A new strategy for western states to adapt to long-term drought: Customized water pricing
Rather than raising everyone’s water prices, we propose a customized approach that lets individual consumers decide whether to pay higher prices.
Recreation groups ask for more inclusion in state Water Plan
Colorado’s river recreation community is asking for more recognition in the update to the state’s Water Plan.
Tourist haven Grand Lake asks state to intervene in federal water quality stalemate
Grand County officials are searching for ways to prevent harmful algae blooms and weed growth in Grand Lake.
Arizona’s future water shock
Smaller cities. Soaring water prices. Scorched desert towns.
In Vegas, experts eye declining Colorado River flows, electricity woes and federal budget impacts
Millions of dollars are being lost as Lake Powell’s drought-strapped hydropower system fails to produce enough electricity.
Colorado lawmakers propose millions in funding to slash groundwater use; curb water profiteering
New legislation could help water-strapped regions of the state meet their obligations to deliver water to Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.
Investment water speculation bill clears committee
Despite opposition from agriculture interests, legislators moved forward a bill aimed at outlawing water investment speculation.
Nine Colorado roundtables submit $20.3B in water project lists, ask for public’s input
Colorado communities have identified projects to help ensure there's enough water for the state's people, farms and wildlife.
State water task force issues anti-profiteering report; critics say it falls short
A state group examining water speculation identified eight ideas to stop water hoarding, but failed to provide legislative recommendations.
Colorado work group fails to reach consensus in anti-speculation report
There's still no consensus about what should be done to prevent investors from profiting off of speculating on the state’s water.