Farm water is critical to Colorado’s effort to balance a growing population with a water system stressed by drought and climate change.
A new book looks at the Golden State’s history to understand its current water crisis.
Scientists fear that eventually the toxic residue of more than a century of agricultural runoff will be blown into the air — and into the lungs of residents.
Farmers, large and small, are beginning to grapple with what the state’s first major groundwater regulation means for them.
Irrigators in Northwest Colorado are facing a sea change in how they use their water, and many ranchers are greeting such a shift with reluctance and suspicion.
Ifclimate change continues relatively unabated, consecutive years with snow drought conditions will become much more common, with impacts on cities, agriculture, forests, wildlife and winter sports.