Around the world, water engineering projects have caused large-scale ecological damage that governments now are spending heavily to repair.
Decades of climate change-driven drought, combined with the overpumping of aquifers, is making the valley desperately dry — and appears to be intensifying the levels of heavy metals in drinking water.
A new study finds that Durango can no longer depend solely on direct flow from the Florida and Animas rivers for a reliable supply of water.
El Niño is officially here, and federal forecasters expect this global disrupter of worldwide weather patterns to gradually strengthen.
Upper basin states seek added leverage to protect their river shares amid difficult talks with California and the lower basin
With unpredictable water resources, farmers in New Mexico must gamble in order to keep their agricultural production viable.
New Mexico once again owes Texas a massive water debt, so water managers are considering resurrecting the original purpose of the channel.
The May 2023 deal staves off an immediate water crisis but does not solve long-term problems in the Colorado River Basin.
The state’s fixation on oil and gas development threatens the Colorado River watershed.
New Mexico faces tough choices as a dire and historic drought continues and the Rio Grande is unable to give everyone what they want or need.