to be Distributed - Short of Fully Authorized Level (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Drought Regulations Replaced With “Stress Test” Approach in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

EPA's WaterSense Achievements Since Launch Noted (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Water Quality Trading: Federal Agencies Provide Support for Growing Markets (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Conservation Reserve Program: Investment in Agriculture Lands by USDA (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

State Water Planning & Sustainability: Audit of Oregon Water Resources Department by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

New Water Supply Projects: Ecology's Office of Columbia River Criticized in Economic Evaluation (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CONSERVATION EASEMENTS:

Conservation Easements: Handbook Released (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Instream Water Rights Settlement: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and Seattle (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Conservation Easements: Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Nebraska (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Wetlands Initiative: New USDA Conservation Reserve Program (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Habitat Conservation & Farmland Conservation Reserves: USDA's CRP Program (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General Signup (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Enhanced Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Announced (Grasslands & Wetlands) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

New Restoration Program for Streams and Wetlands in Montana (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Natural Infrastructure: Investing in Forested Landscapes for Source Water Protection in the United States (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Colorado River Basin Studies Released: Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Uses and Research Needs in the Basin (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Habitat Purchase: Transfer of Land to Tulalip Tribes (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

CONSERVATION INNOVATION GRANTS (CIGs):

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

“CONSERVATION RECOMMENDATIONS”:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP):

Agricultural Conservation: USDA Program Incentives & CRP-Grasslands Initiative (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Conservation Reserve Program: Investment in Agriculture Lands by USDA (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CONSERVATION STANDARDS (see also “STRESS TESTS”):

Supply "Stress Tests" by Water Suppliers: California SWRCB Reviews (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

“CONSERVATION ZONES”:

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

"CONSERVED WATER" (STATUTE):

"Conserved Water" Statute in Oregon: Change in Use from Irrigation to Instream Flow Approved (Canal Lining) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

CONSOLIDATION OF RIGHTS:

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS (see also "TAKINGS"):

Domestic Wells in New Mexico: Senior Water Rights Protected in Court Decision (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Colorado River: Quantification Settlement Agreement Invalidated (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Ruling Reversed in New Mexico (Bounds Decision) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Law Upheld by Washington Supreme Court: "Pumps and Pipes" & Expanded Municipal Suppliers (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Takings & Water Rights: Applicability of the Takings Clause to Water Rights Regulations (Federal Circuit Developments) by Walston (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

"Taking" Decision in US Court of Federal Claims (Beneficial Use & Damages) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Groundwater Rights & Regulation in Texas: Ownership and "Takings" (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Chinatown Revisited: Water Waste Suit Filed by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Water Supply Fund in Texas: $2 Billion Investment Depends on Texans' Vote Following Passage by Legislature (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Preferences During Shortage Rejected in Texas - "Senior" Water Rights Protected (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

"Takings" Case Upheld for Groundwater Protection from Regulation in Texas (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CONSTRUCTION:

EPA Guidance: Compliance for Development (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Stormwater Plan: EPA Guide for Construction Sites (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Stormwater/Construction General Permit: EPA Proposal (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

EPA Clean Water Act Regs: 9th Circuit Affirms Mandate that EPA Issue Construction Industry Guidelines/Standards by Iani & Kennedy (TWR #57: Nov. 15, 2008)

Erosion Best Management Practices for Construction: EPA Seeks Comments (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

New Stormwater Regulations: EPA Proposes Rule for New Effluent Limitations-Guidelines for Construction & Development by Ziemer (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Stormwater Permits in California: Construction General Permit Adopted (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

California Storm Water Regulation: State Intensifies Regulation of Runoff from Construction Sites by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Construction Sites: EPA Stormwater Rule (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Construction Stormwater BMPs: California Handbook Developed by California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Construction Stormwater Regulation: EPA Withdraws Numeric Sedimentation Limits by Tom Lindley and Jessica Hamilton (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

EPA Construction Stormwater Rule: Seventh Circuit Clarifies Ruling by Tom Lindley and Jessica Hamilton (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Stormwater General Construction Permits in California: Change to "Legally Responsible Person" (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Construction General Permit (Stormwater): EPA Permit Proposal - Comment Period Open (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Green Construction - Tribal Community Adopts International Code (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Stormwater Construction Runoff: EPA Issues New Permit (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Stormwater Final Rule Published by EPA: Construction & Development (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Stormwater Penalty: Hawaii Department of Transportation Agrees to Settlement for Violations (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Regs: New Construction General Permit for NPDES Permits Proposed by EPA (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Stormwater: 2017 Construction General Permit Regulations issued by EPA (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CONSULTATION:

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CONSULTATION WITH TRIBES:

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CONSUMPTIVE CAP:

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

CONSUMPTIVE USE:

Water Policy & Science: Nebraska's River Basin Evaluation Tools by James Gilbert (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Released by Reclamation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Instream Use Change: irrigation to instream Transfer in Nevada Approved by State Engineer (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Instream Flow Pilot Study in Oklahoma (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Prioritizing Management & Protection of the Colorado River’s Environmental Resources - Colorado River Research Group (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

CONSUMPTIVE USE CROPPING:

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

CONSUMPTIVE USE WATER:

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CONTAMINANT EXPORT:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CONTAMINANTS or CONTAMINATION (see also Groundwater and Sediments):

Public Drinking Water Contamination by Michael Axline and Duane Miller (TWR #5: July 15, 2004)

Contaminant Data - EPA Forensic Tool for Evaluating Contamination (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Groundwater Contamination - Arizona Study of PG&E Plume (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Upper Columbia River Contamination: Transboundary Application of CERCLA by Du Bey, Ulick Rosenthal & Clark (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

2005 Sediments Conference by Laura Kennedy (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Interstate Water Quality Battle: Oklahoma v. Poultry (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Northwest Regional Sediment Evaluation: Development Project Overview & Update by Taku Fuji and Howard L. Cumberland (TWR #21: Nov. 15, 2005)

Stream Contamination Diagnostic Tool (EPA): Causal Analysis/Diagnosis Decision Information System (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Contaminated Sediment Remediation Guidance Issued (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Groundwater Pollution: Manufacturers Liability Verdict in California (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Groundwater and Surface Water Contamination - Settlement Reached (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Groundwater Cleanup in New Mexico - PCE Plume & Bioremediation Pilot Project (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Water Contaminants: Safe Drinking Water List - EPA's Preliminary Determinations (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Water Resources Supply: Groundwater Decision Support System Development by David Jordan, Cynthia Ardito and Van Kelley (TWR #48: February 15, 2008)

Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List Comments Sought (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Phytotreatment of Stormwater: Phytotreatment Findings Betoken a Promising Future by MacDonald, Dods, Futornick & Ferro (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Pharmaceuticals & Water Quality: EPA Information Collection Request (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Hanford Contamination Lawsuit: Washington Sues DOE Over Cleanup Failure (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

California Water Supply: Challenges and Solutions by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Priority Contaminants: EPA Drinking Water List (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Contaminate Sediments: EPA Order for Whitefish River in Montana (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Stormwater & Sediment Contamination: Minimizing Potential Sediment Recontamination & Associated Liability by Strecker, Quigley, and Leisenring (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Supply: EPA Announces Stricter Regulations (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Groundwater Study Released: USGS Contamination Study of Source Water (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts: EPA Study Released - Public Meetings (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Rules: Total Coliform - EPA Update (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Water Supply Protection: EPA/DOE "Canary" Software (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Wyoming Approves Regulations Governing Disclosure of Chemicals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study by Adam Orford (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Contamination From Fracking in Texas: EPA Order (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Columbia River Basin Toxics Reduction: Action Plan in Effect by Mary Lou Soscia (TWR #84: Feb. 15, 2011)

EPA Complaint Filed: Emergency Order Enforcement in Texas (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Water Contaminants Information Tool Available from EPA (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Aquifer Cleanup in New Mexico: County & City System Required (PCE Contamination) (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Contaminant Monitoring for Drinking Water: EPA Proposal for Unregulated Contaminants (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate: The Long and Winding Road Towards Regulation by Bruce Baizel (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Mercury Contamination in Arizona: Fish Consumption Advisory Issued by ADEQ (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Water Reuse in the West - Institutional Restraints (Western States Water Council Report) by Nathan Bracken (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Fracking Pollution Causal Link Found in EPA Draft Report (Groundwater Contamination) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Fracking Investigation of Groundwater Contamination to Continue in Wyoming (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Drinking Water Contaminants List: EPA Working With Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Fracking Requirements by Interior: Disclosure & UIC Diesel Fuel Use (Proposed Rules & Permitting Guidance) (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Emerging Contaminants Advisory Panel Forming in Arizona (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup at Superfund Site in Los Angeles: $6 Million Settlement (Drinking Water Protection) (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Contaminants in Wastewater Effluent & Stormwater Runoff - Columbia River Basin: USGS Study (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup: Commingled Treatment System at California Superfund Site (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Upcoming EPA Drinking Water Proposals by J. Alan Roberson, P.E. (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Transboundary Pollution Case Continues - Agreement Conceding Liability Reached Just Before Trial (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Disposal of Large Amounts of Contaminated Water: A Support Guide for Water Utilities Released by EPA (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Transboundary Case (Pakootas v. Teck) - Pollution Liability Under U.S. Law (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Groundwater Contaminated Sources for Drinking Water Supply - California Report (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Uranium Decontamination Cleanup: EPA Five-Year Plan Report on Progress (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Cleanup Settlement at Goodrich Superfund Site in California (EPA): TCA & Perchlorate (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Utah DWQ Issues Notice of Violation & Compliance Order Requesting Chevron Report on Diesel Spill (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Rule for Public & Indian Lands Proposed by Interior (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Act Fine - Injection Well Violations in Colorado (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Arkansas Valley Conduit in Colorado: Regional Water Pipeline Project - Condensed/Edited from US Bureau of Reclamation Documents (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Public Supply Wells: Factors that Affect Vulnerability to Contamination - USGS Circular (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Workplan Concept Paper Discussion Draft Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

UIC Violations in Utah: Safe Drinking Water Penalty of $600,000 (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Fracking Verdict in Texas: Jury Awards $3 Million Damages to Family for Exposure (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

PCB Contamination: Record Civil Penalty Announced by EPA in Nevada (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Citizen Suit in Colorado - South Platte Pollution (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Drinking Water: EPA Funds Two Innovation Centers (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Tribal Settlement Concerning Drinking & Wastewater Systems Entered by The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Strontium Regulation: EPA Preliminary Determination (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Duwamish Cleanup: Superfund Final Plan in Seattle Waterway (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Algal Toxins: EPA Issues Health Advisory Values (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

The Pope Talks On Water: Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “The Issue of Water” (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Sediment Cleanup in Seattle: Penalties Issued for Violations of Cleanup Agreement (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015) Plastic “Microbeads” Study Proposes Outright Ban for Wastewater Problem (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement and Compliance Report for 2015 Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Nuclear Plant Impacts: NRC Proposed Guidance for Groundwater Protection (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters (DWMAPS): Mapping Tool Released by EPA (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Fracking & Drinking Water Sources: Stanford Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources by Rob Jordan (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Reuse & Conservation: EPA Research Funding Announced (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Report Clarification (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Spills in North Dakota: Duke University Study on Widespread Water & Soil Contamination (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

New Mexico v. Colorado: Gold King Mine Waste Spill Lawsuit (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Quality: Funding From EPA for Monitoring the San Juan River in Arizona (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

USGS Study & Mapping Tool: Decadal Change in Groundwater Quality: Comparing 1988-2001 to 2002-2012 (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Wastewater Cleanup in Spokane River: Court Finds NPDES Permit Inadequate (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Plan - Call to Action by EPA for Safety and Reliability (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Drinking Water Impacts - EPA's Final Report Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Portland Harbor Final Cleanup Plan - Record of Decision Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

State Water Planning & Sustainability: Audit of Oregon Water Resources Department by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Lummi Nation & Dairy Farmers Water Quality Agreement: Cooperative Approach in the Nooksack River Basin (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

“CONTEMPLATED DRAFT”:

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CONTINGENCY PLAN:

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CONTINUING JURISDICTION (see also JURISDICTION):

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS or CONTRACT LAW:

Takings and Water Rights: Constitutional & Contractual Remedies for Government Takings by Roger J. Marzulla (TWR #21: Nov. 15, 2005)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Water Rights Ownership Decision: Trust Relationship Between Irrigation Districts and Water Users by David C. Moon (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Water Marketing in Texas: Selling or Leasing of Groundwater and Surface Water Rights by Edmond R. McCarthy, Jr. (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Recycled Wastewater Disposal: Santa Margarita River Case in California (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Reclamation Found Liable - Breach of Contract and "Takings" Decision (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Reclaimed Water Management: Using Vadose Zone Recharge Wells - The Arizona Experience by Floyd L. Marsh and Gary G. Small (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Klamath "Takings" - Ownership of Water Rights & the Bureau of Reclamation by David Moon (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Water Storage: Tribal Concerns Raised - Municipalities Purchase Reclamation Project by David Moon, Editor (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Storage Transfer Controversy: Tribal Nations & Local Interests Oppose the Transfer Agreement by David Moon, Editor (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

New Water Management Model: The Umatilla Basin Water Commission - Counties, Irrigation District & Confederated Tribes Form Administrative Body by Martha Pagel (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Anti-Speculation Decision in Colorado: Need & Speculative Sales (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Basin of Origin Claim Denied by Federal Judge in California: Reclamation Prevails Over Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Reclaimed Wastewater: Hopi Tribe in Arizona Sues Flagstaff Over Snowmaking Proposal (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Water Utility Sale Proposed - Carlyle Group Purchase of Missoula's Water Company (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Takings & Water Rights: Applicability of the Takings Clause to Water Rights Regulations (Federal Circuit Developments) by Walston (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Speculative Use or Regional Provider: Company Applies for Massive Water Right in Oregon by David Moon (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Treaty Tribes & Hatcheries by Alan C. Stay (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Historic Use & "Takings" Decision in Colorado: Transfer Application Prompts Review (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Reclamation Manual Policies and Directives and Standards Finalized by Bureau (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Oral Arguments in Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado: Interstate Compact, Damages & Imported Water (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Accommodation Doctrine Held to Apply to Groundwater Interests in Texas (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CONTROL OF WATER (see also PRIVATIZATION):

The Pope Talks On Water: Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “The Issue of Water” (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

CONVERSION FORMULA:

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

CONVEYANCE RATES / CONVEYANCE COSTS:

Rate Case Award for Illegal Water Rates: $188 Million in Damages (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

CONVEYANCE SYSTEM or FACILITIES:

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Management Innovations: Washington Port Facilities Creatively Respond to Stringent Stormwater Regulations by Deonne Knill (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

COOLING SYSTEMS and COOLING WATER:

Aquatic Ecosystems: EPA Proposed Protection Standards (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

At the Water-Energy Nexus: Renewable Energy from In-Conduit Hydropower by Jennifer Allen Newton (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Cooling Water Intakes: EPA Standards Finalized (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

The Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Electricity Generation and Water Use in Texas (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Cooling Water Intake Website Redesigned by EPA (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Floating Solar Program in Japan: Benefits of Floating Plants (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Chromium 6 Pollution & Drinking Water Concerns in US: Analysis Released by the Environmental Working Group (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

COOLING WATER INTAKES:

Cooling Water Intake Website Redesigned by EPA (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

 

COOPERATION:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

COPPER:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

COPPER EXPORT:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CORPS OF ENGINEERS (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers):

Final EIS: Missouri River Master Manual (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

Montana Amicus Brief Seeks Supreme Court Review (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

River Management & the ESA: Missouri River Litigation (Navigation Versus Fish & Wildlife) by Hayes, Schneider & Sturkie (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Water and the Environment - The Role of Ecosystem Restoration by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Missouri River Operating Plan: Spring Pulse Delay (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Pecos River Lawsuit Filed - ESA Violations Alleged Against Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Wetlands Restoration and Preservation Rule Proposed by EPA and Corps (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Missouri River 2006 Spring Pulse: Storage Releases by Corps of Engineers from Upstream Reservoirs (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Clean Water Act Wetlands Jurisdiction: US Supreme Court Rules on Rapanos & Carabell by Jennie Bricker (TWR #29: July 15, 2006)

Supreme Court Decides Wetlands Cases Rapanos & Carabell by Roderick Walston (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Clean Water Act Settlement: Wetlands Preservation & Enhancement (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Corps Dredging Regulation: District Court Strikes Down Tulloch II Dredging Rule by Steve Richardson and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Wetlands Permits - Corps of Engineers Revises Nationwide Permits (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

US Army Corps Dam Safety Report Issued for Wolf Creek Dam (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction: Army Corps Jurisdictional Wetlands Determinations by Douglas W. MacDougal (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Columbia River Power System Draft BiOp: Judge Expresses Doubts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Wetlands Compensatory Mitigation Rule Released by Corps of Engineers (Unavoidable Impacts) (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Columbia Basin Fish Accords Signed (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Wetlands Enforcement: Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Wetlands Delineation: New Corps Guidance (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act & Rivers & Harbors Act Jurisdictional Determinations: Corps Guidance Issued (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Water Management Alternatives: Incorporating "New" Water Management Methods at a Watershed Scale by Cat Shrier (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Wetlands Penalty Agreement in South Dakota: Illegal Fill Results in Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Wetlands Violation & Agreement in North Dakota: Unauthorized Dredge & Fill (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: Santa Cruz River Illegal Filling Results in $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Wetlands Revised Guidance: Clean Water Act Scope and Jurisdiction (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Final Sediment Evaluation Framework (SEF) for the Pacific Northwest: CORPS' Draft Framework Comment Period (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Hydro Project Settlement: Tacoma Power & Skokomish Tribal Nation Reach Detailed Agreement (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Columbia River BiOp: Fed Plan for Hydropower System Argue ESA Requirements (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Mine Slurry Permit: Corps v. EPA Authority (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Section 404 Clean Water Act Overhaul: EPA Enforcement Changes Urged (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Colorado: River/Wetlands Damage Agreement (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers: Part II by Barbara Cosens (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Alaska: Wetlands and Streams Damaged (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Water Storage: Tribal Concerns Raised - Municipalities Purchase Reclamation Project by David Moon, Editor (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Oklahoma Storage Transfer Controversy: Tribal Nations & Local Interests Oppose the Transfer Agreement by David Moon, Editor (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Dredging Opposed in Missouri River: EPA Objects to Corps Proposals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydropower Potential: Bureau of Reclamation Facilities Report (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges & Opportunities - Part II by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Climate Change Needs: Research for Long-Term Planning - Report Issued by Corps & Reclamation (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Water Policy RFP: Army Corps Program (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act - Comment Period Extended (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Tribal Fish Accord Between Federal Agencies & Kalispel Tribe (Columbia Basin) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

BiOp Rejected Again: Columbia River Plan Found Arbitrary & Capricious (Specific Mitigation Plan Not Identified) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Illegal Stream Fill Settlement in California: $500,000 in Restoration Stipulated (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Army Corps Nationwide Permits & CWA 401 Water Quality Certification: New NWPS Become Effective This Month by Merritt Frey (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

Surplus Water in Reclamation Projects: Corps Pricing Policy Being Developed (M&I Use Included) (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Corps Levee Policy on Vegetation Removal: CDFG Files Suit Against Removal Requirement (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Wetland Delineations: New Wetland Plant List Available from US Army Corps of Engineers (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Kalispel Tribe Agreement With Federal Agencies: Habitat & Fish Stocks in Columbia Basin (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Army Corps Infrastructure: Management of Aging Systems (National Research Council Report) (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Missouri River Municipal & Industrial Water Storage Reallocation Study Released by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

New Restoration Program for Streams and Wetlands in Montana (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Temporary Flooding Found to Support "Takings" Award by Federal Circuit - Army Corps Project (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

GAO Report on Fed Agency Actions: Climate Change on Water Infrastructure (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction - Proposed Rule Released (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Fracking Settlement-Fill Material Discharges: Civil Penalty and Restoration in Clean Water Act Case (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Nutrient Reduction Strategies Devised by Hypoxia Task Force-Gulf States (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Clean Water Act Rule Finalized: CWA Jurisdiction (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Sediment Cleanup in Seattle: Penalties Issued for Violations of Cleanup Agreement (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Instream Flow Pilot Study in Oklahoma (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Clean Water Act Decision: Jurisdictional Determination Appealable Immediately (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

CORRELATIVE RIGHTS:

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CORROSION CONTROL:

Lead and Copper Exposure: EPA Releases Revisions White Paper (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

COST OF SERVICE (Utilities):

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

COSTS OF LITIGATION:

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

COSTS/BENEFITS ANALYSIS:

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Investments: Principles, Requirements & Guidelines for Federal investments Released (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Stormwater Runoff, Combined Sewer Overflows, and Infrastructure Research Funding (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

 

COST REIMBURSEMENT PROCESSING:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COST SHARE:

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

COSTS OF COMPLIANCE:

Clean Water Decision Regarding Costs of Compliance (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Contaminated Sediments Update: Conference Links Law, Science & Public Policy by Heather Brunelle and Cindy Ryals (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Cooling Water Intake Rule - Supreme Court to Review (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

EPA "eDISCLOSURE" Pilot Project: Self-Disclosure of Environmental Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

EPA Regulations: Too Much, Too Little, or On Track? - Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COSTS OF LITIGATION:

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

COSTS OF REGULATION:

EPA Regulations: Too Much, Too Little, or On Track? - Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

COUNTY ORDINANCE and PLANNING:

Conjunctive Use in California's Central Valley: Mixed Results After Decades of Groundwater Banking by Jennifer Spaletta (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

COURT POWER or COURT AUTHORITY:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

"COVER" DAMAGES:

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

CREATION STORY:

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

CREDIBILITY DEFERENCE:

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

 

CREDITS and CREDITING SYSTEM (REGISTRY):

"Recovery Crediting System" Guidance Developed by USFWS for Endangered Species (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

CERCLA-NRDA Restoration: Ecocredits/Liability Coverage for Duwamish River Sites by Scott Lockert (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Water Quality Markets - USDA Funding (Proposal Request) (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Water Quality Trading -"In It Together: A How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs by Cochran, Maness & Lindley (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Ben Grumbles & The U.S. Alliance: Interview by Tom Lindley (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

New Restoration Program for Streams and Wetlands in Montana (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Water Quality Trading: An Update on Lawsuits and Legal Challenges by Teresa Jacobs and Priscilla Hampton (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

Nutrient Trading & Water Quality by Susan Parker Bodine (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Stream Flow Enhancement/Groundwater Mitigation in Washington - Stormwater Capture & Groundwater Recharge (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Evan Mortimer & David R. Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Water Quality Trading: Federal Agencies Provide Support for Growing Markets (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CREDIT TRADING:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Water Quality Trading: Federal Agencies Provide Support for Growing Markets (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

CREOSOTE PILINGS:

Sediment Cleanup in Seattle: Penalties Issued for Violations of Cleanup Agreement (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

 

CRIMINAL PROSECUTION:

Clean Water Act Violation - Industrial Wastewater (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Criminal Sentence in Hazardous Waste Case (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Stormwater Discharge Vioaltions by Seven-Up/RC Bottling Company (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Safe Drinking Water Violations: $1 Million Penalty for Refinery (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Pipeline Releases Ammonia: Criminal CWA Penalty of $1 Million (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges Criminal Fine by EPA in Texas (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Criminal Prosecution of Clean Water Act Failure to Report (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act: Largest Fine Ever in Stormwater Criminal Misdemeanor Action ($13 million) (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Criminal Sentencing (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Water Treatment Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Reports (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Environmental Crime & Assault Results in Twenty-Year Sentence in Utah (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Enforcement Results: EPA 2010 Compliance Report - Criminal & Civil Penalties and Mapping Tool (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Criminal Clean Water Act Violation: DARIGOLD Pleads Guilty (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Stormwater: Felony Violations of the Clean Water Act Lead to Large Fine & Possible Jail Time (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Prison Sentence for Clean Water Act Violations in Washington (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

WALMART Pleads Guilty to CWA, FIFRA, & RCRA Violations (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Oil Spill Fines & Restitution in Wyoming - Criminal Charges Pending (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report Issued for 2013 (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Illegal Sewage Dump Results in Prison Time and Fine in Washington (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report for 2014 (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

EPA Enforcement and Compliance Report for 2015 Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

 

CRITERIA & PROCEDURES:

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

"CRITICAL GROUND WATER AREAS" / “CRITICAL MANAGEMENT AREA”:

Umatilla Basin Aquifer Restoration Project: New Management Model at the Crossroads by Martha Pagel (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

CRITICAL HABITAT:

Critical Habitat Exclusions Considered (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Bull Trout Lawsuit Filed Over Critical Habitat Designations (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Santa Ana Sucker Critical Habitat Revised in California (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Endangered Species Act Update: Summary of the 12th Annual ESA Conference by Greg D. Corbin (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat Public Comment Extension: Salmon & Steelhead (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat, Bull Trout and Politics by Arlene Montgomery (TWR #14: April 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat: NOAA Cuts by 80% (NW & California) (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat for Bull Trout - Final Rule (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat Designation (Bull Trout) - Lawsuit Challenges Agency Determination (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Navajo Reservoir FEIS Completed - Flow Recommendations and Authorized Purposes (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Critical Habitat Designated by NOAA for Green Sturgeon in California & Oregon (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Bull Trout Critical Habitat Dramatically Expanded Following Revisions (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

EPA Proposes New Permit Requirements for Pesticide Discharges (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Bull Trout Habitat: USFWS Revises Critical Habitat Designation (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

ESA Improvement: USFWS & NOAA Fisheries Effort (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Spotted Owl Recovery: Revised USFWS Plan (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Critical Habitat Set by US Fish & Wildlife Service (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Critical Habitat for Lower Columbia River Coho & Puget Sound Steelhead: Comments Closing Soon (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Deliveries: Reduced Pumping & Endangered Species Act Issues (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

ESA & 1872 Mining Act Decision (Suction Dredge Impacts) - ESA Trumps (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Klamath BiOp - Operations of Klamath Project Through 2023 Announced by Reclamation (NMFS & USFWS BiOp) (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Critical Habitat Rules: Proposed Rules & Policy by NMFS & USFWS (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Whooping Cranes ESA Case: Supreme Court Declines Review - TCEQ Issuance of Water Permits Stands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

USFWS Releases National Listing Workplan for ESA listings & Critical Habitat Decisions (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CROP CONVERSION:

Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado Basin - Investment Blueprint Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

CROP IRRIGATION:

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

CROPLAND IDLING (see also FALLOWING):

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CROP MODELING:

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

CROPLAND RECHARGE:

Cropland Recharge in California: Groundwater Recharge for Overdraft (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

CROP ROTATION:

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

CROP USE RATES:

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

CROP UTILIZATION:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CROP YIELD:

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

CRUDE OIL-BY-RAIL or CRUDE-BY-RAIL:

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CRUDE TRANSPORTATION HAZARDS:

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CUJUS DOCTRINE:

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

CULTURAL GAP:

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

CULTURAL USE & INJURY/CULTURAL RESOURCES & IMPACTS (see also TRIBAL WATER RIGHTS):

Tribal Water Compact: Proposed Settlement Released in Montana (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

ESA & 1872 Mining Act Decision (Suction Dredge Impacts) - ESA Trumps (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Groundwater/Surface Water Exchange Agreement Signed: Reclamation & Irrigation District (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Suction Dredging Moratorium Upheld in Oregon (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Interior Tribal Order: Land & Water Cooperation Framework Issued (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

CULVERT (Barrier) and “CULVERT CASE”:

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Appeal in Washington: Tribal Fish Passage Decision Appealed by State to 9th Circuit (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration” (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

CUMULATIVE EFFECTS / CUMULATIVE IMPACT:

