Increasing water supply is no longer a viable option, so states must turn to reducing demand. Conservation remains the low-hanging fruit.
Despite a drought and below-normal reservoir levels, communities remain split on permanent outdoor watering restrictions.
Rising temperatures will drive up water demand as a historic drought in the Colorado River Basin imperils Southern Nevada's key water source.
Colorado officials are preparing for a future with less water by developing rules for users to measure how much they're taking from streams.
The upstream effort to restore a river and its fish.
Officials say a solution to the water shortage on the Crystal River will probably include natural fixes before a dam and reservoir.
Three conservation groups in Colorado are working on a revision to a state law that would allow natural river features to get a water right.
As a developer seeks an easement in the Kaibab National Forest, the character of surrounding towns and parks could drastically change.
Glen Canyon Dam, climate change and invasive plant species are threatening the Colorado River.
Residents of Colorado's Pitkin County are reviving efforts to secure a Wild & Scenic designation on the Crystal River, but it won't be easy.