What is a flash drought? An earth scientist explains
Extreme dry spells, also known as flash droughts, are becoming a big concern for farmers and water utilities.
The Great Drenching
How did California get battered by a relentless barrage of devastating atmospheric river storms despite La Niña?
White River call ‘significant’ for water users
The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District placed a call for its water rights, which could potentially alter the system for other water users.
Farms use 80% of the West’s water. Some in Colorado use less, a lot...
A greenhouse in Colorado is using 95 percent less water to grow food compared to traditional agricultural practices.
Public: New Colorado Water Plan needs more urgency and accountability
Coloradans want the state’s top water road map to be more equitable, but finalizing plans has been difficult.
Harvesting water in arid lands – Water Buffs Podcast ep. 11 – Brad Lancaster
Brad Lancaster, author and expert on water harvesting, explains how to make the most of rainfall and greywater to stretch local supplies.
A quiet revolution: Southwest cities learn to thrive amid drought
Southwestern U.S. cities have embraced innovative strategies for conserving and sourcing water in a changing climate.
Once a rich desert river, the Gila struggles to keep flowing
Population growth, agricultural withdrawals and climate change have badly diminished the river and threaten its future.
Looking back on America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the...
This isn’t just a freak summer: Over the years, such extreme events are occurring in increasing frequency and intensity.
The Colorado River Is Dying. Can Its Aquatic Dinosaurs Be Saved?
The razorback sucker has survived in the river for more than 3 million years. Climate change could end that.