September 24, 2018 | WSU Insider
New technology and management approaches could help the West’s precious water flow more efficiently for farmers, residents and fish, thanks to pioneering work by scientists at Washington State University.
“Water is a valuable resource for everything from food production to drinking water, recreation and a healthy ecosystem,” said Jonathan Yoder, director of the State of Washington Water Research Center and professor in School of Economic Sciences. “But water doesn’t always flow to its most important and valuable uses.”
Water is a challenging resource to manage for many reasons, including legal challenges for water rights, changing weather and uncertain supplies, difficulties in measuring consumption, gauging its value and role in natural systems, and the costs and constraints of storing and moving it.
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