Nevada's pre-statutory water uses must be claimed by December 31, 2027, or could be deemed abandoned.
Ag Secretary Vilsack warns of farm consolidation crisis and fewer small farms, urges policy shift to support diverse farm sizes and bolster rural economies.
SF0065, enhancing Wyoming's temporary water rights flexibility to 5 years and broadening use, passed the Senate Committee and awaits full Senate vote.
The water level in Lake Mead is steadily rising, with the lake back up to 1,075 feet, but negotiations for a Colorado River plan remain uncertain.
Utah's water worries ease as snowpack surges and reservoirs reach 82% capacity, a dramatic improvement from last year.
$20.9 million was awarded to fund six salinity control projects in Colorado and Utah to reduce salt in the Colorado River, benefiting farmers & reducing water treatment costs.