Rawlins is replacing miles of leaky pipeline that's more than 100 years old. Some of the original piping is made of wood.
"This is scary stuff," one researcher tells us.
With a pay raise funded by the infrastructure bill stuck in bureaucratic morass, the agency is struggling to staff up to the full force it needs.
Hydropower is a diminishing resources in a megadrought.
Some are selling cattle. Others are changing the crops the grow.
For starters, California is the biggest agricultural producer in the U.S.
Ranchers are hurting as 98% of the West experiences drought. A declaration could free up funds to help them.
The drought in California — the country’s biggest producer — will make tomato yields short by up to 10%, possibly boosting prices.