Pipeline & the Endangered Species Act - 9th Circuit Decision on ESA & NEPA (Ruby Natural Gas Pipeline) (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Water & Land Use Assessment Tool: California's Locally Adaptable Tool (Water & Stormwater Impacts) by Patterson, Hinds & Lassiter (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

CURTAILMENT:

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Instream Rights Enforcement Discretion Agreement - Swinomish v. Ecology (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Drought Curtailments in California: Temporary Curtailment Liftings Possible (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Benefits of Public-Private Partnership by Tuthill, Anderson & Comeskey (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Dry Year Program Report & Recommendations for California’s Water Rights Priority System (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Civil Penalty for Unauthorized Diversion/Use in California: $1.5 million Fine Issued for Water District (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Tribal Settlement in Kansas: State & Kickapoo Tribe Reach Agreement on Tribe's Water Right (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

CUSTOMARY PRACTICES:

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

 

CUSTOMER CONTRIBUTION:

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

 

"CUT" TAX:

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

CYBERSECURITY:

Water Cybersecurity Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

 

“CYCLE TESTING”:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

DAIRY RUNOFF and DAIRY WATER QUALITY:

Dairy Manure Runoff Focus: CAFO(s) in Santa Ana Basin Face EPA Orders (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Lummi Nation & Dairy Farmers Water Quality Agreement: Cooperative Approach in the Nooksack River Basin (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

“DAISY-CHAIN”:

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

DAKOTA ACCESS:

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT and DAMAGES:

Lavaca Bay Settlement: Alcoa Agreement in Texas (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Nebraska Water Law Changing: Dramatic Developments - The Spear T Ranch Case by LeRoy W. Sievers and Jocelyn Walsh Golden (TWR #21: Nov. 15, 2005)

Groundwater Injury Allowed: "Reasonable Use" Limits Damages (Ninth Circuit Decision) (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Groundwater Pollution: Manufacturers Liability Verdict in California (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

CERCLA Liability: Ninth Circuit Accepts "Divisible Harm" as a Defense by Brien J. Flanagan and Carson Bowler (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Groundwater Decision in California: Oil Wastewater Pollution (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges from Dams: Clean Water Act & Nuisance Lawsuits (Klamath River) (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Rio Grande Settlement Between New Mexican & Texan Irrigation Districts: Dispute Over Interstate Surface & Groundwater by Moon (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Indian Water Rights: The Era of Settlements by Jeanne S. Whiteing (TWR #51: May 15, 2008)

Montana v. Wyoming: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Yellowstone Compact Case by Karen Budd-Falen (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

CERCLA-NRDA Restoration: Ecocredits/Liability Coverage for Duwamish River Sites by Scott Lockert (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Paiute Tribe Prevails: Illegal Diversions of Water to be "Recouped" by David Moon (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Kansas v. Nebraska: Interstate Compact Enforcement (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Republican River Compact - Arbitrator's Ruling (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

"Taking" Decision in US Court of Federal Claims (Beneficial Use & Damages) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Federal Power Act Preempts Damage Claims Under State Tort Law - Fifth Circuit Ruling (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Republican River Special Master's Report Issued: Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico: Supreme Court Grants Texas the Right to Proceed (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Fracking Verdict in Texas: Jury Awards $3 Million Damages to Family for Exposure (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Illegal Sewage Dump Results in Prison Time and Fine in Washington (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Oral Arguments in Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado: Interstate Compact, Damages & Imported Water (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

DAMAGES ADEQUACY:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DAMS AND DAM REMOVAL (see also HYDROPOWER):

Matilija River Task Force Recommends Removal (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Waterway-To-Waterway Transference: NPDES Permit Requirements and the Miccosukee Case by Rick Glick (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Dam Removal Grant (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

Water and the Environment - The Role of Ecosystem Restoration by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Dams and Salmon: Judge Rejects BiOp by David C. Moon (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Dam Removal Grants - Open Rivers Initiative by NOAA (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Klamath FERC: Dam Removal and Irrigators' Power Rates (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Federal Plan Violates Endangered Species Act: Snake River BiOp Plan Flawed (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Reclamation Contract Awarded for Removal of Savage Rapids Dam (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Klamath Hydroelectric Relicensing: Fish Passage and FERC (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Chiloquin Dam Removal Agreement in the Klamath Basin (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Tribal Water Rights - Conference Covers Settlement, Commodification and Other Issues by Harold Shepherd (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

New Reservoir Approved for Colorado River Water (Bureau of Reclamation) (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Klamath Dams - Agency Fish Passage Mandates Finalized (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Aging Dams and Mitigation Credits: Converting Fixed Liabilities Into Liquid Assets by James G. Workman (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Elwha River Dam Removal: CWA Permit Issued (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Columbia River Hydrosystem BiOp: 9th Circuit Upholds Rejection of 2004 BiOp by Mark L. Stermitz (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

US Army Corps Dam Safety Report Issued for Wolf Creek Dam (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

New Dam Study for Off-Channel Storage by Ecology & Reclamation (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges from Dams: Clean Water Act & Nuisance Lawsuits (Klamath River) (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Open Rivers Initiative: NOAA Funding Available (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Water Quality Standards & Hydropower Dams: Finding Concrete Solutions by Rebecca Sherman, Brett Swift and Rick Eichstaedt (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Klamath River Basin: National Research Council Report Released (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Hydropower and Fish - Northwest Challenge: Keeping Fish and Clean Hydro by F. Lorraine Bodi and Dulcy Mahar (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Columbia River Power System Draft BiOp: Judge Expresses Doubts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Klamath Settlement: Dams Removal Sought (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Reservoir Permits in Washington: Inventory of Small Dams and Dam Safety Compliance (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Water Quality Section 401 Certification: Avista Dams and FERC Relicensing (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Multi-Use Reservoir Analysis: Rio Grande Reservoir by Matthew Bliss (TWR #51: May 15, 2008)

Mine Restoration & Dam Removal in Montana (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Battle Creek Salmon & Steelhead Restoration Project Funded by Bureau of Reclamation (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Klamath River: Pacificorp Agreement in Principle Reached for Dams Removal (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Open Rivers Initiative: National Funding Opportunity (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Instream Water Right Transfer - Dam Removal & Power Right (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Interim Flows - Friant Dam Releases (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Dam Removal: Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement Announced (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Dam Removal: San Clemente Dam Agreement in California (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Klamath Settlement: Formal Agreements Signed (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Tribal Instream Rights: Important Settlement Reached on Klamath Basin Challenges by Douglas MacDougal (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Stream Flow and the Impact of Dams: USGS Study on Dam Operations & Fish Habitat (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Klamath Dam Removal: Removal Studies Released by Department of Interior (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Klamath Dams Removal Reports Issued by Interior (includes Economics and Tribal Summary Technical Report) (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Dam Removal Impacts Study on Elwha River Sediment Release (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Dam & Obstructions Removal - USFWS Fish Passage Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Klamath Restoration Agreement - Settlement Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Klamath Dam Removal Overview Report (Interior): An Assessment of Science and Technical Information Released (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Interior Released FEIS on Klamath River Dam Removal & New Management Plan Dispute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Small Dam Removal in Idaho: Programmatic Consultation Review by NOAA Fisheries (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

High Flow Release: Glen Canyon Dam Innovative Protocol to Mimic Flood Conditions (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Dam Removal Study: Science Announces "1000 Dams Down and Counting" by USGS Authors (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Dam Removal: New Klamath River Agreements Signed (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Hydropower Decision in Washington: Aesthetic Flows & Public Interest Impact (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

New Water Supply Projects: Ecology's Office of Columbia River Criticized in Economic Evaluation (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DAM REMOVAL ENTITY:

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

DAM SITES:

New Water Supply Projects: Ecology's Office of Columbia River Criticized in Economic Evaluation (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DATA ACCESS:

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DATABASE / DATA COLLECTION:

State Water Planning & Sustainability: Audit of Oregon Water Resources Department by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DATA MINING:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

DATA SET RANGE:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

DATA TECHNOLOGY:

“Quantified Conservation” - Measurement & Tracking of Environmental Outcomes & Impact by The Freshwater Trust (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

DATA TOOLS:

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

“Quantified Conservation” - Measurement & Tracking of Environmental Outcomes & Impact by The Freshwater Trust (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters (DWMAPS): Mapping Tool Released by EPA (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

DEAD ZONES:

Dead Zones in Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay: NOAA Predictions for 2014 (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Nutrient Reduction Strategies Devised by Hypoxia Task Force-Gulf States (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

DEAL IS A DEAL:

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

DEBT PROVISIONS:

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

DECENTRALIZED MANAGEMENT:

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

DECLARATORY RELIEF:

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

“DECLARED” BASIN:

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

DECREED RIGHTS:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DEEP INFILTRATION:

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DEEP RECHARGE:

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DEEP PERCOLOATION (Return Flow):

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DEEP-RIPPING:

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

DE FACTO REUSE:

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DEFERRED UPGRADES:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

DEFERRENCE:

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DEFICIT IRRIGATION:

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

DE-ICING:

Stormwater Permit: Industrial Permit Updated in Washington State (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

 

DELIVERY CALL (see also “CALLS”):

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Klamath Adjudication - The Judicial Phase Begins: New Era in Oregon's Contentious Water History by MacDougal, Orford & Timmons (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

 

DELIVERY INFRASTRUCTURE:

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Rights Settlement in Oklahoma: Tribes, City and State (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DELIVERY OBLIGATION:

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact: Special Master Report Issued in Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DELIVERY POINT:

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact: Special Master Report Issued in Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DEMAND and "DEMAND TRIGGERS":

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Speculation - ALJ Ruling in Oregon Overturns Agency Decision (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Water Policy & Science: Nebraska's River Basin Evaluation Tools by James Gilbert (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Released by Reclamation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Colorado River Moving Forward Phase 1 Report Released by Reclamation & Stakeholders (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Santa Fe Basin in New Mexico: Reclamation Study Projects Water Shortfall (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Setting Measurable Objectives to Achieve Sustainable Groundwater Management in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DEMAND PROJECTIONS:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DEMAND REDUCTIONS:

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

DE MINIMUS TEST or DE MINIMUS IMPAIRMENT:

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DE MINIMUS INJURY STANDARD:

Instream Flows & the Public Interest: Washington State Permit with Mitigation Conditions Overturned by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DENVER BASIN:

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR:

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Land & Water Conservation Fund: $95 Million to be Distributed - Short of Fully Authorized Level (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Interior Tribal Order: Land & Water Cooperation Framework Issued (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DEPLETION:

The Pope Talks On Water: Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “The Issue of Water” (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

DESALINIZATION / DESALINATION:

Desalinization Workshops (California) TWR #6, Water Briefs

Texas Promotes Desalinization (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Lower Rio Grande Regional Water Plan (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Water Resource Management in El Paso: Conservation, Reclaimed Water and Desalinization by Archuleta & Parker (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Desalinization Program Recommendations from California DWR (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Desalinization and Water Purification Roadmap: Sandia National Laboratories (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Desalination Pilot Run: Yuma Desalting Plant (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Desalination - Alamogordo: New Mexico's First Large-Scale Municipal Desalination Project by James C. Brockmann (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant Pilot Program Started/ DROP 2 Storage Reservoir Celebration (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Yuma Desalting Plant: Reclamation Completes Pilot Run (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Desalination Plant - Proposed Purchase Agreement Signed (San Diego County Water Authority & Poseidon Resources (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Desalination and Membrane Technologies: Federal Research and Adoption Issues by Nicole Carter (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Water: Upper & Lower Basin Studies Released by Reclamation (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Regional Water Management Cooperation: Study Compares Four Cases in the West by Nathaniel Delano and Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Desalination and Water Purification Research Program - Funding from Reclamation Announced (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DESERT LAND ACT of 1877:

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

USFS Groundwater Directive: Western Governors' Ass'n Submits Commits Regarding Implications (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

DESIGN:

Green Infrastructure Guidance Announced by WRF: Capital Improvement Project Delivery Methods & Incentives (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

DESIGNATED GROUNDWATER AREAS:

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DESIGNATED USE RESTRICTIONS:

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

DESIGNATED USES:

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

 

"DESIRED FUTURE CONDITIONS":

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

DEVELOPMENT / DEVELOPMENT PERMITS OR PLANS:

EPA Guidance: Compliance for Development (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

"Post-Appropriation" Water Management: Colorado's Water for the 21st Century Act by George Sibley (Gunnison, CO)(TWR #42, August 15, 2007)

Municipal Water Law: Washington's Landmark Law Faces Challenges by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

New Western Water Agenda: Opportunities for Action in an Era of Growth and Climate Change by MacDonnell & Fort (TWR #48: Feb. 15, 2008)

EPA Clean Water Act Regs: 9th Circuit Affirms Mandate that EPA Issue Construction Industry Guidelines/Standards by Iani & Kennedy (TWR #57: Nov. 15, 2008)

Municipal Stormwater in Washington: Low Impact Development Permit Requirements (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Arizona Water Management Issues: Maintaining Sustainable Water Management by Steve Olson (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells in the West: Complications & Compromises by Nathan Bracken (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Speculative Use or Regional Provider: Company Applies for Massive Water Right in Oregon by David Moon (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Low Impact Stormwater Retrofit: Port Converts Standard Bioswale to Bioretention to Meet Water Quality Goals by Kim Slack (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Western States' Water Planning: The Best Laid Plans - Water Planning in Uncertain Times by Janet Neuman (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Water Right Price Index Released by WestWater Research (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Watershed Modeling - Climate Change & Urban Development Study Released by EPA (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Water & Land Use Assessment Tool: California's Locally Adaptable Tool (Water & Stormwater Impacts) by Patterson, Hinds & Lassiter (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

New Groundwater Use: Kittitas County Settlement Agreement Signed by Ecology (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Arizona Groundwater Use Decision: Groundwater Plan for Development Project Rejected by David Moon (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

“Estimating Monetized Benefits of Groundwater Recharge from Stormwater Retention Practices” - EPA Study (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DEVELOPED WATER:

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

 

DIESEL (see also FRACKING):

Fracking Guidance Released by EPA: Underground Injection Control & Diesel Fuels (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

 

DIFFERENTIAL SETTLEMENT:

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

DILIGENCE (see also REASONABLE DIIGENCE):

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

"DILIGENT PROSECUTION”:

Citizen Suits Under Clean Water Act - "Diligent Prosecution" Bars Clarified by 9th Circuit (Knee Deep Cited)(TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

 

DILUTION of WASTEWATER:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137 July 15, 2015)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

DIMINISHED USE:

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DIRECT CONTACT:

Risk-Based UST Site Closures: Technically Sound / Good Economics for Underground Storage Tank Cleanups by Jeff Gaarder (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

DIRECT COSTS:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DIRECT FEDERAL SPENDING:

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DIRECTION OF FLOW:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DIRECT POTABLE REUSE (DPR):

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

“DIRECT RECHARGE”:

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

 

“DIRECT SPREADING”:

Report on Water Available for Replenishment of Groundwater in California: Interim White Paper (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

DISAGGREGATED ANALYSIS:

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

DISEASES (WATER):

The Pope Talks On Water: Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “The Issue of Water” (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

DISCHARGE MONITORING REPORTS (see also NPDES):

Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool: EPA Online Tool (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

 

DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS / WASTEWATER (see also NPDES Permits):

Waterway-To-Waterway Transference: NPDES Permit Requirements and the Miccosukee Case by Rick Glick (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

NPDES Permits & Water Transfers: Post-Miccosukee Court in Florida Finds NPDES Permit Necessary by Richard M. Glick (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Water Transfers and the Clean Water Act by Rick Glick (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DISCHARGES (3rd Party):

Reclamation Developing Directive & Standard for Non-Agricultural Discharges Into Facilities (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

DISCLOSURE LAWS or RULES:

Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts: EPA Study Released - Public Meetings (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study by Adam Orford (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Fracking - Diesel: EPA Regulations - Stakeholder Input Sought (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Fracking Disclosure: Trade Secrets Protected in Wyoming (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Fracking Rule for Public & Indian Lands Proposed by Interior (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

 

DISCLOSURE OF CHEMICALS:

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

New Report: "The Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Data from the FracFocus Chemical Registry 1.0" (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

 

DISCONTINUITY IN AQUIFER:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DISCRETION OR DISCRETIONARY AUTHORITY:

Basin of Origin Claims of Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Rejected by 9th Circuit - Reclamation Cutbacks Upheld (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DISGORGEMENT:

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

DISINFECTION BYPRODUCTS:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DISPERSION:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

"DISPLACEMENT" THEORY OF EXEMPTION:

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

 

DISPOSAL WELLS:

Earthquake Shutdown in Oklahoma: Oil and Gas Disposal Wells Shut Down (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

DISTINCT GROUNDWATER SOURCES:

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

"DISTINCT POPULATION SEGMENT”:

ESA Decision on "Distinct Population Segment" in the Rockies (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

 

DISTINCT SOURCES OF WATER:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

“DISTRIBUTED SOLUTIONS”:

Infrastructure: Innovative & Multipurpose Financing Frameworks Developed by Stanford's Water in the West (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

DISTRICTS (Water Districts):

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

 

DITCHES or DITCH EASEMENTS:

Waters of the U.S. Rule: EPA Clarification, Webinar & Extended Comment Period (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DIVERSIONARY WATER RIGHT:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DIVERSION CAPACITY:

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DIVERSION OF FLOODWATER:

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

 

DIVERSION POINT:

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Watershed Planning Implementation and Flow Achievement: Washington Grant Cycle (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

DIVERSION REQUIREMENT and CHANGES (DIVERSIONS):

Colorado Whitewater Courses and Water Rights by Kenneth W. Knox (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Restoration: Cooperative, Free-Market Solutions in Oregon by Fritz Paulus (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Water Quality Thermal Credit Trading: Methods for Quantifying Thermal Credits by Dupuis, Smesrud, Wirz & Primozich (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Stream Access Decision: When Is a Stream a Stream, Water Natural, and Property Private? by Jack R. Tuholske (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Ground Water Availability & The No Injury Rule: Domestic Well Owners Protected in Colorado by David Moon (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

The Colorado Water Trust: Western Water Trusts & the Colorado Experience by Amy W. Beatie (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Paiute Tribe Prevails: Illegal Diversions of Water to be "Recouped" by David Moon (TWR #75: May 15, 2010)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Ag to Urban Transfer: No Injury Rule & Historical Use (Colorado Decision) (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Construing Speculative Use: TCEQ Remands Million Acre-Foot Water Application for Brazos River Basin by David Moon, Editor (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Irrigation Diversions & ESA Impacts on Federal Lands (BiOp Finds Jeopardy & Requires Minimum Flows) (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

State Control of Water: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Oklahoma - Interstate Compact & Commerce Clause Issues by David Moon (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Nondiversion Agreement - Aspen Instream Flow Agreement with Colorado Water Trust (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

City Instream Flow: Non-Diversion Agreement in Colorado (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Public Trust Doctrine Decision in California: Groundwater Regulation to Protect Rivers (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Watershed Planning Implementation and Flow Achievement: Washington Grant Cycle (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DIVERSITY OF SUPPLY:

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

DOMESTIC USE (see also Municipal Water Rights and Preferences):

Exempt Well Decision in South Dakota: Domestic v. Commercial Use (Tribal Opposition) (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

State Survey of Domestic Preference Law by Steven E. Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Illegal Use of Well: Commercial Use of Domestic Well in New Mexico (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Ruling Reversed in New Mexico (Bounds Decision) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

State Survey of Domestic Preference Law by Steven E. Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Domestic Groundwater Reserve: Development of Ecology Mitigation Program in Washington (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

South Dakota Shutoff: Domestic & Stockwater Preference During Drought (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Priority Regulation in Texas - Brazos River Call (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Rights Manual for Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Associations Announced in New Mexico (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Instream Rules in Washington: Repeal Denied for Skagit River/New Rule for Spokane River (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Preferences During Shortage Rejected in Texas - "Senior" Water Rights Protected (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DOMESTIC WELLS (see also DOMESTIC USE):

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Report Clarification (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DOMINANT ESTATE:

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Accommodation Doctrine Held to Apply to Groundwater Interests in Texas (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

“DO NO HARM” (see also NO INJURY RULE):

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

DRAINAGE/DRAINAGE CANAL:

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

 

DRAINAGE DESIGN:

Municipal Landfill Redevelopment: From Legacy Landfill to Watershed-Protective Sports Stadium in Astoria, Oregon by Stacy J. Frost and Neil R. Alongi (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

DRAWDOWN / DRAWDOWN TIMES (Groundwater):

New Mexico’s Interstate Aquifers: Are They in Danger of Depletion? by John W. Shomaker (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DREDGE & FILL - SECTION 404 PERMIT (see also Corps of Engineers):

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

DREDGING/NAVIGATION:

Columbia River Dredging Opposed (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Dredging Lawsuit - Columbia River Deepening by Corps of Engineers  (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Colorado Whitewater Courses and Water Rights by Kenneth W. Knox (TWR #30: August 15, 2006) 

Corps Dredging Regulation: District Court Strikes Down Tulloch II Dredging Rule by Steve Richardson and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Wood Waste & Water: Washington State's New Wood Waste Cleanup Push by Thiele, Steding & Hermann (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Oregon Governor Calls for Mining Withdrawal and Federal Lands Protection (Suction Dredging) (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Suction Dredge Mining Moratorium in California Extended to 2016 (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Mining Law & the Endangered Species Act Decision - Section 7 Consultation Required (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Suction Dredge Mining Halted in California - Governor Continues Moratorium (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

ESA & 1872 Mining Act Decision (Suction Dredge Impacts) - ESA Trumps (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

 

DRILLING LEASES:

Drilling Leases Purchased by Trust for Public Lands for Conservation (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

 

DRINKING WATER:

Public Drinking Water Contamination by Michael Axline and Duane Miller (TWR #5: July 15, 2004)

Perchlorate - EPA Reference Dose (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Drinking Water Rules Update by Scott Shine (TWR #14: April 15, 2005)

Lead in Drinking Water - EPA Strengthens Protection (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Groundwater Rule: Safe Drinking Water Rule Delayed (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Wind River Settlement and Penalties (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Safe Drinking Water: $277 Billion Investment Required (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Interstate Water Quality Battle: Oklahoma v. Poultry (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Safe Drinking Water Act and Oil Spill Prevention Violations: Facility on the Navajo Nation (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Drinking Water Rules: New EPA Rules Proposed for Open Reservoirs (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006)

Arsenic Rule: Compliance Tools Available (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006)

Small Drinking Water Systems: EPA Releases Water Tools and Variances (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Volatile Organic Compounds in Groundwater & Drinking Water Wells (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Groundwater Contamination - EPA Settlement Reached in Nebraska (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Underground Injection Control Fine Proposed (Safe Drinking Water Act Permit) (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Aquifer Protection Permit: ADEQ & Phelps Dodge Consent Order (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Lead in Drinking Water: EPA Lead and Copper Rule Proposal (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

California Drinking Water Standard: Perchlorate (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Yakima USGS Groundwater Study (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Drinking Water Underground Source Risks: EPA Rule Issued (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Perchlorate Legislation Introduced (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Drinking Water: Unregulated Contaminants Monitored for Study (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Water Contaminants: Safe Drinking Water List - EPA's Preliminary Determinations (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Safe Drinking Water Violations: $1 Million Penalty for Refinery (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Municipal Water Law: Washington's Landmark Law Faces Challenges by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Water Resources Supply: Groundwater Decision Support System Development by David Jordan, Cynthia Ardito and Van Kelley (TWR #48: February 15, 2008)

Drinking Water Cleanup (Sulfate): Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

ADEQ Drinking Water Fine for TCE Contamination and Water Quality Violations (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Small Water Systems: EPA Management Tool (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

TCE Settlement with $500,000 Penalty: Drinking Water in Arizona (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Pharmaceuticals & Water Quality: EPA Information Collection Request (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Stormwater Consent Decree: $1 Million Civil Fine for Landfill Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Leaded Wheel Weights Phase-Out: Lawsuit Settlement Under Safe Drinking Water Act (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Perchlorate Regulations: New Mexico's Head of Environment Dept. Urges EPA to Provide Drinking Water Protection (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

NPDES Ruling: US Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Friends of Pinto Creek v. EPA (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Carbon Sequestration Injection Project in Arizona: West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Water Treatment Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Reports (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage Recovery & EPA's Underground Injection Control Program-EPA's "ASR Experts" Report by Shrier (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Navajo Nation Lauded: Environmental Protection and Leadership (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

High Plains Aquifer (Ogallala) - USGS Water Quality Study (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Geologic Sequestration: Carbon Dioxide Injection - EPA Seeking Comments (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

SUPERFUND Settlement: $21 Million Contaminated Groundwater Cleanup System (EPA & Northrop Grumman) (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Utilities Receive EPA Awards in South Dakota: Nonpoint Source Program & Safe Drinking Water (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Priority Contaminants: EPA Drinking Water List (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Safe Drinking Water: Summary of EPA Actions in Montana (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery; New Federal Initiatives - EPA to Develop Guidance by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Supply: EPA Announces Stricter Regulations (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Safe Drinking Water Act Guidance: Public Notification Rule (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Perchlorate Standard: EPA Office of Inspector General's Scientific Analysis (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Climate Change Impacts: Water Climate Forum Brings Int'l Insights to US Adaptation Strategies by Erica Brown (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Groundwater Study Released: USGS Contamination Study of Source Water (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts: EPA Study Released - Public Meetings (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Rules: Total Coliform - EPA Update (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement in Alaska: Chlorine Disinfection Byproducts (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Water Supply Protection: EPA/DOE "Canary" Software (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Total Coliform Rule: EPA Comment Period Extended (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program: EPA Drinking Water Program (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Wyoming Approves Regulations Governing Disclosure of Chemicals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study by Adam Orford (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Regional Water Supply: Washington's Dept. of Ecology Approves Water Rights (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

EPA issues Clean Water & Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy Released by EPA (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA to Expand Testing (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Contamination From Fracking in Texas: EPA Order (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Groundwater Order in Montana: EPA Enforcement on Oil Production Contaminants (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Large Wastewater Fine for Municipality in Oregon: Penalty for Chlorine Discharges (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Fluoride Assessments: Drinking Water Standards Proposals (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Toxics & Drinking Water: Perchlorate Regulation Announced by EPA (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

EPA Complaint Filed: Emergency Order Enforcement in Texas (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Drinking Water: EPA's Plan to Study Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing - Debate Intensifies by Orford (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Water Contaminants Information Tool Available from EPA (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Aquifer Cleanup in New Mexico: County & City System Required (PCE Contamination) (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Contaminant Monitoring for Drinking Water: EPA Proposal for Unregulated Contaminants (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Endangered Rivers List: Natural Gas Drilling in Wyoming (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Fracking - Diesel: EPA Regulations - Stakeholder Input Sought (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water & Wastewater Training: EPA Tribal Workshops (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate: The Long and Winding Road Towards Regulation by Bruce Baizel (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Reclaimed Wastewater: Hopi Tribe in Arizona Sues Flagstaff Over Snowmaking Proposal (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water: General Accountability Office Report Released (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Trichloroethylene (TCE) Health Assessment Released - Integrated Risk Information System Database (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Waste Disposal Wells in Alaska: Motor Vehicle Fluids Threaten Groundwater - Army Base Fined (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Planning for Sustainability: EPA Handbook for Water and Wastewater Utilities (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

