Sep 30, 2006

United States: Water storage heats up

Seattle Times: "Years of drought and predictions of climate uncertainty" set the backdrop for important water-storage studies under way in Eastern Washington. The words describing the conditions that inspire the hunt for more storage belong to Jay Manning, director of the state Department of Ecology. Last year, the Legislature committed $216 million to wiser use of the Columbia River's precious resource. Twenty-five people from diverse professional, political and environmental backgrounds ...Link