The snowpack is crucial to the West’s water supply, ecosystems and economy. But climate change threatens to make the region’s snowpack thinner and less reliable. We talk to a leading snowpack researcher about how scientists are analyzing the past, present and future of the West’s snow.
Hundreds of scientists call for a comprehensive, effective plan to manage PFAS chemicals to protect public health.
A $1 million science experiment on Colorado hay fields is backed by powerful water groups, farm interests, and environmentalists.
The state of Colorado and the Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District are still at odds over a proposed White River dam and reservoir project.
Municipal water providers saw commercial water use plummet at the beginning of the pandemic but those savings were erased once the hot summer rolled in.
A new economic study suggests that a wide-scale water conservation program in Colorado could cost more than $120 million.
Pitkin County’s opposition to a River District tax increase is just the latest in the historically antagonistic relationship between the two entities.
A major science report that highlights scientific shortcomings and opportunities in the Basin could aid water managers as they rewrite the river's operating rules.
This page features drone footage and still imagery of the Gila River, near Winkelman, Arizona, just upstream from its confluence with the San...
Risk of severe water shortages in the seven-state Colorado River Basin have risen dramatically since April with new forecasts indicating that lakes Powell and Mead could hit crisis levels much sooner than previously expected.