Alkaline hydrolysis is growing in popularity, especially among those who see its low-emissions process as an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional flame cremation.
Recent Stories by Alex Hager
This winter’s rain and snow won’t be enough to pull the West out of drought
Snowpacks are off to a promising start, but many more years of heavy snow are needed to make a serious dent in the drought.
“It is going to take real cuts to everyone”
Leaders from Wyoming to New Mexico met to discuss the future of the Colorado River, as the region prepares for a drier future.
Colorado cities compete for tastiest tap water
KUNC’s Alex Hager sipped tap water as if it was fine wine during the competition.
New bill aims to boost tribal access to clean water
A bill in the U.S. House would allocate more than $2 billion for operations and maintenance of water systems in tribal communities.
Amid dropping water levels in Lake Powell, another ‘short-term fix’ is on the way
The Flaming Gorge Reservoir, which stores water in Wyoming and Utah, is poised to release 500,000 acre-feet of water downstream.
Lake Powell is Critically Low and Still Shrinking. Here’s What Happens Next.
The nation’s second-largest reservoir is strained by more than two decades of drought, and its water levels are slipping dangerously low.
When Water is Scarce, Some Researchers Go Underground to Find Out Why
Soil moisture can play an important role in the Mountain West’s overall water supply.