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 lowBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadlineBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
“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
Drought has revealed for the first time a Colorado town flooded to build a reservoir. And scientists expect to see it again.
All of the town of Iola has been revealed for the first time since it was inundated in 1966, but water experts say they expect it to happen again and again as the effects of climate change worsen
The fierce fight over an artesian spring in southern Colorado provides a glimpse of coming water wars
The state says the spring at Gillette Flats in Teller County breaks the law. Locals say they depend on it.
All of this snow is great, but it will likely be months before we know the impact on Colorado’s drought
Snowpack levels in arid southwest Colorado are below normal so far this year, though much better than at the same point in 2017
There's good reason to believe it will be a solid snow year in Colorado
Aurora officials say water in Colorado is increasingly difficult to find. So they’ve tapped an inactive mine.
Like other Colorado cities, Aurora is searching for new sources as its population grows
A bright spot in the data is Colorado's snowpack, which is above the average and the normal for this time of year
Weather researchers also say higher-than-average precipitation in the region is not likely to make up for growing rainfall deficits over the past year
A dry season more than 40 years ago kicked off decades of aggressive water rights acquisition, storage and other techniques to keep the slopes white