- Kansas regulators OK permit expansion for Seaboard Updated: Mar-11-14 7:40 pm
- Judge: California didn't weigh water bank's impact Updated: Mar-05-14 11:09 pm
- House OKs shifting cigarette tax to roads, water Updated: Feb-28-14 6:23 pm
- Aquifers in Kan. declined at slower rate in 2013 Updated: Feb-26-14 6:29 am
- Wichita considers future of Equus Beds aquifer Updated: Feb-24-14 10:34 am
- Water bottler faces opposition in California Updated: Feb-19-14 12:32 pm
- Bill for Minn. water-treatment plant stokes anger Updated: Feb-16-14 5:49 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - State environmental regulators have approved a massive expansion at Seaboard Foods' hog feeding operation in western Kansas, permitting up to 396,000 animals despite concerns from the Sierra Club and neighbors about effects on water supplies dependent on the depleted Ogallala Aquifer underlying it.
SAN FRANCISCO - A state judge ruled Wednesday that California water managers failed to consider the environmental impacts of running one of the nation's largest water banks.
BOISE, Idaho - Millions in tax revenue from Idaho's cigarette sales is closer to flowing toward the state's scarred-up highway asphalt and its drought-depleted aquifers.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The Kansas Geological Survey says groundwater levels in southwest Kansas declined at a slower pace in 2013 than in recent years.
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita's $240 million aquifer storage and recovery program promoted to taxpayers in the early 1990s as a way to supply the city with water for 50 years could soon be relegated to serving as a bit player in the city's long-term water future.
MOUNT SHASTA, California - Spring water bottler Crystal Geyser's plans to tap an aquifer at the base of Mount Shasta in far Northern California is running into opposition from some residents, environmentalists and Native American tribes.
PARK RAPIDS, Minnesota - Park Rapids residents will see their water bills go up about 25 percent to help pay for a water-treatment plant, but some residents are angry that they're paying to clean contamination caused mostly by farmers.