Colorado River Basin
Denver streams are glorified fountains, supplied mostly by your sprinkler heads
A new study from CSU shows 80% of summer flows in pleasing city creeks comes from tap water and lawn water leaking back into what should be a dry gulch.
As drought in the West worsens, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Colorado faces a dwindling water supply
Hay and corn production is down, and the Ute Mountain Ute Farm & Ranch Enterprise had to let go 50% of its employees, half of whom are tribal members who live in Towaoc, the tribe's headquarters and main town on their reservation.
Colorado’s Water Plan has made progress toward ensuring supply, but the work’s far from done
Five years in, accelerating climate change and rapid population growth, not to mention a shortage of funding, have made the Colorado Water Plan's vision for the future more complex.
Colorado activates municipal drought response for second time ever as water forecast worsens
Several cities say they are preparing for what is almost certainly going to be a dangerously dry 2021
Blazes in Colorado, California may be part of a climate-driven transformation of wildfires around the globe
Wildfires from Australia to Siberia are not just larger, hotter and faster, but burning in areas and seasons where they were previously rare.
Water is Colorado’s most critical resource. So why isn’t it central to every local land-use decision?
A new bill in Colorado's capitol aims to better align local land-use planning with water conservation efforts laid out in the Colorado Water Plan. But is it enough?