Seven states in the West have been given until August 15th to implement new strategies and tools to conserve the Colorado River.
In a first-of-its-kind project, scientists will trace snow from where it arrives in the atmosphere, to where it melts into the ground.
Low levels and warming waters threaten to increase invasive species in the Colorado River.
Low snowpack and high temperatures have plagued water supplies in southwest Colorado, but high wheat prices bring hope to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.
As competition for water increases, the way hydropower is managed within regions and across the power grid in the U.S. will have to evolve.
Snowpack in Colorado is melting earlier than expected due to an increase in dust storm severity.
A rapidly warming climate has put the American West in a brutal drought with a hotter and thirstier atmosphere.
As the Colorado River withers, a rubber company tries to persuade Arizona farmers to grow a latex-producing crop that’s adapted to arid conditions.
Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach water levels low enough to halt hydropower production.
Julia Bernal, director of the Pueblo Action Alliance, talks to Water Desk Director Mitch Tobin about the legacy of colonialism in New Mexico and its impact on water issues.