Colorado refuses to ease rules for how much pollution gets discharged into rivers and streams
Members of the Water Quality Control Commission said they were shocked by the blowback to a proposed change that would have made it easier for industry, utilities to send more pollution downstream.
Two popular Colorado waterways are shut down amid raging currents, large number of rescues
Officials across Colorado are restricting access to rivers along the Front Range as high flows, low temperatures and debris make it unsafe for rafters, tubers and kayakers — especially those unaware of the rivers’ strength.
Industries could dump more pollution into Colorado rivers under proposed rule change that goes against recommendations
Clean water advocates say a state commission is preparing to double down on a bad decision last year that failed to protect Clear Creek and the South Platte, and that a broader ruling may endanger more pristine streams.
Front Range kayakers, rafters blast Jefferson County’s extended coronavirus closure of Clear Creek
Jefferson County's sheriff cited recent crowding on Boulder Creek in his decision to ban all swimming, tubing, kayaking and rafting on Clear Creek through June 25
Rafting season is ready to launch, but coronavirus worries are running high in Colorado
Rafters are betting Colorado’s “safer-at-home” rules will ease as people flood outfitters with reservation requests. But will the water last?
The closure of Colorado coal-fired powerplants is freeing up water for thirsty cities
Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.