Water News

  • My head’s been spinning trying to follow discussions over California’s pending water legislation. Emily Green has helpfully rounded it all up in one spot: “Potential cost? $12bn. Who will it affect? Every Californian who needs water.”
  • George Johnson on Santa Fe’s water budget: “For all its aspirations to be different, Santa Fe is still guided by a rather ordinary assumption: that the primary use for water is to accommodate more development.”
  • Rosalie Rayburn on the next steps toward New Mexico’s first desal project. Note the echo of George’s theme here re the “d” word: “Desalination tests will begin next week on a Rio Puerco water source that Sandoval County officials believe will be critical to future development”