Salinity

Nov 1, 2014--NMSU professor experiments with uses for highly saline water (Las Cruces Sun News)

What can you do when water is scarce and the available water is too salty? One New Mexico State University professor's solution is to find salt-loving plants. As drought continues to plague New Mexico, alternatives such as using wastewater have been tested and used for agriculture and urban irrigation.


April 15, 2013--Drought poses challenges for chile growers in NM (Denver Post)

The worst-ever Rio Grande drought is posing plenty of challenges this season for chile growers in New Mexico. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that one challenge is groundwater that's applied to crops in the absence of river water is saltier. Such water tends to stunt plants and hurt the overall yield of crops. "It's affecting all crops.

March 15, 2013--Is irrigation efficiency the answer to Western water woes? (Grand Junction Free Press)

Agriculture accounts for over 85% of water use in Colorado. As our region's long-term supply and demand balance looks more and more out of balance, lots of people are eyeing that water: for urban supplies, for healthier rivers, and for better river-based recreation.


Novembe 25, 2011--BuRec eyes salinity-control alternatives (Montrose Press)

When it comes to addressing salinity levels in the Dolores River, it may be time to “think outside the well.” The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public input on whether to continue using deep-well injection methods to reduce salinity loads where the river flows through the Paradox Valley, or to consider evaporative ponds.


March 25, 2010--Group floats plans for Lower Dolores (Cortez Journal)

Representatives from every major stakeholder group in the Dolores River watershed flooded the Dolores Water Conservancy District offices Tuesday for the first full meeting of the Dolores River Dialogue since October 2008.


Water District Workshop (Grand Junction, CO)

11/24/2009 12:20 am

For more information and/or to register, call (970) 248-0616.


American Water Resources Association Annual Conference (Seattle, WA)

11/09/2009 8:00 am
11/12/2009 5:00 pm

Explore the many multidisciplinary aspects of water resources research, policy, and management. For more information and/or to register, visit their website.


September 13, 2009--Partisan apprehensions sink water reform package (Los Angeles Times)

Eleventh-hour discord over a huge bond proposal sank an ambitious legislative water package that would have brought some resolution to one of California's most contentious issues.

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