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Western Journalism and Media Fellowships

In Arid Southwest, Cities Expand But Use Less Water

Photo of water fountain at Bellagio in Las Vegas
Christian Science Monitor
March 1, 2017
Zack Colman, Western Enterprise Journalism Fellow

The second article in a series on solving water challenges in the American West. Phoenix reduced its residential water consumption in the past decade despite a 23 percent rise in population. Las Vegas recycles water from indoor drains and outdoor fountains. 

Reporting for this story was supported by a media fellowship from the Bill Lane Center for the American West.

Read the complete article in the Christian Science Monitor's Inhabit section »