America's Drinking Water Infrastructure Challenge: AWWA Study (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Adaptation Strategies Guide for Water Utilities Released by EPA (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Drinking Water Contaminants List: EPA Working With Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Pesticides & Water: EPA Human Health Benchmarks Table Update (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Emerging Contaminants Advisory Panel Forming in Arizona (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup at Superfund Site in Los Angeles: $6 Million Settlement (Drinking Water Protection) (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Inland Empire Groundwater: USGS Groundwater Quality Study - Nitrates & Perchlorates (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program’s Annual Report for 2011 Issued by EPA (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Upcoming EPA Drinking Water Proposals by J. Alan Roberson, P.E. (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Ben Grumbles & The U.S. Alliance: Interview by Tom Lindley (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Crow Tribe Settlement Implementation - Reclamation Contracts on Irrigation and Municipal, Industrial & Rural System (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Desalination Plant - Proposed Purchase Agreement Signed (San Diego County Water Authority & Poseidon Resources (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Clean Water Act and Pollutant Total Maximum Daily Loads - Congressional Research Service Report to Congress (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Disposal of Large Amounts of Contaminated Water: A Support Guide for Water Utilities Released by EPA (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Protecting Drinking Water Sources through Agricultural Conservation Practices: USDA Toolkit Released (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

EPA Fracking Study Update Released: Review & Comment (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Pathogens Rule Update by EPA: Limit for E. Coli (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future - ASCE Report (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Groundwater Contaminated Sources for Drinking Water Supply - California Report (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Uranium Decontamination Cleanup: EPA Five-Year Plan Report on Progress (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Tribal Claims to the Colorado River by Ryan Smith (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Desalination and Membrane Technologies: Federal Research and Adoption Issues by Nicole Carter (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Total Coliform Rule - EPA Revisions (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program 2012 Annual Report - Released by EPA (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Cleanup Settlement at Goodrich Superfund Site in California (EPA): TCA & Perchlorate (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Utah DWQ Issues Notice of Violation & Compliance Order Requesting Chevron Report on Diesel Spill (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Comments Period Extended by EPA for Potential Fracking Impacts on Drinking Water Resources (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

EPA’s Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment - $384 Billion Infrastructure Needs (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA Public Review of Information Collection Request (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Water Pricing: Water Rates & the "New Normal" by Kristina Donnelly and Juliet Christian-Smith (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Act Fine - Injection Well Violations in Colorado (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

EPA Funding for Small Water & Wastewater Systems: Training & Technical Assistance Grants (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Arkansas Valley Conduit in Colorado: Regional Water Pipeline Project - Condensed/Edited from US Bureau of Reclamation Documents (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Public Supply Wells: Factors that Affect Vulnerability to Contamination - USGS Circular (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement by EPA on Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado: Underground Injection Control (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Drinking Water Supply in Arizona: BIA Violations & Settlement with EPA (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

UIC Violations in Utah: Safe Drinking Water Penalty of $600,000 (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Drought Management in California - Emphasis on Water Transfers (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

EPA Released Enhanced Version of “How’s My Waterway” App & Website (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

GAO Oil & Gas Report: Underground Injection Control Recommendations for EPA's Oversight (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Drinking Water: EPA Funds Two Innovation Centers (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Tribal Settlement Concerning Drinking & Wastewater Systems Entered by The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Drinking Water & Watershed Goals: CWA Toolkit for Water Managers Available (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Recycled Water: Beer Brewing Proposal in Oregon (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Huge Instream Donation: Water Supply/Trust Program in Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Financing: New EPA Build America Investment Initiative (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Edwards Aquifer in Texas - Review Released (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Safe Drinking Water Act Dashboard - Website Compliance Tracking System Announced by EPA (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Algal Toxins: EPA Issues Health Advisory Values (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

The Pope Talks On Water: Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “The Issue of Water” (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Steam Electric Plants Toxic Pollutants Discharges: Rule Finalized by EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Energy-Positive Water Resource Recovery Workshop Report (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Harmful Algal Blooms: EPA Releases Strategic Plan of Drinking Water (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters (DWMAPS): Mapping Tool Released by EPA (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Fracking & Drinking Water Sources: Stanford Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources by Rob Jordan (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Report Clarification (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Green Infrastructure Guidance Announced by WRF: Capital Improvement Project Delivery Methods & Incentives (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

USGS Study & Mapping Tool: Decadal Change in Groundwater Quality: Comparing 1988-2001 to 2002-2012 (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

“Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection: A Brief Overview” Report by Congressional Research Service (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Flow Requirements for Salinity & Instream Flows for the San Joaquin - Draft Proposal in California (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Chromium 6 Pollution & Drinking Water Concerns in US: Analysis Released by the Environmental Working Group (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Updated Climate Change Risk Assessment Tool for Water Utilities by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Lead and Copper Exposure: EPA Releases Revisions White Paper (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water Reuse Plan: Advanced Treatment & Potable Water Reuse in San Diego (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Plan - Call to Action by EPA for Safety and Reliability (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Drinking Water Impacts - EPA's Final Report Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Stormwater: 2017 Construction General Permit Regulations issued by EPA (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DRIP IRRIGATION:

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT or DROUGHT "HARDENING":

Washington Drought Emergency Declared (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Leasing Water - Yakima Basin Drought Response (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

The Colorado River - Has It Run Out of Water? by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Drought Relief: Reservoir Storage in New Mexico (TWR #16, Water Briefs: June 15, 2005)

Water Shortage: Lake Powell and Lake Mead Management (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

US Water Monitor Website (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Climate & Water Pricing: Climate Effects on Water Transaction Prices by B. G. Colby, J. Pullen, K. Pittenger, and L. Jones (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Instream Flow Reduction Approved for Drought Response (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List Comments Sought (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Drought Actions in California: Water Transfers and Exchanges (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Climate Change and Water: IPCC Technical Paper VI by David Moon (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Signed: Nevada & California Impacts (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

2009 Drought Water Bank in California: CDWR Facilitates Exchanges (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Regional U.S. Impacts of Global Climate Change: Federal Report Provides Assessment of National & Regional Impacts (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

California Drought Contingency Plan (Draft) - Climate Change Impacts (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Drought Planning Report Released by Western Governors' Association & Western States Water Council (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Water Use Curtailment in Texas: TCEQ Considers Drought Response (Priority, Riparian Rights & Contingency Plans) (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Colorado River Basin Supply & Demand Study by Carly Jerla, Terry Fulp, and Pam Adams (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Resources & Regional Planning: The Prairie Waters Project - Aurora, Colorado by Lisa Darling (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Groundwater Reserves Proposal: Study Released on Water Supply & Climate Change for California (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Interview of Scott A. Verhines, New Mexico State Engineer - Interviewed by Michelle Henrie (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

New Mexico Priority Administration: New Mexico Supreme Court Decision on State Engineer's Authority by David Moon (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

National Climate Assessment Draft Released by Federal Advisory Committee: "Firmly in the Present" (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Conjunctive Use in California's Central Valley: Mixed Results After Decades of Groundwater Banking by Jennifer Spaletta (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Water "Call" Agreement in Colorado - Senior Rights "Relaxed" to Allow Storage (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Colorado River Management & Drought: Lake Powell Releases to be Lowered Significantly by David Moon, Editor (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery for Groundwater Supply - Award Announced for City of Phoenix Project (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Drought Management in California - Emphasis on Water Transfers (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

"Assessment of Groundwater Level Trends across the United States" Published by Columbia Water Center (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Sustainable Groundwater Management Report Released by California Water Foundation (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Freshwater Supply Report Released by GAO (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Groundwater Threat: Colorado River Basin Groundwater Use Report by NASA and UC Irvine (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Conservation Plan: Colorado River System Conservation Program Agreement (Reclamation & Municipal Water)(TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Drought Curtailments in California: Temporary Curtailment Liftings Possible (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Water Conservation in California: Urban Water Use During Drought (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Rainwater Harvest in Texas: How-To Video & Manual Available (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

California Drought: Use/Conservation Figures Released by State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Synthesis Report (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Utilities Training & Technical Assistance From EPA - Climate Change Resilience & Readiness (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Integrating Storage in California's Changing Water System: Storage and Water Management Report (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

The Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Electricity Generation and Water Use in Texas (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Dry Year Program Report & Recommendations for California’s Water Rights Priority System (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in Drought: Steep Decline in Conservation in California (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Ongoing Drought in the Southwest and Central Plains: Climate Change Megadrought Predicted (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Conservation in California: State Water Board Issues Expanded Emergency Regulation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Water Purchases: Metropolitan Water District’s Board Authorizes $71 Million for Ag Water Transfers & Promotes Conservation (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Preferences During Shortage Rejected in Texas - "Senior" Water Rights Protected (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Reverse Auction for Leasing Instream Flow in Washington (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Agriculture Conservation: USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Announced (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Urban Water Conservation in Southern California: Encouraging Conservation Through Tradeable Allocations & Market Mechanisms by Bond, Motlow, Steely, Wang & Libecap (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Curtailment Support in California - Court Ruling in State’s Favor on Enforcement (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Civil Penalty for Unauthorized Diversion/Use in California: $1.5 million Fine Issued for Water District (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Drought Compliance in California: Urban Use Reduced By 27% (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

San Joaquin Sinking: NASA Subsidence Study (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Turf & Toilets Rebate Programs in California (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Muni-to-Farm Water in California: North Valley Recycled Water Program (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water Banking & Storage Agreement Between SNWA and MWD Supplements California Supplies During Drought (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Setting Measurable Objectives to Achieve Sustainable Groundwater Management in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Agency Enforcement - Drought Measures in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

The Argument for the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Allocate Water in the Western U.S. (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Water Enforcement in California: Conservation & Regulation (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Nevada Drought Forum Recommendations Report Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

USFS Releases Effects of Drought on Forest and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Conservation in the Mountain West Survey Announced by Colorado College: Key Public Lands Issues (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Texas Water Plan/Management Strategies: 2017 Plan Released (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

USGS Report on the Colorado River's Source: Importance of Groundwater As Base Flow (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Managing Water in Arizona: An Interview With Tom Buschatzke, Director of the ADWR Doug Dunham (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Supply "Stress Tests" by Water Suppliers: California SWRCB Reviews (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Colorado River Futures Project: Policy Recommendations on Colorado River Management for New Administration (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

“The 21st Century Colorado River Hot Drought and Implications for the Future” (Report) by Udall & Overpeck (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

DROUGHT ENFORCEMENT:

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Regulations Replaced With “Stress Test” Approach in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT FREQUENCY:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

DROUGHT REGULATIONS:

Drought Regulations Replaced With “Stress Test” Approach in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT RESERVE:

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT RESILIENCY:

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

USFS Releases Effects of Drought on Forest and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DROUGHT RESPONSE:

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Texas Water Plan/Management Strategies: 2017 Plan Released (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT RULES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT SURCHARGE:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DROUGHT TOOL - OKLAHOMA:

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

DRY SEASON FIRES:

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

DRY-UP of Irrigated Acres - REQUIREMENT (see also INSTREAM FLOW and “BUY & Dry”):

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Water Plan Released in Colorado: Water Supply Strategies (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

2017 Water Market Outlook and Alternative Water Transfers in Colorado Reports Released (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DRY WELL / DRY-WELLS:

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

DRY YEAR STRATEGY / OPITONS:

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado Basin - Investment Blueprint Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

DUE PROCESS:

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Curtailments Lawsuit: Drought Emergency Decisions Contested in California by Water Users (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Instream Flow Rights Decision in Colorado: State Agency Authority Upheld - Policy of Preserving Natural Environment (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Texas Takings Case: Procedural Rulings - Claims Dismissed (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Curtailment Support in California - Court Ruling in State’s Favor on Enforcement (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

DUNGENESS BASIN:

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

DUST CONTROL:

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

DUTY OF CARE:

Federal Power Act Preempts Damage Claims Under State Tort Law - Fifth Circuit Ruling (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

 

DUTY of WATER - VOLUME:

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

DUTY TO AQUIRE (WATER SUPPLY):

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“EARLY ACTIONS”:

Portland Harbor Final Cleanup Plan - Record of Decision Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

EARMARKS - “PORK”:

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

EARTHQUAKES and EARTHQUAKE ISSUES:

Wastewater Injection & Earthquakes: USGS Study (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Earthquakes Increase in Oklahoma: Oil & Gas Wastewater Injection Limited (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Earthquakes Plan in Oklahoma: Oil & Gas Wastewater Disposal Wells Impacts (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Earthquake Shutdown in Oklahoma: Oil and Gas Disposal Wells Shut Down (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection: A Brief Overview” Report by Congressional Research Service (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

 

EASEMENT-IN-GROSS:

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

EASEMENTS (see also CONSERVATION EASEMENTS):

Bypass Flow Upheld/Fishery (TU, et al. v. US Dept. of Agriculture, et al.) (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Easements On and Over Federal Lands by Daniel H. Israel (TWR #8: Oct. 15, 2004)

Canal Easement - Federal Lawsuit in Oregon (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Bypass Flows - USFS Policy Change in Colorado (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Rights-of-Way Across Federal Lands: Easement Decision by 9th Circuit by David C. Moon (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Seven Rivers Pipeline and Augmentation Wells in New Mexico (Pecos River Settlement) (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Stream Access Decision: When Is a Stream a Stream, Water Natural, and Property Private? by Jack R. Tuholske (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Adverse Possession, Abandonment & Beneficial Use: Colorado Supreme Court Decision (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Utah Stream Access: Recreational Use Legislation (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights: Current Issues & Relevant Background by Robert T. Anderson (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Ski Area Water Rights: U.S. Forest Service Taking? (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Temporary Flooding Can Constitute a 5th Amendment Takings: U.S. Supreme Court Decision (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Speculation in Water: Application Rejected in Oregon by Water Resources Department (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Stream Access in New Mexico: Attorney General's Opinion (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Files Lawsuit Against BNSF Railway: Oil Trains & Easement Agreement (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Small Scale Hydropower & Ditch Easements: Colorado Decision Applies “No Injury Rule” and Maximum Use by David Moon (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

EASTERN SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AQUIFER (see also IDAHO WATER LAW and WATER QUALITY):

Snake River Adjudication - Wild & Scenic Water Rights Settled (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Idaho Groundwater Settlement - Purchase of Surface Rights (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Conjunctive Administration on the Eastern Snake River Plain by Phillip J. Rassier (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Ground Water Right Transfers in the Snake River Plain, Idaho by Johnson, Harris, Contor and Cosgrove (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Surface Water Users "Call" on Groundwater Rights in Idaho (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Idaho Conjunctive Use Order by David C. Moon (TWR #15: May 15, 2005)

Snake River Adjudication: The Nez Perce Agreement by Jerry R. Rigby (TWR #18: August 15, 2005)

Aquifer Recharge: Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer Assessments Funded (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Groundwater Regulations: Idaho DWR Orders Curtailment (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Conjunctive Use - Idaho Decision on "Call" of Water (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Idaho Water Law: Update from Coeur d'Alene Conference by David Moon (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Groundwater Recharge Funding Approved by Idaho Water Board (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Conjunctive Use Decision in Idaho: Futile Calls and Seasonal Variability (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Aquifer Recharge of Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer in Idaho: Total Recharge Over 103,000 Acre-Feet (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Snake River Basin Adjudication: Lessons Learned by Eric J. Wildman (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Pilot Program for Managed Recharge on the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer in Idaho (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

River Basin Studies Announced by Reclamation: Imbalance of Supply, Needs & Demands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recovery in Idaho: Governor's Budget Provides Funding to Reverse Decline of Idaho Aquifer Levels (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Lease in Idaho: Storage Rights to Mitigate for Groundwater Use (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

ECO-LEATHER:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

E. COLI:

Wastewater Discharge Fine in New Mexico: Proposed Penalties for CWA Violations (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

“ECOLOGICAL INJURY”:

Instream Flows & the Public Interest: Washington State Permit with Mitigation Conditions Overturned by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY:

Climate Change & Public Trust Doctrine - Climate Change, Public Trust Doctrines & PPL Montana by Robin Kundis Craig (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

 

ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT:

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ECONOMIC BENEFIT:

Stormwater Fine in Oregon: Economic Benefit Penalty (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

“Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative” Published by HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Conservation in the Mountain West Survey Announced by Colorado College: Key Public Lands Issues (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ECONOMIC DAMAGES or LOSSES:

“Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” EPA Report (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Texas Water Plan/Management Strategies: 2017 Plan Released (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY:

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ECONOMIC HARM/IMPACTS:

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ECONOMICS and ECONOMIC FACTORS:

Water Reuse: Lessons From the California Perspective by Craig Lichty (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Ecosystem Economics by Daniel D. Heagerty and Gillian C. Ockner (TWR #5: July 15, 2004)

US Water Services Privatization: Key Issues and Experiences by Charles W. Howe and Jeffrey W. Jacobs (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

Endangered Species Act Update: Summary of the 12th Annual ESA Conference by Greg D. Corbin (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

Clean Water Decision Regarding Costs of Compliance (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Salmon Fishing Case Appealed to 9th Circuit (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Hydroelectric Relicensing Decision: Skokomish Case Limits FERC Authority by David Moon (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Klamath Hydroelectric Relicensing: Fish Passage and FERC (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Allocation of Water: Congressional Budget Office Report (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Aging Dams and Mitigation Credits: Converting Fixed Liabilities Into Liquid Assets by James G. Workman (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Water and Western Growth by Dan Tarlock and Sarah Bates Van de Wetering (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Restoration: Cooperative, Free-Market Solutions in Oregon by Fritz Paulus (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

New Western Water Agenda: Opportunities for Action in an Era of Growth and Climate Change by MacDonnell & Fort (TWR #48: Feb. 15, 2008)

Water Resources Supply: Groundwater Decision Support System Development by David Jordan, Cynthia Ardito and Van Kelley (TWR #48: February 15, 2008)

Urban & Rural Water Supplies: Colorado Research Pursues Win-Win Scenario by Lytle, Hansen, Jaeger & Nikkel (TWR #48: February 15, 2008)

Willamette River Basin Fish Restoration-"Stepping Stones": Supporting Prioritized Restoration and Investment in Multiple Ecosystem Services by Hulse & Gregory (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

Portland's Stormwater Marketplace by Dan Vizzini (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

Tribal Appeal of Snowbowl Litigation Filed in the US Supreme Court (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Pecos River Compact Compliance: New Mexico's Compliance Program Meets With Success by James C. Brockmann (TWR #61: March 15, 2009)

Groundwater Report: Down to the Last Drop  - Texas Report from the Environmental Defense Fund

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

“Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It” - Interview with Author Robert Glennon by David Moon, Editor (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Balancing Resource Protection & Economic Development: An Early Assessment of Emerging Water Policies in the Obama Administration by Sensiba & Swenson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Bull Trout Critical Habitat Dramatically Expanded Following Revisions (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Construction Stormwater Regulation: EPA Withdraws Numeric Sedimentation Limits by Tom Lindley and Jessica Hamilton (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydropower Potential: Bureau of Reclamation Facilities Report (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Beneficial Use in Times of Shortage: Respecting Historic Water Rights While Encouraging Efficient Use and Conservation by Clyde (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Porosity Storage Reservoirs: A 21st Century Solution for Water Storage by Matt Metcalf & William H. Fronczak (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Environmental Markets: Using Environmental Markets to Expand the Pace and Scale of Restoration by Alan Horton and Marley Gaddis (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Endangered Species Act Upheld by US Supreme Court: No Commercial Value & One-state Species Issues Rejected (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: 12th Biennial Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Basin Irrigation: The Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin by Dr. Ron Griffin and Mary Kelly (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Nuclear Power Water Right Change Applications Approved in Utah (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Secret Society - Shadow Government Alleged in California (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Interview of Scott A. Verhines, New Mexico State Engineer - Interviewed by Michelle Henrie (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

California’s Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012 (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future - ASCE Report (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Speculation Decision by Colorado Supreme Court:: "Can and Will" Requirements Clarified (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Water Pricing: Water Rates & the "New Normal" by Kristina Donnelly and Juliet Christian-Smith (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Draft Economic Report on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Economic Benefits of Nutrient Reductions: An Analysis of Benefits to Utah Waters (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

"The Economic Impacts of Western Irrigated Agriculture" White Paper Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Natural Infrastructure: Investing in Forested Landscapes for Source Water Protection in the United States (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Utah Nuclear Plant Water Right Transfers Upheld by Court (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

"Importance of Water" Report Released by EPA (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Stormwater Fine in Oregon: Economic Benefit Penalty (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Federal ESA Decisions: Return of Sweet Home in Texas Whooping Crane Case by Richardson, Weinberg, Wang & Fansler (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

“Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative” Published by HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

“Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” EPA Report (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Conservation in the Mountain West Survey Announced by Colorado College: Key Public Lands Issues (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Using Graywater & Stormwater to Enhance Local Water Supplies: An Assessment of Risks, Costs, & Benefits Published (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ECONOMIC RESILIENCE:

“Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative” Published by HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

 

ECOSYSTEM FUNCTION:

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Columbia River Treaty: Canadian Negotiation Commitment Received from Prime Minister Trudeau (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

ECOSYSTEM MARKETING:

Willamette River Basin Fish Restoration - "Stepping Stones": Supporting Prioritized Restoration and Investment in Multiple Ecosystem Services by Hulse & Gregory (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Water Quality Thermal Credit Trading: Methods for Quantifying Thermal Credits by Dupuis, Smesrud, Wirz & Primozich (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

"Recovery Crediting System" Guidance Developed by USFWS for Endangered Species (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

CERCLA-NRDA Restoration: Ecocredits/Liability Coverage for Duwamish River Sites by Scott Lockert (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Ecomarket Approaches to Addressing Water Quality Obligations: Legal Overview and Hells Canyon Test Case by Glick & Nocar (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Stream Restoration Market: Bonneville Environmental Foundation Issues Water Restoration Certificates (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Water Quality Trading-"In It Together: A How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs by Cochran, Maness & Lindley (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

 

ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION:

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES:

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

ECOSYSTEM VALUES or INDICATORS:

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Puget Sound Partnership's Biennial Report State of the Sound Released (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Author's Reply (Yakima Water Plan) by Steve Malloch and Michael Garrity (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Ecological Health in the Nation’s Streams, 1993-2005 Released by USGS (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska: EPA Report (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

USFS Direction for Groundwater Resources in Forests & Grasslands & Governors' Concerns (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

EDWARDS AQUIFER / EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY (see also TEXAS WATER LAW):

The Rule of Capture and the Edwards Aquifer Adjudication by Darcy Frownfelter (TWR #1: March 15, 2004)

Texas Groundwater - Rule of Capture and Groundwater Management in Texas: Part I by Bruce K. Darling (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Groundwater in Texas: Marketability and Market Value by Bruce K. Darling, Ph.D. (Austin, TX) (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Anti-Speculation Article Response - Mesa Water LLP (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Groundwater Availability Modeling: The Texas Experience by Van Kelley, Robert Mace, and Neil Deeds (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Resolving ESA-Water Conflicts: The Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program by Gulley and Votteler (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

TCEQ Endangered Species Act Suit in Texas: Freshwater Inflows to Refuge (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Groundwater Regulation & "Takings" in Texas by Deborah C. Trejo (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

"Takings" Case Upheld for Groundwater Protection from Regulation in Texas (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Edwards Aquifer in Texas - Review Released (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Texas Takings Case: Procedural Rulings - Claims Dismissed (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

EFFICIENCY:

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Agriculture Conservation: USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Announced (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Colorado River Moving Forward Phase 1 Report Released by Reclamation & Stakeholders (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Turf & Toilets Rebate Programs in California (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

EPA's WaterSense Achievements Since Launch Noted (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EFFICIENCY ASSESSMENTS:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

EFFICIENCY STANDARDS:

Supply "Stress Tests" by Water Suppliers: California SWRCB Reviews (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

EFFLUENT LIMIT:

Mining Violations & Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

EFFLUENT REUSE (see also EFFLUENT WATER):

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

EFFLUENT WATER (see also Reuse of Water and Wastewater Treatment):

Water Auction: Effluent Water Sale in Arizona (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Santa Fe Water Resources and Policy: Evolving "Wet Growth Regulations" by Kyle Harwood (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Wastewater Treatment-Benefits of Moving Beyond Minimum Reqmts.: King County's Brightwater Project by Hummel (TWR #46: December 15, 2007)

Effluent Water Auction in Arizona ($67 Million Sale) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Effluent Discharges From Refinery: Clean Water Act $1.2 Million Penalty in Texas (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Water Reuse Planning - Graphical Tools to Clarify Decisions: A Water Reuse Case Study by John Scott Thomas, Ph.D. (TWR #51: May 15, 2008)

Water Quality Thermal Credit Trading: Methods for Quantifying Thermal Credits by Dupuis, Smesrud, Wirz & Primozich (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

Tribes & Effluent Snowmaking Case: Religious Claims Rejected - "Substantial Burden" Key Requirement by David Moon (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

Agricultural Water to Municipal Use: The Legal and Institutional Context for Voluntary Transactions in Arizona bt Eden, Glennon, Ker, Libecap, Megdal and Shipman (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Groundwater Replenishment & Water Reuse: Orange County California's Water Purification and Reuse Project by Michael R. Markus (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Tribal Appeal of Snowbowl Litigation Filed in the US Supreme Court (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors in Wastewater: Impacts in an Effluent Dominated Stream by Clint Rogers and Michael Luers (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater: EPA Draft Update (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Reclaimed Water & Water Rights Impairment: Draft Reclaimed Water Rules in Washington State by Dave Monthie (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Reclaimed Wastewater: Hopi Tribe in Arizona Sues Flagstaff Over Snowmaking Proposal (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Water Reuse in the West - Institutional Restraints (Western States Water Council Report) by Nathan Bracken (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Pesticides Use & NPDES Permitting: Pesticide Applications Near US Waters Brought Within NPDES Permitting Program by MacCurdy (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan Comment Period Extended (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Thermal Trading: Oregon Approves Regional Thermal Credit Program for Temperature Standards (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Reclaimed Water Treatment - Assessing Optimal Methods to Reduce Trace Organic Compounds and Pathogens by Bandy, Salveson, Bourgeous & Linden (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Contaminants in Wastewater Effluent & Stormwater Runoff - Columbia River Basin: USGS Study (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Arizona Groundwater Management by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

EPA Proposing to Amend Effluent Limitations Guidelines & Standards for Steam Electric Power Generating (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Water Quality & Temperature Trading in the Tualatin Basin: 10 Years of Community-Driven Watershed Health Efforts by Porter, Roll, Kapur & Devnani (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

WaterSMART Funding by Reclamation for Reclaim & Reuse Projects in California (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Reclaimed Wastewater Guidance in Washington for Local Governments (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Recycled Water: Beer Brewing Proposal in Oregon (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Phosphorus Removal: EPA Case Study of Watershed Approach by Municipalities (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Mining Violations & Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Wastewater Effluent Spill by Private Ski Area in Montana's West Gallatin River (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ELASTIC USES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

ELECTRICITY DEMAND:

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

ELECTRODIALYSIS REVERSAL:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ELEVENTH AMENDMENT:

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

 

EMERGENCY REGULATIONS:

Measuring & Reporting in California: Diversion Regulations Adopted (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

EMERGENCY RESERVE:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

EMERGENCY STORAGE/RESPONSE:

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

EMINENT DOMAIN:

Condemnation Proposed: Municipal Water Rights in Washington (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Condemnation Case in Washington Settled - Water Rights Transfer (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

New Water Laws in New Mexico: Water Management and State Engineer's Authority (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Municipal Water Transfer Recommended in Washington: Relinquishment Due to Non-Use (Expedited Process) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Condemnation Case in Montana: Missoula Prevails in Eminent Domain Decision (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT:

Endangered Species Act, Salmon & Western Water Law by Glenn Spain (TWR #1: March 15, 2004)

ESA Listing Decision: Green Sturgeon (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

ESA Listing Challenged: Steelhead (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

GAO Report on Consultation Process (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

Platte River Ecosystem Restoration - Environmental Perspective by Dan Luecke (TWR #3: May 15, 2004)

USFWS Bull Trout Review - Censored Analysis Criticized (TWR #3, Water Briefs: May 15, 2004)

