Drought and demand threaten a critical component of the Western grid as Lake Powell approaches minimum power pool for the first time.
Snowpack in Colorado is melting earlier than expected due to an increase in dust storm severity.
This page features drone-captured images of Paonia Reservoir, located in Gunnison County, Colorado. Constructed in 1962, 199-foot Paonia Dam crosses Muddy Creek just upstream from its junction with Anthracite Creek....
Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach water levels low enough to halt hydropower production.
Water recycling, conservation programs and repair of leaky reservoirs and pipelines will help restore the Colorado River, according to federal officials.
This page features aerial photos of the All-American Canal near Winterhaven, California. The All-American Canal begins at the Imperial Dam in southeastern California and flows west—nearly parallel to the California-Mexico...
This page features ground-based and aerial photos of Lyman Reservoir, located in Lyman Lake State Park near Springerville, Arizona. By damming the Little Colorado River—a tributary to the Colorado River...
Electricity produced at Glen Canyon Dam has been cut in half by the 20-year drought.
A new agreement calls for Western states to leave their drinking water in the reservoir — and act as if they didn't.
Colorado's drought may continue into the fall, bringing a third year of below-average snowpack and streamflows and high wildfire danger.