Western cities are using new tactics to address shrinking water supplies due to drought and population growth.
Colorado communities have identified projects to help ensure there's enough water for the state's people, farms and wildlife.
In Mexico, where the Colorado River approaches the sea with barely a trickle, conservationists are working to restore the natural habitats of the river’s dry delta. Gary Strieker reports...
The Colorado River Water Conservation District staff plans to present its own framework for a water-savings plan at its October board meeting.
Environment and recreation projects represented the largest slice of the pie at $6.6 million.
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.