Invasive plants are slurping up precious water in drought-stricken southwest Colorado
Russian olives and salt cedars are using — and contaminating — a lot of water in Montezuma County, igniting an effort to remove and ban nonnative plants on the federal level.
To refine water forecasts, Western cities — including some in Colorado — map the snowpack by plane
For decades, Western U.S. states have been measuring snow through hundreds of remote sensing sites known as SNOTEL stations. But as climate change causes rising temperatures, water managers are looking for other ways to finetune forecasting methods.
Opinion: Sending San Luis Valley water to Douglas County only postpones the inevitable
The better idea is for DougCo to work on water conservation and re-use
Colorado legislature sets aside $60 million for groundwater sustainability in the Rio Grande, Republican River basins
The money would be used to meet state groundwater sustainability, interstate compact compliance targets in the Rio Grande and Republican River basins
Opinion: The simple, big reason Colorado’s rivers are drying up
More water is being used than is being replenished. Dams don’t fix that
Silt seeks long-term drinking water solution after Grizzly Creek fire, mudslides tainted Colorado River
The small town down the river from Glenwood Canyon has struggled with additional water filtration, costly repairs ever since the burn
Zornio: Vertical farming is transforming Colorado’s Front Range
Modern agricultural practices are saving water, increasing crop yields, ending food deserts and are even tastier than before
Douglas County needs to find new water sources as its population grows by 25 people every day
Thousands of homes rely on a limited supply of underground aquifers. Water providers are working to shift to more sustainable sources before they run dry.
Zornio: Amid growing water shortages, Colorado’s agricultural scene must change
As droughts continue to ravage the American West, traditional methods of agriculture remain the top drain on Colorado's dwindling water supply
Controversial canal along South Platte River in Colorado now on Nebraska’s front burner after COVID aid windfall
Nebraska's natural resources boss says failing to preserve the state's water supply would have huge economic and environmental consequences
Federal water projections for Lake Powell and other reservoirs are “too rosy,” new analysis finds
Colorado River researchers went “under the hood” on the Bureau of Reclamation's 24-Month Study and found it was consistently too optimistic.
Opinion: No question: Colorado’s population growth is unsustainable
Think our air and traffic are bad now? How do you like Colorado with an additional 3 million people in 2050?
One Colorado farmer is going against the grain to use less water. It’s working.
Lowell King, who’s been farming in the Grand Valley since 2005, is deploying what's known as regenerative agriculture
Nebraska water groups endorse proposed $500 million Colorado canal
Leaders from Nebraska's irrigation and natural resources districts cast the plan as a crucial step to preserve as much of the state's water supply as possible
The Colorado River Basin’s water forecast looked good in January. Now everything has changed.
Data collected from Colorado River Basin sensors recorded near- or record-low snowfall in the last three weeks of January
Federal government, Colorado and mining company reach $90 million settlement in Gold King mine spill
The proposed settlement announced Friday would direct $90 million to cleanup at the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site in southwest Colorado
Water worries in West force professional sports teams to get creative with their turf, toilets
With scientists predicting that climate change will lead to droughts and possible water shortages throughout the West in the coming years, The Associated Press asked pro teams in the Colorado River Basin who have grass or ice playing surfaces about use and sustainability strategies
Renewable Water Resources wants Douglas County as the first customer for its San Luis Valley water export plan
The start up led by former Colorado Gov. Bill Owens and his former deputy chief of staff Sean Tonner, proposed a $20 million investment of COVID recovery money to lock in future water for Douglas County at rates cheaper than Front Range cities pay today