River Management & the ESA: Missouri River Litigation (Navigation Versus Fish & Wildlife) by Hayes, Schneider & Sturkie (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Pesticides Rulings and Stream Buffers by Laurie Beale (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Washington Water Law by David C. Moon (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Bypass Flow Upheld/Fishery (TU, et al. v. US Dept. of Agriculture, et al.) (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Klamath Tribes Sue PacifiCorp: $1 Billion + Lawsuit Over Fishery Loss (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Hatchery Fish/ Wild Fish Update: New Hatchery Policy Released (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

FERC and Forest Service Sued in Hydropower License Dispute (TWR #4, Water Briefs: June 15, 2004)

Pesticide Buffers (No Spray Stream Buffers) - 9th Circuit Appeal  (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

BPA Summer Spill Decision - Tribes Prepare Litigation Contesting (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

NOAA Dam Settlement With Rancher - ESA Violations (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004) 

Missouri River Ruling Announced - River Flows & ESA (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Missouri River Appeal - Consolidated Case: Flows and ESA (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

Trinity River 9th Circuit Decision: NEPA and ESA (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

BPA Spill Controversy - 9th Circuit Compels Spill for Fishery (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

EPA Pesticide Policy and ESA Consultations - New Rules (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

Hatchery Reform - Northwest Power and Conservation Council (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

NOAA Columbia-Snake Draft Strategy (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Klamath Update: Water Purchases, Storage Initiative, ESA Five-Year Review, FY 2005 Budget and BOR "Water Bank" (TWR #7, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2004)

Delisting Criteria: NOAA Draft for Coho Salmon (TWR #8, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2004)

Easements On and Over Federal Lands by Daniel H. Israel (TWR #8: Oct. 15, 2004)

Bull Trout Critical Habitat Designation (TWR #8, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2004)

The Role of Science in the ESA: Balancing the Needs of Protected Species by Michael G. Thabault (TWR #9: Nov. 15, 2004)

NOAA Fisheries Draft Strategic Plan 2005-2010 (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Western Salmonids Draft EA (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

NOAA BiOp - Columbia and Snake Rivers (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Critical Habitat Exclusions Considered (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Klamath Fishery Science: Controversy in the Klamath River Basin by Dave Vogel (Hardy Response) (TWR #11: Jan. 15, 2005)

Klamath Basin Water Resource Issues by Dr. Thomas B. Hardy (Vogel Response) (TWR #11: Jan. 15, 2005)

The ESA and Water "Takings:" $16.7 Million Settlement Shakes Up Water World (Interview with Roger Marzulla) by Moon (TWR #11: Jan. 15, 2005)

USFWS New Regulations on Incidental Take Permits (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Bull Trout Lawsuit Filed Over Critical Habitat Designations (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Santa Ana Sucker Critical Habitat Revised in California (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Pesticide Assessments Completed by EPA - (ESA Impact) (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

Endangered Species Act Update: Summary of the 12th Annual ESA Conference by Greg D. Corbin (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

EPA, the ESA and Pesticides by Patti Goldman (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

ESA Recovery Plan Submitted by Washington (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Reservoir Expansion on the Yampa and Instream Flows (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Hatchery Fish/Wild Fish Ruling: Remand to NMFS (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat Public Comment Extension: Salmon & Steelhead (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Law of the Rio Grande (Report from the 6th Annual Conference) by David Moon, Editor (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Streamlining Federal Permits (Portland/Federal Agencies Coordination) by Mike Reed (TWR #13: March 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat, Bull Trout and Politics by Arlene Montgomery (TWR #14: April 15, 2005)

ESA Permits - NOAA Online Guide (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

ESA Grants for $70 Million - USFWS (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Green Sturgeon - ESA Proposed LIsting (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Water and the Environment - The Role of Ecosystem Restoration by Sharon B. Megdal (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Dams and Salmon: Judge Rejects BiOp by David C. Moon (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

Friant Dam and San Joaquin River Fisheries Restoration: Reasonable Remedies? by Christopher H. Calfee (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

Pesticide Use: 9th Circuit Upholds Buffers Decision (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

NOAA Hatchery Policy and Listing Determinations (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Salmon Recovery Plan (Puget Sound) (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

Salmon Spill Order Upheld by 9th Circuit (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

ESA Recovery Program Report Online (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat: NOAA Cuts by 80% (NW & California) (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Pesticides Decision from 9th Circuit (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Critical Habitat for Bull Trout - Final Rule (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Columbia River BiOps Order and Upper Snake Case (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Salmon Fishing Case Appealed to 9th Circuit (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Pesticides Information Court Order (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

Klamath Coho Salmon Plan Rejected by the 9th Circuit (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

ESA Update - A Review of 2005 by Cherise Oram (TWR #22: Dec. 15, 2005)

Klamath Decisions: Court Rulings on "Takings" and BiOp/RPA Sufficiency by Richard M. Glick (TWR #22: Dec. 15, 2005)

ESA Proposed Policy: Delineating Species (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

EPA ESA Program on Pesticides: Field Implementation (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

NOAA Recovery Plan: Central California Coho Salmon (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006

Water Quality Litigation: Oregon's "State-of-the-Art" Water Quality Standards Challenge by Richard M. Glick (TWR #24: February 15, 2006)

Orca Endangered Species Act Listing Challenged by Building Industry (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Pesticide Buffers Remain - US Supreme Court Denies Cert (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Critical Habitat Designation (Bull Trout) - Lawsuit Challenges Agency Determination (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

CWA & ESA Intersections - Water Quality & ESA Section 7: Northwest Examples by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

The ESA & CWA Delegation: Defenders of Wildlife V. EPA by David Light (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Missouri River Operating Plan: Spring Pulse Delay (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Pecos River Lawsuit Filed - ESA Violations Alleged Against Bureau of Reclamation and Corps of Engineers (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Pesticide Buffers Order - Partial Removal of Buffers Due to Oregon Coast Coho Decision (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Silvery Minnow ESA Sanctuary Construction Underway in New Mexico (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Fish Passage Prescribed in Klamath Hydro Relicensing Proceeding (NOAA Fisheries and Dept. of Interior) (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

NPDES Authority Challenged in Washington: Stormwater & Point Sources (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Groundwater Contamination - EPA Settlement Reached in Nebraska (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Hydropower Relicensing: Fish Passage Proposal by PacifiCorp (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Federal Plan Violates Endangered Species Act: Snake River BiOp Plan Flawed (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Missouri River 2006 Spring Pulse: Storage Releases by Corps of Engineers from Upstream Reservoirs (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Clean Water Act Violations: Settlement Reached on Oil Spill on Warm Springs Reservation (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

Rights-of-Way Across Federal Lands: Easement Decision by 9th Circuit by David C. Moon (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

San Joaquin Settlement: Friant Dam Litigation by Harrison C. Dunning (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Platte River Program - Endangered Species Act Interior Agreement (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Endangered Species Act "Take" Alleged: Lawsuit Filed Against California DWR (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Chiloquin Dam Removal Agreement in the Klamath Basin (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

State NPDES Programs & ESA Consultation: Federal Court Rejects Argument ESA Consultation Required by Morford & Ginsberg (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Fish Recovery Multi-Agency Cooperation (San Juan River Basin) (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Conservation Grants USFWS Funding for Planning & Habitat Acquisition (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Tribal Water Rights - Conference Covers Settlement, Commodification and Other Issues by Harold Shepherd (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

ESA & CWA: Endangered Species Act Influences on EPA's Clean Water Act Programs (The Washington State Example) by Palmer (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

ESA Incidental Take Statements by Matt Love and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

ESA "Takings" Case: Water Required for Fish Ladder in California (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Klamath Basin "Takings" Decision, Minimum Flows Decision & USGS Groundwater Report (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Columbia River Hydrosystem BiOp: 9th Circuit Upholds Rejection of 2004 BiOp by Mark L. Stermitz (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Oil Spill Settlement in California (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Supreme Court Limits ESA: National Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife by Richard M. Glick and Lindsay Eyler (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Hatchery Fish/Wild Fish Ruling: ESA Listings Valid (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Global Warming & Environmental Law: Climate Change and the ESA by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Wastewater Treatment-Benefits of Moving Beyond Minimum Reqmts.: King County's Brightwater Project by Hummel (TWR #46: December 15, 2007)

Klamath River Basin: National Research Council Report Released (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Hydropower and Fish - Northwest Challenge: Keeping Fish and Clean Hydro by F. Lorraine Bodi and Dulcy Mahar (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Delta Smelt Order in California and Water Supply Impacts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Wetlands Restoration: Irrigation District Purchases Land for Delta Smelt and Other Species Recovery (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Columbia River Power System Draft BiOp: Judge Expresses Doubts (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Klamath Settlement: Dams Removal Sought (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Lower Platte River Decision on Water Availability (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Republican River Litigation Expected by Kansas Attorney General (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

Forest Service Legacy Roads: New Remediation Initiative Renews Focus by Mary Scurlock and Gina Ottoboni (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

California State Water Project Water Deliveries: Snowpack Normal But Deliveries Bottlenecked by Delta Smelt Order (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Delta Smelt Endangered Species Act Ruling (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Southeast Water Sharing Plan Proposed by Reclamation (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

The Peripheral Canal: San Francisco Bay - Delta Estuary Proposals by Dante Nomellini (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Copper Limits to Protect Salmon: NPDES Permit Developments for Puget Sound, Washington by John Palmer (TWR #54, August 15, 2008)

Salmon Protection in Northwest: Columbia/Snake River Latest BiOps Released (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Water Quality Standards Settlement in Oregon: Toxics & ESA Protection (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Stormwater Fines - Highway Construction Company in Arizona (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Pesticides Evaluation: NMFS Settlement Agreement & Draft Jeopardy Findings (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Signed: Nevada & California Impacts (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

"Recovery Crediting System" Guidance Developed by USFWS for Endangered Species (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

NMFS Biological Opinion on FEMA Flood Insurance Program: Puget Sound ESA Jeopardy Findings (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Join Agreements in Columbia River Basin (Litigation Continues) (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Endangered Species Act & Takings: Fifth Amendment Decision by David Moon (TWR #57: November 15, 2008)

Resolving ESA-Water Conflicts: The Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program by Gulley and Votteler (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

NOAA Biological Opinion on Pesticides: Salmon Jeopardy (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

"The Endangered Species Act and the Conflict Between Science and Policy" Inspector General's Report (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Habitat Protection & Water Rights: Balancing Stream Habitat with New Water Rights Issuance - Washington State's Watershed Management Program by Graham (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Columbia River BiOp: Fed Plan for Hydropower System Argue ESA Requirements (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Reclamation Pumping in Central Valley (CA) - NOAA BiOp Finds Jeopardy and BiOp Appealed (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

ESA Recovery: NOAA Fisheries Biennial Report (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Pesticide Restriction in California: EPA Settlement Proposal in SF Bay Area (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Litigation on the Colorado River: Conflicts in Search of Solutions by Michael Gheleta (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Reclamation Found Liable - Breach of Contract and "Takings" Decision (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Critical Habitat Designated by NOAA for Green Sturgeon in California & Oregon (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

USFWS Expenditures for Threatened & Endangered Species: Study for FY 2007 Released (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

New Era of Interbasin Water Transfers by Barbara Cosens (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Pesticide Lawsuit for Alleged Endangered Species Act Violations (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Bull Trout Critical Habitat Dramatically Expanded Following Revisions (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Dam Removal: San Clemente Dam Agreement in California (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Klamath "Takings" - Ownership of Water Rights & the Bureau of Reclamation by David Moon (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

TCEQ Endangered Species Act Suit in Texas: Freshwater Inflows to Refuge (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Habitat Conservation: Dept. of Interior Provides $66 Million for ESA Projects (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Klamath 2010 Operations Plan Released by Reclamation (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Restoring the San Joaquin River: Restoration Program Update & Status Report by Alicia Gasdick & Margaret Gidding (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Delta Smelt Decline: New Study Blames Nutrient Pollution (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

ESA Decision on "Distinct Population Segment" in the Rockies (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Natural Gas Pipeline in the West: Conservation Fund Settlement and Lawsuit Filed (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Bull Trout Habitat: USFWS Revises Critical Habitat Designation (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Water Demand Assessment: Western Governors' Association (Transfers, Energy, ESA & Climate Change) (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Endangered Species Act, Take, and Water: The Aransas Project v. Shaw, et al. by Kathy Robb (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Water "Takings" Decision: Klamath Project Water Users Prevail by David Moon (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Dissolved Metals in Stormwater: Biotic Ligand Model - New Treatment Paradigm (Obtaining Environmental Protection With New Technology & Defensible Standards by Wisdom & Bucich (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

New Water Management Model: The Umatilla Basin Water Commission - Counties, Irrigation District & Confederated Tribes Form Administrative Body by Martha Pagel (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Endangered Species Act Listings: USFWS Proposed Workplan (Proposed Settlement) (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Multi-Sector Water Sharing (Agricultural-Urban-Environmental): Innovative Strategies for the Colorado River Basin & the West by Smith (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

ESA Improvement: USFWS & NOAA Fisheries Effort (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

ESA Experimental Population: NMFS' First Proposed Designation a Win-Win for Water Users and Steelhead by Filippi & Maag (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Criminal Clean Water Act Violation: DARIGOLD Pleads Guilty (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

ESA Workplan: USFWS & Plaintiffs' Reach Agreement (Center for Biological Diversity & WildEarth Guardians) (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Spotted Owl Recovery: Revised USFWS Plan (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

ESA Experimental Population: ESA Fish Designation Proposed in Washington (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Tribal Fish Accord Between Federal Agencies & Kalispel Tribe (Columbia Basin) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

BiOp Rejected Again: Columbia River Plan Found Arbitrary & Capricious (Specific Mitigation Plan Not Identified) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Water Resources Regulation & Development: Groundwater, Floodplains, and "Waters of the United States" by Robert D. Anderson (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Critical Habitat Set by US Fish & Wildlife Service (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan: Schedule for Effects Analysis & EIS/EIR (June 2012) (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

National Research Council's Report Released: "A Review of the Use of Science and Adaptive Management in California's Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan" (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Tribal Interests, Instream Flows & Hydropower Licensing: Using the Licensing Process to Address Tribal Concerns by Mason Morisset (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

National Flood Insurance & the Endangered Species Act - National Flood Insurance in a Post-Jeopardy Environment: FEMA's "Reasonable and Prudent Alternative" Implementation for the Puget Sound Biological Opinion by Mark G. Eberlein (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Delta Smelt Rulings in California's Bay-Delta: BiOp Remanded and Injunction Issued Blocking USFWS Proposal (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Takings & Water Rights: Applicability of the Takings Clause to Water Rights Regulations (Federal Circuit Developments) by Walston (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Climate Change & San Francisco Bay Watershed: Watershed Impacts for the Coming Century-Edited/Condensed from: James Cloern (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Pesticides Use & NPDES Permitting: Pesticide Applications Near US Waters Brought Within NPDES Permitting Program by MacCurdy (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

NOAA Enforcement Draft Priorities Released (Public Comment Through January 9)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Endangered Species Act Upheld by US Supreme Court: No Commercial Value & One-state Species Issues Rejected (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

"Taking" Decision in US Court of Federal Claims (Beneficial Use & Damages) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Nuclear Power Water Right Change Applications Approved in Utah (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Oregon Temperature Water Quality Standards Upheld (Sort Of) by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Irrigation Diversions & ESA Impacts on Federal Lands (BiOp Finds Jeopardy & Requires Minimum Flows) (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Mining Law & the Endangered Species Act Decision - Section 7 Consultation Required (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Suction Dredge Mining Halted in California - Governor Continues Moratorium (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Water Banking: Meeting Instream and Out of Stream Water Needs in the Pacific Northwest by Cronin & Fowler (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Glen Canyon Dam: Colorado River Basin States Propose Alternative for Management Plan (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

San Joaquin River Restoration Program: Reclamation & CDWR Release Final PEIS/R (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

State of Our Watersheds - Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Report Released (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Instream Water Rights in California: Tribes Criticize USFS' Endangered Species Act Inaction (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Pipeline & the Endangered Species Act - 9th Circuit Decision on ESA & NEPA (Ruby Natural Gas Pipeline) (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Klamath Restoration Agreement - Settlement Extended (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Bay Delta Deliveries: Reduced Pumping & Endangered Species Act Issues (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Texas ESA Decision on Whooping Crane Protection Draws Rebuttals: TCEQ & Texas Farm Bureau Weigh In (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

ESA & 1872 Mining Act Decision (Suction Dredge Impacts) - ESA Trumps (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Indian Water Right Negotiations: Interior's Considerations When Appointing Federal Negotiation Teams by Duane Mecham (TWR #111: May 15, 2013)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Appeal in Washington: Tribal Fish Passage Decision Appealed by State to 9th Circuit (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Klamath BiOp - Operations of Klamath Project Through 2023 Announced by Reclamation (NMFS & USFWS BiOp) (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Klamath Adjudication - The Judicial Phase Begins: New Era in Oregon's Contentious Water History by MacDougal, Orford & Timmons (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Draft Economic Report on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Mine Permit Appealed From ADEQ Decision: Aquifer Protection Permit in Arizona (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Small Dam Removal in Idaho: Programmatic Consultation Review by NOAA Fisheries (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Groundwater/Surface Water Exchange Agreement Signed: Reclamation & Irrigation District (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

NOAA Awards Funding for Coastal Habitat Restoration Projects (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Drought Management in California - Emphasis on Water Transfers (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan Released for Public Review - California & Federal Partners (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

ESA Settlement by Karuk Tribe & Irrigation District: Dams & Diversions on Shasta River (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska: EPA Report (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Hatchery v. Wild Fish: ESA/NEPA Decision in Oregon Federal District Court (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Bay Delta Decision: Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Plan of Protection for Delta Smelt (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Hatchery v. Wild Fish Dispute: Settlement Severely Limits Releases (ESA Evaluation Needed) (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Reclamation Renewal of Water Supply Contracts from Bay-Delta Ecosystem Violated ESA (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan: Resolution to Over 50 years of Water Dispute by Votteler and Gulley (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Instream Flow: Irrigators' and Water Trust's Augmentation Agreement in California (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Critical Habitat Rules: Proposed Rules & Policy by NMFS & USFWS (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Texas Permitting Rules Upheld: Whooping Cranes Lawsuit Reversed (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Federal ESA Decisions: Return of Sweet Home in Texas Whooping Crane Case by Richardson, Weinberg, Wang & Fansler (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

New Zealand Mudsnail Infestations: Public Policy Implications by Paul Bucich & Kit Paulsen (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

ESA "Range" of Species Final Policy Announced ("Significant Portion of its Range")(TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Increases Flow Releases - Lower Klamath River Supplement from Trinity Reservoir (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Stream Buffers Finalized: Settlement Agreement with EPA (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

ESA Listing Decision in Montana: Arctic Grayling Not Listed Due to Successful Collaboration (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Marijuana & Water Use: Illegal Farms Impact Coho Salmon in Northern California & Southern Oregon (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Groups Appeal Water Rights Decision for Nuclear Reactor Project (Speculation, Availability & Stream Environment) (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Aqueduct Transfer from Reclamation: Provo River Aqueduct to Provo River Water Users Ass'n (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Contracts Challenge & the ESA: Supreme Court Denies Petition by Irrigation Districts (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Water Resource Issues in the 114th Congress-Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

State of Salmon in Watersheds Report & Interactive Website in Washington State (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Edwards Aquifer in Texas - Review Released (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Whooping Cranes ESA Case: Supreme Court Declines Review - TCEQ Issuance of Water Permits Stands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Roundup/Glyphosate Classified "Carcinogenic" by California’s EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

“Estimating Watershed Degradation Over the Last Century and its Impact on Water-Treatment Costs for the World’s Large Cities” (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

USFWS Releases National Listing Workplan for ESA listings & Critical Habitat Decisions (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Speculative Right or Eco-Friendly Project: New Mexico Groundwater Application (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oklahoma State - Tribal Settlement: Persistence & Shared Principles Result in Historic Water Agreement by Duane Smith & Brian Vance (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Spotted Frog ESA Agreement Reached in Oregon: Temporary Boost in Flows & Long-Term Plan Consultation (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS:

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA Screening Orders Issued for Pesticide Chemicals (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors in Wastewater: Impacts in an Effluent Dominated Stream by Clint Rogers and Michael Luers (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors in Nevada: Lake Mead Pollution (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA to Expand Testing (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA Public Review of Information Collection Request (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

 

ENERGY (see also HYDROPOWER and WATER/ENERGY NEXUS):

Water and Energy Nexus: Site Scale Conservation Opportunities by Steve Moddemeyer (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

“Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It” - Interview with Author Robert Glennon by David Moon, Editor (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Water-Energy: National Symposium Upcoming (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Biomass Energy Added to Tribal Energy & Environmental Website (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

US Hydropower Development - US Departments of Energy, the Interior, & the Army Assessing and Promoting Federal Hydropower Development by Sensiba & Wood (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Natural Gas Pipeline in the West: Conservation Fund Settlement and Lawsuit Filed (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Hydropower Potential: Bureau of Reclamation Facilities Report (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

“Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities” - EPA Release (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Bureau of Reclamation Update: Interview with Reclamation Commissioner Mike Connor by David Moon (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities Released by EPA (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Water Sustainability: Recycling & Conservation Report Released in Arizona (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Water Demand Assessment: Western Governors' Association (Transfers, Energy, ESA & Climate Change) (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Solar Power & Energy Conservation: Cleanup of Superfund Site by EPA (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Wastewater Innovation: Reuse & Energy System Honored in Hawaii (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Hydropower/Electricity: DOI Assessment Report at Reclamation Facilities (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Sustainable Water Use: Invisioning a Sustainable Water Future for the American West by Barton "Buzz" Thompson (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate: The Long and Winding Road Towards Regulation by Bruce Baizel (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

GAO Study on "Produced Water" Released (Oil and Gas Production) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

California’s Water-Energy Nexus: Pathways to Implementation - White Paper by Governor's Climate Action Team (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Pipe Dreams: Water Supply Pipeline Projects in the West by Fort & Nelson (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Desalination and Membrane Technologies: Federal Research and Adoption Issues by Nicole Carter (TWR #109: March 15, 2013)

Energy-Water Nexus: The Water Sector's Energy Use & the Energy Sector's Water Use (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Beyond the Fracking Wars: A Guide for Lawyers, Public Officials, Planners and Citizens - ABA Book (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

In-Pipe Hydropower: Portland’s System Secures 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement by Jennifer Allen Newton (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

In-Conduit Hydropower Projects in California and Oregon (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Energy-Positive Water Resource Recovery Workshop Report (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Drought Proofing in Oklahoma: Water for 2060 (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Floating Solar Program in Japan: Benefits of Floating Plants (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ENERGY ANALYSIS:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY:

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ENERGY EXTRACTION:

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS (see also EPA and Criminal Prosecution):

Pulp Mill Pollution Violations: Former Officers/Directors Pay Settlement (TWR #23, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2006)

Groundwater Augmentation: Conjunctive Use Decision by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Untapping Tribal Waters: Tribal Water Marketing Expanding by Clay J. Landry and Christina Quinn (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Texas Groundwater - Rule of Capture and Groundwater Management in Texas: Part I by Bruce K. Darling (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Idaho Conjunctive Use: Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Conjunctive Water Rights Administration Rules by Jeff Fereday (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

California SWRCB Seeks Comments on Draft Baseline Enforcement Report (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

TCE Settlement with $500,000 Penalty: Drinking Water in Arizona (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

EPA "Clean Start" New Owner Policy: Interim Policy for Reduced Penalties (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Storm Water Regulation Update: Rough Waters In California by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #55: September 15, 2008)

EPA "eDISCLOSURE" Pilot Project: Self-Disclosure of Environmental Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

California Environmental Enforcement: NRDC Report on Oversight (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Criminal Sentencing (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Climate Change & Water Rights: Impact of Earlier Snowmelt - Rights & Administration by Kenney, Klein, Goemans, Alvord & Shapiro (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Coalbed Methane Decision: "Beneficial Use" and Well Permit Required - Ranchers' Senior Water Rights Protected by David Moon (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Water Treatment Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Reports (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: EPA Issues New Action Plan by Tyson Kade and John Iani (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Environmental Crime & Assault Results in Twenty-Year Sentence in Utah (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

NPDES Enforcement Annual Report Released in California (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Enforcement Report Released by California State Water Resources Board (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Enforcement of CWA: Homebuilder Agrees to $925,000 Fine Plus Improvements for Stormwater Violations in 21 States (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Enforcement Results: EPA 2010 Compliance Report - Criminal & Civil Penalties and Mapping Tool (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

EPA Complaint Filed: Emergency Order Enforcement in Texas (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - EPA Updates Data & Mapping Webtool (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

ESA Experimental Population: NMFS' First Proposed Designation a Win-Win for Water Users and Steelhead by Filippi & Maag (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Enforcement Report (2010) for State Water Resources Control Board of California Released (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO): New Interactive Mapping Feature (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

NOAA Enforcement Draft Priorities Released (Public Comment Through January 9)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

CAL/EPA 2010 Enforcement Report Released in California (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool: EPA Online Tool (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

Abandonment & Nonuse Case in Nebraska: Regulation of Water Rights Leads to Decision on Common Law Issues by Moon (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

NOAA Enforcement Priorities Document Released (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Republican River Compact: Federalism, the Compact, and the Serial Crises of State Water Law by Burke W. Griggs (TWR #100: June 15, 2012)

Stockpond/Reservoir Permits: Enforcement Effort by the California Water Resources Board (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Improving Water Right Enforcement Authority, California Bay-Delta Watermaster Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Fracking Lawsuit in California - Enforcement Issue Regarding Existing Law (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

NOAA Enforcement: Division Enforcement Priorities for 2013 (Draft) Released for Comment (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Green Infrastructure Factsheets on Permitting & Enforcement Released by EPA - NPDES Wet Weather Programs (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Wastewater Spills in Arizona - ADEQ Enforcement (Fine & Supplemental Environmental Project Required) (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Cleanup Settlement at Goodrich Superfund Site in California (EPA): TCA & Perchlorate (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement by EPA on Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado: Underground Injection Control (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Rights Determination: Agency Authority in Enforcement Actions in California (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Instream Rights Enforcement Discretion Agreement - Swinomish v. Ecology (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: Oil Spill Fines & Restitution in Wyoming - Criminal Charges Pending (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report Issued for 2013 (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Enforcement Report of 2013 Actions Released by California State Water Resources Control Board (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

EPA Strategic Plan for 2014-2018 Issued: Climate Change Emphasis (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

GAO Oil & Gas Report: Underground Injection Control Recommendations for EPA's Oversight (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Dry Year Program Report & Recommendations for California’s Water Rights Priority System (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report for 2014 (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in California: Governor's Executive Order a First (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Curtailment Support in California - Court Ruling in State’s Favor on Enforcement (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Civil Penalty for Unauthorized Diversion/Use in California: $1.5 million Fine Issued for Water District (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Drought Compliance in California: Urban Use Reduced By 27% (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Agency Enforcement - Drought Measures in California (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Water Enforcement in California: Conservation & Regulation (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

EPA Enforcement and Compliance Report for 2015 Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Fishery Regulations in California: Information Order & Potential Fines For Noncompliance (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Illegal Irrigation in Washington Results in Penalty: Excessive Watering & Numerous Warnings (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Wastewater Effluent Spill by Private Ski Area in Montana's West Gallatin River (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Clean Water Act Decision: Jurisdictional Determination Appealable Immediately (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Oregon Requests Oil Train Ban Moratorium Following Derailment - Prelim Report Blames Union Pacific (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Quality Enforcement Policy: California's Proposed Amendments (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Tribal Settlement in Kansas: State & Kickapoo Tribe Reach Agreement on Tribe's Water Right (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

ENFORCEMENT EXPENSES:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ENFORCEMENT - WATER QUALITY (see also CLEAN WATER ACT):

