Saving our reservoirs from invading ‘cling-ons’ – News on TAP

Vigilant boat inspections keep destructive mussels from causing millions in damages to our water infrastructure.

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West Coast states, cities, challenge Trump on climate policies

Summit County Citizens Voice

Leaders vow to fight effort to roll back Clean Power Plan

Mercury, heat-trapping greenhouse gases and other pollutants from the Craig Station power plant in northwest Colorado have global impacts. @bberwyn photo.

Staff Report

The Trump administration will reportedly soon unveil an executive order to try and undo climate policies developed under Obama, but West Coast states say they have intention of going along with that half-baked proposal.

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Cleaner dishes the lazy way — and more water-saving tips – News on TAP

Advances in technology help you save more water at home while keeping more money in your pocket in the long run.

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Weather and climate in the Southwest: Part Two

Arizona Water News

This is the second part of a discussion with Arizona’s top weather climatologists about drought, rainy winters and why California gets so much more of those “atmospheric rivers” than we do

storm over monument valleyIn this discussion with Arizona’s top weather climatologists about the long (and continuing) drought in the Southwest, we talk about the reasons behind the abundant moisture during the 2016-2017 winter and expectations for the future (cross your fingers!).

Today’s talk features Mark O’Malley, forecaster and Climate Science Program manager for the National Weather Service.

Published on March 8, Part Onefeatured an interview with Arizona State Climatologist Nancy Selover. Dr. Selover is the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Research Professor at Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Selover and O’Malley are the co-chairs of the State Drought Monitoring Technical Committee, which is responsible for gathering…

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Make your neighborhood ‘greenery’ with envy – News on TAP

This spring, transform your yard into a water-wise landscape with these six native plants.

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A perfect time to rethink your yard. (That would be now) – News on TAP

Changing seasons, changing landscapes: How to turn your yard into a water-efficient urban oasis.

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Fixing a leak in all the right places – News on TAP

Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water every year in the United States.

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