In an effort to prop up water levels at Lake Powell, water managers are negatively impacting recreation on Colorado’s biggest man-made lake.
A federal agency aims to offset rising costs linked to Lake Powell’s inability to produce as much hydropower due to drought.
Increasing water supply is no longer a viable option, so states must turn to reducing demand. Conservation remains the low-hanging fruit.
The drought hit crisis proportions this summer, pushing lakes Powell and Mead to historic lows and triggering emergency releases.
Scientists are exploring how droughts can lead to chronically dry soil that sucks up more water than normal in the American West.
The crisis on the Colorado River is not waiting for the state of Colorado to develop a program to avoid water shortages.
Western governors say it's time to help states recover from wildfires, thin overgrown forests and protect mountain water systems.
The United States and Mexico are tussling over their dwindling shared water supplies after years of unprecedented heat and insufficient rainfall.
The Ute Indian Tribe is suing to get back its water and asserting that the misappropriation is one of a decades-long string of racially motivated schemes to deprive it of its rights and property.
Glen Canyon Dam, climate change and invasive plant species are threatening the Colorado River.