With users facing severe water shortages, the 1922 Colorado Compact is inadequate to deal with scarcity, and a better approach is needed.
New legislation could help water-strapped regions of the state meet their obligations to deliver water to Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.
Upper Basin states that created their own drought contingency plan still haven’t agreed on the biggest, most controversial element of the plan.
Despite opposition from agriculture interests, legislators moved forward a bill aimed at outlawing water investment speculation.
Journalist Heather Hansman floated the Green River to explore water issues in the American West, then wrote a fascinating book about her journey.
As the gap between water supplies and demands narrows in northwestern Colorado, state officials want to ensure that, as best as reasonably can be done, every last drop gets measured and recorded.
The Colorado River Water Conservation District approved a request to partially fund the permitting costs for a dam and reservoir project in northwest Colorado.
Colorado West Slope water officials turned up the volume on the call for action around water and climate change, calling it a “train wreck.”
As wells run dry due to development, population growth and climate change, old groundwater is becoming increasingly important.
Colorado communities have identified projects to help ensure there's enough water for the state's people, farms and wildlife.