Past mistakes offer important lessons for future plans in the Southwest and other regions increasingly experiencing drought and water shortages.
Colorado’s water forecast, already strained by back-to-back drought years, is unlikely to brighten this fall and winter.
Understanding monsoons is critical for educating communities about their benefits and risks, and about how to stay safe from flash flooding.
This page features photos of Flaming Gorge Reservoir, which impounds the Green River in Wyoming and Utah. The Green River is the most significant tributary of the Colorado River. Flaming...
This page features photos of Blue Mesa Reservoir, along the Gunnison River in Colorado's Curecanti National Recreation Area. Created by 390-foot Blue Mesa Dam, the reservoir has a capacity of 829,500 acre-feet, making it...
The releases from Flaming Gorge, Blue Mesa and Navajo reservoirs are designed to bolster hydropower production at the ailing Lake Powell.
In an effort to prop up water levels at Lake Powell, water managers are negatively impacting recreation on Colorado’s biggest man-made lake.
A proposed reservoir, pipeline and water exchange in western Colorado could impact fish and environmental flows.
A federal agency aims to offset rising costs linked to Lake Powell’s inability to produce as much hydropower due to drought.
This page features imagery and videos of of Navajo Lake and Navajo Dam, along the San Juan River in northwest New Mexico. The image and video galleries are available for...