Five articles from The Conversation’s archive explain what’s happening and what’s at stake in the Colorado River basin’s drought crisis.
Farmers and ranchers in Colorado have submitted proposals to help restore the Colorado River, but the impacts remain uncertain.
Lake Powell’s decline offers an opportunity to recover the landscape at Glen Canyon, but it also presents serious challenges.
Across the U.S., children and adults are increasingly exposed to harmful chemicals from a source few people are even aware of.
Some Colorado residents have been experiencing drinking water contamination for years. When the water will be safe to drink is unknown.
One natural disaster often leads to another and in California these consecutive events are leading to human disasters.
Colorado has a new turf replacement program that will finance residential areas to switch their yards to more water efficient landscaping.
Extreme dry spells, also known as flash droughts, are becoming a big concern for farmers and water utilities.
Colorado's Environmental Justice Advisory Board is discussing recommendations to help the state strengthen its environmental justice work.
The Supreme Court is reevaluating the Clean Water Act's standards for wetland protection, which could affect the health of Colorado waterways.