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
Colorado’s snowy winter and wet spring were a boon to the state’s reservoirs. These satellite photos show it.By The Colorado Sun Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Climate change is transforming Western forests. And that could have big consequences far beyond wildfires.By Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
The Arkansas River has been the deadliest stretch of water in the state so far, with three deaths
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
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
Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.
Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.
Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high country
Snowpack levels in some of the state’s river basins remain at about 50% of their peak. A man was killed rafting the Eagle River last week.
The U.S. Drought Monitor released a report Thursday showing that just roughly eight square miles in Colorado -- or 0.01 percent of the state -- is under abnormal dryness. And that might just be from a map-drawing error.