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A new runoff forecast by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation shows that Lake Mead's water level will actually decline by 4 feet over the next 18 months, a big change from an earlier forecast in April that projected it would increase by 25 feet.

The Otay Water District in San Diego County has been granted a presidential permit by the U.S. State Department, a crucial milestone to linking up with a new seawater desalination facility across the border in Mexico.

The fast-growing St. George region of southern Utah is asking President Donald Trump to expedite approval of a controversial pipeline planned by the Washington County Water Conservancy District to draw water from Lake Powell on the Colorado River.

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