Water Quality Enforcement Policy: California's Proposed Amendments (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ENHANCED OXIDATION:

Recycled Water: Beer Brewing Proposal in Oregon (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

ENLARGEMENT OF RIGHT:

Adverse Possession & Beneficial Use in Colorado by David Moon, Editor (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

“ENLIST DUO”:

Herbicide Disapproval: EPA Seeks Revocation of Enlist Duo (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

ENTRAINMENT & IMPINGEMENT:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL BASELINE:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS:

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL BUFFER:

Water Reuse - Optimizing Water Resources in 2017 by Jim Mayer (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE OFFICE:

Stormwater Penalty: Hawaii Department of Transportation Agrees to Settlement for Violations (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FLOWS (see also INSTREAM FLOWS):

Environmental Flow Policies & Guidelines Report (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

ERRATA: Environmental Flows (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Environmental Markets: Using Environmental Markets to Expand the Pace and Scale of Restoration by Horton & Gaddis (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Environmental Flows: TCEQ Approves New Permit Rules for Several Rivers and Bays (Surface Water) (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Environmental Flows Standards and Strategies Recommendations Report - Brazos River & Estuary Submitted to TCEQ (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Aransas Project v. Shaw: Does Texas Water Law Provide Enough Water for Whooping Cranes? by Melinda E. Taylor (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Colorado River Moving Forward Phase 1 Report Released by Reclamation & Stakeholders (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Lawsuit: WildEarth Guardians Seek Historical Beneficial Use Accounting for Water Rights (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT:

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (EIS):

Hanford Settlement Between US and Washington: Groundwater Analysis and Environmental Review (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Northwest Fuel Transportation Projects: The Thin Green Line Holds - Update on the Status of Fossil Fuel Transportation Projects in the Pacific Northwest by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION (COSTS):

Tribal Attorney Fees and Past Response Costs Awarded in Transboundary Pollution Case (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE:

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Sewer System Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Texas (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT:

Mining Wastewater: Clean Water Act Settlement - Management & Monitoring to Prevent Contaminated Discharges (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS:

Environmental Markets: Using Environmental Markets to Expand the Pace and Scale of Restoration by Horton & Gaddis (TWR #94: Dec. 15, 2011)

Water Quality Trading-"In It Together: A How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs by Cochran, Maness & Lindley (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION:

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL NEEDS:

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL OUTCOMES:

“Quantified Conservation” - Measurement & Tracking of Environmental Outcomes & Impact by The Freshwater Trust (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES CERTIFICATION:

Salmon Safe Certification: Golf Course Assessment Leads to Certification for Tribal Course (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

 

"ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION":

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA):

Oregon Water Quality Standards: National Model for Fisheries by Mary Lou Souscia (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Pesticides Rulings and Stream Buffers by Laurie Beale (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Ecosystem Economics by Daniel D. Heagerty and Gillian C. Ockner (TWR #5: July 15, 2004)

EPA Withdrawal of Clean Water Act Pollution Detection Procedures (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

EPA Enforcement Summary 2004 (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

EPA Water Quality Training Handbook  (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Pesticide Assessments Completed by EPA - (ESA Impact) (TWR #11, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2005)

EPA, the ESA and Pesticides by Patti Goldman (TWR #12: Feb. 15, 2005)

EPA Pesticides Proposed Rule and Statement Announced (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Sewage "Blending" and EPA Proposed Rule (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Toxicity Guidance EPA Draft: WET Testing in NPDES Permits (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Growth and Water: EPA Training Module On-Line (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

EPA's CAFO Rules: Second Circuit Holding (TWR #13, Water Briefs

Perchlorate - EPA Reference Dose (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Lead in Drinking Water - EPA Strengthens Protection (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - NPDES Violations (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Pump and Treat - New EPA Guidance for Remediating Polluted Groundwater (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

Groundwater Rule: Safe Drinking Water Rule Delayed (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Citizen's Guide on Institutional Controls Released by EPA (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

2005 Sediments Conference by Laura Kennedy (TWR #16: June 15, 2005)

EPA & MTBE: Petitions Rejected (TWR #16, Water Briefs: June 15, 2005)

Wind River Settlement and Penalties (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

EPA Guidance: Compliance for Development (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Superfund Lien: Past Cleanup Costs (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Watershed Protection: EPA Webcast (TWR #17, Water Briefs: July 15, 2005)

Clean Water Act Fine - Wetlands Dumping (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

Wastewater Treatment - EPA Penalty for Municipality (TWR #18, Water Briefs: August 15, 2005)

State NPDES Authority: NPDES Program Vacated in Arizona (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Groundwater Contamination Superfund Settlement (California) (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Landfill Superfund Cleanup Settlement (Colorado) (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Nonpoint Source Management Guidance by EPA (TWR #19, Water Briefs, September 15, 2005)

Pretreatment Rule for Wastewater Discharges (TWR #20, Water Briefs: October 15, 2005)

Tribal Projects EPA Grants (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

EPA Announces Brownfields Rule: All Appropriate Inquiries (TWR #21, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2005)

EPA Rule Finalized: Wastewater Treatment Exemptions for Hazardous Waste (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

EPA ESA Program on Pesticides: Field Implementation (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Groundwater Sampling and Monitoring with Direct Push - EPA Guidance (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Stormwater Discharge Vioaltions by Seven-Up/RC Bottling Company (TWR #22, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2005)

Perchlorate Contamination and Cleanup: EPA Protective Guidance Issued (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Tribal Clean Water Act Grants: EPA Guideline Published (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

Small Drinking Water Systems: EPA Releases Water Tools and Variances (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Mining Megasite Cleanup: CERCLA Remedies Adapt to Circumstances in Butte, Montana by Angela Frandsen (TWR #26: April 15, 2006)

Wetlands Restoration and Preservation Rule Proposed by EPA and Corps (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Interstate Water Quality: Coalbed Methane Conflict Between Wyoming and Montana (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

NPDES Authority Challenged in Washington: Stormwater & Point Sources (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Sediments Cleanup - Experimental Processes to Decontaminate (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Water Transfer Rule: EPA Clarification Regarding NPDES Permits (TWR #28, Water Briefs, June 15, 2006)

International Agreement with Canada: Transboundary CERCLA Settlement (TWR #29, Water Briefs: July 15, 2006)

Stormwater Violation and EPA Settlement (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Lead in Drinking Water: EPA Lead and Copper Rule Proposal (TWR #30, Water Briefs: August 15, 2006)

Mercury Contamination: A West Coast Perspective by Katherine Futornick, Gary Bigham, and Betsy Henry (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Tribal Water Quality: Program Case Studies (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Watershed Grants by EPA (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Municipal Wastewater Violations in Idaho - EPA Settlement (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Stormwater Violations: Developers Fined in Idaho (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

EPA Enforcement in Alaska: Discharges Without NPDES Permit (TWR #31, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2006)

Tribal Fish Consumption and Water Quality Standards by J.D. Williams (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Washington Stormwater Regulation: State General Industrial Stormwater Permits At Issue by James Tupper (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Shipyard Superfund Site: Elliot Bay Seattle (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Groundwater and Surface Water Contamination - Settlement Reached (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

New Regulations for Ballast Water Ordered (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Water Efficiency: Landscape Irrigation - EPA Certification (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Ecosystem Indicators (EPA Web-Based Program): Puget Sound (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Drinking Water Underground Source Risks: EPA Rule Issued (TWR #33, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2006)

Aquatic Pesticides: EPA Final Rule Issued (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Tribal Water Projects: EPA Funding Publication (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

Stormwater Pollution Order on Industrial Runoff in California (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

NPDES Permits & Water Transfers: Post-Miccosukee Court in Florida Finds NPDES Permit Necessary by Richard M. Glick (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

NPDES Requirements & Pesticides: EPA's Final Rule Exempts Certain Applications by Beth S. Ginsberg (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Perchlorate Legislation Introduced (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Settlement: Wetlands Preservation & Enhancement (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Drinking Water: Unregulated Contaminants Monitored for Study (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Wetland Nutrients: Draft EPA Water Quality Standards Guidance (TWR #35, Water Briefs: January 15, 2007)

Watershed Management EPA Grant for New Mexico (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Mercury Study of Rivers in West Released (EPA & OSU) (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

ESA & CWA: Endangered Species Act Influences on EPA's Clean Water Act Programs (The Washington State Example) by Palmer (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Stormwater Settlement (Failure to Obtain and Failure to Follow Provisions (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Municipal Wastewater: Phosphorus Reduction & Permits (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Superfund Cleanup Deadline: Stipulated Penalty of $358,000 (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Transboundary Pollution - 9th Circuit Order Appealed (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Authority Approved for Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Violation: Negotiated Settlement in Alaska (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Clean Water Act Mercury Listing - EPA Guidance (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Water Contaminants: Safe Drinking Water List - EPA's Preliminary Determinations (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Watershed Planning: EPA Web-Based Tool (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Tribal Assistance Program for Wastewater Funding (EPA's Clean Water Set-Aside Grants) (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Water Quality Modeling Tool: EPA Releases New Version (TWR #39, Water Briefs: May 15, 2007)

Municipal Stormwater: An Overview of Current Regulation and Management by Misha Vakoc (TWR #40, June 15, 2007)

Hazardous Waste Injection Approved by EPA (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

CAFO Compliance Extension for EPA Proposal (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

Water Utilities Performance Measures: EPA Support (TWR #40, Water Briefs; June 15, 2007)

EPA Municipal Stormwater Programs: GAO Report (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Wetlands Policy: Corps/EPA Guidance Issued (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Transboundary CERCLA Case: Supreme Court Requests Federal Brief (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Safe Drinking Water Violations: $1 Million Penalty for Refinery (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

City/EPA Settlement for Wastewater Treatment Violations (CWA) (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Good Samaritan Settlement Agreements: CERCLA Tool for Mine Cleanup (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Tribal Water Quality: EPA Portal Website (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

CAFO Compliance: EPA Deadlines Extended (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Migrating Plume in Arizona: EPA Groundwater Order (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

California 303(d) List: EPA Final Decision (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

TMDL Options: EPA Draft Technical Document (TWR #42, Water Briefs: August 15, 2007)

Response to "Nutrient Numeric Endpoints: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time?" (Jungreis & Thomas, TWR #42) by Dr. Jonathan Butcher and Cynthia Gorham-Test (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Watershed-Based NPDES Permitting Technical Guidance Issued by EPA (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges Criminal Fine by EPA in Texas (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Biological Treatment of Groundwater and Soil Contamination in California (TWR #44, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2007)

Contaminated Sediments Update: Conference Links Law, Science & Public Policy by Heather Brunelle and Cindy Ryals (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Errata/Addition: Hydropower & Water Quality Article (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

TMDL Challenges in Development and Implementation by David L. Clark, Jory Oppenheimer, and Michael Kasch (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

EPA Stormwater Report: Low Impact Development (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Stormwater Plan: EPA Guide for Construction Sites (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Water Infrastructure: EPA Needs Assessment (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center Web Portal (TWR #48, Water Briefs: February 15, 2008)

Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List Comments Sought (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

CAFO Options Proposed by EPA (TWR #49, Water Briefs: March 15, 2008)

EPA Reversal on 303(d) Listing: Klamath River Decision (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Brownfields Grants Announced by EPA: $74 Million (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change - EPA Seeks Comment to Draft (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Tribal Contamination: Risk-Assessment Guidance Manual Released (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Cooling Water Intake Rule - Supreme Court to Review (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Ski Area Oil Spill: EPA Penalty Settlement in Washington (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Small Water Systems: EPA Management Tool (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Brownfield Project for Groundwater Cleanup: EPA Agreement (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Wetlands Enforcement: Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Tribal "Treatment As State" - Oklahoma Tribes Face Special "Treatment" by David Moon and David Light (TWR #52: June 15, 2008)

Environmental Indicators: EPA 2008 Report on the Environment (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Water Transfers: Permit Not Needed Under New EPA Rule (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

TCE Settlement with $500,000 Penalty: Drinking Water in Arizona (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Stormwater/Construction General Permit: EPA Proposal (TWR #52, Water Briefs: June 15, 2008)

Mississippi River Nutrients: Gulf Dead Zone (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Stormwater Permits Electronic Filing System Updated by EPA (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Pesticides Evaluation: NMFS Settlement Agreement & Draft Jeopardy Findings (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Alaskan NPDES Authority Sought (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Pharmaceuticals & Water Quality: EPA Information Collection Request (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

EPA "Clean Start" New Owner Policy: Interim Policy for Reduced Penalties (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Stormwater Consent Decree: $1 Million Civil Fine for Landfill Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Leaded Wheel Weights Phase-Out: Lawsuit Settlement Under Safe Drinking Water Act (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

NPDES Fees: EPA Incentives Program (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Kansas' Revised State Water Quality Standards Approved by EPA (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

EPA "eDISCLOSURE" Pilot Project: Self-Disclosure of Environmental Violations (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

CAFO Violations Lead to EPA Enforcement Actions in Texas (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act: Largest Fine Ever in Stormwater Criminal Misdemeanor Action ($13 million) (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Wetlands Penalty Agreement in South Dakota: Illegal Fill Results in Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

CAFO Cease and Desist in Texas: Clean Water Act Violations (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

New Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit Issued by EPA (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

EPA Clean Water Act Regs: 9th Circuit Affirms Mandate that EPA Issue Construction Industry Guidelines/Standards by Iani & Kennedy (TWR #57: Nov. 15, 2008)

Wetlands Violation & Agreement in North Dakota: Unauthorized Dredge & Fill (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

CAFO Requirements: EPA Rule Finalized (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

NPDES Permits Program Approved by EPA in Alaska (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Clean Water Act Violations in Arizona: Santa Cruz River Illegal Filling Results in $1.25 Million Penalty (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

EPA's National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change Released (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Petroleum Brownfields: EPA Revitalization Plan (TWR #57, Water Briefs: November 15, 2008)

Columbia River Toxics: EPA's Columbia River Basin State of the River Report for Toxics by Mary Lou Soscia and Kim Johnson (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Wetlands Revised Guidance: Clean Water Act Scope and Jurisdiction (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Erosion Best Management Practices for Construction: EPA Seeks Comments (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Pharmaceutical Waste: EPA Proposal to Add to Universal Waste Rule (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Hanford Contamination Lawsuit: Washington Sues DOE Over Cleanup Failure (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

New Stormwater Regulations: EPA Proposes Rule for New Effluent Limitations-Guidelines for Construction & Development by Ziemer (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

Aquatic Pesticides: Sixth Circuit Strikes EPA Aquatic Pesticide Rule by J. Mark Morford (TWR #59: Jan. 15, 2009)

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: Federal Water & Environment Funding (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Wetlands Enforcement in Idaho: Restoration Ordered by EPA (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

Impaired Water List: EPA Decision on Nebraska's List (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

SUPERFUND Cleanup: Groundwater & Soil Cleanup in California (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

DOE Fined by EPA for Cleanup Shutdown of Toxic Wastes Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

FIFRA Violations Settlement in Idaho: Herbicide Applications (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Wetlands: US/Mexico Joint Treatment Project (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Pesticides BiOp Issued by NMFS: Impacts on Salmon (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Water Treatment Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Reports (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Aquifer Storage Recovery & EPA's Underground Injection Control Program-EPA's "ASR Experts" Report by Shrier (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Watershed Central: EPA Website Launched (TWR #64, Water Briefs: June 15, 2009)

Water Transfers and the CWA: Eleventh Circuit Upholds EPA Interpretation of Clean Water Act as Exempting Water Transfers from NPDES Requirements by Sensiba & Carbonell (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Mine Slurry Permit: Corps v. EPA Authority (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Navajo Nation Lauded: Environmental Protection and Leadership (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Pesticide Restriction in California: EPA Settlement Proposal in SF Bay Area (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Balancing Resource Protection & Economic Development: An Early Assessment of Emerging Water Policies in the Obama Administration by Sensiba & Swenson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

EPA Interagency Website: Improved Access for Federal Regulations (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Mercury Contamination in Fish: USGS Nationwide Study (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Perchlorate Regulations: Supplemental Comments for New Rules (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Sewer Overflows: Puget Sound Protection (EPA Compliance Orders with Seattle & King County) (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Geologic Sequestration: Carbon Dioxide Injection - EPA Seeking Comments (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

SUPERFUND Settlement: $21 Million Contaminated Groundwater Cleanup System (EPA & Northrop Grumman) (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Stormwater Agreement in Texas: Contractors & Agencies Pilot Program (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Power Plant Discharge: EPA Revising Wastewater Rules (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Priority Contaminants: EPA Drinking Water List (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Contaminate Sediments: EPA Order for Whitefish River in Montana (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement: EPA Issues New Action Plan by Tyson Kade and John Iani (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA Screening Orders Issued for Pesticide Chemicals (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Environmental Crime & Assault Results in Twenty-Year Sentence in Utah (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Safe Drinking Water: Summary of EPA Actions in Montana (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Section 404 Clean Water Act Overhaul: EPA Enforcement Changes Urged (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Irrigation Controls: EPA Specification Comment for Draft WaterSense (Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers) (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

EPA Climate Work Group for Water Utilities (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Construction Sites: EPA Stormwater Rule (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

HAZWASTE Cleanup: EPA To Distribute $1.79 Billion From Largest Ever Enviro-Bankruptcy (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Federal Stormwater Rule: EPA Listening Sessions (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Stormwater Discharge: EPA "Ports Initiative" - San Joaquin River Agreement (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Chemicals of Concern List: EPA's Toxic Substances Control Act Actions (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Pesticide Methodology Regarding Aquatic Life Effects: EPA Public Meetings (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater: EPA Draft Update (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater: EPA Draft Update (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Pesticide Ingredients: EPA Seeks Disclosure (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Pesticide Lawsuit for Alleged Endangered Species Act Violations (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Wetland Grants: EPA Development Grants Program (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Stormwater Regulation Update: EPA Expanding Program by Wendy L. Manley (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery; New Federal Initiatives - EPA to Develop Guidance by Dr. Cat Shrier (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Environmental Health Risk Data: EPA Website Launched (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Supply: EPA Announces Stricter Regulations (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Safe Drinking Water Act Guidance: Public Notification Rule (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Water Planning in New Mexico: $100,000 EPA Grant to EPA to New Mexico Environment Department (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Toxics Inventories: EPA Proposed Toxics Release Inventory Expansion (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Perchlorate Standard: EPA Office of Inspector General's Scientific Analysis (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

EPA Proposes New Permit Requirements for Pesticide Discharges (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Draft Columbia River Toxics Reduction Action Plan: Comments Sought (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Sanitary Sewer Overflows: EPA Rulemaking (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

CAFO Violations: EPA Enforcement Actions in the Midwest (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Construction Stormwater Regulation: EPA Withdraws Numeric Sedimentation Limits by Tom Lindley and Jessica Hamilton (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Act Litigation: Avoiding and Responding to Third-Party Lawsuits by Jeff Kray & Meline MacCurdy (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Logging Road Runoff: U.S. Loggers Lose an Important Clean Water Act Exemption by Jeffrey J. Miller & Robert A. Maynard (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts: EPA Study Released - Public Meetings (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Watershed Needs: EPA Releases 2008 Survey (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Rules: Total Coliform - EPA Update (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Rules: Total Coliform - EPA Update (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

CAFO Regulations: EPA Releases Implementations Guidance Document (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

CAFO Discharges in Idaho (EPA Order - Simplot Cattle Feeding Company (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement in Alaska: Chlorine Disinfection Byproducts (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Water Quality Standards Revision: EPA Listening Sessions August 24 & 26 (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Water Supply Protection: EPA/DOE "Canary" Software (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

L.A. River "Navigable" - Clean Water Act Protection Extended (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Dredging Opposed in Missouri River: EPA Objects to Corps Proposals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Total Coliform Rule: EPA Comment Period Extended (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Blackfeet Tribe Seeks Clean Water Act Status ("TAS"): Comment Period Open (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program: EPA Drinking Water Program (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Climate Response: EPA Toolbox for Water Utilities (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Phosphorus Removal: Boise Proposes Innovative Offset Project (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Wastewater & Stormwater Pollution Control in U.S. - Over $298 Billion Needed (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study by Adam Orford (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

EPA Construction Stormwater Rule: Seventh Circuit Clarifies Ruling by Tom Lindley and Jessica Hamilton (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Pesticides Regulation: EPA Concludes Comment Period on Proposed Pesticide General Permit - Final Permit Issuance Expected This December by Lindley & Hamilton (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Coastal Logging: Water Quality Lawsuit Impacts State Logging Practices - Enforceable Nonpoint Limits to be Established (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Cleanup Agreement: Tribal Lands Uranium Contamination (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Stormwater Treatment: PCBS & Boeing Field Agreement (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

EPA issues Clean Water & Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Fracking Chemicals: EPA Impact Study (Halliburton Issued Subpoena) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy Released by EPA (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

“Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities” - EPA Release (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Clean Water Permits: EPA Requests Action on Expired Sewage Treatment & Industrial Permits in Texas (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Enforcement of CWA: Homebuilder Agrees to $925,000 Fine Plus Improvements for Stormwater Violations in 21 States (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA to Expand Testing (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures for Wastewater Treatment Facilities Released by EPA (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Contamination From Fracking in Texas: EPA Order (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Groundwater Order in Montana: EPA Enforcement on Oil Production Contaminants (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Enforcement Results: EPA 2010 Compliance Report - Criminal & Civil Penalties and Mapping Tool (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Toxics & Drinking Water: Perchlorate Regulation Announced by EPA (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

EPA Complaint Filed: Emergency Order Enforcement in Texas (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

NPDES Permit Writing: Web-Based Training by EPA (TWR #84, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Drinking Water: EPA's Plan to Study Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing - Debate Intensifies by Orford (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Stormwater and TMDL Allocations: EPA Recommends Stormwater Permit Numeric Wasteload Allocations by Eric Strecker (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

EPA Regulations Improvement Plan: Comments Sought (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Water Contaminants Information Tool Available from EPA (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Contaminant Monitoring for Drinking Water: EPA Proposal for Unregulated Contaminants (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Landowner Rights Decision: Standing to Challenge "Impaired Waters" 303(d) Listing Under Clean Water Act (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Stormwater Agreement in Utah: Unpermitted Discharges Penalty for Quarry Runoff (TWR #85, Water Briefs: March 15, 2011)

Clean Water Strategy Released by EPA (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Wetlands Violations & EPA Enforcement: Large Penalty and Restoration Ordered in Montana (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Aquatic Ecosystems: EPA Proposed Protection Standards (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Clean Water Act Enforcement - EPA Updates Data & Mapping Webtool (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Climate & Utilities: EPA Vulnerability Assessments Final Report (Case Studies of Water Utility Practices) (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Construction General Permit (Stormwater): EPA Permit Proposal - Comment Period Open (TWR #87, Water Briefs: May 15, 2011)

Fracking - Diesel: EPA Regulations - Stakeholder Input Sought (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Water & Wastewater Training: EPA Tribal Workshops (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Fish Consumption & Tribes: Revised Water Quality Standards in Oregon (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act - Comment Period Extended (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate: The Long and Winding Road Towards Regulation by Bruce Baizel (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Nitrogen & Phosphorus Pollution (Numeric Water Quality Criteria): EPA Website Enhanced (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water: General Accountability Office Report Released (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Uranium Mine on Navajo Nation Land: EPA Cleanup Plan Announced (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Gulf Coast Restoration: EPA Ecosystem Strategy Released (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Trichloroethylene (TCE) Health Assessment Released - Integrated Risk Information System Database (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO): New Interactive Mapping Feature (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Polluted Waters List: 303(d) List Submitted by California (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Natural Gas Wastewater: Coalbed Methane & Shale Discharges - EPA Standards Development (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

CAFO(s) Report Proposal: Settlement Results in Operational Information Reports (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Water Assessment - EPA Biological Assessment Document on Water Quality Management (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Urban Water Quality: New EPA Planning Process - Prioritized Approach (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

CAL/EPA 2010 Enforcement Report Released in California (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Fracking Pollution Causal Link Found in EPA Draft Report (Groundwater Contamination) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan Comment Period Extended (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

PCB TMDL Guidance Released by EPA (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool: EPA Online Tool (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Military MS4 Permit in Washington - Draft EPA Permit Includes LID (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Planning for Sustainability: EPA Handbook for Water and Wastewater Utilities (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

GAO Study on "Produced Water" Released (Oil and Gas Production) (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

CAFO Permit Technical Manual Released by EPA (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Stormwater Construction Runoff: EPA Issues New Permit (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Green Infrastructure: EPA's Updated Website - Research & Water Quality Assistance (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door to Pre-Enforcement Review by Richard M. Glick (TWR #98: April 15, 2012)

"Identifying and Protecting Healthy Watersheds: Concepts, Assessments, and Management Approaches" (EPA Guidance) (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Watershed Restoration Success: Nonpoint Sources Addressed - EPA Section 319 Program (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

USGS & EPA Launch Online Portal for Water Quality Information (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Pesticides & Water: EPA Human Health Benchmarks Table Update (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

CAFOs Permit Manual & Nutrient Management (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Fracking Requirements by Interior: Disclosure & UIC Diesel Fuel Use (Proposed Rules & Permitting Guidance) (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Blackfeet Tribe Granted Authority to Administer CWA Water Quality Standards Program (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Green Infrastructure Permitting & Enforcement: EPA Fact Sheets Released for NPDES Programs (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup at Superfund Site in Los Angeles: $6 Million Settlement (Drinking Water Protection) (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Plans: Post-Construction Compliance Guidance Issued by EPA (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

CAFO Reporting Rules: EPA Withdrawal and Revisions (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Groundwater Cleanup: Commingled Treatment System at California Superfund Site (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program’s Annual Report for 2011 Issued by EPA (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Rain Barrels - Urban Waters Toolkit Available From EPA (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Water Quality Trading-"In It Together: A How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs by Cochran, Maness & Lindley (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Upcoming EPA Drinking Water Proposals by J. Alan Roberson, P.E. (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Action Plan Released by EPA (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Water Reuse Guidelines - EPA Releases 2012 Update (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Health of Waterways: EPA Releases New Web App (How’s My Waterway app and website) (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Guidelines for Water Reuse (2012) Released by EPA (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

New EPA Stormwater Rules Issued on Logging Roads Runoff Just Before Supreme Court Argument (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Nonpoint Source Guidelines & Grants Released by EPA for States & Territories (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Perchlorate Site Cleanup & Groundwater Investigation by EPA in California (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

"National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change" Released by EPA (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Orphan Mine Sites: "Good Samaritans" Liability Clarified to Encourage Cleanup (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

EPA Fracking Study Update Released: Review & Comment (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Pathogens Rule Update by EPA: Limit for E. Coli (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) - EPA Update Available (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Green Infrastructure Factsheets on Permitting & Enforcement Released by EPA - NPDES Wet Weather Programs (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Uranium Decontamination Cleanup: EPA Five-Year Plan Report on Progress (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Extreme Events Workshop Planner - EPA's Climate Ready Water Utilities Initiative (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Total Coliform Rule - EPA Revisions (TWR #109, Water Briefs: March 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

2008-2009 National Rivers and Stream Assessment - EPA Stream Survey (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program 2012 Annual Report - Released by EPA (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Cleanup Settlement at Goodrich Superfund Site in California (EPA): TCA & Perchlorate (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Keystone XL Pipeline - EPA Raises Objections (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Oil Spill Fine & EPA Enforcement of Clean Water Act: Spill Within Tribal Boundaries (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

EPA Reaches Agreement With ADOT to Improve Stormwater Management (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mountain-Top Mining: EPA Post-Permit Veto Authority Upheld (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

EPA Proposing to Amend Effluent Limitations Guidelines & Standards for Steam Electric Power Generating (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

