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.
Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.By Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.By Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Project to make depleted open space owned by the city healthy again could be a blueprint for carbon capture and land management
Colorado said a quirky artesian mountain spring has to be capped. Residents are trying one last Hail Mary to save it.
People in Teller County and beyond have used the spring at Gillette Flats, near Cripple Creek, as a free water source for generations
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
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
“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
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.