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.
To bridge the cultures of Mexico’s border region and a neglected Colorado neighborhood, just add waterBy Sharon Udasin Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Determining how much water Colorado’s snowpack will yield is an inexact science, but researchers persistBy Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
BLM, citing public ire, demands intensive review of test bores before mine above Glenwood Springs can expand
Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow a limestone quarry that many worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm its beloved hot springs
The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry
If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.
After decades of negotiations, restoration efforts on Colorado’s heavily diverted Fraser River are showing signs of success
Waterway improvements in Grand County are impressive, but with major Front Range water projects looming, environmentalists worry gains are just "a Band-Aid."
Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada
Farmers are turning to tech as the Colorado River faces increasing distress and water wars come down to the drop
The U.S. Department of Agriculture station outside Greeley and other sites across the Southwest are experimenting with drones, specialized cameras and other technology to squeeze the most out of every drop of water in the Colorado River
Opinion: Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier futureOpinion
Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the West
Raising the 55-year-old dam near Boulder is essential to keep a stable water supply in a changing climate, utility says. Residents insist conservation could be just as effective.
It will take as many as 13 water years exactly like this one to erase the impacts of long-term drought in the West, Colorado River District engineers say