EPA’s Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment - $384 Billion Infrastructure Needs (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Endocrine Disruptors: EPA Public Review of Information Collection Request (TWR #113, Water Briefs: July 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Act Fine - Injection Well Violations in Colorado (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

EPA Funding for Small Water & Wastewater Systems: Training & Technical Assistance Grants (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Oregon's Temperature Criteria Standards Rejected by EPA (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

National Stormwater Calculator Released by EPA (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

California's Freshwater Nutrient Numeric Endpoint (NNE) Approach: Re-evaluating the Santa Margarita River Case Study by Thomas, Gindlesperger & Barnard (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Safe Drinking Water Enforcement by EPA on Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado: Underground Injection Control (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Drinking Water Supply in Arizona: BIA Violations & Settlement with EPA (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Numeric Nutrients: EPA Toolkit for Criteria Released (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Proposed Reissuance of NPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges From Industrial Activities (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Quality Trading: USDA - EPA Partnership Expanded (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

"Importance of Water" Report Released by EPA (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

TMDLs: Long-Term Vision for Assessment, Restoration, and Protection Under CWA Section 303(d) (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Oregon's Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program - EPA & NOAA Disapproval Process Begins (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report Issued for 2013 (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool - Phase II Released by EPA (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Riparian Restoration in Wyoming: Coordinated Resource Management - Livestock Grazing Practices (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Fracking Guidance Released by EPA: Underground Injection Control & Diesel Fuels (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Nutrient Pollution - EPA Research Grants (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Clean Water Act Jurisdiction - Proposed Rule Released (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

Stormwater Final Rule Published by EPA: Construction & Development (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

EPA Released Enhanced Version of “How’s My Waterway” App & Website (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

California's New Industrial Storm Water Permit by Wendy L. Manley, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Cooling Water Intakes: EPA Standards Finalized (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Illegal Sewage Dump Results in Prison Time and Fine in Washington (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Human Health Water Quality Criteria Updated by EPA (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Fracking Disclosure: EPA's Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

PCB Contamination: Record Civil Penalty Announced by EPA in Nevada (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Northwest Water Quality Trading: Joint Recommendations in the Pacific Northwest by Sanneman, Cochran, Culliney, Furia, Power & Wigington (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Pesticides & Salmon: Buffer Zones Agreement Reached with EPA (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

WaterSense 2013 Report Released (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Rivers and Carbon - USGS Study (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Dam Pollution Settlement: Oil Leakage at Columbia & Snake River Dams and the Clean Water Act (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

GAO Oil & Gas Report: Underground Injection Control Recommendations for EPA's Oversight (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Drinking Water: EPA Funds Two Innovation Centers (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Stream Buffers Finalized: Settlement Agreement with EPA (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Tribal Settlement Concerning Drinking & Wastewater Systems Entered by The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

2015 Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program: EPA Grant Program RFP (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Strontium Regulation: EPA Preliminary Determination (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Green Infrastructure: National "Collaborative" - EPA & White House Council on Environmental Quality (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Duwamish Cleanup: Superfund Final Plan in Seattle Waterway (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Utilities Training & Technical Assistance From EPA - Climate Change Resilience & Readiness (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Drinking Water & Watershed Goals: CWA Toolkit for Water Managers Available (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Fracking Settlement-Fill Material Discharges: Civil Penalty and Restoration in Clean Water Act Case (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

The Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Electricity Generation and Water Use in Texas (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

EPA Settlement-Uranium Contamination Finalized: $5.15 Billion From Handiwork and Kerr-McGee (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Recreational Criteria for Water Quality Standards: Overview & Technical Support by EPA (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Financing: New EPA Build America Investment Initiative (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Green Infrastructure: EPA Financing & Planning Guidance-Incorporating Stormwater Management Plans (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Green Infrastructure: New EPA Presentation & UC Berkeley Report (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Incident Action Checklists: Emergency Checklists for Utilities Prepared by EPA (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Nutrient Reduction Strategies Devised by Hypoxia Task Force-Gulf States (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

EPA Enforcement & Compliance Report for 2014 (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Safe Drinking Water Act Dashboard - Website Compliance Tracking System Announced by EPA (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Clean Water Act Rule Finalized: CWA Jurisdiction (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Algal Toxins: EPA Issues Health Advisory Values (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Mining Violations & Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Fracking Meetings Announced for September & October (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Wastewater Discharge Fine in New Mexico: Proposed Penalties for CWA Violations (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Underground Storage Tank Requirements Strengthened by EPA to Prevent Groundwater Contamination (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Tribal CWA Authorization for Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Cooling Water Intake Website Redesigned by EPA (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

“Waters of the US” Definition: Preliminary Injunction Stops Application of New EPA/Army Corps Rule by David Moon (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rate in Washington: EPA Proposes Human Health Criteria Rule (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Sediment Cleanup in Seattle: Penalties Issued for Violations of Cleanup Agreement (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Treatment as a State: Tribal Water Quality Authority Proposal for Streamlining (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Phase II MS4 Revision: Settlement Requires EPA to Revise Phase II MS4 Permit & Review Forest Road Runoff Regulation (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Green Infrastructure: EPA Launches Green Infrastructure Wizard" (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Roundup/Glyphosate Classified "Carcinogenic" by California’s EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Steam Electric Plants Toxic Pollutants Discharges: Rule Finalized by EPA (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

EPA’s “Managing Water Quality in the Face of Uncertainty” Report & “Addressing Climate Change in the Water Sector” Website (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Nutrient Recycling: EPA's Livestock Waste Competition (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Forest Roads: EPA Considers Stormwater Discharge Requirements (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Harmful Algal Blooms: EPA Releases Strategic Plan of Drinking Water (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Herbicide Disapproval: EPA Seeks Revocation of Enlist Duo (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Infrastructure Funds: EPA Newsletter & Website (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Agricultural Nitrate Pollution: Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed by Municipal Water Works Against Agricultural Drainage Districts by David Moon (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement and Compliance Report for 2015 Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Office of Inspector General's Report on EPA's Actions & Decision on Alaska’s Bristol Bay Watershed (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Proposed Rule on Regulatory Procedures for Tribes to Obtain TAS for Impaired Water Listing & TMDL Program (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

EPA Enforcement: Seven National Enforcement Initiatives Announced for 2017-2019 (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Sewer Overflows and Stormwater Violations in Kansas: EPA Settlement with City (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Infrastructure: Innovative & Multipurpose Financing Frameworks Developed by Stanford's Water in the West (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Fracking & Drinking Water Sources: Stanford Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources by Rob Jordan (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Stormwater Regs: New Construction General Permit for NPDES Permits Proposed by EPA (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Reuse & Conservation: EPA Research Funding Announced (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Oil & Gas Lawsuit: EPA Sued Regarding Regulations on Drilling & Fracking Wastes (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water Quality Standards Development: EPA Recommendations for Priority Actions for States & Tribes (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Stock Pond Permit Settlement: EPA & Landowners Settle Clean Water Act Lawsuit (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Fishing Rights Lead to Coal Terminal Rejection by the Corps of Engineers (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

New Mexico v. Colorado: Gold King Mine Waste Spill Lawsuit (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Oil & Gas Effluent Pretreatment Standards Established by EPA for Extraction Category (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Selenium Rule Proposed by EPA for San Francisco Bay & Delta to Tighten Standards (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

EPA's WaterSense Achievements Since Launch Noted (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Gold King Mine Spill: Navajo Nation Sues EPA/Site Listed on Superfund List (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

Updated Climate Change Risk Assessment Tool for Water Utilities by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

“Treatment of Indian Tribes in a Similar Manner as States for Purposes of Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act” - EPA Rule (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Lead and Copper Exposure: EPA Releases Revisions White Paper (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stormwater Planning: EPA Long-Term Strategies and Tools (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Drinking Water Plan - Call to Action by EPA for Safety and Reliability (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Drinking Water Impacts - EPA's Final Report Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

EPA Regulations: Too Much, Too Little, or On Track? - Congressional Research Service Report (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Portland Harbor Final Cleanup Plan - Record of Decision Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Border Pollution: EPA Evaluation Determines "Unacceptable Risk to the Benthic Community” in Columbia River (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Stormwater: 2017 Construction General Permit Regulations issued by EPA (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Sewer System Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Texas (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES:

Prioritizing Management & Protection of the Colorado River’s Environmental Resources - Colorado River Research Group (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW / ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (EIS):

Hanford Settlement Between US and Washington: Groundwater Analysis and Environmental Review (TWR #24, Water Briefs: February 15, 2006)

The Colorado River: New Operational Guidelines for Lake Powell and Lake Mead by Fulp, Yoder & Blatchford (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army Denies Easement to Cross Under Lake Oahe in North Dakota (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

"ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHT" (Tribal):

Treaty Tribes & Hatcheries by Alan C. Stay (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

 

“ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS”:

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS:

Environmental Health Risk Data: EPA Website Launched (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARD (Impact):

Las Vegas Water Rights Decision - Judge Overturns State Engineer Approvals by David Moon (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL USE:

Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

Water Rights Settlement in Oklahoma: Tribes, City and State (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

EQUAL FOOTING DOCTRINE:

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

EQUAL PROTECTION (see also DUE PROCESS):

Texas Takings Case: Procedural Rulings - Claims Dismissed (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

EQUITABLE APPORTIONMENT / EQUITABLE ALLOCATION (see also COMPACTS):

Las Vegas Water: Governor Releases Utah Water Lawyers' Report on the Snake Valley Water Agreement (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Interstate Water Compacts: The US Supreme Court's Tarrant Decision and the Risk of Silence by Steven Richardson (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Rio Grande Compact - Lawsuit Between Texas & New Mexico: U.S. Solicitor General's Brief Filed (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Interstate Water Dispute: Florida v. Georgia in the Supreme Court (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Rio Grande Compact Suit Update: Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado by Jay Stein (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Rio Grande Compact: Special Master Report Issued in Texas v. New Mexico (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

Texas v. New Mexico: Rio Grande Litigation (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

EQUITABLE AUTHORITY:

Montana v. Wyoming: Remedies and Damages in Interstate Compact Case by David Moon (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

EQUITABLE DEFENSES:

Tribal Groundwater Case: Water Districts' Equitable Defenses Denied (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

EQUITABLE POWERS or EQUITY:

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

EQUITABLE PRINCIPLES:

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

EROSION / EROSION HAZARD:

2008-2009 National Rivers and Stream Assessment - EPA Stream Survey (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Oregon's Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program - EPA & NOAA Disapproval Process Begins (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Riparian Restoration in Wyoming: Coordinated Resource Management - Livestock Grazing Practices (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Synthesis Report (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Accommodation Doctrine Held to Apply to Groundwater Interests in Texas (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Water Quality Trading: Federal Agencies Provide Support for Growing Markets (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

ESPAM Model:

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

“ESTABLISHED” FARMING:

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

ESTUARY or ESTUARIES:

Estuaries Restoration - NOAA Inventory Released  (TWR #5, Water Briefs: July 15, 2004)

Instream Flow Decision: Nonprofit Applications Upheld in Texas (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Gulf Coast Restoration: EPA Ecosystem Strategy Released (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Dam Removal Impacts Study on Elwha River Sediment Release (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Environmental Flows: TCEQ Approves New Permit Rules for Several Rivers and Bays (Surface Water) (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Bay Delta Action Plan Released by EPA (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Green Infrastructure: EPA Financing & Planning Guidance-Incorporating Stormwater Management Plans (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

State of the Sound Report Released in Washington (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Santa Monica Bay: 2015 State of the Bay Report Released (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

EVAPORATION or EVAPORATIVE LOSS:

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Evapotranspiration Mapping - Idaho Innovation Receives Award (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Republican River Special Master's Report Issued: Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Interstate Water Dispute: Florida v. Georgia in the Supreme Court (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Banking & Storage Agreement Between SNWA and MWD Supplements California Supplies During Drought (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reservoir Evaporation Losses in the West Studied (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Floating Solar Program in Japan: Benefits of Floating Plants (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Tribal Settlement in Kansas: State & Kickapoo Tribe Reach Agreement on Tribe's Water Right (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Spotted Frog ESA Agreement Reached in Oregon: Temporary Boost in Flows & Long-Term Plan Consultation (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

EVAPOTRANSPIRATION:

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EVIDENCE / EVIDENTIARY PROOF (see also BURDEN OF PROOF):

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

EXCEEDANCE RESPONSE ACTION:

California's New Industrial Storm Water Permit by Wendy L. Manley, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

 

EXCEEDENCE FLOWS (EXCEEDANCE STANDARDS):

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

"EXCESS WATER":

Acquavella Update: Washington's 36-Year Old Water Rights Adjudication Nears An End by Jeff Kray (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EXCHANGE of Water (Alternative Sources of Water):

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses by Drew Beckwith (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Northwest Water Banking: Meeting Instream and Out of Stream Water Needs in the Pacific Northwest by Cronin & Fowler (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Transbasin Water Exchanges in Colorado: "Lawn Irrigation Return Flows" (LIRFs) (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Groundwater/Surface Water Exchange Agreement Signed: Reclamation & Irrigation District (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

"Conserved Water" Statute in Oregon: Change in Use from Irrigation to Instream Flow Approved (Canal Lining) (TWR #116, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Watershed Planning Implementation and Flow Achievement: Washington Grant Cycle (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Truckee River Operating Agreement Begins: Interstate Allocations (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EXCLUSIONS:

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

EXEMPT GROUNDWATER (see also “EXEMPT” WELLS:

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

"EXEMPT WELLS” (PERMIT EXEMPT):

Washington Water Regulation: New Department of Ecology Director Jay Manning, Interview by David C. Moon, Editor (TWR #23, Jan. 15, 2006)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Exempt Wells in Washington: Interim Management Limitations and Groundwater Study (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Domestic Wells in New Mexico: Senior Water Rights Protected in Court Decision (TWR #54, Water Briefs: August 15, 2008)

Groundwater and Water Availability: Colorado Decision on Exempt Wells and the No Injury Rule (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Ground Water Availability & The No Injury Rule: Domestic Well Owners Protected in Colorado by David Moon (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Groundwater Wells Exempt Use Report Released by Oregon Water Resources Department (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

“Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It” - Interview with Author Robert Glennon by Moon (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells Closure: Groundwater Clarification in Washington (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Exempt Groundwater: New Recording Rules in Oregon (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Ecology Establishes Water Exchange for Exempt Wells Mitigation (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells: Washington Attorney General's Opinion Issued (TWR #68, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2009)

Exempt Wells Petition Filed: Ranchers' Water Rights Threatened (TWR #70, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009)

Unsustainable Stockwater Exemptions: Washington Experience Illustrates Exempt Well Contentions by Rachael Paschal Osborn (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Groundwater Mitigation in Washington: Bank for New Groundwater Rights (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Montana Reports Released on Coalbed Methane and Exempt Wells (TWR #72, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells in the West: Complications & Compromises by Nathan Bracken (TWR #74, April 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Hearing in Montana: Water Right Appropriation Rules (TWR #74, Water Briefs: April 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Decision in Washington: Feedlot Use Exempted Without Volume Restriction (TWR #75, Water Briefs: May 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Decision in Washington (Stockwater) - Correction (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Exempt Well Decision in South Dakota: Domestic v. Commercial Use (Tribal Opposition) (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Exempt Well Ruling in Montana: Rulemaking to Follow (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Exempt Wells Ruling Reversed in New Mexico (Bounds Decision) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Exempt Well Lawsuit Settlement: New State Rules in Montana Forthcoming (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Tribal Protection: Exempt Wells Moratorium in Washington (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Exempt Wells Decision & Land Use Ruling in Washington: Developers Misuse of Exemption (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Exempt Well Decision in Washington: Stockwater Exemption Unlimited (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Local Land Use Decisions & Water Supply Considerations: New Rules from the Washington Supreme Court by Dave Monthie (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Water Banking: Meeting Instream and Out of Stream Water Needs in the Pacific Northwest by Cronin & Fowler (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

New Mexico's Exempt Wells Decision & Protection for Senior Water Users by David Moon (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Instream Flows Decision in Washington: Protection from Impairment - Reserved Use Rule (Reservation) Invalid by David Moon (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Instream Rules in Washington: Repeal Denied for Skagit River/New Rule for Spokane River (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Issues: Interview with Dr. Todd Jarvis by Jakob Wiley (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

New Groundwater Guidance: “Focus on New Groundwater Uses: The Groundwater Permit Exemption” (TWR #138, Water Briefs: August 15, 2015)

Instream Flows & the Public Interest: Washington State Permit with Mitigation Conditions Overturned by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Interview with Director John E. Tubbs: DNRC Director on the Exempt Wells Decision by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Moving Forward Following the Hirst Decision: Interview with Dave Christensen, Washington Department of Ecology by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

EXISTING RIGHTS:

California Groundwater Regulation - Into the Trenches: An Early Assessment of California’s New Groundwater Legislation by David Aladjem (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

"EXPECTANCY" DAMAGES:

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

EXPERIMENTAL POPULATION DESIGNATION:

ESA Experimental Population: NMFS' First Proposed Designation a Win-Win for Water Users and Steelhead by Filippi & Maag (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

ESA Experimental Population: ESA Fish Designation Proposed in Washington (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

 

EXPERT WITNESSES or EXPERTS:

Colorado Water Law Decision (TWR #12, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2005)

Groundwater and Water Availability: Colorado Decision on Exempt Wells and the No Injury Rule (TWR #59, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2009)

Ground Water Availability & The No Injury Rule: Domestic Well Owners Protected in Colorado by David Moon (TWR #60: Feb. 15, 2009)

Water Court Rules Revised in Colorado: Expert Witness Rules (TWR #61, Water Briefs: March 15, 2009)

The Republican River Compact: Conflict & Arbitration by Justin D. Lavene and Marcus A. Powers (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Snake River Basin Adjudication: Lessons Learned by Eric J. Wildman (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

EXPIRATION OF PERMIT:

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EXPORT RESTRICTIONS (see also TRANSFERS):

Interstate Water Allocation by Christopher H. Meyer, Givens Pursley LLP (Boise, Idaho) (TWR #42: August 15, 2007)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Texas Water Law Litigation by Brian L. Sledge and Jason T. Hill (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

Coalbed Methane Produced Groundwater: A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation by Sarah A. Klahn & Jack Tuholske (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Tribal Issues in Oklahoma: Water Policy in Former Indian Territory-Chickasaw, Choctaw & Oklahoma (Sardis Reservoir) by Greetham (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Water Rights & Regulatory Authority Issues: Chickasaw & Choctaw Nations File Lawsuit Opposing Water Transfer by David Moon (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

Managed Aquifer Recharge: An Overview of Laws Affecting Aquifer Recharge in Several Western States by Evan Mortimer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

EXPORT OF WATER:

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

EXPOSED POPULATION:

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

 

EXTENSIONS of RIGHTS:

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Rio Grande Lawsuit: WildEarth Guardians Seek Historical Beneficial Use Accounting for Water Rights (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

EXTENSIONS OF TIME (PERMITS):

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Fish Hatchery Clean Water Act Ruling: Federal Discharges Ruled Unlawful by David Moon (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

EXTERNALITIES:

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

EXTERNALIZED COSTS:

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

"EXTINCTION" BY REUSE OF WATER:

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

 

"EXTRA DUTY" LANDS:

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

 

EXTREME WEATHER:

"Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate and Weather Events" - Report Released (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Synthesis Report (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Water Management Innovation in San Francisco: Building the Infrastructure of the Future - Senate Testimony of Harlan Kelly (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Extreme Weather Database & Maps by Western Watershed Assessment (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FACILITY ANALYSIS:

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

FACT-SPECIFIC DETERMINATION:

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FACTUAL FINDING:

Drought Enforcement in California - Dismissals Proposed Due to Failure to Prove Water Not Available (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

 

FAILURE TO CONSULT:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

FAILURE TO REPORT:
Mining Violations & Clean Water Act Settlement in Idaho (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

FALLOWING LAND:

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses by Drew Beckwith (TWR #93: Nov. 15, 2011)

Water Transfers in the West by Carlee Brown (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

California’s Water Market, By the Numbers, Update 2012 (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Transfers Program by Reclamation Proposed for Voluntary Water Transfers in California (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FALLOWING-LEASING:

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

AG/MUNI Water: Rotational Leasing-Fallowing - Catlin Pilot Project Demonstrates Effectiveness by Martinsson & Gutwein (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FALSE SUBSIDIES:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

“FATAL-FLAW” or FATAL FLAW ANALYSIS:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT:

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

FECAL COLIFORM:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

FEDERAL FARM PROGRAM:

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL INSECTICIDE, FUNGICIDE & RODENTICIDE ACT (FIFRA):

WALMART Pleads Guilty to CWA, FIFRA, & RCRA Violations (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

FEDERAL INVESTMENTS:

Water Investments: Principles, Requirements & Guidelines for Federal investments Released (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

 

FEDERALISM:

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL LAND ISSUES:

Easements On and Over Federal Lands by Daniel H. Israel (TWR #8: Oct. 15, 2004)

Canal Easement - Federal Lawsuit in Oregon (TWR #10, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2004)

Rights-of-Way Across Federal Lands: Easement Decision by 9th Circuit by David C. Moon (TWR #30: August 15, 2006)

National Forest Activities: Gold Mining Decision Has Wide Implications by David Moon (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

EPA Stormwater Guidance for Federal Agencies (TWR #71, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2010)

Water Rights & Grazing Activities on BLM Land: Decision Overturns Bush Administration Regulations (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Irrigation Diversions & ESA Impacts on Federal Lands (BiOp Finds Jeopardy & Requires Minimum Flows) (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Treaty Tribes & Hatcheries by Alan C. Stay (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

State Trust Lands Decision by Arizona Supreme Court - No Federal Reserved Rights (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Fracking Rule for Public & Indian Lands Proposed by Interior (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

USFS Direction for Groundwater Resources in Forests & Grasslands & Governors' Concerns (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL NEXUS:

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL POWER ACT (see also FERC):

Federal Power Act Preempts Damage Claims Under State Tort Law - Fifth Circuit Ruling (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

 

FEDERAL PROJECT (CALIFORNIA):

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL PROJECTS:

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL RESPONSE:

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL WATER MASTER:

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Republican River Special Master's Report Issued: Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Republican River Compact Decision - Kansas v. Nebraska: The Supreme Court’s Equitable Powers by David Moon (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

FEDERAL WATER RIGHTS & FEDERAL RESERVED WATER RIGHTS (see also Reserved Rights, Tribal Water Rights, and Adjudications):

Colorado McCarran Amendment Ruling by David C. Moon  (TWR #10: Dec. 15, 2004)

Southwest Water Decisions: Arizona Water Settlements Act, Indian Reserved Rights, Adjudications by McGinnis & Alberts (TWR #20: October 15, 2005)

Tribal Water Rights Update: John Echohawk - Indian Water Law Elder by David C. Moon, Editor (TWR #23, Jan. 15, 2006)

Former Decree Precludes San Carlos Apache Tribe's Claims in Gila Adjudication in Arizona (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Untapping Tribal Waters: Tribal Water Marketing Expanding by Clay J. Landry and Christina Quinn (TWR #35: January 15, 2007)

Colorado and Western Water Law: A Continuing Alchemy by Justice Greg Hobbs (TWR #36, February 15, 2007)

Klamath Dams - Agency Fish Passage Mandates Finalized (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

California Water Rights Fees: Regulations Overturned by Kristin Castaños, Somach, Simmons & Dunn (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Tribal Water Rights Decision: Unquantified Reserved Rights & State Regulation by David Moon (TWR #39: May 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights: Current Issues & Relevant Background by Robert T. Anderson (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Water Rights & Grazing Activities on BLM Land: Decision Overturns Bush Administration Regulations (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Reclaimed Water & Water Rights Impairment: Draft Reclaimed Water Rules in Washington State by Dave Monthie (TWR #89: July 15, 2011)

Negotiating Indian Water Rights Claims: 12th Biennial Symposium on the Settlement of Indian Reserved Water Rights by Killoren (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Oklahoma Adjudication Removed to Federal Court (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Treaty Tribes & Hatcheries by Alan C. Stay (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Indian Country Water Rights: Permit-Exempt Uses Impacting Protected Instream Flow - U.S. v. Anderson by Robin G. McPherson (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Arizona Groundwater Use Decision: Groundwater Plan for Development Project Rejected by David Moon (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Colorado River Basin Studies Released: Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Uses and Research Needs in the Basin (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

The Winters Doctrine & Tribal Groundwater: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District et al. by David Moon (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FEDERAL WATER POLICY:

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Federal Water Policy: Emerging Water Policies & the Trump Administration by Sean Taylor (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

FEEDLOT:

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FEE LAND IRRIGATORS:

CSKT Water Rights Compact Unratified: Montana Legislature Refuses to Ratify Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Compact by Weiner & Stermitz (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

 

FEES / FEE STRUCTURE:

Montana Adjudication Legislation: Fee Bill (TWR #15, Water Briefs: May 15, 2005)

Municipal Water Rights in New Mexico: Various Approaches and Development Impacts by James Brockmann (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Phoenix Water Planning: Water Resources Plan - The 2005 Update by Tom Buschatzke (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Water Rights Fees Overturned in California Court Decision (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

California Water Rights Fees: Regulations Overturned by Kristin Castaños (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

NPDES Fees: EPA Incentives Program (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

California Groundwater Management Reform: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Signed by David Moon (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FEMA (FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY):

National Flood Insurance & the Endangered Species Act - National Flood Insurance in a Post-Jeopardy Environment: FEMA's "Reasonable and Prudent Alternative" Implementation for the Puget Sound Biological Opinion by Mark G. Eberlein (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Floodplain Projects: Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FERC: FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION (see also HYDROPOWER POWER):

FERC: New Technologies (Wave, Current & Instream Projects) (TWR #37, Water Briefs: March 15, 2007)

Toxic Discharges from Dams: Clean Water Act & Nuisance Lawsuits (Klamath River) (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Water Quality Standards & Hydropower Dams: Finding Concrete Solutions by Rebecca Sherman, Brett Swift and Rick Eichstaedt (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

FERC Hydropower Relicensing: First Integrated Licensing Process (ILP) License Issued (TWR #47, Water Briefs: January 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Water Quality Section 401 Certification: Avista Dams and FERC Relicensing (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

EPA Reversal on 303(d) Listing: Klamath River Decision (TWR #50, Water Briefs: April 15, 2008)

Water Quality Ruling on Authority of California & FERC - Klamath Dams (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

FERC Water Quality Permit (401 Certification) for Spokane River (TWR #53, Water Briefs: July 15, 2008)

Hydroelectric Relicensing and Tribal Religious Claims: FERC's Increase of Minimum Flows Upheld by David C. Moon (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Hydro Project Settlement: Tacoma Power & Skokomish Tribal Nation Reach Detailed Agreement (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Dams & Temperature MOU Addresses Spokane River Hydro Issues for Washington, Idaho and Coeur d'Alene Tribe (TWR #60, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2009)

Ecomarket Approaches to Addressing Water Quality Obligations: Legal Overview and the Hells Canyon Test Case by Glick & Nocar (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Kalispel Tribe & Utility Settlement: Hydropower Relicensing (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Balancing Resource Protection & Economic Development: An Early Assessment of Emerging Water Policies in the Obama Administration by Sensiba & Swenson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Charting a New Direction by Glen Spain (TWR #70: Dec. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Small Hydroelectric Agreement - Colorado & FERC Enter Into MOU (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Tribal Interests, Instream Flows & Hydropower Licensing: Using the Licensing Process to Address Tribal Concerns by Mason Morisset (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Federal Power Act Preempts Damage Claims Under State Tort Law - Fifth Circuit Ruling (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Tribal Hydro: Salish and Kootenai Tribes - First Tribe-Owned Hydro Project (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Dam Removal: New Klamath River Agreements Signed (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

