The releases from Flaming Gorge, Blue Mesa and Navajo reservoirs are designed to bolster hydropower production at the ailing Lake Powell.
A federal agency aims to offset rising costs linked to Lake Powell’s inability to produce as much hydropower due to drought.
A state group examining water speculation identified eight ideas to stop water hoarding, but failed to provide legislative recommendations.
A repeat of dry conditions in 2021 is making Colorado’s continuing drought across swaths of the state’s Western Slope even more devastating.
The drought hit crisis proportions this summer, pushing lakes Powell and Mead to historic lows and triggering emergency releases.
Despite a drought and below-normal reservoir levels, communities remain split on permanent outdoor watering restrictions.
Colorado water officials have reached a settlement removing one of the last barriers to a new water program in Chatfield Reservoir.
Colorado could need 750,000 acre-feet of new water supplies by 2050 for its growing population, but how to store that water isn’t clear.
Western governors say it's time to help states recover from wildfires, thin overgrown forests and protect mountain water systems.
Colorado’s high altitude hay meadows could be re-operated to yield more than 40 percent in water savings, according to a new report.