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 dropBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier futureBy Brad Udall Opinion
Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the WestBy Amanda K. Clark Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high countryBy Jesse Paul Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Changes were made to water flow out of the Glen Canyon Dam. And that led to more bugs in the Colorado River.
The number of adult midges throughout the Grand Canyon rose by 34% on weekends versus weekdays during last year's experiment
A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.
"Piecing together the history of the Gold King Mine was especially interesting, because it hadn’t really been done before," Jonathan Thompson said
In "River of Lost Souls," author Jonathan Thompson explores disparate forces -- including labor strife -- that ultimately led to missteps that tainted the Animas River
Congress OKs “pain-sharing agreement” to deal with Colorado River drought, starting water-use cuts across seven states
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan was passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sending it to President Donald Trump’s desk
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.