Colorado water officials hope to combat algae blooms caused by rising temperatures and an increased use of phosphorus-laced lawn fertilizers.
This page features aerial imagery of the White River in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah. The White River is a tributary of the Green River, which is the Colorado River’s...
Snowpack in Colorado is melting earlier than expected due to an increase in dust storm severity.
This page features drone-captured images of Paonia Reservoir, located in Gunnison County, Colorado. Constructed in 1962, 199-foot Paonia Dam crosses Muddy Creek just upstream from its junction with Anthracite Creek....
Douglas County will not use COVID-relief funding to help finance a controversial $400 million-plus proposal to export farm water from the San Luis Valley to their fast-growing, water-short region.
Turf replacement, wildfire, groundwater sustainability funding among water wins as Colorado legislative session ends
The Colorado General Assembly passed bills concerning groundwater, wildfire mitigation, watershed restoration, turf replacement and more.
Colorado Stone Quarries must rehabilitate streams they illegally diverted in 2018, but some say even more needs to be done.
Flow targets for the environment and recreation are lacking, according to a recent report.
The megadrought in the Southwest is impacting everyone including Native American tribes that have lived survived here for thousands of years. For The Water Desk, Gary Strieker reports from...
Colorado lawmakers have suspended an attempt to prohibit outside investors from profiting off the state’s water.