Two new water storage projects designed to capture the flows of the Colorado River may represent the end of an era on the river.
Urgency to designate the Crystal River in Colorado as Wild & Scenic varies among the river's advocates.
Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming may face requests for voluntary cutbacks in their use of Colorado River water next year.
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In response to the ongoing drought, Colorado has offered to pay ranchers to leave their water right in the river when levels sink to critically low levels.
State officials are hoping dire climate predictions and water shortages will convince Coloradans to get involved in planning how to share a dwindling resource.
A new study shows that sedimentation from the Colorado River means that Lake Powell's storage capacity is lower than previously believed.
Robert Glennon, professor at the Univeristy of Arizona, proposes a two-pronged approach to help agriculture and the water shortage.
Colorado River Basin states have 60 days to come up with a water reduction plan.
Seven states in the West have been given until August 15th to implement new strategies and tools to conserve the Colorado River.