Millions of dollars are being lost as Lake Powell’s drought-strapped hydropower system fails to produce enough electricity.
Aspen’s new water resource plan outlines the strategy for creating emergency storage to address threats to existing supplies.
Upper Basin states that created their own drought contingency plan still haven’t agreed on the biggest, most controversial element of the plan.
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 federal agency aims to offset rising costs linked to Lake Powell’s inability to produce as much hydropower due to drought.
Water levels could fall so low this winter that the city of Aspemay struggle to generate power, and water owners could see shortages.
The Yampa Valley’s existing coal-fired plants have strong water portfolios that could be used to create green hydrogen or another storage technology called molten salt.
Glen Canyon Dam, climate change and invasive plant species are threatening the Colorado River.
Despite widespread global success and huge opportunity for reducing fossil fuel demand, solar water heating is virtually unheard of in the U.S.
The water once used to cool coal-fired power plants could soon be available for other uses, even to help fill a new drought-protection pool in Lake Powell.