The white-water rafting industry depends on reliable flows from the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park. (Patrick Cone, National Parks Traveler) By...
As climate warming shrinks the Colorado River Basin's snowpack, runoff into the river will decrease by 9.5% per 1 degree C (Patrick Cone, National Parks Traveler)
Years of drought, upstream diversions and impoundments, and an overly optimistic forecast of Colorado River flows, have sapped the river once literally called Grand.
A synthetic chemical’s appearance in public water supply wells raises questions of how to protect the public from unknown health hazards.
Lake Powell faces demands from stakeholders with different water needs as runoff is forecast to decline due to warmer, drier conditions.
A subdivision under construction in Nevada. (Kenneth Kennemer/U.S. Air Force) By Alexandra Tempus, Fair Warning In 2002, Utah was reeling...
This year, tribal nations enter negotiations over Colorado River water.
Two new books provide insights into the willful ignorance that lead to the West’s water woes.
A new book looks at the Golden State’s history to understand its current water crisis.
A proposed hydroelectric project on the Little Colorado River shows the tricky trade-offs in transitioning from fossil fuels.