Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming may face requests for voluntary cutbacks in their use of Colorado River water next year.
Climate change and warming temperatures are exacerbating heavy rainfall and flooding events.
Drought and decreased snowpack have left Colorado reservoirs below average capacity levels.
State officials are hoping dire climate predictions and water shortages will convince Coloradans to get involved in planning how to share a dwindling resource.
A new study shows that sedimentation from the Colorado River means that Lake Powell's storage capacity is lower than previously believed.
A dangerous chemical, known as PFAS, is found in everything from nonstick cookware to carpets to ski wax.
A Crystal River Valley rancher and a nonprofit organization are teaming up for the second time to leave more water in a parched stream.
Robert Glennon, professor at the Univeristy of Arizona, proposes a two-pronged approach to help agriculture and the water shortage.
Colorado River Basin states have 60 days to come up with a water reduction plan.
Seven states in the West have been given until August 15th to implement new strategies and tools to conserve the Colorado River.