Alameda County in northern California has now become the sixth county to approve a fracking ban in the state. Source: The County-By-County Fight Against Fracking In California Had A Good Night On Tuesday | ThinkProgress
Under the new rules, which followed a relatively wet winter and savings in urban water use, communities will set their own conservation standards. Source: In Sharp Reversal, California Suspends Water Restrictions
The state legalized recreational use of marijuana before a commonplace water conservation tool. Source: Colorado Legalizes Rain Barrels | ThinkProgress
Water’s just plain old water, right? Not when you trap it inside a tiny channel, it seems, because then it behaves like no other solid, liquid or gas. Source: New State for Water Molecules Behaves Unlike Any Solid, Liquid or Gas
Central Asia Mountain Range Has Lost a Quarter of Ice Mass in 50 Years, Study Says – WSJ.