A coalition of high-profile businesses have signed up to add additional water for fish, farmers and hydropower generation to a key segment of the drought-stressed Colorado River.
The State of Colorado has activated the municipal portion of its emergency drought plan for only the second time in history as several cities say they need to prepare for what is almost certainly going to be a dangerously dry 2021.
Colorado's Pitkin County is grappling with higher temperatures, declining streamflows and drier soils caused by climate change.
A new analysis of residential water use by Fresh Water News shows Colorado's statewide savings from water conservation in recent years may have stalled out.
What started as a promising water year for Colorado with above-average snowpack ended Sept. 30 with the entire state in some level of drought.
Colorado’s reservoirs are 25 percent lower than they were last year at this time, as a hot, dry summer continues into the fall.
A $1 million science experiment on Colorado hay fields is backed by powerful water groups, farm interests, and environmentalists.
Municipal water providers saw commercial water use plummet at the beginning of the pandemic but those savings were erased once the hot summer rolled in.
A new economic study suggests that a wide-scale water conservation program in Colorado could cost more than $120 million.
The second-ever call on the Yampa River was lifted after water providers announced an Elkhead Reservoir water release to support irrigators and endangered fish.