As drought and unbridled population expansion stretch state water demand beyond the supply, Thornton’s plan-ahead vision is blocked at every turn.
Federal officials say Denver Water’s approach could be a model for other cities and is unique
Ullr’s Garden grows tangy artisanal arugula in climate-controlled trailers just off Broadway, on 5 gallons of water a day
The relationship between dry soil conditions in the fall and spring runoff has gained more attention in recent years across the Colorado River Basin
Even if there were several back to back winters with deep snow and Blue Mesa filled to the brim, it would still take years for the kokanee to return to pre-drought population
There isn’t enough water to sustain the needs of people and wildlife while maintaining a healthy river ecosystem, according to a recent assessment
The governor’s proposal calls for leadership change, a dozen new positions and adding $5 million to fund state water plan grants
If you don’t like Colorado’s weather, wait 5 minutes. Or shoot seeds into the clouds.
Colorado’s snowpack is 140% of average for this time of year — but it’s still far too early to tell what kind of snow year the state will have
Satellite data shows groundwater has dropped faster across the Colorado River Basin than reservoir levels at Lake Powell and Lake Mead