Experts say removing PFAS from drinking water will cost billions. Small and poor communities will be hit hard.
Three members of Colorado’s congressional delegation seek $60 billion to reduce wildfire risk, restore Western land
The Protect the West Act is sponsored by U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, as well as U.S. Rep. Jason Crow
There’s a crappy situation in Colorado’s backcountry: too many pooping hikers
Outdoor recreation groups hope handing out poop-disposal kits will cut down on the problem piling up on Colorado’s public lands
50,000 southeast Colorado residents will finally get clean drinking water thanks to federal infrastructure funding
A decades-old pipeline project in the Arkansas Valley region will receive $60 million to finish construction by 2029
Brown. Smelly. Kills houseplants: Residents in a southern Colorado town boil over their tap water
Officials are looking for funds to repair the community’s aging water system, as Colorado City residents blame mismanagement for the problems.
Colorado adds new water quality protections for South Platte, Clear Creek in sharp reversal
Environmental advocates cheer overturn of controversial 2020 decision that wrote off the urban waters as too polluted for saving
Do Colorado “factory farms” need tighter regulation?
Environmental groups team with DU law school demanding a new permitting system they say will better protect clean water
Will massive Western wildfires leave more or less water in rivers?
Scientists at Colorado State University and elsewhere in the West are poking and prodding for clues into how wildfire impacts water supply.
Silt seeks long-term drinking water solution after Grizzly Creek fire, mudslides tainted Colorado River
T he original problem was fire. The flames from the Grizzly Creek fire lasted for five months in 2020, burning more than 32,000 acres in western Colorado. Now, the fire has created another problem, and it has to do with water. Debris and ash from the fire and subsequent mudslides fell into the Colorado River, […]
Owners of gold mine above Nederland warn town officials to stop defaming it for water quality violations
Owners of the Cross and Caribou mine above Nederland have warned town officials to stop disparaging the longtime gold operation for water quality violations or face $500 million in slander damages. The mine owners’ claims of disparagement by Nederland come as state reclamation officials hold a hearing Wednesday to decide fines and cleanup steps for […]