Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high country
Snowpack levels in some of the state’s river basins remain at about 50% of their peak. A man was killed rafting the Eagle River last week.
Changes were made to water flow out of the Glen Canyon Dam. And that led to more bugs in the Colorado River.By The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Congress OKs “pain-sharing agreement” to deal with Colorado River drought, starting water-use cuts across seven statesBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Here's a look at river and the drought plan and why it matters
Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say
Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules
Arizona joins Colorado River drought plan just before federal deadline in effort to keep reservoirs from draining too low
The nightmare scenario for Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico — which draw from Lake Mead — is a phenomenon called "dead pool," in which the level of the lake's surface falls below the gates that let water out
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation expects full agreement Thursday. If the deadline isn't met, the agency will ask states to weigh in on how the overtaxed river water should be allocated ahead of its shortage projections in August.
In "Where the Water Goes," the author takes us on a tour from the river's headwaters to where it ends, in a sandy desert well short of its destination
Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadline
After years of work, the West is “tantalizingly close” to shoring up water supplies in Lake Powell, Lake Mead
The state, prompted by new research, looks to the skies as part of a multi-part plan to boost snowpack
Water users from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming should have had a pact to sign at an annual water users' conference this week in Las Vegas. They didn't.
“We all know the clock is ticking”: Colorado, other western states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan
Arizona has been the holdout, with farmers, cities, Indian tribes and lawmakers in the state set to be first to feel the pinch still negotiating how to deal with water cutback