A team of California researchers have developed a new way of estimating the economic impacts of water-saving efforts in the enormous basin. They’re turning it into an online site that everyone can use.
The students tackled a central question plaguing the enormous Colorado River Basin: Should the policies that govern its waters change? They say, yes.
City will try again to get its water rights from the Poudre River after a public relations blitz; more than 10,000 potential Thornton homes are on hold as they wait for taps
Historic drought, poor planning, competing political agendas and climate-change denial contributed to dangerously low levels at Lake Mead and Lake Powell, experts say. What’s being done to reverse the damage?
Anglers, growers and water districts in the region say preserving the water right would aid them long into the future, but a major state water agency has big questions.
Pumping water from the Western Slope to the Front Range reduces clarity in Grand Lake, even though its scenic values are protected by federal law
The world’s hunger for molybdenum keeps the Climax mine running 24/7 — even after more than a century of extraction
Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Chaffee County commissioners help fund removal of the dam that has threatened river runners, fish habitat for nearly 60 years.
Douglas County has created a new water planning group to help it grapple with future water insecurity, but some selected appointees are raising questions for local water providers.
A draft bill aims to prohibit new installations of grass that sucks up too much water. It’s the latest action in a growing conservation movement in arid Colorado.