FERTILIZER / FERTILIZER USE:

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Nutrient Pollution Call to Action Memo by EPA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FIDUCIARY:

Beneficial Use & Anti-Speculation: Can These Water Law Principles Meet the Challenges of Climate Change? by Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

FILED RIGHTS:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

FILL AND REMOVAL:

Idaho and Corps Enforcement (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

Corps Dredging Regulation: District Court Strikes Down Tulloch II Dredging Rule by Steve Richardson and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Mine Slurry Permit: Corps v. EPA Authority (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Clean Water Act Enforcement in Alaska: Wetlands and Streams Damaged (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Illegal Stream Fill Settlement in California: $500,000 in Restoration Stipulated (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FILTERS:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

FILTRATION MEMBRANES:

Water & Power: Reclamation Science & Technology Development Projects (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FINAL AGENCY ACTION:

Clean Water Act Decision: Jurisdictional Determination Appealable Immediately (TWR #148, Water Briefs: June 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Agriculture & the Clean Water Act: Ruling in Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps Concerning for Landowners by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FINALITY:

Public Trust Doctrine & Water Rights (The Walker River Case): Does the Public Trust Doctrine Apply to Water Rights Established in Judicial Decrees? by Roderick Walston (TWR #157: March 15, 2017)

 

FINANCE or FINANCING (see also FUNDING):

Water Financing: New EPA Build America Investment Initiative (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Drought-Proofing Oklahoma by J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

Water Markets & Water Transfers in Texas by Steve Kosub (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Natural Resource Investment Center Established by Department of Interior (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Finding “New Water” in California: Seminar Review & Commentary by Jungreis and Van Ligten (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Clean Watersheds Needs Survey Released by EPA (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure: Innovative & Multipurpose Financing Frameworks Developed by Stanford's Water in the West (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado Basin - Investment Blueprint Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Agricultural Conservation Innovation Grants Funded by USDA (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Infrastructure Loans: $1 Billion in New EPA Program Under the Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FINANCIAL ABILITY / FINANCIAL FEASIBILITY:

Nuclear Water Rights: Transfers From Irrigation Use to Nuclear Power Upheld by Appeals Court (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Prior Appropriative Rights & Diligence: A 21st Century Perspective by Sarah Klahn (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

“FINGERPRINT” QUALITY:

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

FIREFIGHTING FOAM (see also FLAME RETARDANTS):

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FIRE and FIRE IMPACT:

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Conservation in the Mountain West Survey Announced by Colorado College: Key Public Lands Issues (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FIRM SUPPLY:

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“FIRST IN TIME FIRST IN RIGHT” (see also WATER RIGHT & PRIOR APPROPRIATION DOCTRINE:

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FIRST NATIONS:

Aboriginal Title Decision in Canada: Implementation of Natural Resource and Energy Policy (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Shared Responsibility: Governing the Use of Water & Related Resources in the International Columbia River Basin Through the Prism of Tribes and First Nations (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

FISH CONSUMPTION RATE:

Mercury Contamination: A West Coast Perspective by Katherine Futornick, Gary Bigham, and Betsy Henry (TWR #31; September 15, 2006)

Tribal Fish Consumption and Water Quality Standards by J.D. Williams (TWR #32: October 15, 2006)

Mercury Study of Rivers in West Released (EPA & OSU) (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

Tribal Contamination: Risk-Assessment Guidance Manual Released (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Columbia River Toxics: EPA's Columbia River Basin State of the River Report for Toxics by Mary Lou Soscia and Kim Johnson (TWR #58: December 15, 2008)

Mercury Advisory: Fish Consumption Limits in Arizona (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Fish Consumption & Tribes: Revised Water Quality Standards in Oregon (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Mercury Contamination in Arizona: Fish Consumption Advisory Issued by ADEQ (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Polluted Waters List: 303(d) List Submitted by California (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Toxic Pollutants Standards & Fish Consumption Rate: EPA Approves Oregon's CWA Revisions (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

Fish Consumption Rate: Public Invited to Comment on Dept. of Ecology's Technical Support Document (TWR #103, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2012)

Stormwater Regulation & Management: Overview of Current Trends by Hardebeck, Holloway, Monsey, Heibrun & Chase (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Interview of Maia Bellon, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Ecology by Chris Pitre (TWR #114: August 15, 2013)

Mercury Fish Consumption Report by EPA: Women's Blood-Levels Decline (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rates: Idaho DEQ Implementing Statewide Survey for Water Quality Criteria (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption: FDA & EPA Issue Updated Draft Advice (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Water Quality Standards & Fish Consumption: Efforts in the Pacific Northwest by Michael Campbell (TWR #126: August 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rate: Water Quality Standards Proposed in Washington State (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Fish Consumption Rule & Toxics Standards Proposal for Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rate in Washington: EPA Proposes Human Health Criteria Rule (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Fish Consumption Rule Drafted by Washington's Ecology: State v. Federal Clean Water Act Rules (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Tribal Water Quality: Funding From EPA for Monitoring the San Juan River in Arizona (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

Wastewater Cleanup in Spokane River: Court Finds NPDES Permit Inadequate (TWR #151, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2016)

 

FISHERIES (see also ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT):

2004 Report to Congress: NOAA Fisheries (TWR #8, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2004)

Delisting Criteria: NOAA Draft for Coho Salmon (TWR #8, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2004)

NOAA Fisheries Draft Strategic Plan 2005-2010 (TWR #9, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2004)

Friant Dam and San Joaquin River Fisheries Restoration: Reasonable Remedies? by Christopher H. Calfee (TWR #17: July 15, 2005)

CWA & ESA Intersections - Water Quality & ESA Section 7: Northwest Examples by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #25: March 15, 2006)

Native & Non-Native Fish: USGS Study (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Hydropower Relicensing: Fish Passage Proposal by PacifiCorp (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

San Joaquin Settlement: Friant Dam Litigation by Harrison C. Dunning (TWR #33: Nov. 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Fish Recovery Multi-Agency Cooperation (San Juan River Basin) (TWR #34, Water Briefs: December 15, 2006)

ESA & CWA: Endangered Species Act Influences on EPA's Clean Water Act Programs (The Washington State Example) by Palmer (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Pipeline Releases Ammonia: Criminal CWA Penalty of $1 Million (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Willamette River Basin Fish Restoration-"Stepping Stones:" Supporting Prioritized Restoration and Investment in Multiple Ecosystem Services by David W. Hulse and Stanley V. Gregory (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

"Recovery Crediting System" Guidance Developed by USFWS for Endangered Species (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Fish Habitat: NOAA Mapping Tool Online (TWR #58, Water Briefs: December 15, 2008)

Mercury Contamination in Fish: USGS Nationwide Study (TWR #67: September 15, 2009)

Ammonia Spills in Nebraska & Kansas: $3.65 Million Clean Water Act Penalty (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

USFWS Expenditures for Threatened & Endangered Species: Study for FY 2007 Released (TWR #69, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2009)

Klamath Settlement Agreements: Part II by Glen Spain (TWR #71: Jan. 15, 2010)

Instream Flow Program Annual Report for 2009: California Fish & Game Department (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Restoring the San Joaquin River: Restoration Program Update & Status Report by Alicia Gasdick & Margaret Gidding (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Delta Decisions: Salmon & Smelt Court Rulings in California (TWR #76, Water Briefs: June 15, 2010)

California Water Regulation: Farm Bureau Challenges State Fish & Game Department Authority by Joseph M. Carpenter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Tribal Instream Rights: Important Settlement Reached on Klamath Basin Challenges by Douglas MacDougal (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Colorado Water Issues: An Interview with Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe by William H. Fronczak (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Protecting Tribal Fishing Rights - Fixing Culverts that Block Fish Passage: Ruling on Washington Treaty Responsibilities Expected Soon by Matthew Love & Chris Zentz (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Bull Trout Habitat: USFWS Revises Critical Habitat Designation (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Key Tribal Water Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #83: Jan. 15, 2011)

Stream Flow and the Impact of Dams: USGS Study on Dam Operations & Fish Habitat (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Aquatic Ecosystems: EPA Proposed Protection Standards (TWR #86, Water Briefs: April 15, 2011)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

ESA Improvement: USFWS & NOAA Fisheries Effort (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Criminal Clean Water Act Violation: DARIGOLD Pleads Guilty (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

ESA Experimental Population: ESA Fish Designation Proposed in Washington (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Tribal Fish Accord Between Federal Agencies & Kalispel Tribe (Columbia Basin) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

BiOp Rejected Again: Columbia River Plan Found Arbitrary & Capricious (Specific Mitigation Plan Not Identified) (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Bay Delta Conservation Plan: Schedule for Effects Analysis & EIS/EIR (June 2012) (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

National Research Council's Report Released: "A Review of the Use of Science and Adaptive Management in California's Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan" (TWR #91, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2011)

Klamath Dam Removal: Removal Studies Released by Department of Interior (TWR #92, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2011)

Columbia River Instream Atlas: Washington's Ecology Releases Draft Tool (TWR #93, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2011)

NOAA Enforcement Draft Priorities Released (Public Comment Through January 9)(TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Aquatic Bioassessment USGS Database: BioData Retrieval System (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Instream Flow Assessment - The Science of the Art: Approaches to Evaluating Riverine Aquatic Habitat by Thomas R. Payne (TWR #95: Jan. 15, 2012)

Tribal Instream Rights Held Valid in Klamath Adjudication (Hunting, Fishing, Trapping & Gathering) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

NOAA Enforcement Priorities Document Released (TWR #99, Water Briefs: May 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Kalispel Tribe Agreement With Federal Agencies: Habitat & Fish Stocks in Columbia Basin (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Stored Water Release Planned to Supplement Klamath River Flows to Avoid Fish Kills: Reclamation Findings (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

State of Our Watersheds - Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Report Released (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Dam & Obstructions Removal - USFWS Fish Passage Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Instream Water Rights in California: Tribes Criticize USFS' Endangered Species Act Inaction (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Klamath Dam Removal Overview Report (Interior): An Assessment of Science and Technical Information Released (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

NOAA Enforcement: Division Enforcement Priorities for 2013 (Draft) Released for Comment (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Salmon Returns - Ocean Conditions Aid Predictions: NOAA-OSU Study (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Critical Habitat for Lower Columbia River Coho & Puget Sound Steelhead: Comments Closing Soon (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Interior Released FEIS on Klamath River Dam Removal & New Management Plan Dispute (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Mono Lake Settlement in California Addresses Tributary Streamflows & Other Actions (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

ESA Settlement by Karuk Tribe & Irrigation District: Dams & Diversions on Shasta River (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska: EPA Report (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Hatchery v. Wild Fish: ESA/NEPA Decision in Oregon Federal District Court (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Instream Flow Leasing in Colorado by Zach Smith and Edalin Koziol (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

Riparian Restoration in Wyoming: Coordinated Resource Management - Livestock Grazing Practices (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Hatchery v. Wild Fish Dispute: Settlement Severely Limits Releases (ESA Evaluation Needed) (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Pesticides & Salmon: Buffer Zones Agreement Reached with EPA (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

New Zealand Mudsnail Infestations: Public Policy Implications by Paul Bucich & Kit Paulsen (TWR #126: Aug. 15, 2014)

Mining & Fisheries: EPA Proposal for Bristol Bay, Alaska (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Federal Breach of Contract: Reclamation Loses Appeal on Breach of Contract Claim by David Moon (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Increases Flow Releases - Lower Klamath River Supplement from Trinity Reservoir (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Stream Buffers Finalized: Settlement Agreement with EPA (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Duwamish Cleanup: Superfund Final Plan in Seattle Waterway (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Huge Instream Donation: Water Supply/Trust Program in Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Instream Rules in Washington: Repeal Denied for Skagit River/New Rule for Spokane River (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

State of Salmon in Watersheds Report & Interactive Website in Washington State (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Released for Salmon by Reclamation - Injunction by Irrigation Districts Denied (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Groundwater Declines Due to Intensive Irrigation: USGS Columbia Plateau Aquifer Study (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Alaska Instream Water Applications Decision: “Public Interest” and the “Most Beneficial Use” by Moon (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Oregon Forestry Sets Riparian Buffers for Temperature Requirements (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Fishery Regulations in California: Information Order & Potential Fines For Noncompliance (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Groundwater Banking in California: San Joaquin Restoration Program (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Wastewater Effluent Spill by Private Ski Area in Montana's West Gallatin River (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Dam Removal: New Klamath River Agreements Signed (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

"Hydropeaking" Flows Study: Devastating Impacts on Aquatic Insects (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Columbia Basin Salmon BiOp Rejected by Federal Court: Fed Plan Invalidated for Fifth Time - ESA & NEPA Violated (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Washington State Rural Water Strategies by Jason McCormick & Dave Christensen (TWR #151: Sept. 15, 2016)

Land Use Planning & Water Availability: Washington Counties Required to Protect Minimum Flows From Permit-Exempt Wells by David Moon (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FISHERY PURPOSE:

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Huge Instream Donation: Water Supply/Trust Program in Washington (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Drought Resiliency - Projects Selected by Reclamation (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Released for Salmon by Reclamation - Injunction by Irrigation Districts Denied (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Reservoir Release in Colorado - Lease Agreement for Instream Flow to Benefit Endangered Fish (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FISHING CLAUSE (see also CULVERT CASE):

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

FISHING RIGHTS (see also CULVERT CASE):

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Appeal in Washington: Tribal Fish Passage Decision Appealed by State to 9th Circuit (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stream Access in New Mexico: Attorney General's Opinion (TWR #123, Water Briefs: May 15, 2014)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

 

FISH PASSAGE (see also HYDROELECTRIC):

Hydroelectric Settlement - Fish Passage (TWR #6, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2004)

Fish Passage Assessment by Paul Conrecode (TWR #9: Nov. 15, 2004)

The Role of Science in the ESA: Balancing the Needs of Protected Species by Michael G. Thabault (TWR #9: Nov. 15, 2004)

Fish Passage Prescribed in Klamath Hydro Relicensing Proceeding (NOAA Fisheries and Dept. of Interior) (TWR #26, Water Briefs: April 15, 2006)

Klamath Hydroelectric Relicensing: Fish Passage and FERC (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Hydropower Relicensing: Fish Passage Proposal by PacifiCorp (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Klamath: The Forgotten Basin? by Glen Spain, Institute for Fisheries Resources (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

Klamath Dams - Agency Fish Passage Mandates Finalized (TWR #36, Water Briefs: February 15, 2007)

ESA "Takings" Case: Water Required for Fish Ladder in California (TWR #38, Water Briefs: April 15, 2007)

Tribal Treaty Rights: Fish Passage Duty Decision by US District Court in Washington (TWR #43, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2007)

Hydropower and Fish - Northwest Challenge: Keeping Fish and Clean Hydro by F. Lorraine Bodi and Dulcy Mahar (TWR #47: January 15, 2008)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: A Convergence of Opportunity by Paul Simmons (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Columbia Basin Fish Accords Signed (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Fish Passage on Deschutes River Dam in Oregon: $108 Million Underwater Tower (TWR #55, Water Briefs: September 15, 2008)

Kalispel Tribe & Utility Settlement: Hydropower Relicensing (TWR #63, Water Briefs: May 15, 2009)

Reclamation Pumping in Central Valley (CA) - NOAA BiOp Finds Jeopardy and BiOp Appealed(TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Restoring the San Joaquin River: Restoration Program Update & Status Report by Alicia Gasdick & Margaret Gidding (TWR #76: June 15, 2010)

Tribal Instream Rights: Important Settlement Reached on Klamath Basin Challenges by Douglas MacDougal (TWR #78: Aug. 15, 2010)

Protecting Tribal Fishing Rights - Fixing Culverts that Block Fish Passage: Ruling on Washington Treaty Responsibilities Expected Soon by Love & Zentz (TWR #81: Nov. 15, 2010)

Tribal Interests, Instream Flows & Hydropower Licensing: Using the Licensing Process to Address Tribal Concerns by Mason Morisset (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Infrastructure Funding of $50 Million Announced by Interior (TWR #97, Water Briefs: March 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Dam & Obstructions Removal - USFWS Fish Passage Report (TWR #104, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2012)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Plan: Strange Bedfellows Take Risks, Find Common Ground by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #106: Dec. 15, 2012)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Decided in Washington: Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Victory by David Moon (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

"Takings" Claim Denied in Casitas Case: Beneficial Use & Injury Alleged (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Culvert Case Appeal in Washington: Tribal Fish Passage Decision Appealed by State to 9th Circuit (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Cumulative Watershed Impacts of Small-Scale Hydroelectric Projects in Irrigation Delivery Systems: A Case Study (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

NOAA Awards Funding for Coastal Habitat Restoration Projects (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Fish Passage & Treaty Obligations: Washington State "Culvert Case" Before the Ninth Circuit by David Moon (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Albuquerque’s Water Resources Management: Integrated Strategy Meets Area Challenges by John M. Stomp III, P.E.  (TWR #121: March 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Dam Fish Passage in Washington: New Passage Design a Success (TWR #125, Water Briefs: July 15, 2014)

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Watershed Planning Implementation and Flow Achievement: Washington Grant Cycle (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

State of Salmon in Watersheds Report & Interactive Website in Washington State (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

State of Salmon in Watersheds Report & Interactive Website in Washington State (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan: Implementing Basin-Scale Water Management & Climate Adaptation by Malloch & Garrity (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Authors' Responses: Yakima River Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Fish Passage Award for Innovation Received by Tacoma Power (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Transboundary Cooperation in the International Columbia River Basin: A Preliminary Assessment of Existing Arrangements & Future Prospects (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Klamath Dams Removal: New Agreement Announced to Move Forward With Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Dam Removal: New Klamath River Agreements Signed (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Culvert Case: Ninth Circuit Decision - Tribal Treaty Fishing Rights Upheld: State Duty to Protect Salmon Fishery by Moon (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Indian Reserved Rights in the 21st Century: Recent Developments in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Mecham (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Corps & Reclamation Sign ROD: Bypass Channel Alternative - Lower Yellowstone Fish Passage Project in Montana (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FISH PERSISTENCE:

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

FISH POPULATION GROWTH:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

 

FISH RECOVERY:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FISH SCREENS:

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Northwest Hydropower & Fish: Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Efforts Update by F. Lorraine Bodi (TWR #104: Oct. 15, 2012)

Regulating Seawater Desalination in California by Tom Boer & Kathryn Oehlschlager (TWR #137: July 15, 2015)

 

FISH STOCKING:

“Underground Regulation” — Agency Rulemaking & the California Administrative Procedures Act by Damien Schiff (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

 

FISH-TISSUE BASED:

Selenium Water Quality Criteria: EPA Publishes Final Chronic Aquatic Life Criterion for Freshwater (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

 

FISH & WILDLIFE:

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“FIT FOR PURPOSE”:

Reclaimed Water Enhanced Water Supply - Brightwater Recycled Water: New water, New Solutions for the Sammamish River by Jacque Klug (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

 

FIXED FEES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FIXED MONITORING BENCHMARK:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

FLAME RETARDANTS:

Flame Retardants: NOAA Report Notes Concerns (TWR #62, Water Briefs: April 15, 2009)

Microbeads Banned in US By Federal Legislation (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FLAT FEES:

Water Demands & Utility Pricing: Using Economics to Promote Utility Resilience by Amy Hardberger (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FLEXIBILITY/"FLEXIBILITY" AGREEMENT (Alternative Source of Water - see also EXCHANGE):

Reclamation Announces Actions & Strategies to Improve Water Supplies for California's Central Valley Project (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Options: Protocols for Transboundary Adaptive Management Examined by Bankes & Cosens (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Improving the Federal Response to Drought: Five Areas for Reform - PPIC Water Policy Center Report (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Infrastructure: Innovative & Multipurpose Financing Frameworks Developed by Stanford's Water in the West (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Water Reuse: Lessons From the California Perspective by Craig Lichty (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Tribal Water Marketing: An Emerging Voice in Western Water Management by Bovee, Wolfley, Teton & Martin (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

Stormwater Planning: EPA Long-Term Strategies and Tools (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

“Water Available for Replenishment” Groundwater Report Released by California Dept. of Water Resources (TWR #156, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

“FLEX Use”:

Colorado Water Markets: “Alternative Transfer Mechanisms” by P. Andrew Jones (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

 

FLOATING SOLAR:

Floating Solar Program in Japan: Benefits of Floating Plants (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FLOATING TREATMENT WETLANDS:

Stormwater Management Innovations: Washington Port Facilities Creatively Respond to Stringent Stormwater Regulations by Deonne Knill (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

FLOCCULATION:

Dixie Drain Phosphorus Removal: City of Boise Project by Erika Malmen (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

 

FLOOD CONTROL ACT AND THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS; FLOODING ISSUES:

Final EIS: Missouri River Master Manual (TWR #1, Water Briefs: March 15, 2004)

Montana Amicus Brief Seeks Supreme Court Review (TWR #2, Water Briefs: April 15, 2004)

River Management & the ESA: Missouri River Litigation (Navigation Versus Fish & Wildlife) by Hayes, Schneider & Sturkie (TWR #4: June 15, 2004)

Texas Water Law: An Update on Recent Legislation and Case Law by Deborah Clarke Trejo and Tina Alvarado Arnold (TWR #49: March 15, 2008)

Climate Change and Water: IPCC Technical Paper VI by David Moon (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

2009 Drought Water Bank in California: CDWR Facilitates Exchanges (TWR #56, Water Briefs: October 15, 2008)

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Major Legislation & Remaining Issues by Alf Brandt (TWR #72: Feb. 15, 2010)

Water Resources Regulation & Development: Groundwater, Floodplains, and "Waters of the United States" by Robert D. Anderson (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

The Columbia River, Basin, and Treaty: Upcoming Treaty Date is Focussing Basin Water Management Issues by Stan Miller (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

The Future of the Columbia River Treaty by Nigel Bankes, University of Calgary & Barbara Cosens (TWR #105: Nov. 15, 2012)

Missouri River Municipal & Industrial Water Storage Reallocation Study Released by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (TWR #106, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2012)

Colorado River Management: Planning, Agreeing & Acting by Ted Kowalski (TWR #107: January 15, 2013)

Temporary Flooding Can Constitute 5th Amendment Takings: U.S. Supreme Court Decision (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Update: Draft Regional Recommendation Released (TWR #116: Oct. 15, 2013)

Columbia River Treaty Review: Update & Next Steps (From the US Entity) - Special to The Water Report (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

U.S. & Mexico Water Sharing: Background and Recent Developments - Edited/Condensed from Congressional Research Service (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation by Kira Johnson (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

California Water Action Plan Released (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Deep Infiltrating Stormwater: An Evolution in Stormwater Management by Jim Mayer (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

LA’s Stormwater Capture Plan: Excerpts from the Los Angeles Stormwater Capture Master Plan (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Columbia River Treaty: Canadian Negotiation Commitment Received from Prime Minister Trudeau (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

“Waters of the United States” - Not Quite Clear Yet by Richard M. Glick and Diego Atencio (TWR #149: July 15, 2016)

Sediment in Kansas Reservoir: Storage Capacity Lost Due to Erosion & Storms (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

High-Flow Pulse: Grand Canyon Flooding by Department of the Interior (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

FLOODING DAMAGE:

Temporary Flooding Found to Support "Takings" Award by Federal Circuit - Army Corps Project (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Stormwater Ruling: Los Angeles Flood Control District v. NRDC - A Strange and Meandering Case by Christopher Rich (TWR #120: Feb. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Stormwater Final Rule Published by EPA: Construction & Development (TWR #122, Water Briefs: April 15, 2014)

The Columbia River Treaty: September 16 Pivot Point for the Future of the Columbia River Basin by Eric Christensen (TWR #125: July 15, 2014)

Wetlands Settlement in California: CWA Violations/Penalties (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

SECURE Water Act Report by Reclamation: Climate Adaptation, Water Sustainability, and Online Tool (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Sediment in Kansas Reservoir: Storage Capacity Lost Due to Erosion & Storms (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

FLOOD INSURANCE:

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

“Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums," Report 1 Released by National Research Council (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FLOOD IRRIGATION:

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Agriculture Conservation: USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Announced (TWR #135, Water Briefs: May 15, 2015)

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Irrigation in U.S. Agriculture: On-Farm Technologies & Best Management Practices by Congressional Research Service (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FLOOD MITIGATION:

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FLOODPLAINS and FLOOD PROTECTION:

Water Resources Regulation & Development: Groundwater, Floodplains, and "Waters of the United States" by Robert D. Anderson (TWR #91: Sept. 15, 2011)

National Flood Insurance & the Endangered Species Act - National Flood Insurance in a Post-Jeopardy Environment: FEMA's "Reasonable and Prudent Alternative" Implementation for the Puget Sound Biological Opinion by Mark G. Eberlein (TWR #92: Oct. 15, 2011)

Extreme Weather & Climate Change: New IPCC Report (TWR #94, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2011)

Illegal Stream Fill Settlement in California: $500,000 in Restoration Stipulated (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Army Corps Nationwide Permits & CWA 401 Water Quality Certification: New NWPS Become Effective This Month by Merritt Frey (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

The ESA & Water: Litigation Update - The ESA as Driver of Water Quality & Water Quantity by Quasius & Laschever (TWR #103: Sept. 15, 2012)

New Restoration Program for Streams and Wetlands in Montana (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

The Southern Delivery System - Getting to the Finish Line: Planning, Permitting & Constructing by John A. Fredell (TWR #113: July 15, 2013)

California Water Action Plan Released (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Flood insurance Program: The Changing Landscape of Floodplain Insurance & Regulation by Molly Lawrence (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

West Coast ESA Challenges: The View from NOAA Fisheries (Regional Administrator William Steele's Presentation) by David Light (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Floodplain Projects: Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

The Making of California’s Water Bond by Assemblymember Anthony Rendon and Alf W. Brandt (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

Aquifer Recharge & Flood Mitigation Collaboration in Nebraska (TWR #136, Water Briefs: June 15, 2015)

EPA & Water Sector Innovations: Interview with Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Science & Technology - Conducted by Jakob Wiley (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

State of the Sound Report Released in Washington (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Yellowstone River Oil Spill in Montana: Damage Settlement With ExxonMobil Pipeline Company (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule: Congressional Research Service Analysis (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Draft EIS Released by Reclamation for Regional Water Supply Project in New Mexico (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FLOOD RISK:

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Benefit-Cost Analysis: An Appeal for Evidence-Based Discourse About Washington’s Water Research Center Study of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan by Jonathan Yoder (TWR #135: May 15, 2015)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

Mountaintop Removal: Interior Releases Final Regulations on Impacts to Surface Water & Groundwater from Coal Mining (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

FLORIDA WATER RIGHTS AND WATER QUALITY:

Waterway-To-Waterway Transference: NPDES Permit Requirements and the Miccosukee Case by Rick Glick (TWR #2: April 15, 2004)

Balancing Resource Protection & Economic Development: An Early Assessment of Emerging Water Policies in the Obama Administration by Sensiba & Swenson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Takings Decision Issued by US Supreme Court: Stop the Beach Renourishment Case (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Lake Lanier Ruling in the Southeast: Reclamation Reservoir & "Water Supply" Purpose 11th Circuit Decision (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Interstate Water Dispute: Florida v. Georgia in the Supreme Court (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Treated Stormwater Used for Irrigation in Florida (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

WRF Published Water Efficiency Study: Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2 (2016) (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

FLOWAGE EASEMENTS:

Temporary Flooding Can Constitute 5th Amendment Takings: U.S. Supreme Court Decision (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Basin Subsidence & San Joaquin Groundwater Pumping: NASA Report Released by CDWR (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

FLOW AUGMENTATION RELEASES (FARS):

Reclamation Increases Flow Releases - Lower Klamath River Supplement from Trinity Reservoir (TWR #127, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2014)

Flow Augmentation Releases (Trinity Reservoir): Reclamation Releases for Salmon Protection Lower Klamath River (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

Reclamation Authority Upheld by Federal Court for Flow Augmentation Releases (TWR #128, Water Briefs, Oct. 15, 2014)

High Flow Release: Glen Canyon Dam Innovative Protocol to Mimic Flood Conditions (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Water Released for Salmon by Reclamation - Injunction by Irrigation Districts Denied (TWR #139, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2015)

 

FLOWBACK WATER:

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Fracking Spills in North Dakota: Duke University Study on Widespread Water & Soil Contamination (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

 

FLOW DIRECTION:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FLOW REGIME:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FLOW RELEASE:

High Flow Release: Glen Canyon Dam Innovative Protocol to Mimic Flood Conditions (TWR #129: Water Briefs, Nov. 15, 2014)

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FLOW RESTORATION (see also INSTREAM FLOW):

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FLOW VARIABILITY:

Fisheries & Flows: Draft Scientific Basis Report by SWRCB for Sacramento River & Bay-Delta (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FLUORINATED SURFACTANTS (see also FLAME RETARDANTS):

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FLUSHING PERIOD:

Bioretention Performance: Pacific Northwest Study Identifies Problems & Solutions by Ahearn, Hinman, Lenth & Rheaume (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

 

FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

FLUX:

Green Chemistry & Water: Edited/Condensed Excerpts from Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Recipients 1996-2016 (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FOLSOM DAM:

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

 

FOOTPRINT STANDARDS:

National Flood Insurance Program: Oregon Communities & Developers Face Significantly Heightened Standards Following ESA Consultation - National Impacts Probable by Lawrence & Mandell-Rice (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FORBEARANCE:

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Flow Restoration During Severe Drought: Washington Enters Uncharted Territory by Amanda E. Cronin (TWR #139, Sept. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FORECAST / FORECASTING TOOL:

Drought Enforcement in California: Water Resources Control Board Dismisses Actions Against Irrigation Districts (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

The Columbia River Program: Forecasting Washington State’s Water Future on the Program’s 10th Anniversary by Dan Haller, Foreword by G. Thomas Tebb (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

"FOREIGN WATER":

Transbasin Water Exchanges in Colorado: "Lawn Irrigation Return Flows" (LIRFs) (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

FORESEEABILITY:

Whooping Crane ESA Case: Fifth Circuit Refuses to Reconsider ESA “Take” Challenge by David Moon (TWR #131: Jan. 15, 2015)

 

FOREST CONDITIONS:

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

FOREST PRACTICES & US FOREST SERVICE (see also LOGGING):

Incidental Take Permits - Washington Forest Practices (TWR #13, Water Briefs: March 15, 2005)

Reclaimed Water Use Approved for Snowmaking by Forest Service (TWR #14, Water Briefs: April 15, 2005)

National Forest Activities: Gold Mining Decision Has Wide Implications by David Moon (TWR #34: December 15, 2006)

ESA Incidental Take Statements by Matt Love and Sam Kalen (TWR #37: March 15, 2007)

Forest Service Legacy Roads: New Remediation Initiative Renews Focus by Mary Scurlock and Gina Ottoboni (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Land Use & Water Supply Planning: Integrated Planning Symposium Emphasizes New Approach by MaryLou Smith (TWR #69: Nov. 15, 2009)

Logging Road Runoff: U.S. Loggers Lose an Important Clean Water Act Exemption by Jeffrey J. Miller & Robert A. Maynard (TWR #79, Sept. 15, 2010)

USDA Projects: Agriculture and Forests Initiatives (TWR #78, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2010)

Coastal Logging: Water Quality Lawsuit Impacts State Logging Practices - Enforceable Nonpoint Limits to be Established (TWR #80, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2010)

Integrating Water and Land Use Planning Strategies to Bridge the Governance Gap by Sarah Bates (TWR #88: June 15, 2011)

Spotted Owl Recovery: Revised USFWS Plan (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Ski Area Water Rights: U.S. Forest Service Taking? (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Mining Law & the Endangered Species Act Decision - Section 7 Consultation Required (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Endangered Fish Reintroduction: Collaboration Trumps Conflict at Whychus Creek by Pamela Thalacker (TWR #101: July 15, 2012)

Yakima Water Plan: The Other Side of the Story by Evans, Forsgaard, Maykut & Packard (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

Temporary Flooding Can Constitute 5th Amendment Takings: U.S. Supreme Court Decision (TWR #108, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2013)

Natural Infrastructure: Investing in Forested Landscapes for Source Water Protection in the United States (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Community Forest: Yakima Basin Land Purchase Key Step in Yakima Basin Integrated Plan (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Klamath Settlement "Agreement in Principle" Reached Between Klamath Tribes and "Off-Project" Irrigators (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Oregon's Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program - EPA & NOAA Disapproval Process Begins (TWR #119, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Low Impact Development: An Update on LID Regulations and Practices by Alongi, Banasik & Gruber, (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

Forestry Groundwater Chapter Added to USFS Water Resources Management Manual (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

USFS Direction for Groundwater Resources in Forests & Grasslands & Governors' Concerns (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

FIRE & RAIN: Issues & Concerns Following the Incidence of Fires in the Western US by Michael Harding (TWR #140: Oct. 15, 2015)

Phase II MS4 Revision: Settlement Requires EPA to Revise Phase II MS4 Permit & Review Forest Road Runoff Regulation (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Oregon Forestry Sets Riparian Buffers for Temperature Requirements (TWR #141, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2015)

Forest Roads: EPA Considers Stormwater Discharge Requirements (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

USFS Releases Effects of Drought on Forest and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

FOREST PROPERTY:

Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Terminates Due To Lack of Timely Authorizing Legislation - What’s What & What’s Next by Paul S. Simmons (TWR #143: January 15, 2016)

Climate Change Report on Oregon's Willamette Valley: Reclamation Reservoirs Buffer Impacts (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

Northwest Indians Fishery Commission: “The State of Our Watersheds Report” - Salmon Recovery (TWR #150, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2016)

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FOREST RESERVE ACT OF 1891:

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FOREST ROADS RUNOFF:

Phase II MS4 Revision: Settlement Requires EPA to Revise Phase II MS4 Permit & Review Forest Road Runoff Regulation (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

Forest Roads: EPA Considers Stormwater Discharge Requirements (TWR #142, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2015)

Forest Service Reconsidering Management of Roads & Motorized Trails for Bull Trout Survival & Recovery (TWR #154, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FOREST SERVICE ORGANIC ACT OF 1897:

Stockwater Rights on State & Federal Land: Ownership of State-Based Stockwater Rights by Rachel Meredith (TWR #154: Dec. 15, 2016)

 

FORFEITURE/ABANDONMENT (NON-USE):

Oregon Water Resources Department: Interview with Director Paul Cleary (TWR #1: March 15, 2004)

Condemnation Proposed: Municipal Water Rights in Washington (TWR #25, Water Briefs: March 15, 2006)

Condemnation Case in Washington Settled - Water Rights Transfer (TWR #27, Water Briefs: May 15, 2006)

Municipal Water Rights: Retroactive Expansion Lawsuit (TWR #32, Water Briefs: October 15, 2006)

Water Conservation Initiatives - Western States Take Action by Craig Bell, Western States Water Council (TWR #38: April 15, 2007)

Water Delivery - Canals, Ditches and Pipelines: The Law of Easements in Idaho, Oregon & Washington by Filippi, O'Connell & Beaton (TWR #41: July 15, 2007)

Instream Flow Restoration: Cooperative, Free-Market Solutions in Oregon by Fritz Paulus (TWR #43, Sept. 15, 2007)

Municipal Water Law: Washington's Landmark Law Faces Challenges by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Anti-Speculation and Water Law: Ghost-Busting, Trust-Busting, or Ensuring Beneficial Use? by Sandra Zellmer (TWR #50: April 15, 2008)

Healthy Rivers Act: Instream Flows in Colorado (TWR #51, Water Briefs: May 15, 2008)

Washington State's Municipal Water Law: Landmark Law Partially Invalidated in Trial Court Decision by Jeff B. Kray (TWR #53: July 15, 2008)

Streamflows in the Rocky Mountain West: Strategies to Protect and Restore "Environmental Flows" by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #56: October 15, 2008)

Water Marketing in Texas: Selling or Leasing of Groundwater and Surface Water Rights by Edmond R. McCarthy, Jr. (TWR #62: April 15, 2009)

Ecomarket Approaches to Addressing Water Quality Obligations: Legal Overview and the Hells Canyon Test Case by Glick & Nocar (TWR #63: May 15, 2009)

Idaho Transfers: An Update on Idaho's Water Transfer Policies and Issues by Michael C. Creamer (TWR #65: July 15, 2009)

Municipal Water Transfer Recommended in Washington: Relinquishment Due to Non-Use (Expedited Process) (TWR #66, Water Briefs: August 15, 2009)

Snake River Basin Adjudication: Lessons Learned by Eric J. Wildman (TWR #68: Oct. 15, 2009)

Municipal Water Rights & the Growing Communities Doctrine: Development, Codification & Application by Christopher H. Meyer (TWR #73: March 15, 2010)

"Conservation" Right in Kansas: Beneficial Use Definition (Protection for Instream Flow) (TWR #73, Water Briefs: March 15, 2010)

Northwest Water Marketing: Re-Allocating Water in the Pacific Northwest by Richard A. Slaughter (TWR #77: July 15, 2010)

Nebraska's Evolving Water Law: Challenges and Opportunities Part I by Mary E. Kelly (TWR #81: November 15, 2010)

Municipal Water Law Upheld by Washington Supreme Court: "Pumps and Pipes" & Expanded Municipal Suppliers (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Washington State Municipal Water Law: Washington Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Law by Jeff Kray (TWR #82: Dec. 15, 2010)

Tribal Water Rights and the Colorado River Reallocation Through Forbearance Agreements by Mason D. Morisset (TWR #87: May 15, 2011)

"Use It or Lose It" Principle Questioned by Kansas Governor: Ogallala Aquifer & Conservation Incentives (TWR #90, Water Briefs: August 15, 2011)

Texas Groundwater Ruling-EAA v. Day: Texas Supreme Court Confirms Landowner's Ownership of Groundwater in Place by McCarthy (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

Abandonment & Nonuse Case in Nebraska: Regulation of Water Rights Leads to Decision on Common Law Issues by David Moon (TWR #99: May 15, 2012)

"Acquavella V"Decision Issued in Washington State Adjudication (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Hydropower Rights Battle in Nebraska: Forfeiture and Abandonment Asserted by Groundwater Irrigators (TWR #115, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2013)

Water Law Adaptability: Increasing Water Use Efficiency - Meeting the Needs of Growing Population & Sustainable Agriculture by Clyde (TWR #117, Nov. 15, 2013)

Water Exchange & Mitigation: Water Rights Purchases Hydrate Water Bank & Rechage Aquifer - Mitigation in Closed Basin by Moon (TWR #118, Dec. 15, 2013)

Managed Aquifer Recharge - Part II: Legal Issues in the Western US by Mortimer & Tuthill (TWR #129: Nov. 15, 2014)

Municipal Water Rights: Recent Rulings in Washington & Oregon by Richard Glick and Michelle Smith (TWR #133: March 15, 2015)

Federal Water Policy & Indian Water Rights Settlements by L. Michael Bogert (TWR #138, August 15, 2015)

Sustainable Water Use: Historic Purchase to Preserve Basin Integrity (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Innovative Water Management: New Tools for Securing Water for People & Nature by Aaron Derwingson (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

"Use It or Lose It" in Colorado Water Law: Understanding Conservation Concerns by Waskom & Smith (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Tribal Groundwater Resources: Management Considerations Under Current Law by Christopher Payne (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Small System Aquifer Storage & Recovery: Small System Utilization for Drinking Water by Bob Mansfield (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FORTERRA:

Habitat Purchase: Transfer of Land to Tulalip Tribes (TWR #144, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

FORTY-YEAR STATUTE:

Municipal Water Supply: Redundancy vs. New Mexico’s Forty-Year Statute by Jeffrey J. Wechsler (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

Municipal Water Supply: Forty Year Focus for Municipal Water Planning in New Mexico - Water Source Redundancy & Conjunctive Management by James C. Brockmann (TWR #153: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

FORUM SHOPPING:

Western Water Transfers & the Clean Water Act: Litigation Overview & Arguments Against Requiring NPDES Permits by Peter Nichols (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

 

“FOSSIL” GROUNDWATER:

Arizona Water Supply: Closing the Water Demand-Supply Gap in Arizona by Eden, Ryder & Capehart (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

 

“FOUR-PART TEST”:

Living Within Our Water Means: Protecting Instream Resources in Washington by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

Washington’s Water Availability Train Wreck: Potential Legislative & Regulatory Solutions by Thomas Pors (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

CELP’s Status Quo Defense is Disingenuous: Failure to Engage in Productive Solutions Perpetuates Problems by Thomas Pors (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FracFocus:

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

New Report: "The Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Data from the FracFocus Chemical Registry 1.0" (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

 

FRACKING FLOWBACK:

Fracking Ban in California?: Wastewater Injections Disclosed & Governor Petitioned (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

"FRACKING" - HYDRAULIC FRACTURING:

Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts: EPA Study Released - Public Meetings (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Western Governors Association 2010 Meeting: Water Resolutions (TWR #77, Water Briefs: July 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Wyoming Approves Regulations Governing Disclosure of Chemicals (TWR #79, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study by Adam Orford (TWR #80: Oct. 15, 2010)

Fracking Chemicals: EPA Impact Study (Halliburton Issued Subpoena) (TWR #81, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2010)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior Holds Forum (TWR #82, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2010)

Drinking Water Contamination From Fracking in Texas: EPA Order (TWR #83, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Drinking Water: EPA's Plan to Study Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing - Debate Intensifies by Orford (TWR #85: March 15, 2011)

Endangered Rivers List: Natural Gas Drilling in Wyoming (TWR #88, Water Briefs: June 15, 2011)

Fracking - Diesel: EPA Regulations - Stakeholder Input Sought (TWR #89, Water Briefs: July 15, 2011)

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate: The Long and Winding Road Towards Regulation by Bruce Baizel (TWR #90: August 15, 2010)

Fracking Pollution Causal Link Found in EPA Draft Report (Groundwater Contamination) (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

EPA Effluent Guidelines: Proposed Regulation of Shale Gas & Coalbed Methane Effluent by Campbell & Howe (TWR #96: Feb. 15, 2012)

Fracking Investigation of Groundwater Contamination to Continue in Wyoming (TWR #98, Water Briefs: April 15, 2012)

Fracking Requirements by Interior: Disclosure & UIC Diesel Fuel Use (Proposed Rules & Permitting Guidance) (TWR #100, Water Briefs: June 15, 2012)

Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction - Pacific Institute Report (TWR #101, Water Briefs: July 15, 2012)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Water Needs and Appropriate Management by William H. Fronczak (TWR #102: August 15, 2012)

Fracking Lawsuit in California - Enforcement Issue Regarding Existing Law (TWR #105, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2012)

EPA Fracking Study Update Released: Review & Comment (TWR #107, Water Briefs: January 15, 2013)

Hydraulic Fracturing & Water: Considering the Water Resources Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing by Adam Orford (TWR #110: April 15, 2013)

Fracking Disclosure: Trade Secrets Protected in Wyoming (TWR #110, Water Briefs: April 15, 2013)

Fracking Risks Lawsuit in California: BLM Leases & NEPA Review (TWR #111, Water Briefs: May 15, 2013)

Fracking Rule for Public & Indian Lands Proposed by Interior (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Fracking Comments Period Extended by EPA for Potential Fracking Impacts on Drinking Water Resources (TWR #112, Water Briefs: June 15, 2013)

Fracking Studies Announced by BLM for Public Lands in California (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Beyond the Fracking Wars: A Guide for Lawyers, Public Officials, Planners and Citizens - ABA Book (TWR #117, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2013)

Fracking Regulations Rulemaking Proposed in California (TWR #118, Water Briefs: Dec. 15, 2013)

Fracking Resolution Passes in San Francisco Urging Halt Due to Threats (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Fracking Guidance Released by EPA: Underground Injection Control & Diesel Fuels (TWR #121, Water Briefs: March 15, 2014)

Fracking Disclosure: EPA's Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

GAO Oil & Gas Report: Underground Injection Control Recommendations for EPA's Oversight (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

Fracking Settlement-Fill Material Discharges: Civil Penalty and Restoration in Clean Water Act Case (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Speculation & Fracking: Transfer/Change Request Opposed in New Mexico (TWR #131: Water Briefs, Jan. 15, 2015)

Fracturing Data & Trends Released by USGS for 1947-2010 (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Fracking Ban in California?: Wastewater Injections Disclosed & Governor Petitioned (TWR #133, Water Briefs: March 15, 2015)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Interior's Rule Released for Public & American Indian Lands (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

New Report: "The Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Data from the FracFocus Chemical Registry 1.0" (TWR #134, Water Briefs: April 15, 2015)

Crude Oil-By-Rail & the Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to Train Tracks Near You? by Kristen L. Boyles (TWR #136: June 15, 2015)

EPA Fracking Study "Draft Assessment" Released (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Fracking Meetings Announced for September & October (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

BLM Fracking Rules Stayed: Four States Fighting Rules for Public Lands (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

“Hydraulic Fracturing Water Use Variability in the United States and Potential Environmental Implications” - USGS (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

Fracking & Drinking Water Sources: Stanford Researchers Show Fracking’s Impact to Drinking Water Sources by Rob Jordan (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Report Clarification (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Fracking Spills in North Dakota: Duke University Study on Widespread Water & Soil Contamination (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Oil & Gas Lawsuit: EPA Sued Regarding Regulations on Drilling & Fracking Wastes (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

BLM Fracking Rules for Federal and Indian Lands Held Illegal by Federal Judge in Wyoming (TWR #149, Water Briefs: July 15, 2016)

“Human-Induced Earthquakes from Deep-Well Injection: A Brief Overview” Report by Congressional Research Service (TWR #152, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2016)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Drinking Water Impacts - EPA's Final Report Released (TWR #155, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FRAUD:

EPA Settlement-Uranium Contamination Finalized: $5.15 Billion From Handiwork and Kerr-McGee (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

"FREE RIVER" (Availability):

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

 

FRESHWATER SUPPLY:

Freshwater Supply Report Released by GAO (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

Nanotechnology & Water Sustainability: The Water Sustainability Through Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FRIANT DAM (see also SAN JOAQUIN RIVER BASIN):

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FROST-FREE SEASON:

National Climate Assessment Released (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

 

"FULLY-APPROPRIATED" (see also "OVER-APPROPRIATED"):

Colorado's Water Plan by Jayla Ryan Poppleton (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Allocation in Washington State: Instream Flows Versus Maximum Net Benefits by Thomas M. Pors (TWR #124: June 15, 2014)

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Water & Growth Management: Washington State Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision - Separating Fact from Fiction & Navigating The Path Forward by Dickison & Haensly (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

FUNCTIONALITY:

Measuring Water Resource Resilience by J. Scott Thomas & David A. Kerner (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

 

FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT:

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Water Right: Washington’s Waters are Already Over-Allocated - Use of a “Values-based” Impairment Standard Would Create Further Problems by Dan Von Seggern (TWR #146: April 15, 2016)

 

FUNDAMENTAL PURPOSE:

Exempt Wells in Montana: Exempt Well Loophole Held Invalid by Montana Supreme Court by David Moon, Editor (TWR #152: Oct 15, 2016)

 

FUNDING or FUNDING SOURCES:

Conjunctive Management of Surface & Ground Water in Idaho (Public-Private Partnerships) by Tuthill, Rassier & Anderson (TWR #108: Feb. 15, 2013)

EPA Funding for Small Water & Wastewater Systems: Training & Technical Assistance Grants (TWR #114, Water Briefs: August 15, 2013)

Texas Water Law: Litigation & Legislative Update by Shauna Fitzsimmons and Brian Sledge (TWR #123: May 15, 2014)

Water Resource Infrastructure: History, Present Issues, and Future Needs by Eric Buer (TWR #127: Sept. 15, 2014)

Water Sector Innovations/Rising Tide: Enabling Innovative Water Technologies by Grace Richardson (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

Water Financing: New EPA Build America Investment Initiative (TWR #132, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2015)

Infrastructure: Innovative & Multipurpose Financing Frameworks Developed by Stanford's Water in the West (TWR #145, Water Briefs: March 15, 2016)

Land & Water Conservation Fund: $95 Million to be Distributed - Short of Fully Authorized Level (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado Basin - Investment Blueprint Released (TWR #146, Water Briefs: April 15, 2016)

Water for Instream Flows: What Factors Influence the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets? by Bennett, Burns, Leon, Merz, Song & Libecap (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

Water Storage in California: Decision Time is Fast Approaching by Bill Swanson (TWR #150: Aug. 15, 2016)

 

FUNGIBILITY / FUNGIBLE ASSETS:

Unbundling Water Rights: Pilot Program Anticipated in Nevada’s Diamond Valley / Excerpts from “Unbundling Water Rights: A Blueprint for Development of Robust Water Allocation Systems in the Western United States” by Mike Young (TWR #144: Feb. 15, 2016)

Aquifer Storage & Recovery - An Important Tool for Western States: Permitting Developments & Opportunities in Washington by Chris Pitre (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

"FUTILE CALL" DOCTRINE and NO CALL AGREEMENTS (see also Subordination):

Ground Water & Surface Water Conjunctive Management - Delivery Call Litigation in Idaho: Ground Water Users' Perspective by Budge (TWR #64: June 15, 2009)

Conjunctive Use Decision in Idaho: Futile Calls and Seasonal Variability (TWR #65, Water Briefs: July 15, 2009)

Conjunctive Use Decisions: Applying the Prior Appropriation Doctrine to Groundwater Use by David Moon (TWR #86: April 15, 2011)

Rotational Agreement Held Not a Change in Water Rights by Colorado Supreme Court (TWR #95, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2012)

Yellowstone River Compact Decision: Special Master Ruling in Montana v. Wyoming by David Moon (TWR #132: Feb. 15, 2015)

War and Peace Over the Niobrara River by Don Blankenau (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights: Law & Strategies in Idaho by Christopher Meyer (TWR #142: Dec. 15, 2015)

 

FUTURE HARM:

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, No. 141 Original: Update & Summary by Sarah A. Bond (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

 

FUTURE DEVELOPMENT:

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

 

"FUTURE USE":

Acquavella Update: Washington's 36-Year Old Water Rights Adjudication Nears An End by Jeff Kray (TWR #115: Sept. 15, 2013)

 

GAINING STREAM:

South Platte Basin Well Management: Colorado Options Analysis by Reagan M. Waskom (TWR #122: April 15, 2014)

 

GAO:

TMDL Report - GAO Recommends Changes: Nonpoint Source Regulation Included (TWR #120, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2014)

Freshwater Supply Report Released by GAO (TWR #124, Water Briefs: June 15, 2014)

GAO Oil & Gas Report: Underground Injection Control Recommendations for EPA's Oversight (TWR #126, Water Briefs: Aug. 15, 2014)

 

GAP ANALYSIS:

Water & Land Use Assessment Tool: California's Locally Adaptable Tool (Water & Stormwater Impacts) by Patterson, Hinds & Lassiter (TWR #119: Jan. 15, 2014)

 

GASOLINE:

Lead and Copper Exposure: EPA Releases Revisions White Paper (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

GENERAL PERMIT (see also STORMWATER):

Pesticide Use & Water Quality: Implementing Concurrent CWA & FIFRA Regulations (Congressional Research Service) by Claudia Copeland (TWR #128, Oct. 15, 2014)

Stormwater Permit: Industrial Permit Updated in Washington State (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Pesticide NPDES General Permit Finalized for Point Sources (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

“GENERAL SERVICE AREA”:

Montana Water Rights Adjudication: Notable Decisions & Challenges by Chief Water Judge Russ McElyea and Water Master Madeleine Weisz (TWR #134: April 15, 2015)

 

GEOCHEMICAL ION ESTIMATION:

Water Quality Criteria & the Biotic Ligand Model: Proposed Updates to Statewide Copper Water Quality Criteria in Oregon by Dishman & Heimbucher (TWR #148: June 15, 2016)

 

GEO-ENGINEERING:

Reservoir Evaporation Losses in the West Studied (TWR #143, Water Briefs: Jan. 15, 2016)

 

GEOLOGIC UNITS:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

GEOLOGY:

Arches National Park Water Rights: Settlement of Federal Reserved Water Right Claims by Greer & Johnson (TWR #141: Nov. 15, 2015)

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

GEORGIA WATER RIGHTS:

Interstate Water Dispute: Florida v. Georgia in the Supreme Court (TWR #130: Water Briefs, Dec. 15, 2014)

Florida v. Georgia: Equitable Apportionment Denial (TWR #157, Water Briefs: March 15, 2017)

 

GEOTHERMAL and GEO-SEQUESTRATION:

Integrated Water-Energy Planning: Major Nationwide Dialogue Underway by Shrier, Hightower & Johnson (TWR #66: August 15, 2009)

Geologic Sequestration: Carbon Dioxide Injection - EPA Seeking Comments (TWR #67, Water Briefs: Sept. 15, 2009)

Grand Canyon Mining: Uranium Mining Ban (TWR #96, Water Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012)

Closed Loop Geothermal Power Plants: New Mexico Clarifies Permit Process by Michelle Henrie (TWR #97: March 15, 2012)

 

GILA RIVER:

Gila Water Storage: Innovative Banking Creates “Long-Term Storage Credits” - Gila River Water Storage LLC and Christa McJunkin (TWR #130: Dec. 15, 2014)

Speculative Right or Eco-Friendly Project: New Mexico Groundwater Application (TWR #153, Water Briefs: Nov. 15, 2016)

 

GIS DATABASE:

Delta Stormwater Settlement: Toxic Discharges Suit Under ESA & Clean Water Act (TWR #140, Water Briefs: Oct. 15, 2015)

 

GLACIAL OUTWASH:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

 

GLACIAL RETREAT:

National Flood Insurance & the ESA: In the Courts & On the Ground by Annette Pearson & Jim Lynch (TWR #145: March 15, 2016)

 

GLACIAL TILL:

Hydrogeology & Water Rights Transfers in Washington State - Know Your Source by Tyson D. Carlson (TWR #155: Jan. 15, 2017)

Low Impact Development & Groundwater: Municipalities Should Consider Potential Groundwater Impacts Associated With Implementation of Washington State Low Impact Development Requirements by J. Scott Kindred (TWR #156: Feb. 15, 2017)

 

GLEN CANYON DAM OPERATIONS (see also Colorado River Basin):

Glen Canyon Dam: Colorado River Basin States Propose Alternative for Management Plan (TWR #102, Water Briefs: August 15, 2012)

The "Fill Mead First" Proposal: Potential Legal Issues Under the Law of the River by Lawrence J. MacDonnell (TWR #112: June 15, 2013)

 

GLOBAL ACTION:

“Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” EPA Report (TWR #137, Water Briefs: July 15, 2015)

 

GLOBAL WARMING (see also Climate Change):

Climate Change and Washington Water Law by David C. Moon (TWR #18: August 15, 2005)

Global Warming, The Hydrologic Cycle and Water Management by Brad Udall (TWR #28, June 15, 2006)

Global Warming: Columbia Basin Impacts (TWR #41, Water Briefs: July 15, 2007)

Western States Water Update: Western States Water Council Meets in Montana by David C. Moon (TWR #44, Oct. 15, 2007)

Global Warming & Environmental Law: Climate Change and the ESA by Melanie J. Rowland (TWR #45, Nov. 15, 2007)

Climate Change: Final IPCC Report Released (Summary to Policymakers) (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

Water Cabinet Created in New Mexico (TWR #46, Water Briefs: December 15, 2007)

National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate C